Easy hiking tour 2
Duration of tour: 6 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoe - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Skazka -Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan! When you arrive at Manas International Airport your driver will wait for you and then accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek (30 minutes from the airport). The Easy hiking tour 2 will start by visiting Ala Archa gorge. It is the wonderful park which is situated on a spur of Tian Shan mountain range. The distance from capital is about 45 km. you can make a picnic and enjoy your vacation. Also you will have the chance for a hiking trip. In the afternoon we will back to Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. If you have time we can visit the largest shopping malls as Bishkek Park, Asia Mall, Dordoi Plaza and others. The night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
Having a hearty breakfast at 8 o'clock we will start our tour to Chon Kemin gorge. Being in this village you will be met by locals and try your skills on horse riding. Kyrgyz horses are really strong and endurant. Moving on we will visit the ancient Burana Tower. It is the sacred minaret which was found in the 11th century. Also there is an open air museum of Balbals - stone warriors. It is important to note that stone warriors were made for brave heroes who died protecting their Motherland. After an interesting trip we will have a short hiking and enjoy the night in a homestay in this tour.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul northern shore
We are glad to start the next route of visiting Konorchek canyon. You will have the opportunity to walk 3 hours on red sandy rocks and enjoy. After that you will drive to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake which is considered to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level. It is important to note that its length is about 180 km and it is 60 km wide. The lake is also called "the pearl of Central Asia". The Issyk Kul lake is famous for its healing properties and thus it never freezes. Today you will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoe - Semenovskoe - Karakol
We will have the tour of exploring ancient stone inscriptions which appeared by shamans in 800 B.C. Then you will continue your trip of visiting Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges. On your way you will be impressed by its views. Originally they are connected with each other thus it makes them unique. You will have a lot of photo stops and enjoy amazing background. After that we will continue our way along the northern shore of the lake to the Karakol city. We will visit the Dungan mosque which was constructed in Chinese style without nails and also old wooden Orthodox Church. The night will be spent in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Skazka - Bishkek
Today we will travel to Jeti Oguz gorge or Seven Bulls. You will see seven red rocks situated in a row. On its back you will see the famous Broken Heart Mountain. If you spend 20 minutes in hiking you will see one of the best panoramic views. After that we will continue to drive to Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon which is about 4 km from the village of Tosor. Being there you will be impressed by red sandy rocks and enjoy its mysterious formations. Then we will drive to Bokonbaeva village and meet with local eagle-hunter - berkutchi. He will teach you how to behave with eagles. It is important to say that to be berkutchi is not easy as it seems to. This unique skill is passed from generation to generation. You can also take photos with them and have pleasant tours in Kyrgyzstan. Afterwards we will return to Bishkek city and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 6: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 725 $
04 pax - 475 $
06 pax - 380 $
08 pax - 335 $
10 pax - 305 $
Single - 85 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 390 $ per group
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
- Museum admissions
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide