Name: Kyrgyzstan diamond 3
Duration: 9 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
Kyrgyzstan is a country of beautiful nature and hospitable people of you. During the tour you will explore all the sights that are tourists want to visit. A tour in Kyrgyzstan is a great opportunity to see the incredible beauty of the mountains on which you can see the white tops cleverly sprinkled with white chocolate.
Day 1: Bishkek
Guide will meet and accompany you to Bishkek to have a city tour. In course of the tour you will have an opportunity to visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many other places of interest. Moreover you will have a chance to visit the real Asian Bazaar where you can immerse in these colors. You will have a lot of chances to take photos of local life. You will be amazed by the view of noisy and colorful intricacies of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
Toad your destination is Chon Kemin gorge. During the drive to it you will have a stop to visit Burana Tower also known as minaret of 11 century and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). After you will end to explore this site we will continue our drive to Chon Kemin gorge. Practically all tours in Chon Kemin gorge end up by having horse riding through a mountain forest, where on the top you will see the panorama view of the gorge. The night will be in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
Toady you ill drive to the second largest alpine lake in the world. This lake is situated on the altitude of 1 608 m. above sea level. Moreover you will interested to know that Issyk Kul also known as the pearl of Central Asia. Many centuries ago people worshiped this place. Issyk Kul Lake is lays among the mountains. You will be transferred along the whole northern shore and arrive to Karakol town. Also we will visit today a place with ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
In curse of the tour you will explore Jeti Oguz gorge that also known as Seven Bulls. This sight is famous due to the red rock and interesting formation. Also you will have an opportunity to hike to Broken Heart Mountain. To enjoy the view of the top of the mountains the hiking will take 20 minutes. After it you will have break in Bokonbaeva village. This place attracts tourists due to the local eagle hunter that lives here. He uses traditional nomadic way of hunting. In other words he hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. Then is transfer to Kochkor village. Night is in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
The day will start by witnessing the process of creating our national felt carpets. During this travel you will have a great opportunity to learn this art and even create your own carpet together with them. To make your carpet more interesting you can add different colors and then all together we will beat it in a special way to make the beautiful carpet. Moreover you will have an opportunity to visit a small handicraft museum there. During the excursion you will be impressed by the examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. After it you will drive to the next destination of the tour. Tours to Son Kul are very popular. It is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. While being in the encircled by mountains the lake is located on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Night is in the yurt.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake
Toady you will spent time at Son Kul Lake. While being here you will ride a horse and meet real nomads. This is a great chance to know more about nomadic traditions, culture and hospitability. Nomads are very hospitable people due to it thy always will invite to the yurt to drink cup of the tea. They like to communicate and meet new people therefore they are always happy to speak with them. One of the main laws of nomads is hospitality- "Guest is sent by God". This is the reason why they can't let you pass without having a rest with them. Night is in the yurt.
Day 7: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Today you will drive back to Bishkek. The road will go through the southern part of the country. On the way to the capital city you will enjoy picturesque view and breathtaking scenery of the nature. While passing Tue Ashuu pass that is 3000 meters high you will witness impressive panorama view. This pass is one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. While drive to Bishkek you will have a lot of stops to capture these views and make your photos on that background. These moments will forever be imprinted in your memory with winding roads, amazing views, nomads, high mountains. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
During the travel you will have an opportunity to have a tour in Ala Archa gorge. It is National Park that at Soviet Union time only V.I.P. people had permission to be there. Ala Arch gorge is located on the spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. This distance from Bishkek is only 45 km. You can have short hike to see the panorama view of the gorge. Then you will return to Bishkek. Overnight is in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 960 $
04 pax - 650 $
06 pax - 530 $
08 pax - 460 $
10 pax - 420 $
Single - 145 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 635 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 30 $ 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)
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Son Kul
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide