Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Tash Rabat - Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
We are glad to see you in winter Kyrgyzstan where you will see the breathtaking beauty of the country. You will be met and transferred to the capital of Kyrgyzstan for sightseeing tour. The road to Bishkek will take 40 min. In course of the tour you will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many other places. Then you will be transferred to explore the famous Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to see busy life of local people and buying goods. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In course of the tour you will drive to Chon Kemin gorge. On the way you will visit Burana Tower that is known as11th century minaret and an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. Here you will climb to the top of the tower to see the breathtaking beauty. Then you will be transferred to Chon Kemin gorge where you meet local family. After it you will enjoy 3 hours of horse riding of the beauty of winter tour. Your route will go high in the mountains and you will even ride horses through a mountain forest of winter Kyrgyzstan. On the top you will see the panorama view of the gorge. The night will be in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
Today your destination is the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. It is known as the second largest alpine lake in the world on the altitude of 1608m.above sea level and another name of this lake is "the pearl of Central Asia". For more than 1 500 this place was known as holy place for local people. This lake is laying among mountains. After it you will drive to Karakol town. On the way to it you will see ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. In Karakol you will enjoy the beauty of Dungan mosque that was built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. Then is an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today your tour will go to Jeti Oguz gorge that is famous due red rocks formations that have another name Seven Bulls. You will be impressed to see the Broken Heart Mountain moreover you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama view of winter Kyrgyzstan. The road to it you will take 20 minutes. Bokonbaeva village will show you a local eagle-hunter who hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. It is traditional way of nomadic hunting. Then we will drive to Kochkor village. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn
Morning drive to the famous sight in tours to Kyrgyzstan the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. This stone castle was made in in the 14th century on the Great Silk Road. You will be amazed by the view of it that can be found at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains especially in tours during winter Kyrgyzstan. This sight was built of stone blocks in a mountain on the altitude of 3200 m above sea level. This sight is made of 31 rooms the walls of which are 1 m thick. Here you will also find underground prison cells where thieves were put in ancient times. After the excursion we will drive back to the town of Naryn. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
Kochkor village is your destination for today. In course of the tour you will drive along the amazing gorge and mountain pass that is 3 000 meters high. You will be mesmerized by the winter view of Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival to Kochkor village you will meet local family that will teach you the way of making national felt carpets. Furthermore you will enjoy a small handicraft museum there. Afterwards you will drive to Bishkek city. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Kyrgyzstan is a country located in Central Asia, which is why the nature here is very beautiful and diverse. During the tour you can see both medicinal herbs and interesting culture. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the folklore, songs and handicrafts that the Kyrgyz people have been able to preserve.
In summer you can see all the beauty of the country's nature on foot or on horseback and enjoy pleasant nights at the yurts (felt tents). Summer is a favorite time for travel, which is why the price increases a lot. Also, few people know how beautiful Kyrgyzstan is in winter. Winter tours in Kyrgyzstan are unusually beautiful and charming. You can resist the landscape that is covered with snow-white shroud of snow.
In winter, Kyrgyzstan will show you incredible views of places that turn into magical places because of the snow. Here you can enjoy the soothing atmosphere as well as see a new facet of the beauty of popular tour destinations. You can see Issyk Kul Lake and also try ski journeying or ice climbing. The tour also allows you to see the crystal beauty of Waterfall, horse riding tour, eagle hunting and incredible winter scenes, try delicious national cuisine and much more.