Cultural tour 3
Cultural tour 3
Number of days: 8
Seasons: 1 May - 15 September
Bishkek - named after the wooden paddle for shaking up kymyz!
Burana -minaret built by Karahanids in 11th century!
Stone Warriors Balbals - ancient stone sculptures which is memories to the honored dead!
Kochkor - a land where craftswomen make and decorate things from the felt!
Son Kul - an alpine lake in the Tien Shan mountains!
Jeti Oguz - the name means Seven Bulls!
Karakol - a small town of famous Dungan Mosque and Orthodox Church!
Naryn - the largest region which is in the east of the country!
Chon Kemin - a fantastic gorge with a fantastic mountain river!
Day 1: Bishkek
This day you arrive at Manas International Airport, it is in 34km from Bishkek and you will have to spend 30 minutes in the way to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. All of the day you will be going sightseeing, along such sites as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic. Then your Cultural tour 3 will continue in the Asian Bazaar. Being here guests watch the ordinary life of the Kyrgyz people, buy things, clothes, fruits and vegetables. Having seen all of it you will be driven to the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor - Son Kul
Today we start from the hotel in Bishkek to Burana tower. We are going to see the testimony of the 11th century. The history tells the minaret suffered from threats of the people and weather. Then we continue to see the country's life and travel to Kochkor village. Here we communicate with the local dwellers, get to know a lot of details of the country. And finally we get to Son Kul Lake. It is the second high altitude lake, at 3016m above sea level. The lake used to fishless in the past. As you arrive here in the end of the day, the first half of the day will be devoted to the investigation of the territory. There will be prepared yurts for the night.
Day 3: Son Kul - Naryn
In the morning you can enjoy the beauty of transparent Son Kul Lake, it is marvelous, a lot of people have a desire to witness it. Here it is possible to make a horse riding tours along the territories, see the nomads doing their usual work. Then we move to Naryn town. The next day will be devoted to the investigation of the town, and for now have a rest in the boarding house.
Day 4: Naryn - Kichi Naryn - Kochkor
We are in the Naryn region that is why guests are moving to Kochkor village. It is located in the mountains of the country, the way is going along the picturesque Kichi Naryn gorge. It is a famous destination of the people as views are breathtaking and it is impossible to tear our eyes from such views. Being here guests can visit Jalpak Bel Mountain, at the height of 3000m above sea level. Moreover, Kochkor is famous for being the site where almost every person can take an active part in the creation of carpets and clothes from felt. Guests are required to pay attention to the museum which can be visited, there are handicraft things - coats, silver belongings and so on. Night will be in the home of the dweller.
Day 5: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol
Here we have ended with the route to Kochkor and now move to Issyk Kul Lake, the south of it. The lake is known to be the pearl of Kyrgyzstan, due to the central mountain location. It never freezes and is located at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. It is a striking site to be seen as a route is developing. From the southern shore we are moving to Karakol, but on the way to it we drive at Bokonbaevo village. All of the time we advise our guests to make a cultural stay here to watch eagle hunting during your tour. Eagles, berkuts have been an important part of the Kyrgyz people, they train and domesticate tham from the very childhood. Then you can witness Jeti Oguz gorge, and Broken Heart. Remember the fact that all along your way legends and myths will be told. In Karakol you spend the night in a lodging house.
Day 6: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
Karakol is peculiar for the tastiest ashlyamfu of the entire country. At the same time it is the place of Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. But in this case we move to the north of Issyk Kul Lake. This kind of a route is a splendid opportunity for guests to see the lake from all the sides. In the end you will go to Chon Kemin village to sleep in one of the sites of the villagers.
Day 7: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Waking up guests will be able to travel along the territory of pastures and valleys of Chon Kemin on horses. There will be given 3 hours for horse riding. For this time you can watch the beauties of the natural park burning with life. Mountains are the great territory for all to feel fresh air and pristine nature of Kyrgyzstan.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - 1 Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 880 $
04 pax - 560 $
06 pax - 440 $
08 pax - 385 $
10 pax - 350 $
Single - 110 $
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) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3*
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Admissions to all of the museums
- Abundance of 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