CBT Son Kul Asel

Location and atmosphere
Asel and her husband are shepherds and take their animals all year long. In summer the grass around Son Kul is the best in the area, so they come up with their yurts and sheeps. At the same time they invite tourists into their cozy home up on 3500 meters. Their son and daughter join them occasionally during their summer break from school.
Asel has 6 Yurts for up to 30 tourists. Mattresses are on the floor and big blankets as well as an oven keeps you warm at night. A seperate room for eating is available as well as a toilett within a short distance of the yurts.
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
  • No 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