Rafting Tour in Chon-Kemin Valley

Chon-Kemin Valley, Chon-Kemin River, Chu River
  • Rafting
  • Chu River
Chon-Kemin Valley has been popularized by the river of the same name that twists its way through the canyon’s piney forests and snowy peaks. A branch of Chu River, Chon-Kemin River has long been a favorite spot for rafting due to its feisty waters and gorgeous locale, which continues to amaze and attract visitors to its breathtaking ambience.
The Rafting Tour in Chon-Kemin Valley is an exhilarating ride on a lively river that runs through one of Kyrgyzstan’s most scenic valleys. This tour package is a great choice for small groups of travelers looking for a fun alternative to traditional sightseeing and hiking – the perfect outlet for physical activity under the guidance of a skilled instructor, a chance to see Kyrgyzstan nature from a unique angle and to create special memories along the way.

Tour Itinerary:

In the morning, depart from your Bishkek hotel and drive to Chon-Kemin Valley (140km, 2hrs), the starting point for your rafting tour.
Before your rafting experience begins, you’ll receive safety instructions and a thorough explanation of rules from a professional instructor, who will remain with you during the entire rafting tour. Rafting equipment and a safety vest are also provided. The rafting expedition is considered medium level difficulty, with no special physical abilities required.
Rafting will begin on the Chon-Kemin River near Tort Kul Village and wind through the Chon-Kemin Valley before ending at the confluence with the Chu River. The tour includes two hours of rafting down the river, with several rest stops and a picnic lunch along the way.
Your driver will meet you at the ending point to take you back to Bishkek. End of Rafting Tour in Chon-Kemin Valley.

Tour duration: approximately 8 hours

Note: You’ll need to bring a dry change of clothes to wear after rafting.
This tour is available from May to September.

Price includes:

  • Private, local guide instructor;
  • Lunch/picnic;
  • Mineral water 1L pax;
  • All equipment for rafting;
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary;
  • Transport throughout the tour (1-2 sedan, 3-8 minivan) .


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