Day 1: Bishkek - Belogorka gorge - Bishkek
Upon arrival to the Manas International Airport you will be met and transferred to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. In Bishkek you will start your Kyrgyzstan life: Tour 6 where you will see the moat prominent sights of the city like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many other attractions. Later on you will have an opportunity to visit the breathtaking Belogorka gorge that lays among the rocky mountains. Here you will have a short hiking tour to witness the picturesque scenery of the nature as well as the waterfall. Here you will be bale to take a lot of colorful photos under the waterfall. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of this gorge. After it you will return to the city for overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor
Today you will have a morning drive to Asian Bazaar. In this site you will take a lot of dynamic photos of local life as well as many interesting goods. Later on you will drive to Kochkor village. On the way to it you will have a stop to visit the Burana Tower that is known as the 11th century. You can reach the top of the tower to observe the view that people of past saw. This site used to be a sign along the Great Silk Road to let travelers know there was a city and place to have a rest. Near it you will see an open air museum of Balbals that is also known as the stone warriors. These interesting sites were made honor of brave soldiers who died protecting their Motherland. Then you will continue scenic transfer to Kochkor. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
In course of the Kyrgyzstan life: Tour 6 you will be transferred to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. Son Kul Lake is situated among the celestial mountains on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. This area is a pastureland for Naryn herders and local people come here with their families for rest and relaxation. Upon arrival you will have free time to explore the pristine nature of the lake and its surroundings. Overnight is in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts. They are made of a wooden skeleton and felt coverings.
Day 4: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
In course of the your you will travel to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. This unique Stone Castle was made in the 14th century. You will find this incredible sight at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains on the altitude of 3200 m above sea level. This sight is made of stone block and consists of 31 rooms with walls are 1 m thick. Moreover you will be amazed to find there underground prison cells that were used to imprison thieves in ancient times. Night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Kochkor
Today you will have a morning drive to Kochkor village. Upon arrival the local family will meet you and show the traditional way of creating our national felt carpets are produced. In addition you will have an opportunity to make your own carpet together with them. Later on you will have an excursion in a small handicraft museum. Here you will see the examples of silver decorations, coats made of wool, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Night is in a homestay.
Day 6: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol
In course of the tour you will travel to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. This breathtaking site is known as the second largest alpine lake in the world. During the tour you will learn another name of this wonderful lake "the pearl of Central Asia". It is interesting to know that this place used to be holy for more than 1 500 years. Moreover you will be mesmerized by the view of the mountains that encircled the lake. After it you will head on to Bokonbaeva village. This place is popular in tours to Kyrgyzstan due to the opportunity to meet the local eagle hunter. He uses the ancient way of hunting with the help of the eagle. The preys of which are hares and foxes. Then you will continue your travel by driving to Jeti Oguz gorge the other name of which is Red Rocks. Also you will see there the Broken Heart Mountain. Then we continue our way to Karakol town. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
In course of the tour you will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The road to it will go through the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. On the way you will have a stop to observe the view of whole lake from all sights. In addition you will visit the ancient stone inscriptions of 2 000 years ago that were by shamans. You can see a panorama view of the Issyk Kul Lake from this place - people were thinking that it was the middle of the world. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 875 $
04 pax - 545 $
06 pax - 425 $
08 pax - 365 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 105 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 105 $
Full board - 200 $
English speaking guide - 530 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 30 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide