Supara Chunkurchak

Chunkurchak, Kyrgyzstan

At a Glance

  • A unique yurt glamping experience with accessibly remote location

  • Effortless access to the pristine beauty of the Chunkurchak's sweeping valley which glistens in all four seasons

  • Glimpse into a range of ethno-cultural activities which can be pre-arranged by request

  • Two hiking trails within close proximity to the hotel

  • Warmly inviting restaurant ambience which mimics the interior of a yurt

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Landlocked and surrounded by mountains, Kyrgyzstan enjoys sunshine and low rainfall for most of the year. In winter, the Arctic winds bring in precipitation, snowfall and cold sub-zero temperatures. As such, Kyrgyzstan is particularly good to visit between spring to late autumn (April-October).

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Insider's View

Check out the Churnkurchak village just down by the resort and immerse yourself in the pristine rural beauty of Kyrgyzstan!

Fancy a VVIP treatment? Instead of a 90-minute bumpy drive from Bishkek city centre, opt for a helicopter ride which takes only 10 minutes.

Take a nice walk through the forests to an amazing viewpoint which takes in panoramic view of the resort and Chunkurchak gorge

Call us on 3165 4050 to start planning your holiday to Supara Chunkurchak or take a look at our itineraries to Chunkurchak

Description

A unique yurt glamping experience with accessibly remote location, picturesque view of the sweeping alpine meadows, snow-capped peaks and juniper forests. There are plenty of ethno-cultural activities and hiking trails to be enjoyed during your stay.

Located just 1.5 hours away from Bishkek, Supara Chunkurchak is a hidden gem. Its accessibly remote location provides access into the often-overlooked Chunkurchak valley, with undisturbed postcard-perfect views of rolling alpine valleys dotted with village yurts, galloping horses, running mountain rivers, forest belts of juniper, pine, larch, birch and rowan.

Supara Chunkurchak comprises of Beshik Hotel and Yurt Hotel. Beshik Hotel is a collection of bungalow-styled accommodations made with ecologically-friendly furnitures. The Yurt Hotel is located on a hillside overlooking the picturesque view of the Chunkurchak Canyon.

All rooms in Beshik Hotel and Yurt Hotel are dressed with elements incorporating natural colours which blends into the pristine natural surroundings, while allowing comfortable modern amenities such as bathrobes, bathtub, heating, hairdryer, iron, hot tub, electric kettle, phone, mini bar, slippers, LCD TV and terrace.

There is one restaurant within Supara Chunkurchak, where you can feast in a variety of local and European cuisine.

There are two hiking trails located within the vicinity of the property. An easy trail goes through 1.47km over forested mountain slopes with meadows which occasionally bustles with seasonal flowers, dog-rose and currant. Another trail goes through 1.63km and is graded moderate, with hikes going through mountain forest, seasonal flower-filled meadows leading into panoramas of Chunkurchak and Kyzyl Jar.

The ethno-resort can help arrange activities such as horseback riding, hiking trails, mountain forest walks, transfer to ski resort, archery, traditional hat-making workshops and a variety of ethno-cultural performances. However, this needs to be pre-booked before your trip. Please contact our consultants to pre-arrange your activities.

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Accommodation

All rooms in Beshik Hotel and Yurt Hotel are dressed with elements incorporating natural colours which blends into the pristine natural surroundings, while allowing comfortable modern amenities such as bathrobes, bathtub, heating, hairdryer, iron, hot tub, electric kettle, phone, mini bar, slippers, LCD TV and terrace.

Facilities

There is one restaurant within Supara Chunkurchak, where you can feast in a variety of local and European cuisine.

Experiences

  • Ala Archa National Park Hike

    Enjoy an excursion the explore the great Kyrgyzstan's outdoors at Ala Archa National Park. You may hike to the Tepshi Plato, or if time and energy permits, to the waterfall.

  • Barskoon Valley

    Explore the beautiful Barskoon Valley and walk to a waterfall and Yuri Gagarin monument.

  • Belagorka Gorge: Waterfall Hike

    This trek will bring you to the highest waterfall in the Kyrgyz Ala Too mountain ridge, with a stop at the Svetaya Dusha Orthodox Church. This tour is available between May and October.

  • Bishkek City Tour

    Explore Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital and largest city. Learn about famous historical figures and delve into Bishkek's vibrant art scene. Visit highlights including Ala Too Square, Manas Monument, Kurmanjan Datka monument, Lenin statue and Victory Square.

