Cultural tour 7

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 13 days 
Places to visit: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek  

Tour summary:   

Day 1: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake
Your guide meets you at Manas International Airport and then drive to adorable Sary Chelek Lake. At the ancient time there was a gorge with a mountain stream but after a huge avalanche the water start to collect in the gorge and there appeared the most beautiful lake in Kyrgyzstan It is about 2.5 km wide and 75 km long! The altitude of this mountain lake is 1873 m . a. s. l. Plenty fauna and incomparable beauty made this lake famous all around Asia. 

Day 2: Sary Chelek - Arslan bob
We start our trip to Arslan Bob forest after breakfast served at 8 o'clock. Arslan Bob forest is one of the most famous and the most valuable places in Kyrgyzstan. Here the huge trees, with crowns atop two meter thick trunks reach 30 meters high and growing wild on mountain slopes at an altitude of between 1000 and 1800 meters above Sea Level. Arslan Bob itself lies at 1700 m. a. s. l. Along the whole trip to the forest you will watch the most picturesque places that will touch your heart by their beauty. Overnight is in a local family. 

Day 3: Arslan bob
The whole day you can spend exploring this wonderful place. You will have a hike to enjoy this divine place and to visit a waterfall. Then you can just relax in calmness and silence of the forest. 

Day 4: Arslan bob - Jalal Abad
After a breakfast we will start our drive to Jalal Abad town. One of the main routes of the Silk Road passed through Jalal Abad and this region was very hospitable and open to travelers for thousands of years. You will transfer to this southern town along a mountain road that will provide many adorable views on the way. Night is in a guesthouse in Jalal Abad. 

Day 5: Jalal Abad - Osh city
Day starts at 8 o'clock with a breakfast. Then we will move to the "South capital" and second biggest city in Kyrgyzstan - Osh. It is the oldest city in country and in Central Asia (about 3000 years old). You will have a chance to visit the legendary Asian bazaars in this city. You will make hundreds of perfect pictures there and also we will visit holy Suleiman Mountain that is situated in the centre of the city. We will drive to the city through the ancient Uzgen town that is famous for old minaret and 3 beautiful mausoleums built in the 11 century. Overnight is in a guest house. 

Day 6: Osh city - Kazarman village
Today we will move back to Uzgen to cross Pamir Alai Mountains. The entire day we will drive in the heart of Tien Shan Mountain system by picturesque mountain roads. You will have a great chance to engrave beauty of these majestic mountains in your memory. As soon as we are in Kazarman you will have  dinner and then you will spend a night in a home stay. 

Day 7: Kazarman - Tash Rabat Caravanserai
You will have breakfast at 8 o'clock Then you will be driven  to the Tash Rabat- Caravanserai on (Stone Castle from the 14th century) staying on the Great Silk Road. The massive building was built inside a mountain at a height 3200 m above sea level and has no analogue in the world. Traditional dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will stay for the night in yurts near by the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. 

Day 8: Tash Rabat - Son Kul Lake
After breakfast we move to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul Lake. Lunch will be served on the way. Son Kul Lake is surrounded by mountains and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level and. Kyrgyz nomads used to come here since ancient times to use its surroundings as a pastureland. For dinner and overnight you stay in yurts, traditional nomad's dwelling. 

Day 9: Son Kul Lake (3013 m. a. s. l.)
We spend whole day here. After breakfast there will be free time and you can explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings on your own. You can ride a horse along the lake, or just relaxing in the atmosphere of the virgin and calm nature. Lunch will be served at 2 pm. Then you will visit ancient petrogliphs and ritual stones of shamans. It is a great opportunity to get acquainted with nomadic traditional culture. National dinner will be served in yurts. 

Day 10: Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village
After a breakfast you transfer to Kochkor village (185 km) where you will meet a hospitable family that will present you the way of how national felt carpets are produced. There you will have a traditional dinner, accompanied by a special national music show. This night you will spend in Kochkor Guesthouse.  

Day 11: Kochkor village - Konorchek canyons
Today you will transfer to our adorable Konorchek canyons. There we will hike in stunning caves of red canyons. This place is completely different from all other mountains in Kyrgyzstan. The rocks here cut variously by water and winds and this is a real best for people who like adventures! 

Day 12: Konorchek 
Today we will continue hiking in this fantastic place. You will have a chance to go along the bottom of canyons and then along the top of it. You will be impressed by the unpredictable views during the tour. This place has really unique nature that is waiting for you! 

Day 13: Konorchek - Chon Kemin
After breakfast we leave the canyons and go to the place where we meet our car. Then you will be transferred to Chon Kemin valley through amazingly gorgeous Boom gorge. You will spend the night in Kalmak-Ashuu guesthouse. 

Day 14: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
You will have breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred back to Bishkek city. We will visit the Burana Tower (ancient minaret 11th century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).   When you will come in Bishkek you will have a city tour. At 7 pm a there will be dinner served. The last night you spent in a Hotel****.  

Day 15: Bishkek - Europe
At the time arranged according to your flight details, your guide will meet you in your Hotel and attend you to Manas Airport.

 

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Activity: Cultural tour
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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 2
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Cultural tour
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Activity: Cultural tour
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Activity: Cultural tour
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Activity: Cultural tour
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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 6
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
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

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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7
Destination: Kyrgyzstan
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 13 days 
Places to visit: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

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