Explore treasures of Kyrgyzstan
The name of the tour: Explore treasures of Kyrgyzstan
Arrival to: Bishkek
Departure from: Bishkek
Visiting landmarks: Bishkek, Alamedin gorge, Burana, Chon Kemin, Kochkor, Issyk Kul, Jeti Oguz, Jyrgalan, Karakol
Day 1: Bishkek
After arrival you will be met by your driver at Manas International Airport and transfer to Bishkek capital of Kyrgyzstan. You will drive about 30 minutes from airport. The full day is dedicated to a city tour of the capital you will discover the major highlights of the city. You will You will visit today: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and other places. This day you But not one tour will not do without an interesting attraction of the Asian Bazaar located near the city center. You will be able to buy unique Souvenirs, see household goods and taste incredibly delicious dried fruits and flatbreads. Don't miss chance to take colorful photos! This day you will know interesting facts about Kyrgyz people and learn history. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek
This day you will explore Alamedin gorge. The adventure offers a journey through a high-mountain gorge where you can walk and see picturesque views, along the way you can also see a Yurt, and cattle grazing on the pasture. The Yurt is a fairly light construction, striking in its simplicity and functionality. The mountains in the gorge are covered with juniper, you can enjoy the fresh air, relax from civilization. On the way you will see a small river that flows out of the rocky mountains. You are going to have a wonderful picnic not far from this waterfall. You will have an opportunity to relax from the civilization, and admire the pure nature; you will be impressed by landscapes of Mother Nature. Then you will drive back to Bishkek.
Day 3: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
The adventure starts with transferring to amazing Chon Kemin gorge. Today en route you will discover Burana Tower an ancient building of the X-XI centuries, protected by the state as a priceless monument of cultural heritage. In course of the tour you will also visit an open air museum of Balbals (stone statues). You will have a chance to climb up to the top and take photos, you can observe from here incredible views of the Chui valley. Then you will continue tour with transferring to Chon Kemin. You will be welcomed by a hospitable local family. In the second part of the day you will have a wonderful 3 hours of horse riding. The route will lead you to amazing mountains, you will also observe fresh air. From the top you will have a chance to admire the incredible nature of the gorge. The overnight is in the home stay.
Day 4: Chon Kemin - Rafting - Kochkor
Today you will have an extreme rafting trip on the Chon Kemin river. This place is very popular for rafting. All lovers of rafting have a great time here. Even beginners can handle the task. Experienced instructors will explain instructions on how to behave. After that you will continue your tour with driving to Kochkor village. After arrival to Kochkor you will meet a local family and learn how to make a national felt carpet. This carpet is very colorful, and each ornament has its own meaning. You can even participate in creating your own carpet with the help of your family. Then you will get to a small handicraft museum there. It includes: many examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. You will spend the night in the home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz
You will have a wonderful adventure today to beautiful lake Issyk Kul Lake, "Pearl of Kyrgyzstan", the second largest salt lake in the world and the sixth in the list of the deepest lakes. Issyk-Kul does not freeze even in winter, so people come here not only in summer. People come here to relax, have a great time and improve their health. it is located at an altitude of 1608 meters, the length of the lake is 180 km, and its width is 70 km. If you want you can walk to the lake and observe amazing mountains. On the way you will have a break in Bokonbaevo village, where you will meet a local eagle-hunter. He will tell you about techniques of ancient hunting. After that you will drive to picturesque gorge of Jeti Oguz, Red Rocks. This day you will spend the night in yurt.
Day 6: Jeti Oguz - Jyrgalan
This day you will discover the amazing land of Jeti Oguz and rest near the yurt camp. You can visit today real nomads. They usually move here in the summer to pasture with their cattle. They do not stay in one place, but move from pasture to pasture. After that you will continue your tour with driving to Jergalan valley. The atmosphere of Jyrgalan very friendly mountain tops open for you incredible views. This is a colorful mountain valley located in the Eastern part of the Issyk-Kul region, 60 kilometers northeast of the city of Karakol, near the border with Kazakhstan. Here you will have a great time and breathe some fresh air.
Day 7: Jyrgalan - Karakol
First half of the tour you will relax. In the second part of the day you will transfer Karakol town. one of the largest and most beautiful resort cities on lake Issyk-Kul. It lies in the Eastern part of the Issyk-Kul basin, at the foot of the Terskey Ala-Too ridge. During the tour you will explore Dungan mosque there. Dungan mosque is an island of Dungan culture and architecture in Central Asia. After you will experience an old wooden Orthodox Church that was built in 1894-1895 on the site of an old brick Church destroyed by an earthquake in 1876. After you will also explore the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the world's greatest explores. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 8: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
This day you will drive to Bishkek city. Today you will transfer along the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. On the way you will explore amazing views and take pictures. Along the way you will have a chance to break near stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). It is a monument of rock paintings from various eras and cultures. It is a fairly large tract of thousands of stones on 42 hectares of land. From here you will observe amazing panorama view of the Issyk Kul Lake the real pride of Kyrgyz people. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 950 $
04 pax - 605 $
06 pax - 485 $
08 pax - 435 $
10 pax - 395 $
Single - 170 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 610 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Kochkor - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Jergalan - Guesthouse
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Rafting in Chon Kemin gorge
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide