Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 8
Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 8
Duration: 9 days
In short: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Burana - Chon Kemin - Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz - Jyrgalan - Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
You will be met at Manas International Airport and drive to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan (30 minutes). We hope you will like Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 8. This day is dedicated to a guided tour of Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and so on. Visit our Asian Bazaar! Here you will see the real life of local and get oriental goods. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek
Travelers will visit Alamedin gorge and have a hiking tour where you can see cattle and even yurts. The mountains in this gorge are enclosed with fir trees and along the whole route is a mountain river which ends with a waterfall that flows from the rocky mountains. This is a wonderful chance to have a rest far from civilization and to enjoy the views of Mother Nature. Then we will return to Bishkek. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In the morning you will be transferred to Chon Kemin gorge and visit Burana Tower of an 11th century minaret and an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. On arrival to Chon Kemin we will meet a nice family and have 3 hours of horse riding along high in the mountains via a mountain forest. See the panorama view of the gorge on tours. Rest is in a home stay.
Day 4: Chon Kemin - Rafting - Kochkor
In the morning you will have a rafting trip along a mountain river! We are sure you will like it on tours. You will get instruction and have nice time. Later on we will drive to Kochkor village and see a local family to learn more about national felt carpets. You can make your own carpet with a help of colored wool. Visit a small handicraft museum there and find examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz
In the morning we will travel to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. It is the second largest alpine lake in the world, also called "the pearl of Central Asia". It is defined to be a sacred one. Then we will have a break in Bokonbaeva village and meet a local eagle-hunter. He hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. Then is transfer to famous gorge of Jeti Oguz or Red Rocks. Night is in a yurt.
Day 6: Jeti Oguz - Jyrgalan
Today you will have a free time to explore nature by own. In addition, you will meet real nomads. It is important to note that nomadic families do not live at one place all the time. Every month they change from one pasture to another in order to have better meadowlands. Later on is transfer to Jergalan valley situated in far eastern Kyrgyzstan is a small valley just primary to tourism. You will be amazed by valley with plush, great mountains lit by cheerful sunshine and chilled with fresh mountain air. Just perfect place for relaxing! Sometimes the valley alters into a rich winter landscape enclosed by high mountain peaks and deep, snow. Best for ride skiing. Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 7: Jyrgalan - Karakol
In the morning is transfer to Karakol town. We will visit the Dungan mosque built in Chinese style without using single metal ligaments as well as an old wooden Orthodox Church. Then visit the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky. He is one of the world's greatest explores. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 8: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
In the morning we will be transferred to Bishkek city via the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake and see the whole lake from all sides. On the way we will visit ancient stone inscriptions (800 B.C.) made more than 2 000 years ago by shamans. Don't miss to capture a panorama view of the Issyk Kul Lake on tours. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. Unknown Kyrgyzstan Tour 8 is done. We had amazing time on tours.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 950 $
04 pax - 605 $
06 pax - 485 $
08 pax - 435 $
10 pax - 395 $
Single - 170 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 610 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Kochkor - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Jergalan - Guesthouse
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Rafting in Chon Kemin gorge
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide