Active tour 1
Active tour 1
Number of days: 6
Seasons: 1 June - 20 September
Burana Tower - built in 11 century by Karakhanids!
Stone Warriors Balbals - statures made in 7 century for brave warriors!
Issyk Kul Lake - the second largest mountain lake in the world!
Petroglyphs - ancient stone pictures made more than 2 500 years ago!
Karakol town - old town with famous Orthodox Church and Dungan Mosque!
Jeti Oguz gorge - the gorge of red rocks with nomads not far from it!
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
When you arrive at Manas International Airport, you will be met by our driver and reach to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. The distance is not much long. It is just 30 minutes. Your active tour will offer many opportunities to have fun and learn a lot! Today you will start a tour of visiting Ala Archa gorge (45 km from Bishkek). It is a unique place, where you can take a rest and enjoy nature. We have to inform you that, before only V.I.P were allowed to walk over there, but nowadays, everyone is free to enter there. You are going to pass by the great Tien Shan mountain range and get inspiration of untouched landscape. In addition, you will have a chance to see the best panoramic view of the gorge. Later on, you will return to Bishkek and have a city tour. There are Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
Today's plan is to visit Chon Kemin gorge. Active and interesting part of your tour starts today. On way, you will have an opportunity to see wonderful Burana Tower. It appeared in the 11th century. There is an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). We have no doubt that, you will be impressed by cultural treasures of Kyrgyzstan. The next destination will be done in Chon Kemin gorge. You are going to meet with hospitable Kyrgyz families and have 3 hours of horse riding among mountain valleys and gorges. Climbing on the top, you will see beautiful panoramic view. The night in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz
After a hearty breakfast, you will start to travel in Issyk Kul lake. On route, you will be told that, this lake is considered to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level. Meet amazing shores and lay on warm sandy beaches in your tours. There is one more name of the lake: "the pearl of Central Asia". There is chain of mountain along the lake. Being in Issyk Kul lake, you will have photo stops and take awesome pictures. We will continue our trip to the whole northern shore and arrive to Karakol city. In addition, you will get acquainted with ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. We recommend you to visit the Russian Orthodox Church and Dungan mosque as well as Jeti Oguz gorge (Red Rocks). The night will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 4: Jeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Jeti Oguz
Today you will have a hiking tour among Oguz Bashi glacier (the Head of a Bull). We are sure that, you will be excited by this! Why the Head of a Bull? Because the peak look like a head with horns. Your route will be incredible by driving along green gorge and evergreen forests. In addition, you will see nomadic yurts and green land with different kind of animals. Unfortunately, we will not drive up to high, because it may take 3 days up and down. Besides, you will have a wonderful picnic on snowy ground and enjoy hot drinks with tasty meals. Later, we will back to our yurt camp.
Day 5: Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Fairy Tale gorge - Bishkek
Today, you are going to back in Bishkek. On the way, you will have opportunity to drive along the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake and take wonderful pictures of sunrise. Driving in Issyk Kul, you will have a chance to see beautiful sights and highlights. In addition, you will drive to magnificent canyon - Skazka (Fairy Tale) and enjoy red sandy rocks. After, you will continue the route to Bishkek and have a break in Bokonbaeva village. You are going to meet there with a local eagle-hunter, who will share valuable information about eagles. Eagles hunt on foxes, hares, rabbits and even wolves. Later, you will return to Bishkek and stay in a hotel.
Day 6: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 700 $
04 pax - 440 $
06 pax - 350 $
08 pax - 305 $
10 pax - 275 $
Single - 145 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners -75 $
All lunches and dinners - 150 $
English speaking guide - 390 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 30 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" Hotel 3* or "Garden" Hotel 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
- Museum admission
- Box of mineral water
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide