During this tour you will get to take a deep dive into countries Soviet heritage. Not only will you get to see soviet legacy, but also try soviet era cuisine prepared by cooks of that era, taste test products that are still being produced by the same manufacturers. Haggle for soviet antiquities (cameras, coins, pins, watches) or shop for art and household items at soviet antique shops.
During this tour you will have a chance to experience other aspects of Kyrgyz culture as well as you drive classic Soviet cars, adventure on horseback through picturesque mountain ranges, kick-back and relax in yurts, and revel in the beauty of Kyrgyzstan. Every tour is personalized when you choose from our range of soviet period cars, including: Jigulis, UAZs, Nivas, Buhankas, and Volgas. Swap cars as you go, so you can experience the unique design of each one. Let’s wander!
Join Tenti for a three day tour to the pearl of Kyrgyzstan. Nestled high in the Tian Shan Mountains, Song Kol’s pristine landscapes provide the perfect environment for rest and relaxation. Reach the breathtaking turquoise lake by trekking on horseback through canyons, mountain passes and a quiet alpine village all while enjoying the regions unspoiled nature.
Chong Kemin valley was created as a national park in Kyrgyzstan in 1997, which is located about 150 km to the east of Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It is at an altitude of 2800 m above sea level. The Park is inhabited by a variety of rare animals and birds, trees and plants, listed in the Red Book of Kyrgyzstan: like, snow leopards, deer, bear, and Golden Eagle and etc. This makes the place really special and unique. It reminds a small oasis of wildlife and fir forests.
Now you can experience our same, amazing Kel-Suu Tour for a fraction of the cost! Known for its pristine turquoise waters and stunning views, Kel-Suu is quickly becoming a must see destination in Kyrgyzstan. Kel-Suu translates to coming water, referring to the fact that the lake routinely drains completely then refills. The lake formed as the result of a landslide sometime in the 1980s and is therefore a relatively recent addition to Kyrgyzstan's scenic destinations. Located just 12km from the Chinese border and over 3500m above sea level Kel-Suu is also one of the countries most remote destinations. To get to there we will drive on rough roads, pass through secure border checkpoints, and trek on horseback. However, it will all be worth it once we arrive at the otherworldly landscape of Kel-Suu. Whether there is water or not, with its staggering mountain peaks, mysterious caves, and picturesque beauty, Kel-Suu is truly a sight to behold.
Known for its pristine turquoise waters and stunning views, Kel-Suu is quickly becoming a must see destination in Kyrgyzstan. Kel-Suu translates to coming water, referring to the fact that the lake routinely drains completely then refills. The lake formed as the result of a landslide sometime in the 1980s and is therefore a relatively recent addition to Kyrgyzstan's scenic destinations. Located just 12km from the Chinese border and over 3500m above sea level Kel-Suu is also one of the countries most remote destinations. To get to there we will drive on rough roads, pass through secure border checkpoints, and trek on horseback. However, it will all be worth it once we arrive at the otherworldly landscape of Kel-Suu. Whether there is water or not, with its staggering mountain peaks, mysterious caves, and picturesque beauty, Kel-Suu is truly a sight to behold.
For 2 days, feel the majesty of the mountains surrounding you from a charming hillside ranch, experience the life of a ranger as he tells his life story, his family's, and the life of the wild animals inhabiting the hills and valleys around his house, and guides you through the rugged landscape. He'll tell you how there used to be almost no wildlife in the area, but now deer can be seen at times from his own house. With the onset of fall and trees changing colors into vivid autumn palette of reds oranges, golds and brown, it couldn’t have been a better time for a photo hunting expedition to capture deer, elk, and wild boar running through a myriad of autumn colors.
While on this one-of-a-kind photo expedition tour you'll: get to meet the warm and welcoming family of park ranger, ride horses through wild land trail spot deer, elk and boars in their natural environment, and hear their calls echo throughout the woods, and gather around a night time bonfire and share stories of your journey
Travel in the footsteps of history’s greatest explorers and conquers as you partake in this penultimate road trip along the “roof of the world.” Your journey takes you along one of the most remote, but also most rewarding road routes in the world. Travel through isolated mountain villages, and experience the unique culture of the Pamirs on Tenti’s 4x4 adventure tour. Let’s Wander!
Kyrgyzstan is a country of hidden lakes just waiting to be discovered. Each of these lakes are beautiful, unique, and well-worth a visit. However, one of our absolute favorites is Kol-Tor lake in Kegeti gorge. Kegeti village is just about an hour and a half drive from the captial of Bishkek, making it the perfect place to escape the city and commune with nature.
Spring has finally sprung in Kyrgyzstan! Take advantage of the sunshine and beautiful weather by taking a tour with Tenti. Escape the city with a weekend excursion to the mountains. Explore the Tokmok Animal Bazaar, hike the magnificent Eolian Castles, and raft the Chu River. This is the perfect getaway for thrill-seekers and photo hunters! Create memories that will last a lifetime with Tenti. Let's Wander!
A short drive from Bishkek, Ala Archa National Park is a beautiful place to hike and soak in Kyrgyzstan’s stunning nature. Spend a few hours outside Bishkek relaxing in this picturesque park. Hike to the waterfall and have a picnic lunch before continuing to Ratzeka Hut. Stop for some time to relax, enjoy a cold beverage, and soak in the atmosphere before heading back to the main entrance and Bishkek.
Hygge, 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 are slightly obsessed with Hygge and we want to introduce you to it too. Just a short drive from Bishkek, our partner guesthouse in Kemin National Park provides the perfect atmosphere to experience Hygge for yourself. So, join us for hot drinks, comfort food, and conversations by the fire in the snow capped hills of Chong Kemin Valley.
Hunting with eagles in Kyrgyzstan is a time-honored tradition that is passed down from generation to generation.. Ride through the hills and snow covered peaks of the Issyk-Kul and Song Kol regions with eagle handlers and horsemen as your guides. See Kyrgyzstan like few other travelers do on this 9-day winter horseback riding adventure. Let’s Wander!
Explore the shores of the famous Issyk-kul lake, trek on horseback into the mountains of legend, and revel in the traditional culture of Kyrgyzstan. Join Tenti for a week of adventure on the shores and in the peaks of this beautiful paradise. Lets wander!
Issyk-kul is Kyrgystan's premier winter excursion destination and Jyrgalan valley, with its beautiful peaks and pristine powder, is the top spot for winter sports in the region. Leave the logistics to Tenti and take advantage of the plethora of activities available in the area. From our partner's guesthouse you can head out on a variety of adventures including, back and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. In the evenings warm up with a traditional Russian sauna and a hearty home-cooked meal.
Hunting with eagles is a time-honored tradition in Kyrgyzstan that is passed down from generation to generation. Each hunting season these hunters venture out into the mountains and pastures of Kyrgyzstan to let their birds practice hunting in a natural environment. These trips provide us with the perfect opportunity to join the berkutchi (eagle hunters) for our own hunting adventure, except, we’re hunting for amazing photos. Ride out into the hills of Issyk-kul’s south shore for a 7-day adventure including hunting with eagles, horseback riding, and back country skiing. Let’s Wander!
40km to the south-east of Bishkek, Issyk-Ata Sanatorium provides a lovely respite from the congestion and clutter of the city. Join Tenti to experience this unique place for yourself. Explore the crumbling soviet-era spa (a great backdrop for compelling photos), hike through the picturesque valley to the Issyk-Ata waterfall, and relax in the steaming hot springs. Complete your day away with an afternoon trip to Kyrgyzstan's famous Burana Tower. Wander the museum and climb to the top of the tower to admire the beautiful view of Chui Valley.
Song-Kol is a beautiful alpine lake nestled in the Tian Shan Mountains, the perfect place to get away from it all, and one of the Tenti team’s favorite places to visit. We decided to make our favorite weekend getaway available to our awesome clients as well. Take time to relax on the shores of the lake, play some national games, and ride through the valley on horseback.
Southern Kyrgyzstan as its own unique culture and feel. This is especially prevalent when it comes to food. In Southern Kyrgyzstan, you can find food you can’t find anywhere else in the country. This tour is your perfect opportunity to taste these unique foods for yourself.
A short drive from Bishkek, Kemin National Park provides visitors the perfect opportunity for a weekend getaway. Start your tour with an adventure to Tokmok’s famous animal bazaar before continuing on to Burana Tower, Kyrgyzstan’s most famous landmark. Climb to the top of the tower, or walk among the petroglyphs and imagine what the area looked like long ago. Take a short stop for lunch at your evening’s accommodations. After eating, depart for Konorchek Canyons, for an afternoon hike. Return to your guesthouse for an evening of relaxation around the bonfire with dinner and S’mores. In the morning take off on a horseback riding adventure. Return to Bishkek in the late afternoon.
Want to see the best Southern Kyrgyzstan has to offer? Limited on time? Well then, this is the tour for you! During our highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan tour you’ll experience Jalal-Abad and Osh’s most notable destinations including, Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve, Arslanbob National Park, and Osh City, on this thrilling 5 day tour. Take in majestic scenery, walk in the footsteps of ancient heroes, and learn how to make traditional Kyrgyz food with Tenti. Let’s Wander.