Travel Bokonbaevo, Issyk-Kul

Bokonbaevo tour

Tired of the noise of the metropolis and the rhythm of the big city? Do you want to live in a cozy village and enjoy a leisurely vacation? Then come with Minzifa Travel to the village of Bokonbaevo, located on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul!

Bokonbaevo is a center of cultural and ecological tourism. Incredible mountains, fabulous climate, indescribable landscapes – it is a paradise in Kyrgyzstan, which every traveler should visit at least once in his life.

What to see in Bokonbaevo?

It is impossible to choose one reason to visit Bokonbaevo: this unique place has many interesting locations. The village attracts vacationers who want to enjoy the original Kyrgyz traditions, rural life and complete unity with nature. And that is why coming to the village of Kyrgyzstan is a must:

  • to visit the yurt camps. This is an amazing opportunity to live the traditional life of Kyrgyz people. Here you can enjoy the sunrise, drink koumiss, eat borsok for breakfast, ride horses, run through green meadows, treat yourself to besh-barmak for lunch;
  • visit the Festival of Catchable Birds. Experienced berkutchis live in Bokonbaevo; they will not only teach you how to track falcons and golden eagles, but also tell you about the features and habits of birds. In the village you can try your hand at real hunting;
  • To show themselves in creativity. Want to see how they make souvenirs and felt carpets? Or take part in horse races? Cook national dishes and visit the master-class of the best cooks? Or listen to musical groups? Bokonbaevo has all the possibilities for this;
  • Enjoy a beach holiday. The village is located on the shore of the main lake of Kyrgyzstan, so you can splash in the warm waters of Issyk-Kul. If you don’t want to swim, you can go fishing – there are a lot of fish in the waters;
  • to feel the mood of local people. In Bokonbaevo it is easy to feel yourself a real Kirghiz. All you need to do is to sit around the fire and listen to the songs of authentic akyns. In warm weather you can go for a horse ride to enjoy the courage and agility of Kyrgyz horses.

Weather in Bokonbaevo

Bokonbaevo village is located on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, so there is a moderate maritime climate. It mitigates temperature variations during the change of seasons: there are droughts in summer and high humidity in winter.

Winters in Kyrgyzstan are not very cold, but sometimes the temperature drops to -5 ° C: the coldest time is November and December. The most unstable weather is in spring: heat comes only at the end of March, but all months gusty wind rages. Summer in Bokonbaevo is long, but not hot – from May to October. In the fall, it’s very sunny, and it almost never rains.

When is the best time to go to Bokonbaevo?

Go on vacation in Bokonbaevo can be at any time of year, but most comfortable here in summer and early autumn. If you want to be in the midst of tourist events, you should come in July or August. If you dream about silence and solitude, choose the spring months: unstable weather is not an obstacle for a rich holiday. In autumn, the village hosts exciting festivals and seasonal fruits appear on the shelves, so a second wave of tourists arrives in September (still warm, but not as hot as in summer).

An integral part of Bokonbaevo are the legends and tales, which the guides are sure to tell you about. Genghis Khan and Tamerlane, Alexander the Great and batyrs, beautiful girls and treasures – touch the very roots of Kyrgyz folk culture. If you have any questions please contact Minzifa Travel on WhatsApp, e-mail

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