Tour’s name: Wonders of Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 6 days
Day 1: Bishkek
You will be met by your driver at Manas International Airport, then you will transfer to Bishkek. Bishkek is the largest city in Kyrgyzstan, as well as the modern cultural, political and economic center of the Republic. The road will take about 30 minutes to reach the capital. You will explore today the highlights of the amazing city. You will discover following sights: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, you will also explore other sites. In course of the tour you will visit amazing attractions, which allures travelers and citizens Asian Bazaar! Asian Bazaar is truly a celebration of life! This is a national color, striking with exoticism and richness, bright colors, game colors, intoxicating flavors, endless rows of Oriental sweets. The night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Alamedin gorge – Bishkek
The destination of the day is Alamedin gorge. The gorge is beautiful of amazing nature and very long, notable for hot radon springs and a waterfall. While travelling in the outstanding gorge you will observe cows, sheep, and horses and see the yurts. The Yurt is a portable dwelling widely used by Mongolian, Siberian and Asian nomads. The place abounds in beautiful nature, sea buckthorn, flowers and shrubs. Your eyes will open a fabulous landscape of a beautiful place. In summer, the pleasant climate, greenery and sunny weather makes it pleasant to hold a picnic. You will have a picnic near this waterfall. You will enjoy spending time here, relax from the noisy city, and breathe fresh air. In the end of the tour you will be transferred to Bishkek.
Day 3: Bishkek – Konorchek – Chon Kemin
You will transfer today to the fabulous Boom gorge. This is a connecting gorge that connects the Chui and Issyk-Kul valleys. One of the largest rivers of the Tien Shan Chu flows in the gorge. Boom has a variety of landscapes. During the tour, you will be able to observe the green slopes covered with trees and shrubs, a stormy and full-flowing River, usually bright blue, creates an unforgettable impression of visiting this place. On the way you will stop on the gorge to visit the Canyon, that is situated inside Boom gorge. Konorchek is spectacular canyon with red cliffs, picturesque landscapes. This amazing place is a real miniature Kyrgyz Grand Canyon. You will hike to reach the Canyon and it will take about 2 hour one-way. When you will reach the destination you will enjoy the view, you will have a chance to marvel here about one hour. You will cross over some big stones about 3-4 times. After exploring this territory you will head on to Chon Kemin gorge. Night will be in the homestay.
Day 4: Chon Kemin – Issyk Kul lake northern shore
This day you will head to the ethereal mountain lake Issyk Kul. The beautiful lake is shrouded in legends and stories. There is a hypothesis that Issyk Kul means hot lake in translation from the Turkic language. And the lake is actually "hot": due to its properties, it does not freeze even in winter. This is due to the salinity of the water, the large reserves of heat that the water column retains, and the relatively cold local winters. En route you will stop in Cholpon Ata to visit amazing ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). They depict scenes of predators attacking animals, scenes of walking and horse hunting, riders on horses and camels, and numerous images of people. In this area you can admire the beauty of Issyk Kul Lake. Night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 5: Issyk Kul – Grigorievskoye – Semenovskoye – Karakol
After breakfast you will transfer along Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges! These two spectacular gorges are linked at the end. They are one of the best the attractions of Kyrgyzstan and are one of the mandatory excursions for tourists who rest on Issyk-Kul. During the tour you will start drive in at one gorge and will drive out through the other one! In the trip you will meet local people, observe the amazing nature, and observe the yurts. It is considered one of the best sites to relax from the civilizations. After it you proceed your journey driving on the northern side of the lake to explore the town Karakol. You will discover Dungan mosque. This is a rather specific building associated with the large Dungan Diaspora in Karakol, which has a history of more than 100 years. In the end of the tour you will also visit the famous highlight wooden Orthodox Church. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Karakol – Kegen
In the morning is transfer to Kazakh border.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 720 $
04 pax – 460 $
06 pax – 365 $
08 pax – 320 $
10 pax – 290 $
Single – 85 $
Half board – 75 $
Full board – 150 $
English speaking guide – 445 $ per group
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide