Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 7
Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 7
Duration: 8 days
In short: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga - Kochkor - Kichi Naryn - Naryn - Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Karakol
Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 7 is glad to see our guests on tours. Meet your driver at Manas International Airport and travel to Issyk Kul Lake as the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level) - "the pearl of Central Asia". We will visit Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors) and drive to Karakol town. There we will see ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs and the Dungan mosque and an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol
In the morning you will be transferred to the Altin Arashan Gorge by Russian military vehicle. Altin Arashan ("Golden Spa") gorge is one of the most eminent gorges in Karakol because of the Tian Shan fir trees that are everywhere there. You can have a picnic in the amazingly beautiful gorge as well as 1 hour for hiking. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga
This tour will start by travelling to Jeti Oguz gorge and see red rocks formations that have a name Seven Bulls as well as the Broken Heart Mountain. It is possible to go on a top of a mountain (20 minutes) to see a panorama view of the gorge. You will see yurts in the gorge and people can offer you to drink Kumis. It is a national drink made of mare's milk. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 4: Tamga - Kochkor - Kichi Naryn - Naryn
Today we will drive to Naryn along the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. You will have an opportunity to see the whole lake from all sights. We will have a break in Bokonbaeva village and meet a local eagle-hunter. He will show you an eagle show. In Kochkor village you will meet a family and see how national woolen felt carpets are produced. You even can create your own carpet. Later on we will drive along high mountains to the town of Naryn by gorgeous Kichi Naryn gorge. In addition, you will meet real nomadic families. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Naryn - Son Kul
Today we will drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake surrounded by mountains. It is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan placed at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Kyrgyz nomads come here for rest and relaxation. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it for cattle. Here you will explore and relish the virgin nature of the lake and its backgrounds. Overnight is in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi
In the morning you will have free time at Son Kul Lake, to sightsee nature on your own. You can ride lengthways the lake on a horse, or just reduce and soak in the calm atmosphere of the lake side wasteland. You can communicate with nomads and have a sight into their way of life. In the afternoon, we will drive to the village of Kyzyl Oi located right in the gorge. The drive to Kyzyl Oi via the most beautiful passes, along the top of a mountain. Night is in a homestay.
Day 7: Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
The last day of our tour will start by travelling to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city by the southern part of Kyrgyzstan. Here you will be impressed by incredible views of striking mountains and gorges. See panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass of more than 3000 meters high! Don't miss to take photo stops and enjoy long roads, stunning views, nomads, high mountains. On arrival to Bishkek city, you will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and so on. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 7 is completed. We hope you satisfied on tours.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 870 $
04 pax - 545 $
06 pax - 435 $
08 pax - 375 $
10 pax - 340 $
Single - 110 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 105 $
All lunches and dinners - 210 $
English speaking guide - 540 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
Tamga - Homestay
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kyzyl Oi - Homestay
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