Kyrgyzstan Tour 3

Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3, Kyrgyzstan tours 

Kyrgyzstan: Tour 3
Days of tour: 9
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Places: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Kochkor - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Chon Kemin - Bishkek

Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan opens us chances to start a tour right from Manas International Airport, with the further investigation of the gorge Ala Archa, or it is known as natural park. Being here the guests can find out that locals and ordinary people could not enter the territory of it in the past. Today, it is the perfect location for those fond of nature and mountains, as it is possible to go hiking, climbing here. Then everyone makes a way of 30 minutes back to Bishkek, and goes for the city tour - Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. After investigation of all these sites, the night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor
The next day is devoted to the tour to the Asian Bazaar, full of traditional goods, and just any element you need to buy. Note, that it is required to bargain here, in order to low the prices. Then we travel to the Burana tower, as this is the passing point of getting to the Kochkor village. The Burana is remarkable for being created in the 11th century, surrounded by the stone warriors, balbals. Then, closer to the end of the day we are in the Kochkor village, meeting the local dwellers, always ready to tell us everything we are interested in concerning Kyrgyzstan. Here the famous carpets are made, of different colors and decorations. The night will be at the home of the local family.

Day 3: Kochkor - Son Kul
Son Kul is our next point of the tour, and seems to be high altitude lake, with the height of 3016m above sea level. We always recommend the lake as the site for all to travel here, along the mountains, pastures. The nomads living here usually come here with their herds in order for taking rest and their herds to eat the grass. The night is organized in the yurts.

Day 4: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
In the fourth day of the tour we can witness the famous Tash Rabat, the remarkable caravanserai, which stays right at the cross of the Great Silk Road. In the past times it used to be place, where the traders were doing their job. The complex is said to be named as the Stone Castle in the 14th century. The location is seen in the heart of mountains, on the Tien Shan Mountain range. The height is 3200m above sea level. The tour along the building opens the views of 31 rooms, with thick walls and prison underground. The night will be in the yurts set at the territory of the creation.

Day 5: Tash Rabat - Kochkor
Kochkor is the next destination of the trip, taken by all who travel in Kyrgyzstan. So, this way is made along the Kara Koiun gorge, with lots of yaks and other wild animals there. The animals are main producers of meat and milk. The gorge is identified as the "black valley", due to the snowy territory. Snow is rather common here and basically, the temperature can reach about -50C. Then, we get to the Kochkor village, located at the height of 3000m above sea level. The night will be organized at the home of the locals.

Day 6: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Karakol 
Each tour is created according to the wishes and desires of all the guests, and today we start to travel to the south of Issyk Kul lake. This lake is peculiar for being the pearl of Kyrgyzstan. It is at the altitude of 1600m above sea level, with interesting history. Then the group passes the Bokonbaeva village. Here everyone is able to witness eagle hunting show, with the way to Karakol city. Before that we pass the Jeti Oguz gorge and the Broken Heart mountain. The night is organized in the hotel.

Day 7: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
For all to be at the territory of the northern shore of Issyk Kul lake it is required to travel with our company passing the views of Issyk Kul region, visiting Karakol. The next destination will be the Chon Kemin village, the site known for hospitable people and amazing nature landscapes. At the same time being here it is possible to visit small museums and witness various artifacts and instruments. The night will be in the homestay.

Day 8: Chon Kemin - Burana - Bishkek
Almost the whole day is devoted to the being in the Chon Kemin village. And right here the guests are able to witness unforgettable mountains, wonderful panoramas and of course a chance to get closer to nature. The night will be in the hotel, as we come back to Bishkek.

Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

 
Transport:
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter 


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Entrances to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
- Mineral water supply

Service does not include:
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide