Kyrgyz Tour 3
Kyrgyz Tour 3
Duration of tour: 8 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga - Kochkor - Kichi Naryn - Naryn - Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Karakol
Upon arrival we are glad to see you in Kyrgyz Tour 3. Driver will pick you up and accompany to the Issyk Kul Lake. This sight is known as the second largest alpine lake in the world with the elevation of 1608 m. above sea level. Another interesting name of this lake is "the pearl of Central Asia" that is lays among the celestial mountains. In course of the tour you will have a stop at Burana Tower that is also known as a minaret of 11th century and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). You will drive along the northern shore to Karakol town on the way to which you will investigate ancient petroglyphs. Upon arrival to Karakol you will visit the Dungan mosque that was built in Chinese style and without metal nail. After it you will visit the old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol
Today you will have a tour to the Altin Arashan Gorge by Russian military vehicle. This place is interesting due to the gorge where the Tian-Shan fir trees grow everywhere. Here you will spend some time while admire breathtaking view of nature. Then you will have 1 hour for hiking tour in the gorge after which you will return to the town. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga
Today you will travel to Jeti Oguz gorge tours to which are popular due to its red rocks formations that is also known as the Seven Bulls. Moreover you will have an opportunity to reach top of the Broken Heart Mountain the road will take 20 min. There you will have an opportunity to take a lot of photos of breathtaking panorama view. There are yurts in the gorge where you can try Kumis. It is a national drink that is made of mare's milk, and it is an alcoholic drink as a beer. We will drive there along the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake to Tamga where you will spend your night.
Day 4: Tamga - Kochkor - Kichi Naryn - Naryn
In course of the tour you will have a drive to Naryn. By driving through the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake you will have an opportunity to see the whole lake. On the way you will have a stop to visit Bokonbaeva village that is famous for the eagle-hunter. He uses the traditional way of hunting with the help of eagle. Later on you will be transferred to Kochkor village. Upon arrival you will meet family that tech you the secret of making the national woolen felt carpets are produced. Moreover you will have an opportunity to create your own carpet together with them. After it you will continue your drive to Naryn via picturesque Kichi Naryn gorge. On the route it will be possible to meet real nomadic families. Night will be in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Naryn - Son Kul
Today in course of the tour you will drive to the highest alpine lake of Kyrgyzstan that is known as Son Kul Lake. You will find this lake among the celestial mountains on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Nowadays local people come here for rest while herders' use this area as the pastureland. Upon arrival you will have time to explore the area of pristine nature. Overnight is in yurts. They are made of a wooden skeleton and felt coverings.
Day 6: Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi
In the morning you will have free time to explore this area on your own. You can have riding a horse or relax on the lake side. In addition you can communicate with locals and learn more information of their way of life. After it you will be transferred to Kyzyl Oi village that you will find in the gorge. On the way you will enjoy breathtaking view of passes, along the top of a mountain. Night will be in a home stay.
Day 7: Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
Today you will drive back to Bishkek city. You will drive through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan where you will witness incredible view of mountains and gorges. Moreover your road will go through the Tue Ashuu pass that is located on the elevation which is more than 3000 meters above sea level and simultaneously it one of the most beautiful road in Kyrgyzstan. Don't miss the chance to take a lot of vivid picturesque photos. Fantastic roads, amazing views, nomads, high mountains in tours will be remembered for a lifetime. In Bishkek you will have city tour where you will see the most interesting sights like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 870 $
04 pax - 545 $
06 pax - 435 $
08 pax - 375 $
10 pax - 340 $
Single - 110 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 105 $
All lunches and dinners - 210 $
English speaking guide - 540 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
Tamga - Homestay
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kyzyl Oi - Homestay
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide