Song-Kul is a gem of a place.
It is tucked away in a natural bowl formed by the surrounding mountains and during the summer months nomadic herdsmen set up yurt camps in the fertile pastures surrounding the lake.
Visitors diverting from the road to China can soak up the splendor of the region before making the final push for the border.
Yurts dot the southern shore and make for a wonderful place to stay.
Suggested itineraries featuring Song-Kul
Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Song-Kul, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Kyrgyzstan and UzbekistanView this tour
Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and ChinaView this tour
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Accommodation choices for Song-Kul
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Song-Kul. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
A stay in a yurt by Song Kol Lake is a great way to experience the nomadic way of life. The yurts are traditional and comfortable, with plenty of blankets and pillows for when the temperature drops.