  • Boat Ride at Issyk Kul Lake

    Enjoy a private one-hour cruise through Issyk Kul, the second largest mountain lake in the world.

  • Burana Tower

    Visit Burana Tower, a minaret completed in the 11th century and take the stairway up to the top for a view of the Chuy Valley.

  • Ceramic Workshop at Toiart

    Learn the main stages of pottery production and try your hand by participating in the process under the guidance of the workshop master.

  • Chunkurchak Village

    Enjoy some leisure time to stroll around the Chunkurchak village with its yurts, galloping horses, rolling green hills and gentle river stream.

  • Fairytale Canyon of Skazka

    Visit Skazka Canyon, renowned for uniquely-shaped sandstones where your imagination can run wild.

  • Folk Musical Performance

    Let our professional musicians entertain your ears with Kyrgyz melodies as performed on traditional musical instruments.

  • Hike to Dove Waterfall

    Walk along the mountain ridge to the Dove Waterfall, approximately 2-3 hours.

  • Hiking in Chunkurchak

    Choose from either an easy 1.47km trail through forested mountain slopes and meadows, or a moderate 1.63km hike into the panoramas of Chunkurchak and Kyzyl Jar.

  • Horseback Riding in Chunkurchak

    Enjoy a horse back ride at one of the nearby gorges.

  • Issyk Ata Gorge Hike

    Start your morning exercise with a light hiking of approximately 1.5 hours to a local waterfall, followed by a picnic lunch and free time to swim in the mineral hot springs.

  • Kol Tor Lake Hike

    For avid hikers, the long but rewarding hike to Kol Tor Lake at Kegety Gorge is an excellent addition if you're visiting Kyrgyzystan between May and October.

  • Konorchek Canyon Hike

    Walk up along the labyrinths of rocks into the Eolian Castle of Konorchek. The hike takes around 2 hours each way. This tour is available between May and October.

  • Lunch at Local Kyrgyz Family Home

    Get acquainted with delicious Kyrgyz dishes on a local family house.

  • Meet the Eagle Hunters

    Enjoy a demonstration of traditional hunting with berkut (eagles). A berkutshi (eagle keeper) whose ancestors were hunters as well, will tell you about birdkeeping and about different hunting traditions.

  • Picnic Lunch at a Valley

    Picnic lunch is one of the best ways to slowly take in the natural beauty of Kyrgyzstan valleys. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, fresh and dried fruits, chocolate bars and boxed juices.

  • Private Yurt-Making Demonstration

    For those interested in how yurts are made, you will get the chance to witness a private yurt set-up first hand.

  • Rafting in Chon Kemin Valley

    Raft from Tort Kul village through Chon Kemin valley and Chu river confluence and paddle into the Cholok village. This is an excellent addition if you're visiting Kyrgyzystan between May and September.

  • Suyab

    Visit Suyab, an ancient Chinese city best known as the birthplace of Li Bai, a Chinese poet from the Tang Dynasty era.

Holiday Ideas

  • Essential Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan

    Bishkek, Chunkurchak, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes, Altyn Emel & Almaty

    from SGD $6500 pp 10 nights

    • Unique yurt glamping experience at the often-overlooked Chunkurchak Gorge with rolling lush hills of galloping horses
    • Spectacular, untouched natural panorama of Kaindy's sunken forest lake, Kolsai's alpine lakes, Barskoon's coniferous valley and Chunkurchak's lush jailoo pastures
    • Surreal landscapes of Singing Sand Dune, Charyn Canyon and colourful Aktau-Katutau mountains
  • Essential Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan

    Bishkek, Chunkurchak, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes, Altyn Emel & Almaty

    from SGD $6500 pp 10 nights

    • Unique yurt glamping experience at the often-overlooked Chunkurchak Gorge with rolling lush hills of galloping horses
    • Spectacular, untouched natural panorama of Kaindy's sunken forest lake, Kolsai's alpine lakes, Barskoon's coniferous valley and Chunkurchak's lush jailoo pastures
    • Surreal landscapes of Singing Sand Dune, Charyn Canyon and colourful Aktau-Katutau mountains

Location & directions

Chunkurchak, Kyrgyzstan

Supara Chunkurchak is set in the stunnung Chunkurchak valley approximately 1.5 hours' drive away from the Bishkek city centre.

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