Travel to Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3
Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Toktogul - Arslanbob - Uzgen - Djalal Abad - Osh - Kazarman - Son Kul - Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Toktogul
The tour will start by the driver who picks you up at Manas International Airport and accompany to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It will take 30 minutes. We will have a city tour and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other places. We will drive to Toktogul through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan. On the way you will see spectacular views of the heavenly mountains and gorges. There are attractive panorama views of Tue Ashuu pass which is more than 3 000 meter high. Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 2: Toktogul - Arslanbob
Today we will travel to Arslanbob walnut forest. On the way you will adore remaining mountains and take many photos. Then, you can stop near yurts to try the Kyrgyz drink Kumis (fermented mare's milk). Arslanbob produces 1500 tons of walnuts yearly. It is the largest single natural source of walnuts in the world. Night is in a home stay.
Day 3: Arslanbob - Uzgen - Djalal Abad - Osh
The morning will start travelling to Osh city. It will take six hours. You will pass by a mountain road have stop in Djalal Abad town. You will see the famous Uzgen Tower built in 11th century by Karakhanids. There are also tombs which have burial hollows for the front-runners. On the way you will see the excessive mountains and panorama views. We have no doubt you will like it. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 4: Osh - Kazarman
We will travel to Kazarman village. It is important to note that 93% of roads are mountainous. On the way you will have photo stops and relish the perfect nature. We are sure you will like travelling here and get to know with nomads. See wild animals as hares, foxes and so on. On the way you will see nomads living in this area. The village is reflected to be very distant. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kazarman - Son Kul
Today we will drive to Son Kul Lake and enjoy the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. It is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level and enclosed by grand mountains. Many locals come here for outings and pastureland. On arrival you will be free to discover and experience the virgin nature of the lake and its surrounds. Today you will spend night in nomadic felt dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Kochkor
After breakfast you will enjoy at Son Kul Lake and relish perfect nature by riding horse. The loveliness of Kyrgyzstan will not leave anyone indifferent. On the way you will find a lot of nomads to talk and exchange cultures. We will drive to the village of Kochkor which is located right in the gorge. You will drive over one of the most gorgeous passes and see the top of a mountain. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 7: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol
You will travel to Issyk Kul Lake. It is the second biggest alpine lake in the world and called "the pearl of Central Asia". This lake is pondered to be sacred for 1 500 years. Being there you will have the chance to experience swimming as well as having a pleasan time on sandy beaches. Over the time you will have a break in Bokonbaeva village and visit local eagle-hunter who hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. Then we will drive to Jeti Oguz, Red Rocks and the Broken Heart Mountain as well. We will continue to Karakol town. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
Today you will travel to Bishkek city over the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. We will enjoy the whole lake from all four wings. Visit ancient stone writings found in 800 B.C found more than 2 000 years ago by witchdoctors. On the way you will have the chance to see a panorama view of the Issyk Kul Lake. This is the genuine nature of Kyrgyzstan. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
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 - 995 $
04 pax - 645 $
06 pax - 500 $
08 pax - 425 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single - 130 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 620 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Toktogul - "Kok Bel" Guesthouse
Arslanbob - Homestay
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Kazarman - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide