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Mountain lodge Tash Rabat yurt camp

At the famous caravanserail, our yurt camp and our refuge (in winter) give you the possibility to stay a night before to cross the Chinese border or to delight for some best walks of the region. You will enjoy also the delighted food. (price includes breakfast and blanket)

Double Room:

$ 28


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Bel Tam yurt camp

A lovely yurt camp from the local ecotourism association CBT on the South shore of the Issyk Kul lake. The yurt camp is open all the year around. 

Bel Tam is a really nice place to stay on the beach of Issyk Kul lake. The lake is within walking distance from the camp. Backpackers are authorized to put their tent next on the territory of the camp and use the commodities of the camp, for 3 dollars per day. Some yurts are equipped with standard single beds, some yurts are equipped with toshoks, the traditionnal kyrgyz bedding, made out of several layers of stuffed carpets.

Children discount : free till 6 years old; 6 to 12 years old 50% discount.

Meals are taken in the big yurt-canteen. The food is really nice, and diverse. Vegetarian-friendly!

The outside canteen is also really delightful, next to the bar. Beer, vodka, cognac and sodas are usually available for sale. Hot shower and western toilets available. Possible to do laundry (charged). Electricity available to reload electronic equipments. No WIFI but a play ground for kids.

Bel Tam camp is really busy during summertime, make sure to book your yurt beforehand!

Additional services:

  • taxi to Bokonbaevo and other cities around
  • excursion to Skazka (Fairy Tale) canyon and other touristic curiosities around
  • trekking trips
  • eagle hunting shows
  • folkloric music concerts
  • fireplace

Access to the camp:

From the village of Bokonbaevo, follow the road going north-east towards the village of Ton. Before the entrance of Ton village, turn left (there is only one asphalted road available). Follow this road UNTIL THE END, even if you think that there is no road anymore. The yurt camp is on the beach.      

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