Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 4
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga - Bokonbaiva - Kochkorka - Son Kul - Bishkek
We made for you a special present and now you can discover our magnificent land during this unforgettable tour. You will enjoy seeing our wild nature, untouched places, and unforgettable ancient sights! The whole tour goes along theGreat Silk Road passing through the impressive Tian Shan massif. You will visit the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk-Kul, as well as the picturesque Son Kul Lake, situated on a high plateau in the centre of Kyrgyzstan (3013m. above sea level). You can merge in the life of nomadic people and to see their traditions and customs.
Day 1: Bishkek - Issyk Kul Lake
Your tour-guide meets you in the airport and you drive to the Bishkek city (the capital of Kyrgyzstan) after arrival in the city you will be having breakfast. Then you will be driven to the wonderful Issyk-Kul Lake (200 km), the second deepest lake in the world. The Lake is also called "the pearl of Central Asia". On our way, we will visit the Burana Tower (minaret refers to 11 century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After lunch we will continue the way to the lake. As soon as we are in Hotel you will have a rest and time to go on the northern beach of the lake where you can lie on the warm sand or swim in the lake. Water of lake is curative because many thermal springs can be fount there. Dinner time is 7 p.m.
Day 2: Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol
You will be served breakfast at 8 a.m. You will have enough free time to enjoy this place and to swim till 12 p.m. After having rest you will start your trip to Karakol city by car (200 km). On the way, we will stop to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.) and the local museum situating at the same area. You will have a second stop during the trip at 13 o'clock, where you can enjoy lunch in a relaxed atmosphere. After lunch we will go to Karakol city along the northern shore of the pearl of Central Asia, which's beauty you will be able to enjoy to the full during another break, where you go on a one hour cruise on a steam boat. After that is transferring to Karakol. Dinner time is 7 p.m. you overnight in a guest house.
Day 3: Karakol - Tamga
Time of your breakfast is 8 a.m. in the morning will be guided city tour around Karakol town.. The tour includes the visit of the Dungan mosque which was built about 100 years ago by one Chinese man as a present for local muslims. This will be followed by the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church. Later, you will visit the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky, one of the worlds greatest explores. His biggest achievements were the crossing of the great desert Taklamakan and the discovery of more than 4000 animals, including the Horse of Prejevalsky. We will end the City Tour with a traditional lunch and leave Karakol at 1 pm, starting our way to the impressive Jeti Oguz, the gorge of 7 red rocks (30km). You will see the Broken Heart Mountain and the Sanatorium (where you can take a hydro shower or get a massage). Then off to explore the Jeti Oguz valley (Yuri Gagarin's cottage house, yurts, alpine vegetation) or Chong Kyzyl Suu valley with its hot mineral springs and geophysics station built in 1948. After that we will go to tamga village. Tamga was a place where ancient Tibetan monks lived in the 13th century. Dinner and overnight will be in guest house of Tamga village.
Day 4: Tamga - Bokonbaiva - Kochkorka (120km)
Breakfast time is 9 a.m. After breakfast is your free time which you can spend going to the beach till 12 o'clock. Afterwards we start our trip to Kochkorka village by car. Lunch will be served in the house of hunter with eagle in Bokonbaevo village. He hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles (traditional way of nomads hunting). An eagle hunting show can be arranged. Afterwards, we will continue our way to Kochkorka through the Orto-Tokoi water reservoir. At the Kochkorka village we will visit family which makes national Kyrgyz carpet and you will have a chance to participate in its process. You will have a traditional dinner with a local family, accompanied by a special national music show. Night you will spend in the guest house of Kochkorka village.
Day 5: Kochkorka - Son Kul Lake
In the morning we will start our way to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul Lake. We will have lunch on the way. Son Kul Lake situated at a height of 3013 meters above sea level and surrounded by beautiful mountains. This lake is very famous for its relaxing atmosphere as it is situated far from busy cities. After our arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. You will have dinner and overnight in Kyrgyz yurts. It is made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings. Yurts are built without nails.
Day 6: Son Kul (3013m. above sea level)
Breakfast time is 9 a.m. After having breakfast you will have enough free time to see environs, and explore its nature on your own. Horse back riding trip around the shore of lake is also possible. Lunch will be served at 2 pm. Then you will see also ancient petrogliphs and ritual stones of shamans. It is a great chance to get acquainted with nomadic traditions and culture. National dinner you will have in yurt where you spend one night either.
