• Let's Wander Kyrgyzstan!

    "Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word that acknowledges the feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary, as cozy, charming, and special."Here at Tenti, we have been obsessed with the concept of hygge which consequently, has made us want to learn "how to" properly hygge. Armed with a quote from Confucius (I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I ), and a book on hygge by Meik Wiking (The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living), we created a weekend getaway to Chong Kemin, “In Search of Hygge.” Just a short drive from Bishkek, our partner guesthouse in Kemin National Park provides the perfect hygge atmosphere. Leave Bishkek in the afternoon and arrive at the guesthouse just in time for a delicious and hearty meal that will be sure to keep you warm during our cold Kyrgyz nights. After dinner, snuggle up to watch a movie in the common area with some gluwine or hot cocoa and then tuck in for the evening. On Saturday, you'll have the chance to experience the beauty of the valley with a variety of optional activities. After dinner we'll gather together outside for smore's and hot drinks in front of a roaring bonfire. Sleep late on Sunday and then tuck into a hearty brunch before returning to Bishkek.

     

    BRIEF ITINERARY
    • Day 1

      Depart Bishkek

    • Day 2

      Free day in Chong Kemin

    • Day 3

      Return to Bishkek

    • In Search of Hygge
    • In Search of Hygge
    • In Search of Hygge
    • In Search of Hygge
  • Tour dates and prices

    • Dates Price Status MORE INFORMATION
      Feb. 14, 2020 $120 Available Book now
    • Dates don’t fit your plans? Traveling alone? Don’t worry, we’re flexible! We can arrange this tour just for you. Just contact us with your preferred dates and we’ll put together a quote. Our personalized service lets you design the perfect vacation for you. Best part: When you choose your own dates your departure is guaranteed! Plan your trip for friends and family, with the peace of mind that everything is prearranged by our experts at Tenti.

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  • THE ROUTE

    BRIEF ITINERARY
    • Day 1

      Depart Bishkek

      Meet your group at Chicken Star at 5pm, where you will depart for Kemin National Park in one of Tenti's comfort vehicles. You'll arrive at the guesthouse and have a chance to unpack and get settled. Rejoin the group for a hearty dinner of homemade comfort food and good conversation. After dinner relax with some board games, cards, or a good movie in the cozy common room.

    • Day 2

      Free day in Chong Kemin

      Take advantage of your free day to explore Kemin Valley. The facility offers a variety of exciting activities so you can experience the beauty of the area. Strap on some snowshoes, hop on a horse, or just cuddle up with a good book in the common room. In the evening, relax by roaring bonfire with smore's, gluwine, and hot chocolate courtesy of the Tenti crew.

    • Day 3

      Return to Bishkek

      Take this late morning to sleep in before returning to the hustle and bustle of Bishkek. We'll conclude our weekend Hygge get-a-way with a hearty champagne brunch.

       

    • What's Included

      -Comfort Type Vehicle 

      -Accommodations

      -Meals: 1 Breakfast, 1Champagne Brunch, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners

      -S'mores, Gluwine, Hot Chocolate

    • What's Not Included
      • International airfares
      • Travel insurance
      • Consular fees for Kyrgyzstan tourist visa
      • Kyrgyzstan visa support
      • Hotel charges for additional services
      • All personal expenses; including alcohlic beverages not described in the "What's Included" section of this tour
      • "Free day" activities (Horse rental, snowshoe rental, etc.)(Snowshoes can be rented prior to your departure at Kyrgyz Trekking Union )
    • Meals

      Please inform Tenti of any food allerigies or dietary restrictions when booking your tour, so we can ensure your meal is prepared properly.

    • Accommodations

      Double and triple occupancy rooms have been arranged for this get-a-way.  

    • Recommended Packing

      This tour is all about comfort, but its still winter in Kyrgyzstan and you should dress accordingly.  

      Tenti recommends you pack clothing that you can layer and will keep you warm.

      If you have a favorite board game bring it along!

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