Travel to Kyrgyzstan: Tour 7
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Kochkor - Son Kul - Kazarman - Osh
Day 1: Bishkek
Welcome to fabulous Kyrgyzstan! Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The road to it from airport will take about 40 minutes. In Bishkek you will have an opportunity to visit the most prominent sights like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others. After it you will explore Asian Bazaar! This sight will give you a chance to take a lot of photos of local life as well as see many goods for buying. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
In course of the tour you will travel to Issyk Kul lake. This amazing sight is lays among high mountains on the altitude of 1608 m. above sea level as well as being the second largest alpine lake in the world. It has another name "the pearl of Central Asia". During the tour you will learn that the lake used to be a sacred one for 1500 years. Due to the salty water Issyk Kul lake possesses curative qualities. During the tour you will have a stop to visit splendid Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Upon arrival to Cholpon Ata town you will have an excursion in the Rukh Ordo. It is a unique cultural and spiritual complex of culture and tolerance of religious diversity. You will find it on the shore of the lake. Moreover you will have an opportunity to observe the ancient stone inscriptions that were made more than 2000 years ago by shamans. Also you will visit local ethnography museum. Your night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Kochkor - Son Kul
Today you will drive to another destination of the travel, Son Kul. It is known as the second largest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. You will find this lake among high mountains on the elevation of 3 013 meters above sea level. Kyrgyz families come here for the rest while herders use this area as the pastureland. On the route to it you will visit Kochkor village where you will spend some time with a family. There you will learn the way to make our national felt carpets. Night will be in nomadic felt dwellings yurts near the lake.
Day 4: Son Kul - Kazarman
Kazarman village is your destination for today. During the tour you will witness that 93% of Kyrgyzstan is mountainous. Here people still prefer to live by nomadic life in remote places. Due to it such places are the best for travelers whose passion is mountains and unusual cultures. On the way you will enjoy the breathtaking views of green gorges. Today we will see some nomads that still live in this region. Enjoy the high mountain in tours to Kyrgyzstan. Night will be in a home stay. This is a very remote village.
Day 5: Kazarman - Osh
Morning will start with drive to Osh city. The road to the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan will take about six hours via mountain road. During the way you will have a break at Djalal Abad where the famous Uzgen Tower is located. It was built in 11th century by Karakhanids. Moreover here you will be able to see the mausoleums that were used as burial chambers for the leaders. Upon arrival to Osh you will have an excursion in the Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman Too (Solomon's Mountain) can be visited at the center of the city and known as a pilgrimage place for local Muslims. This night you will spend in a hotel.
Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 840 $
04 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 410 $
08 pax - 355 $
10 pax - 320 $
Single - 75 $
Half board - 70 $
Full board - 140 $
English speaking guide - 455 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kazarman - Homestay
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide