Active tour 3
Active tour 3
Number of days: 8
Seasons: 1 June - 20 September
Burana Tower - built in 11 century by Karakhanids!
Stone Warriors Balbals - statues 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!
Son Kul Lake - a hidden lake in the mountains where real nomads live!
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
We gladly meet you in Manas International Airport and advise to prepare for the way of 30min to the capital Bishkek. Get ready to start your active tour full of adventure! As we suppose usually guests want to see the pure beauty of Kyrgyzstan, on arriving here, that is why we drive you right to Ala Archa National Park. It is known to be the site of Tien Shan mountains and forests, peaks and hills show us opportunities of checking our strength. The gorge is located rather far from Bishkek, in 45km. then you return back and visit such sites as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and of course Asian Bazaar. This day you will be in the hotel at night.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
From Bishkek we travel to see the famous Burana tower. It is peculiar for emerging in the 11th century, but suffering from devastations. Around the minaret there are warriors protecting this land - balbals. The other part of the day will be devoted to Chon Kemin gorge. Here you will be riding a horse, the tour will be overwhelming anyway. At the same time being here you will enjoy the beauties of the forest and feel the panoramic view. By the way, it is a great site for making photos. The night will be spent in the home of the native dweller.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz
Today we witness the northern shore of Issyk Kul lake, it is a pristine and extremely attractive high-altitude lake in Kyrgyzstan. Being the pearl of the country crowds of people come here annually. The next destination is Karakol. Here we see as great sites for visiting - Russian Orthodox Church and a Dungan mosque. For the latter one the architect from China was invited. All together we have a desire to show you red rocks of Jeti Oguz gorge. The gorge is amazing; it looks like seven bulls standing in a row, making all the legends true. Today your night will be in the yurt.
Day 4: Jeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Jeti Oguz
Today we will be going around the same site. It is also known as an active tour program so get ready. The team will begin hiking in the very morning, along Oguz Bashi glacier, or Head of a Bull. This head even resembles us horns! The gorge we are going to pass is emerald green and due to it air is clean and cool. All along the way you travel you will see yurts, then we pass the pastures and cattle there. Hiking higher we can see snow, even in the summer! Then the way back along the same path. There will be a picnic with enjoying the views of snow-capped peaks. Today you will get a chance to experience nomadic life in Kyrgyz lands. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 5: Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Fairy Tale gorge - Kochkor
After such a trip you are going to see the south of Issyk Kul Lake, then we are moving to Skazka (Fairy Tale) gorge, peculiar for surprising forms of red rocks. These places are important to be seen in a trip as they bear a great significance for the people of the country. The next destination of the day is Bokonbaevo village. We always visit it as here we can watch eagle hunting. Eagles are extraordinary birds worth seeing. Berkutchi take them as babies from nests, train and domesticate them. Guests will spend the night as guests of the natives after arriving at Kochkor.
Day 6: Kochkor - Son Kul
After seeing handicraft of Kochkor village we move to Son Kul Lake. It is incredible in all its sides. Water is transparent, altitude is 3016 m above sea level. We can't imagine the other lake in Kyrgyzstan, as beautiful as this one. But truly can say that all of the lakes differ from each other. The valleys are used by nomads and their cattle. Here you can ride horses and see the gorgeousness of the entire area. You will sleep in the yurt of the yurt camp.
Day 7: Son Kul - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor - Bishkek
As Son Kul is incredible, we can enjoy its beauties for a while and then are driving to Kochkor village, passing the 33 parrots of 3133m. in the village, the destination of this day we communicate with the locals, take part in the creation of the carpet and visit the museum of fur clothes, decorations and silver belongings. In the end of the day full of emotions we turn to Bishkek and sleep in the hotel. We hope you enjoyed this active and adventurous tour!
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 885 $
04 pax - 560 $
06 pax - 445 $
08 pax - 385 $
10 pax - 350 $
Single - 185 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners -105 $
All lunches and dinners - 210 $
English speaking guide - 545 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 45 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" Hotel 3* or "Garden" Hotel 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply 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