CBT Kochkor Aizada

Location and atmosphere
While mainly working in the local Bank, Aizada and her husband, who was already involved in CBT as a driver, decided to open their home to tourists. The oldest of their 3 sons is studying in Bishkek but comes home in summer to not only help is family but also work as a CBT guide. The youngest two are still going to school in Kochkor.
The accommodation offers space for 8 people in 4 rooms. A yurt in the frontyard offers space for relaxing and dining. A living room and common dining area are situated inside as well as the washing facilities.
Surroundings and activities
Kochkor is the transit point towards one of the pearls of Kyrgyzstan, the summer pasture of shepherds at Son Kul Lake (100km). Another option, for the adventurous people is Kol-Ukok Lake, just two hours north of Kochkor. While staying in Kochkor, there are several opportunities to participate in felt workshops and cooking classes with one of the local masters.

Languages spoken

  • Kyrgyz, Russian, English


  • Number of persons
  • Number of rooms
  • Price shared room per night
    800 KGS
  • Price includes breakfast


  • Meals available
  • Price lunch
    400 KGS
  • Price dinner
    400 KGS

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

  • #
    Guided nature tours
  • v
    Horse riding

Landscape characteristics

  • Y
    Hilly scenery
  • D
    Mountainous to alpine landscape
  • C
    Stream, river, canal