Day 7: Son Kul - Bishkek
The day begins with breakfast at 8 a.m. Then we will drive back to Bishkek city (the capital of Kyrgyzstan). As soon as we are in Bishkek you will have a city tour including lunch. In Bishkek you will see central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the Historical Museum, National philharmonic, Oriental Bazaar, Art Gallery and many others places of interest. You will receive a separate programme, listing all places visited including a brief description. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Check in a Hotel****.
Day 8: Bishkek - Europe
Your tour guide and your driver will meet your at your hotel and after that they accompany you to the International Airpot Manas according to the time of your flight arranged previously.
There is also a list of other Cultural tours:
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 1
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 13 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kemin - Son Kul Lake - At Bashi - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek
Central Asia is waiting for you!!! We preserved our wonderful land not only for young generation but also for people who love traveling. During your tour you will visit ancient Burana Tower, the second largest lake in the world Issyk-Kul; also it includes visiting of the ancient Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle), primeval stone inscriptions, churches, mosques and many others places of interest. Kyrgyzstan is the place of untouched nature and deep traditions and during this trip you will get a chance to merge in this wonderful life. Read the tour...
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 2
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek
This tour includes two most significant lakes in Kyrgyzstan. First of all you will see the largest lake Issyk Kul which is surrounded by mountains. Afterwards you will visit our famous Son Kul Lake that is situated on the altitude of 3016 m. a. s. l. You will sleep in yurts as nomads had been doing for many years and it is a great chance to find out more about Kyrgyz life!!! Read the tour...
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 3
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
During this tour you will see both sides of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes the most known highlights of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many people. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes rapid rivers and ancient architecture. You will get a chance to try something new here and to feel nomadic way of life.Read the tour...
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We recommend you to read it and it will help you to find out everything about Kyrgyzstan and nomad's way of life.
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Trekking, horseback riding, bird watching and all other kinds of tourism are available here.
There are some tours that we can suggest you for trekking in Kyrgyzstan:
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 01
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 02
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 03
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 04
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 05
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 06
Kyrgyzstan trekking tour: Trek 07
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 08
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 09
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 10
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 11
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 12
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 13
Trekking Kyrgyzstan: Tour 14
You trekking tours are available in any part of Kyrgyzstan. While hiking here you see many gorgeous places high mountains azure lakes and fast mountainous rivers. There are about two thousands lakes in Kyrgyzstan and many of them are located highly in mountains. People who are going to have a trek will be provided with an experienced guide-interpreter. In this way your trekking will be without any problems and you will not loose the way. If you have an organized trek by a travel company it is much better for you. Trekking in Kyrgyzstan is an unforgettable time. Kyrgyzstan is known as a perfect place for trekking tour as there all nature conveniences here. And if you will have a trekking tour you will find out it. There are gorges that are not far from Bishkek city and it will take less than one hour to get there. Also you can combine your trekking tour with a cultural tour. Trekking in Kyrgyzstan is a nice chance to find out about life style of Kyrgyz people. You can live with them during your trekking in Kyrgyzstan.
It is much better to be a little acquainted Kyrgyzstan and its life because you will discover another world - the world of nomads. In this book you will find Travel Companies that can arrange you any kind of tours. You can look up there a Travel Company that organize trekking tours in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that arrange horse riding tours in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize trekking in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize rafting tours in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize bike tour in Kyrgyzstan, travel company that organize ski and heli ski tours in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize hiking tours in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize fishing tour in Kyrgyzstan, Travel Company that organize cultural tours to Kyrgyzstan Travel Company that organize Bird watching tours in Kyrgyzstan, etc. It is very important to choose a good Travel Company in Kyrgyzstan. A good TRAVEL COMPANY can organize the best travel for you! And our Travel Company is one of them! It is not very difficult to come here to travel. On the other hand it is better to have a travel company that can help you to schedule your time here. In this way you will not lose time on little things. If you use a travel company the experienced team will organize for you all accommodation in the best places. With the help of a travel company you will be provided with transportation to any place of Kyrgyzstan and you will have more time to travel instead of looking for a bus station. There are many good travel companies in Kyrgyzstan.
In the guide book you can find answers on all your questions concerning travelling in Kyrgyzstan or for example about horseback riding here. Our country has many fantastic places to ride horses. Horseback riding tours gets more popular here. Horse riding tours in Kyrgyzstan are popular for all kinds of tourists. You can have a light horse riding tour in Kyrgyzstan or to have a very difficult one. Kyrgyzstan has many beautiful places to organize these trips. You can have a horse riding tour in hidden places. You will have a horse riding tour along mountain gorges of Kyrgyzstan. During your horse riding tour you will be able to meet herders who still follow nomadic way of life in Kyrgyzstan. They still prefer to live in mountains. And you even spend a night in their dwellings yurts. These people are very hospitable and they like people who have horse riding in Kyrgyzstan because they are proud of their beautiful country and gad that people come here to see it. Usually they offer some national food and drinks and it will make your horse riding in Kyrgyzstan an unforgettable one. Kyrgyzstan horse riding is a perfect chance to have nice time in the harmony of nature. During your Kyrgyzstan horse riding tour you will visit the most amazing gorges of Kyrgyzstan. The gorges of Kyrgyzstan are perfect to have horse riding tours. You will have horse riding in celestial mountains where there are no other people beside nomads. Horse riding in Kyrgyzstan is famous for its well organized time and for its unbelievable beauty. During horse riding tour you can enjoy amazing views and to have trekking in really remote places. Horse riding in Kyrgyzstan is safe because local people are fond of foreigners. They like to invite people to their houses to spend some time with them. Horse riding tour in Tien Shan Mountain will give you the opportunity to discover nomadic Kyrgyzstan! If you go for horse riding in Kyrgyzstan we advice you to take with you your equipment in order not loose time looking for rent. Kyrgyzstan is a real nice place to have horse riding alone or with family and friends. The author says that it is better to have horse riding tour with a help of Travel Company. By this way you will save up a lot of time for horse riding itself. Kyrgyzstan is open for tourists who are looking for adventures and Kyrgyz horse riding and you are always welcome there. The best places for horse riding in Kyrgyzstan are Terskey Mountains located on the south shore of the Issyk Kul Lake. You can find several routes for horse riding in Kyrgyzstan that you can use during your horse riding. During horseback riding tour you will be provided with a tour-guide and driver. Horse riding in Kyrgyzstan is good chance to have cherished vocations and to see many fantastic places! Horse riding tours in Kyrgyzstan are popular among people of all ages and health conditions. The only thing you need to get excellent horse riding in Kyrgyzstan is desire to relax here.
Kyrgyzstan has many different tours for you as horse riding, trekking, bird watching, etc.
There are some tours that we can suggest you for horseback riding in Kyrgyzstan:
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 01
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 02
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 03
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 04
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 05
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 06
Kyrgyzstan horse riding: Tour 07
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 08
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 09
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 10
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 11
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 12
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 13
Horse riding Kyrgyzstan: Tour 14
It is better to travel with a help of travel agency in Kyrgyzstan. A good travel agency in Kyrgyzstan can arrange a perfect tour for you very inexpensively. There are many tour operators in Kyrgyzstan and all of them can really help you. Some of these travel agencies can organize you a cultural tour, a horse riding tour or a trekking tour. It is better to find a travel companies that is famous among travelers. A good Kyrgyzstan travel agency can make travel in Kyrgyzstan unforgettable. Travel companies in Kyrgyzstan have standards tours but all these tours can be changed according to your desire. Some of travel companies can organize a special trip according to your request. You need to write to a Kyrgyzstan travel company your wills and they will arrange a tour for you. You can ask a travel company which places you want to visit in Kyrgyzstan and that's all. You will get a prompt answer from the travel company. After that you can make some changes. Our tour operators are very flexible for tourists. Kyrgyz travel tour operators have good prices for their tourists. And you can completely relay on our tour operators. Kyrgyzstan is popular for its stunning nature and hospitable people. It is also possible to live with local families in Kyrgyzstan. You just should tell about it to your Kyrgyzstan tour operator.
You can go horse riding tour to any part of Kyrgyzstan. Horse riding tour itself allows you see our famous mountain lakes that are situated on the way to gorges. There are about two thousands lakes in Kyrgyzstan and many of them are in mountains. You also will be provided with guide, interpreter and driver. In this way your horse riding will be without any problems and you will not lose the way. Horseback riding in Kyrgyzstan is an unbelievable tour. Kyrgyzstan is known as a perfect place for Kyrgyz horse riding tours. And if you will have a horse riding tour you will find out it. There are gorges that are not far from Bishkek city and you need less that an hour to come there. Also you can combine your horse riding tour with cultural trips. Horse riding in Kyrgyzstan is a nice chance to find out about life style of Kyrgyz people. You can live with them during your horse riding in Kyrgyzstan. Horse riding tour gives you a real chance to feel as if you are nomad. You will be merged in this life. And this time you will never forget!
Travel in Kyrgyzstan is an unbelievable thing! Find out more from these books to enjoy travel as much as possible!!!
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