Along the Silk Road
Duration of tour: 6 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Kochkor - Son Kul - Kazarman - Osh
Day 1: Bishkek
Burana Tower tour 3 is waiting for you to discover! The driver will meet you at Manas International Airport and transfer to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It is just a 30-minute drive from the airport. This entire day is devoted to a guided tour of Bishkek. It contains visiting Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of wonder. In the afternoon, you will visit Asian Bazaar! It is one of the great opportunities to learn more about local life and take photos on tours. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
The tour will start by transferring to Issyk Kul Lake. This amazing lake is surrounded by the celestial mountains. It's the second largest alpine lake in the world of about 1608 m. above sea level and called "the pearl of Central Asia". On the route you will visit Burana Tower of an 11th century minaret and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). When we arrive in Cholpon Ata town you will visit Rukh Ordo and get inspiration of a cultural and unworldly complex of culture and tolerance of religious variety. Also you can see ancient stone inscriptions belonging to the 800 B.C. These petroglyphs were found more than 2000 years ago by shamans and see a local ethnography museum. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul Lake - Kochkor - Son Kul
We are blessed to inspire you by the next day of visiting Son Kul Lake. It is a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains and considered to the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, located at an altitude of 3 013 meters above sea level. In addition, you will learn more about Kyrgyz nomads and taste national food. We are sure it will not leave you indifferent. The tour will be continued to Kochkor village where you can have some time with a family that will show you the way our national felt carpets are made. In the end of day, your night will be spent in nomadic felt dwellings - yurts.
Day 4: Son Kul - Kazarman
In the morning, we will drive to Kazarman village. On the way, you will face with 93% of Kyrgyzstan mountainous passes. Here you will have an opportunity to see nomadic lifestyle and communicate with Kyrgyz people. You will be impressed by wonderful area of green land and take vibrant photos on tours. The panorama view of the stunning Kyrgyzstan passes will catch attention of our dear travelers. Being here, you will see how amazing nature of past times kept up today. Night will be in a home stay.
Day 5: Kazarman - Osh
The morning will start by travelling to Osh city. The trip will take for about 6 hours. You will pass by the mountain roads and have many photo stops in order to capture memorable time. On the way we will visit Djalal Abad town as well as famous Uzgen Tower built in 11th century by Karakhanids. There are also mausoleums of burial chambers for the rulers. On arrival to Osh city you will visit the most well-known place - Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman Too (Solomon's Mountain) is placed in the center of the city. It is the main place for pilgrimage place of local Muslims. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. Burana Tower tour 3 is finished. Have a safe flight!
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 840 $
04 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 410 $
08 pax - 355 $
10 pax - 320 $
Single - 75 $
Half board - 70 $
Full board - 140 $
English speaking guide - 455 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kazarman - Homestay
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide