Off road 4X4 Tour 2
Off road 4X4 Tour 2
Number of days: 8
Seasons: 1 May - 15 September
Ala Archa National Park - magnificent nature where you can hide from the summer heat!
Burana Tower -religious building of imperious Karakhanids!
Stone Warriors Balbals - dedicated to heroes who fought for Motherland!
Issyk Kul Lake - the unique lake with the visibility of 20 m!
Petroglyphs - open - air stone garden!
Karakol town - the largest ski resort is located there!
Jeti Oguz gorge - seven red rocks with Broken Heart on the back!
Drinking Kumis - national drink made from mare's milk!
Kochkor museum - traditional handicraft of best masters!
Son Kul Lake - an alpine lake with no fish and outflows of 3 016 m above sea level!
Nomads - hospitable families who will not leave you indifferent!
Felt Show - master class of making unique carpets - Shyrdak!
Yurts - ancient nomadic dwellings!
High passes - the opportunity to have adrenaline on passes of more than 3 000 meters high!
Yaks - fluffy mountainous inhabitants!
Mountains, Mountains, Mountains - splendid nature of great country!
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek (40 km, asphalt 100 %)
On arrival at Manas International Airport, your self - drive tour will start by meeting with our representative. You will be offered the list of car rental and choose according to your taste and budget. Afterwards, you will drive to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. The distance is 34 km (30 minutes from airport). We are ready to present you a trip of visiting the Ala Archa gorge and enjoy the National Park. It is located in 45 km from capital and known since 1976. It is important to be physically ready for high passes and hiking in the park. The Ala Archa park is 200 km2. . On route, you will visit the Peak Semenov-Tienshanski of 4,895m above sea level. In the afternoon, you will walk around capital and visit cultural places as the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. We are sure you will be impressed by them! Your overnight in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin (150 km, asphalt 100 %)
Today you will drive to the famous Burana tower. It is important to note that, the minaret appeared in the 11th century. Near you will see Stone Warriors - balbals (heroes who protected their Motherland). After that, we will continue our route to the Chon Kemin gorge. You will have the opportunity to have a short hiking trip and enjoy the pristine nature of great mountains and remote valleys. After that you will see the best panoramic view and capture unforgettable moments! In addition, you will have a horse riding tour and enjoy riding among endless gorges. You will be provided by a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol (330 km, asphalt 100 %)
After having a hearty breakfast, we will drive to the north of Issyk Kul Lake. The lake is famous for its clearness and transparency of 20 m. It is important to note that, the lake lies at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. The second name of the lake is "the pearl of Kyrgyzstan". We have no doubt you will be inspired by this lake in your tour. Then we will travel to Karakol town and walk around petroglyphs and ancient images. There is also Dungan mosque (build without metal ligaments) and Orthodox Church which must be visited by you. In the course of your tour, you will be provided by the list of recommended hotels and choose.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor (300 km, asphalt 100 %)
Being in Karakol town you will be impressed by its landscape and nature. It is not a big town but worth visiting! Today you will visit Jeti Oguz gorge or Seven Bulls. There are seven red rocks in a row and The Broken Heart behind. Don't miss to take photos! Afterwards, we will drive to Bokonbaevo village and get acquainted with berkutchi (eagle trainer). He will share some necessary information about eagles and allow taking photos with them. Later on, you will continue route to Kochkor village and participate in carpet master class. Your night will be in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - 33 parrots - Son Kul (170 km dirt road 80 %, asphalt 20 %)
Your tour in Kyrgyzstan will be continued by driving to Son Kul lake. It is a unique lake with no fish and outflows. Visiting this lake you will be inspired by green fields and breath fresh air. Moving on you will pass by the 33 parrots pass and find yourself at the altitude of 3016m above sea level. You will be surrounded by mountains from four wings. Due to temperature changes we recommend you to have warm clothes and drinks. Travellers will have national dinner and spend the night in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Kochkor (140 km, dirt 50 %, asphalt 50 %)
In the morning you will have little time to walk around Son Kul lake and explore virgin nature! In addition, you will have a chance to ride horse among gorges and remote valleys. Your lunch will be at 2 pm and then we will continue to Kochkor village. It will be a perfect Off road 4X4 tour. In the village we will walk among mountains and discover amazing background. The night will be spent in the home of the local citizen.
Day 7: Kochkor - Bishkek (225 km, asphalt 100 %)
Today, you will back to the capital - Bishkek. Afterwards, we will drive to Asian Bazaar. You will have the opportunity to find there anything you want. Later on, you will visit largest malls and explore wonderful city of full of possibilities. We are sure it will impress you. The night in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.