Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 2
Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 2
8 days Places to visit:
Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin- Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor - Son Kul - Suusamir - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Upon arrival to Manas airport you will start Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 2. You will be met and transferred to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan the road to which will take 40 minutes. Upon arrival you will have a guided city tour to explore the most prominent sights like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. You will have an opportunity to visit the Asian Bazaar that will take a lot of photos and buy national things and take wonderful photos. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In course of the Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 2 you will have a tour to the Chon Kemin gorge. During the tour you will explore Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Then you will head on to the Chon Kemin gorge where you will have 3 hours of horse riding. The route of horse riding tour will go through the evergreen forest. You will see the panorama view of the gorge. The night will be in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
The next destination of the tour is Issyk Kul Lake. You will be impressed to observe the largest alpine lake in the world of 1 608m.above sea level. In course of the travel you will learn the second name of this lake is "the pearl of Central Asia" that is also was known as holy for more 1 500 years ago. You will see mountains from all four wings. After it you will drive through northern shore and arrive to Karakol town. On the way visit a place with ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today your tour will go to Jeti Oguz gorge that is famous due red rocks formations that have a name Seven Bulls or Jeti Oguz. You will be impressed to see the Broken Heart Mountain moreover you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama view. The road to it you will take 20 minutes. On the way you will have a stop at the one of the most popular site in tours to Kyrgyzstan, the Bokonbaeva village. Here you will meet a local eagle-hunter that uses the traditional way of nomadic hunting. The preys of the eagle are hares and foxes with the help of eagles. Afterwards is transfer to Kochkor village. You will be spend a night in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
During the tour you will learn the secrets of making Kyrgyz national felt carpets. Moreover you will have an opportunity to make your own carpet as well. You will also have an excursion in a small handicraft museum there where you will find silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many others. Then you will drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul. This is a very beautiful lake surrounded by mountains at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Night will be in yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Today you will drive back to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The road will go through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan where you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountains and gorges. On the way you can see panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass the altitude of which is more than 3000 meters high. Here you will be able to take a lot of vivid photos. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Today you will drive to Ala Archa gorge. You will find this picturesque site at 45 km from the capital on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. You will have a short hiking trip and even make picnic. Then we will return to Bishkek. Night is in the hotel.
Day 8: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 855 $
04 pax - 570 $
06 pax - 450 $
08 pax - 390 $
10 pax - 350 $
Single - 125 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 105 $
All lunches and dinners - 210 $
English speaking guide - 535 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide