Name: Kyrgyzstan diamond 2
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin- Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor - Son Kul - Suusamir - Ala Archa - Bishkek
During the tour you can learn more about the culture of the nomadic people. And also get closer to horses during an horse riding along a picturesque gorge. Tours in Kyrgyzstan are a great opportunity to learn the lifestyle of the nomadic people. It is a great time to spend vacation closer to nature.
Day 1: Bishkek
Upon arrival to airport you will met and transferred to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. The road to Bishkek city will take 40 minutes. The tour will start by visiting Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. Moreover you will have an opportunity to visit Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to buy national staffs and take colorful photos. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In course of the tour you will drive Chon Kemin gorge today. During the drive you will have a stop to visit Burana Tower of 11th century and an open air museum of Balbals also known stone warriors. After having excursion on this site you will continue drive to Chon Kemin gorge. Upon arrival you will have horse riding activity among high mountains and evergreen forest. During the ride you will be impressed by the panorama view of the gorge. The night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
Issyk Kul lake is your next sight for travel. This lake is famous due to being the second largest alpine lake in the world as well as possesses curative quantities. This lake is situated on the altitude of 1 608 meters above sea level. Moreover this lake has another name "the pearl of Central Asia". A lot of years go this lake used to be a sacred one. You will see mountains from all four wings. After it you will drive to the southern part of the lake to explore Karakol town. On the way visit a place with ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. Overnight is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today you will visit Jeti Oguz gorge. This sght is popular due to its interesting red rock formation. The name of this gorge related to its shape due to this name has the meaning of Seven Bulls. In addition you will have an opportunity to witness the Broken Heart Mountain you can also hike 20 minutes to see one of the most scenery panorama views of the gorge. Then you have a break at Bokonbaeva village. Tourists love to be here due to the local eagle-hunter. He hunts with the help of eagle by using traditional way of hunting. Afterwards is transfer to Kochkor village. You will be spend a night in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
In Kochkor village a local family will teach you how to make Kyrgyz national felt carpets. You can make your own carpet as well. In addition you can visit a small handicraft museum there where you will find silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many others. Afterwards you will drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul. This is a very beautiful lake surrounded by mountains at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level.
Day 6: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Today we will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city. You will pass through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan and enjoy wonderful views of impressive mountains and gorges. On the way you can see panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass. It is more than 3000 meters high! You will enjoy one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. Being there you will have the opportunity to take many vibrant photos. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
The day will start by visiting Ala Archa gorge. It will take 45 km from the capital. This amazing gorge lies on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. Being there you will have the opportunity to have a short hiking trip and even make picnic. Then we will return to Bishkek. Today you will spend the night in hotel.
Day 8: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 855 $
04 pax - 570 $
06 pax - 450 $
08 pax - 390 $
10 pax - 350 $
Single - 125 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 105 $
All lunches and dinners - 210 $
English speaking guide - 535 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide