Kyrgyzstan tour 2

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

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 

You can't imagine how many marvelous places you are going to see! There is saying among the experienced travelers « You have not seen the world, if you haven't seen Central Asia". You will visit during your tour: the ancient Tower of Burana, prehistoric stone carvings, the 2nd world's biggest lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the ancient Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), churches, mosques and many other sights. You will find out about the nomadic life, taste national dishes and drinks. Kyrgyz republic is the place of deep traditions and untouched nature.

 
Tour summary:

Day 1: Bishkek city

From the International Airport of Manas you will be collected by your guide and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). The drive from the Airport to Bishkek city takes half an hour. Upon arrival you will have a breakfast. This day will be entirely destined to Bishkek guided city tour. Lunch is included. This sightseeing tour concludes the visiting of  Ala-Too Central Square, the Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, Oak Park (Duboviy Park), Victory Square (Pobeda Square), Art Gallery, National Philharmonic, Osh Bazaar and many other interesting places and monuments. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock in the evening. In the hotel**** you will spend the night.

Day 2: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will start the day with breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock in the morning in the hotel. Transfer (120km) is from Bishkek City to the Valley of Chon Kemin by car. You will have a short excursion in picturesque Issyk - Ata Gorge after having traditional lunch. En route to Chon Kemin we stop to visit Burana Tower - minaret of 11 century A. D. and Balbans (stone warriors) open air museum. At 7 o'clock in the evening we will arrive in the Guesthouse of Kalmak - Ashuu. You will be served dinner after having checked in.

Day 3: Chong Kemin - Son Kul Lake
This morning we will be transferred to the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyz republic - Son Kul. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this magnificent area for rest and relaxation. Naryn Region herders come to the lake to use it as summer grassland. Son Kul Lake is surrounded with the mountains. It is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level and is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. On the way, lunch will be taken. You will be free to walk around and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surrounds after our arrival. Dinner and overnight stay are in the collapsible nomadic abodes - yurts. Yurts are built without nails.
They are made out of wooden frame that is covered with felt. 

Day 4: Son Kul Lake
Your breakfast will be served at 9 o'clock in the evening. This day you have a spare time at Son-Kul Lake and you will have an opportunity to explore its nature on your own. It is a great chance to get acquainted with nomadic traditions and culture. Along the lake you can ride on a horse or just relax in the atmosphere of wild and calm natural world. At 2 p.m. lunch is served. Today you will also visit the site of shamans' ritual stones and ancient petroglyphs. In original nomadic houses - yurts, dinner will be served. In yurts, as nomads, you will spend the night. 

Day 5: Son Kul Lake - At Bashi
At 8 o'clock in the morning after fortifying breakfast we leave Son Kul and continue our way (200km) to the Valley of At Bashi. Offered through the views of untouched nature you will be carried away by the amazing sceneries. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock in the evening. The night will be spent in the yurt camp.

Day 6: At Bashi - Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle from the 14th century)
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock in the morning. Pack your luggage. After that we will be transferred from At - Bashi to the Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) on the Great Silk Way. Tash Rabat is situated at a height 3200 m. above sea level, at the very heart of Tian - Shan Mountains. This structure has no world's analogues, because it was constructed out of stones and what's more, it was partly built inside the mountain. Totally there are 31 rooms that are joined with mazes. There are also dungeons for medieval prisoners.  The walls width is about one meter. You spend this night in yurts nearby Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Dinner is served at 7 o'clock in the evening.

Day 7: Tash Rabat - Kochkor valley
Fortifying breakfast. Transfer (185 km) is from Tash Rabat Caravanserai to Kochkor Village. You will meet a family in Kochkorka Village that will show you the way of national felt carpets production. During felt show you even could create your own carpet together with them. Traditional dinner, with a local family, will be accompanied with national music performance. In the Guesthouse of Kochkor you will spend this night.

Day 8: Kochkor valley - Tamga village
At 8 o'clock in the morning your breakfast is served. Transfer (200 km) from the Village of Kochkor to Issyk-Kul Celestial Lake (1608m.above sea level). Issik - Kul is the 2nd world's largest mountain lake. The nickname for this lake is "Central Asian Pearl". We will drive through the gorgeous valley and you will pass water collecting reservoir of Orto Tokoi. In Tamga Village, as soon as we arrive, you will have a rest on the lake's southern beach. Owing to the salty water, Issyk Kul possesses curative properties. In Tamga Guesthouse, at 7 p.m. your dinner is served. The night will be spent in Tamga. 

Day 9: Tamga - Karakol
At 8 o'clock in the morning breakfast is served. Till 12 p.m. you have spare time for swimming in the lake. Then you will start your trip by car to Karakol town. Lunch will be taken in Karakol. Today you will have Karakol guided city tour. This sightseeing tour concludes the visit of the museum of one of the worlds greatest explores - M.N. Przewalski, whose biggest achievements were in crossing of  Taklamakan great desert and the discovery of more than 4000 animal species, including Przewalski horse. This will be followed by the visit of the Orthodox Church that was constructed at the end of 19th century. After that, you will visit the Dungan Mosque that was built without using a single metal nail in the Chinese style. In the Guesthouse the night will be spent. Dinner is at 8 o'clock in the evening. 

Day 10: Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol
Fortifying breakfast. Transfer by a heavy Russian military 4WD vehicle from Karakol town to the Gorge of Altin Arashan. Altin Arashan ("Golden Spa") is one of the most famous beautiful gorges in Kyrgyzstan even according to the high Kyrgyz standards. You will take lunch in the gorge of incredible beauty after bathing in the hot water springs (there are some special little cabins). 1 hour hiking in the gorge. Afterwards you will be transferred to Karakol. The night is in the guesthouse. Dinner is at 7 o'clock in the evening. 

Day 11: Karakol - Cholpon Ata
At 8 o'clock in the morning breakfast is served. You will be transferred to Cholpon Ata health resort center of Issik - Kul after having breakfast. The trip (120km) will be along the sparkling pearl of Central Asia northern shore. At 1 p.m. we will make a short break on the way, during which you could enjoy your lunch in relaxed ambiance. This day you will be given also the opportunity to visit ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) inscriptions on the stones, including the local museum. This museum is devoted to the Lake of Issyk-Kul. During another break you will be able to enjoy the beauty of the lake in full, when you go on one hour cruise on the steam boat. At 7 p.m. in the hotel, where you will also spend the night, your dinner will be served. 

Day 12: Cholpon Ata - Bishkek
Breakfast is served at 8 o'clock in the morning. Till 11 o'clock you have a spare time on the beach. Through the stunning Boom Gorge you will be transferred (280km) by car to Bishkek city. A farewell dinner is served at 7 o'clock in the evening. In the hotel**** the night will be spent. 

Day 13: Bishkek - Europe
At the time arranged beforehand, according to your flight details you will be transferred to Manas Airport.
 
 
There is also a list of other Cultural tours:

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga - Bokonbaevo - Kochkor Village - Son Kul Lake - Bishkek City 

The present tour uncovers for you the great chance to discover the land of marvelous heavenly mountains that located in the heart of Central Asia. Along the Great Silk Road passing through the impressive Tian - Shan mountain range the whole tour goes. Our wild nature, untouched places, and unforgettable ancient sights could really stun your imagination. You will be taken back to the time of nomadic life, their traditions, culture and food, while visiting the world's 2nd largest mountain lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the charming Son Kul Lake, situated on a high plateau in the centre of Kyrgyzstan (3013 meters a. s. l.). Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

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 

You can't imagine how many marvelous places you are going to see! There is saying among the experienced travelers « You have not seen the world, if you haven't seen Central Asia". You will visit during your tour: the ancient Tower of Burana, prehistoric stone carvings, the 2nd world's biggest lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the ancient Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), churches, mosques and many other sights. You will find out about the nomadic life, taste national dishes and drinks. Kyrgyz republic is the place of deep traditions and untouched nature. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 15 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

Celestial Kyrgyzstan is waiting for you. We developed special tour that covers the south of Kyrgyzstan as well as its northern part. It is ideal tour for those travelers, who like nature. You will see during this tour famous Sary Chelek and Son Kul Lakes. You will spend the nights not only in guesthouses and home stays, but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made out of wood and covered with felt. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 4

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek 

This transit tour was specially developed for those people who have journey from Kashgar to the Chinese - Kyrgyz border (on Torugart Pass) and then to Bishkek city (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). You will have an opportunity to live in the hidden places that are completely far away from busy civilization during the main part of this adventure. You will have time to relax in Son Kul Lake calm atmosphere and you will also visit famous Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) that was built inside the mountain. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 5

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 5 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Cholpon Ata - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga 

We would like to offer you tour that comprises the visiting of the most well-known Kyrgyz places of interest. This adventure gives you the opportunity to visit the Tower of Burana that was built at the end of 11th century A. D.; also you will see the treasure of Central Asia - Issik Kul Lake, which is the 2nd world's biggest lake. We are going also to show you ancient (dated to the 8 century B.C.)  petroglyphs and many other marvelous tourist attractions.  Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 6

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

The celestial mountains and two the most famous lake in Kyrgyz Republic are waiting to be visited. During this adventure, at first you will see famous Son Kul Lake that is situated on the altitude of 3016 m. above sea level. As nomads did for many years, you will sleeps in yurts and it is a great chance to find out more about the Kyrgyz nomadic culture. After that you will visit the biggest lake of the republic - Issyk Kul that is surrounded with mountains that form a ring around it. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

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 

We would like to offer you remarkable tour, during which you will be able to visit the northern and southern parts of Kyrgyz republic. The present adventure comprises the most renowned Kyrgyz places of interest, which attract so many travelers from all over the world. It is a nice opportunity to feel yourself as if you are a real nomad. You will see the heavenly mountains of the republic, its alpine lakes and ancient architecture that is identified with the Great Silk Way. Read the tour...

 

There is also a list of other trekking tours:

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 01

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Are you looking for new positive impressions and bright souvenirs? You will absolutely not find such a magnificent and beautiful place as Kyrgyzstan! Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for trekking over incredible mountains and through unforgettable gorges. There is the second largest mountainous lake in the world Issyk - Kul on the way. You will experience the nomadic style of life far away from the hectic of busy and stuffy cities. You will simply LOVE the way this tour has been organized. This tour is for people who want to discover the land of nomads. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 02

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Jukku gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu - Djeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Issyk Kul - Bishkek city

It is an impressive tour where you will not only see dissimilar kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul, but also experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our idyllic mountains! During this trip you will have trekking in a wild nature, amid striking gorges, mountains and celestial lakes - believe us this sightsee is right for you. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 03

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days
 
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city

Our company will help you to explore "A second Switzerland of Central Asia". Kyrgyzstan is a unique country lying at the heart of Central Asia. This makes Kyrgyzstan a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: extensive steppes, emerald fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, rapid rivers, a large quantity of flora and fauna with many rare and endangered species, historical and archeological places related to the Great Silk Road and natives preserving the traditions of their nomadic ancestors. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 04

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek City

All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world. You were looking for a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is a memorable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest celestial lake, but also get a taste of the traditional nomad's life while hiking along the Great Silk Road. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 05

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

During this overwhelming tour you will have a great chance to experience yourself as if you as a real nomad. Also You will be able to visit the most striking parts of Kyrgyzstan. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. This tour includes the most outstanding highlights of Kyrgyzstan that welcome so many groups of people from diverse countries. Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 06

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

This trip will comprise trek among beautiful gorges, mountains and celestial lakes in a wild nature. Believe us this tour is right for you! It is an unforgettable expedition where you experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our heavenly mountains; you will not only see different kinds of mountains, but also the world's 2nd largest alpine Lake Issyk - Kul! Read the tour…

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 07

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek

We made a special tour and we want to present this perfect tour for tourists who like natural world and trekking. During this tour you will see our famous lake and real nomads. You will sleep not only in guesthouses but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt. The journeying will take place on the southern shore of Issyk - Kul Lake. Welcome to our Celestial Kyrgyz Republic! Read the tour…