Cultural tour 2
Cultural tour 2
Number of days: 7
Seasons: 1 May - 15 September
Bishkek - the capital which was founded in 1825!
Burana -11th century minaret built by Karahanids!
Stone Warriors Balbals - symbol of nomads domination of the steppe!
Kochkor - a land where craftswomen keep alive traditions of felt-making for future generations!
Son Kul - a mountain lake located 3016m above sea level!
Jeti Oguz - Seven Bulls lying on the earth!
Karakol - a small town of green avenues with famous Dungan Mosque and Orthodox Church!
Chon Kemin - a fantastic gorge surrounded by three mountain ranges!
Day 1: Bishkek
The entire day will be devoted to the city tour in Bishkek. But all starts in Manas International Airport and 30 minutes way. As the day will be just in Bishkek, you will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic. The program can be even wider, all depends on your desires and weather in the city. Then we will show you the famous Asian Bazaar. Here guests can buy various things, clothes, fresh and dried fruits during this Cultural Tour 2. Nevertheless it is going to be a wonderful opportunity to communicate with the locals as they are very hospitable and are always glad to tell guests about the country. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor - Son Kul
The starting point of the next day is Burana tower. People still travel to this minaret as they wish to see the pristine testimony of the history of those times. There will be opportunities to make photos with stone warriors of this minaret. Then you are turning to Kochkor, the place of the nomadic way of life. Here people live like the nomads of the previous periods. Also, here the skills of carpets creation can be seen. Then we organize cultural way to Son Kul Lake in this tour. It is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan; its water resembles blue sky above. Since June till September it is more comfortable to make a route, as there are no severe precipitations. The night will be in the traditional Kyrgyz house - yurt.
Day 3: Son Kul - Kochkor
Finally you are at the territory of Son Kul Lake. Be ready for cold temperatures, you are at the altitude of 3016m above sea level. Here there are a lot of opportunities which can be taken - horse riding, immersing in nature. Guests can communicate with the locals, they will tell you some details of the country. When you have enjoyed the lake, the driver will move all of the guests to Kochkor village. This day there will be tours for visiting the gorge. It is very beautiful and picturesque, amazing photos will be surely done. Guests will sleep at houses of the citizens of those places.
Day 4: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol
Kochkor is located in Kyrgyzstan as well, near Issyk Kul Lake, that is why it is the next destination of the route. Today we will visit the south of the lake, with the abundance of hotels, amazing shore and transparent water. The lake is interesting for never freezing, probably due to the high salt level. Then the way continues to Karakol town, but on the way we make a visit of Bokonbaevo village and watch eagle hunting, and Red Rocks of Jeti Oguz gorge, Broken Heart Mountain. You will be sleeping in the boarding house of the Karakol town.
Day 5: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
Spending night in Karakol town you will move to Issyk Kul Lake, the northern shore of it. This route is a great opportunity for all who travel here to see the entire lake, from each corner. We will show you all of the peculiar sites and tell the reasons of frequent visiting of foreign people of the lake. The next site you will see is Chon Kemin village. Here there is a museum with testimonies of old times, with artifacts, images and so on.
Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
The guests are lucky ones as in the village Chon Kemin they can do horse riding for about 3 hours! All along this riding panorama of landscape of picturesque Kyrgyzstan can be seen. Horses will probably ride along mountain forests where views of the forest are so amazing that you will not even believe your own eyes. Then in the end of the route you will be transferred to Bishkek to sleep in the hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
Morning will be in the way to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - 1 Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 775 $
04 pax - 495 $
06 pax - 390 $
08 pax - 340 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 105 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 90 $
All lunches and dinners - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3*
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Tickets to all museums
- Crystal 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