Weekend toursOur team is glad to present 1 and 2 days weekend tours in Kyrgyzstan.
Are you in Bishkek for the first time? So, we have an abundance of options for you to take! On arriving in Bishkek guests can contact our managers and get acquainted with programs of one-day tours.
Being in the capital of Kyrgyzstan for one day it is possible to join various activities of different levels of complexity: from the easiest one up to the level of professionals. Your tour can be organized in the form of hiking in the mountains, horse riding and travelling in the valleys and king-like mountains, eagle hunting and rafting, communication with local people and of course just wandering about nature of Kyrgyzstan.
Each tour is organized individually with taking in account your wishes and desires. We are sure you will not regret!
Variant 1: Bishkek City Tour
Welcome to Kyrgyzstan, with the capital located at the elevation of 800m above sea level. It is one of the biggest cities of the entire country and seems to be the main aim of vacationists. We would like to note that such site as the Museum of History is the home of artifacts and collections of ethnography from all over the country. The Asian Bazaar is also greatly loved by the sightseers, as it is colorful and lively. Here you can go on a tour and buy souvenirs which will resemble you the day spent here. Moreover, the Ala Archa Natural Park and Reserve is a place usually visited by guests. Here we can see the mountain range, hiking is available as well. There are glaciers and Tien Shan peak, worth visiting. The following places will be destinations to travel during the route in the country Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National philharmonic.
Variant 2: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek (45 km, one way)
Here comes the day when we travel to the famous Ala Archa gorge. It is located in 45km from Bishkek and seems to be the testimony of natural purity. The gorge was created in 1976 and since those times just bettered. The name means "colorful juniper". It is the plant which is usually burnt by the Kyrgyz people to get away evil spirits and at the same time various bacteria the process which can be seen in a tour in Kyrgyzstan. Being here we can do hiking, visit the Adygene and the Ak-Sai glaciers. The park is 200 km2. The entire territory is covered with Tien Shan forest. In the end of the day we return back to Bishkek.
Variant 3: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek City Tour (40 km, one way)
Today guests of the country have an opportunity to be fulfilled with emotions. They come to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, the name of which is translated as "mixer for stirring kumis". Then we travel to the gorge Ala Archa. There is going to be the day of hiking. Depending on the season of the year choose the clothes. But remember that any season of the year it is colder in the mountains than in lowlands. Now everyone can visit the gorge though in the past it was possible just for people of high positions. Then we make the same 45km way back to Bishkek. You will start a city tour along such places as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National philharmonic. According to your wishes there may be ideas to visit some other places as well.
Variant 4: Bishkek - Belogorka gorge - Bishkek (80 km, one way)
Meeting in Bishkek we make a tour to Belogorka gorge, the gorge extremely interesting near the village Sokuluk. The site is picturesque and seems to show the landscapes of charming waterfall in the north of the country. The height of it is 60m and may be seen at the distance of 10-12km. there may be done a hiking route, the way is not difficult. There are a lot of springs and streams necessary to be seen as you travel here. The territory is also the place of the remarkable peak "Cherniy Shpil". After that we will have a picnic in the open air. Then goes the way back to the capital of Kyrgyzstan.
Variant 5: Bishkek - Konorchek - Bishkek (112 km, one way)
This day is going to be long but fascinating. Today we pass the Boom gorge. The gorge is the separation of the Chui region and Issyk Kul region. It seems to be about 30km long. The tour passing the gorge is startling - mountains are all around you. At the same time the river Chu is flowing aside. The gorge is popular for being the loveliest place for hiking and rafting and just for people eager to travel here. Then we arrive at Konorchek canyon. For us to get there it is necessary to spend about 2 hours both ways. Guests of Kyrgyzstan can go hiking and just enjoy the view of panorama. Canyons are of red sand-stone formations. After the day of hiking we return back to the capital.
Variant 6: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Bishkek (75 km, one way)
Today guests will be taken for the tour at 9am. There is going to be a long way to the Burana Tower. The tower is said to be the minaret as well created in the 11th century. It was built at the territory of the ancient city Balasagun, it disappeared, but belonged to the Karakhanid state. In the past times the tower was the main site for all going the Great Silk Road, as the sign of rest and safety. Round the entire territory of it there are staying balbals, these are "ancestors" in translation, erected in honor of all died warriors and can be seen as you travel here. There will be also the excursion in the tower; you will listen to legends and myths of Kyrgyzstan and the minaret itself. In the evening there will be a transfer to Bishkek.
Variant 7: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Issyk Ata Bishkek (120 km, one way)
This is the day when your dreams can come true, as you visit Kyrgyzstan, the country of enumerate sightseeing. Today we travel to Burana Tower. It is located in 80km from Bishkek and seems to be the great historical and archeological site. Due to such significance it started to be the location of the museum of archeological values. The tower used to be at the territory of the disappeared Karakhanid Empire. There is the entire plateau of balbals. These are stone, also called kurgan stelae. From Turkic it means "ancestors" - and truly they were erected in honor of all died for the native land. Then we make a tour of 77km right to the Issyk Ata gorge. The mountains of the territory are in the appearance of meadows and pastures, showing the first emergence of the 10th century. The legend says there was a girl swimming in the river every day. Due to the magic of the water she didn't become older like the women near her. All the other legends say about the healing powers of the gorge and water inside it. It is the main site of people to come and pray here. There will be time for hiking along the mountains of it and then transfer to Bishkek.
Variant 8: Bishkek - Issyk Kul - Bishkek (250 km, one way)
Arriving in Bishkek you can take a way of seeing Issyk Kul Lake. It is the most visited site in Kyrgyzstan and seems to be mostly the aim of those who are in a route here. The lake is known to be the pearl of Central Asia. Literally it is located in the very heart of mountains showing extraordinary uniqueness. There are southern and northern shores of the lake both peculiar for the sites. What is very important, the lake is transparent and clean. In the very deeps of it there are ruins of the ancient city, disappeared due to earthquake and flooding. Being here in a tour you will travel the Cholpon Ata town, the museum of the city containing inscriptions and petroglyphs. The other point of the route can be Ruch Ordo Cultural Center - the center of combination of 5 different religions. In the end of the day there will be way back to Bishkek.
Variant 9: Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge (150 km, one way)
Guests coming to Kyrgyzstan usually want to immerse in culture, traditions but mainly in the atmosphere of pure nature. Today the tour is going to the Chon Kemin village. It is the place of horse riding routes. The slopes of mountains, the picturesque landscapes and of course mountain forest are the amazing possibility to immerse in this atmosphere. Local citizens of the territories will show you the way of communication with horses, how to ride them and what is more the way of the route to travel. After a long day of unexpected emotions you will return back to Bishkek.