CBT Son Kul Asanbek

Location and atmosphere
Asanbek is the soul of the family and has been welcoming tourists into her home for ceveral years. Now she retired and her son and daughter in law are slowly taking over the hosting of tourists at Son Kul Lake. Meanwhile Asanbek and her husband work with the animals and enjoy the community life at the lake.
Asanbek and her family have 5 Yurts, which can accommodate up to 30 tourists. The mattresses are mainly on the ground, equiped with thick blankets and a small oven in the Yurt. A sink and toilett are siutated outside and a seperate building for dining is close to 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