Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 1
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
This tour offers you an opportunity to visit the country of contrast. You will see gorgeous mountains, shining lakes, rapid rivers and evergreen forests in small sunny country . This is a land of Kyrgyzstan, during time you will spend here you will visit as north as south of country.
Day 1: Bishkek - Arslan bob
You will be served breakfast at 8 a.m. Afterwards we start our trip to Arslan Bob forest by car. . Arslan Bob is one of the most famous places in Kyrgyzstan. It is laregest wild walnut tree in the world located at an altitude of between 1000 and1800 meters above Sea Level. Arslan Bob itself lies at 1700 m. a. s. l. Along the whole way to the forest you will see plenty of picturesque places that will amaze you by their beauty. This night you will spend in house of local family.
Day 2: Arslan bob - Kazarman village
Today we will drive back to Uzgen There we will cross Pamir Alai Mountains and to drive in the heart of Tien Shan Mountain system. We will drive along stunning mountains and you will have a great chance to enjoy its nature. As soon as we are in Kazarman you will have a dinner and then you will spend a night in a guest house.
Day 3: Kazarman - Tash Rabat Caravanserai
After packing your backpacks, time of your breakfast is 8 a.m. Tash Rabat- Caravanserai is on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle built 14th century). The building is a unique one. Tash Rabat is located at the very center of Tian Shan Mountains; it has no analogue in the whole world, as it was made of stones and furthermore it was built inside a mountain at a height 3200 m above sea level. There are also underground prison cells for ancient thieves. Traditional dinner will be served for you at 7 o'clock. You will stay for a night in yurts near by the Tash Rabat caravanserai.
Day 4: Tash Rabat - Son Kul Lake
In the morning we will start our way to picturesque Son -Kul Lake the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. Lunch will be taken on the way. Son Kul Lake is surrounded by mountains and it is located at a height of 3013 meters asl. Since ancient times Kyrgyz nomads had been visited this wonderful area with their families to rest and relax. Shepherds of Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. After our arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the pristine nature of the lake and its surroundings. Your dinner and overnight are booked in traditional dwelling of Kyrgyz yurts which are made of wood leather and felt.
Day 5: Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village
After a strengthening breakfast you will be transferred to Kochkor village (185 km). We will visit Kyrgyz family which makes national carpets at the Kochkorka village. There you can participate in the process of making them and you can create your own variant of carpet. . You will have a traditional dinner with a local family. You will overnight in the guest house of Kochkorka village.
Day 6: Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
You will have breakfast at 8 a.m.Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city. On the way visiting of Burana Tower (built in 10 century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). When you will come in Bishkek you will have a city tour. You will have dinner at 7 p.m. Your rooms are booked in hotel ***.
Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
Your tour guide meets you at the hotel at arranged time and accompanies you to International Airport Manas according to the time of you flight.