Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3
Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3
9 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
You will start Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3 upon arrival to the Manas airport. Guide will meet and transfer you to the capital of Kyrgyzstan to visit the most prominent sights of Bishkek: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many other places of interest. Don't miss the opportunity to travel to the famous and colorful Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to take many brilliant photos as well as find a lot of goods. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
Today you will travel to the picturesque Chon Kemin gorge. In course of the Travel in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3 you will have a break to visit the one of the significant sights of Kyrgyzstan, Burana Tower (minaret of 11 century) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). After exploring and knowing more about sights you will continue your tour to Chon Kemin gorge. While reaching the top of the mountain you will be impressed by the breathtaking view of these sights. Upon arrival to the gorge you will have a horse riding tour through a mountain forest, where on the top of it 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
Today the destination of the tour is Issyk Kul Lake. You will be impressed by the view of the alpine lake that can be found in the altitude of 1608 m above sea level. It is known to be the second largest alpine lake in the world. Moreover during the tour you will know that this lake used to be a holy one for more than 1500 years. Another name of Issyk Kul Lake is the pearl of Central Asia. You will also witness ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs and then transferred to Karakol town. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
In course of ghee tour you will have a morning drive to the Jeti Oguz gorg. This sight is famous due to its famous red rock formation that resembles Seven Bulls. After it you will explore the Broken Heart Mountain the road to of which you will be able to reach in 20 minutes. Here you will observe the breathtaking view of the gorge and nature. Then you will head on to the one of the most popular sight in tours to Bokonbaeva village. Here you will have an opportunity to meet the local eagle-hunter lives here. He uses the traditional way of hunting with the help of eagle. He hunts hares and foxes. Then is transfer to Kochkor village. Night is in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
During the tour you will have an opportunity to learn more about Kyrgyzstan with the help of local people. Here you will have an opportunity to learn the secrets of creating the national felt carpet together with them. Moreover you can do your own carpet together with them. After it you will have an excursion in a small handicraft museum. Here you will be able to see a lot of examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. After it you will be transferred to the second largest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan that is known as Son Kul Lake. You will find this lake among the celestial mountains on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake
During the tour you will have an opportunity to ride a horse and meet real nomads. You will have a chance to know more about traditions, culture and hospitability from them. Nomad people will always invite you inside their yurts to drink tea and talk with them. You will be amazed to know that the main laws of nomads is hospitality- "Guest is sent by God" due to it you will be always invited to have a rest with them. The night is in yurts.
Day 7: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Today you will head back to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Your travel will go through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan where you will be able to see the mesmerized view of nature and impressive mountains and gorges. Moreover your road will go through the famous Tue Ashuu pass the altitude of which is more than 3000 meters high. This pass is one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan you will be able to take a lot of breathtaking views. You will remember them for a lifetime. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
In course of the tour you will travel to Ala Archa gorge. During the exploration you will learn that this national park used to be open only for V.I.P. people at the Soviet Union times. You will find this fabulous sight on the spur of the Tien Shan mountain range the road to which will take 45 km from Bishkek city. You can have short hike to see the panorama view of the gorge. Then you will return to Bishkek. Overnight is in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 960 $
04 pax - 650 $
06 pax - 530 $
08 pax - 460 $
10 pax - 420 $
Single - 145 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 635 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 30 $ 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)
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Son Kul
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide