CBT Bokonbaeva Guljan

Location and atmosphere
Guljans Guest House is situated in a spacious garden, not far away from the centre of Bokonbaeva village. Her home is decorated with her own felt work and invites with a traditional Kyrgyz style. While most of her children moved out, her youngest son does not only help her with the tourists but is also a tour manager at the local CBT office. During winter, the family supports itself with their own cattle and agriculture. The warm water in the house is retrieved from Solar panels which are installed on the roof.
The accommodation offers room for up to 24 in 8 rooms. The 3 toilettes and showers are situated inside. A common dinning room insight is directly linked to the kitchen, where Guljan prepares breakfast and on demand also lunch and dinner.
Surroundings and activities
The guest house is located at the South Shore of Issyk Kul Lake. With the mountains in the South, there are possibilities to do trekking and horseback riding into green valleys. Swimming possibilities are available at the beach of Issyk Kul. Local women offer handicraft & cooking workshops. Activities in the surrounding area such as trekking, horse-riding and handicraft workshops can be booked at the local CBT office.

Languages spoken

  • English, Russian, Kyrgyz


  • 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

Type of farm and activities

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