CBT Son Kul Rahima

Location and atmosphere
Rahima and her husband, who is also a driver for CBT, have been welcoming tourists at their summer pasture at Son Kul for quite some time now. Their daughter and son accompany them, as soon as their school holidays start, to support them with the tourists and at the same time practice their English.
Rahimas has 7 Yurts in which she can accompany 40 tourists, meaning around 6 people sleeping in 1 Yurt. Their are common beds in the Yurts or matrasses on the ground. An oven is used to keep the rooms warm at night. A banja (steam room) and toilett are situated outside. A seperate dining room is also available.
Surroundings and activities
Son Kul is one of the pearls of Kyrgyzstan. During the summer season many farmers take their animals to feed on the good grass and put up Yurts close to the shore of Son Kul lake. Possibilities for walks and horseriding around the lake are numerous.

Languages spoken

  • Kyrgyz, Russian

Yurt camp

  • Number of persons
  • yurt.num_units
  • Price largest unit per week
    800 KGS
  • Price includes breakfast
  • Only cold shower
  • Only dry toilet/compost toilet


  • 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
  • |
    Puddle, fen, lake
  • C
    Stream, river, canal

Type of farm and activities

  • A full-time farm
  • Small, traditional and ecological farm
  • Stock breeding