Easy hiking tour 4
Duration of tour: 7 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoe - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi -Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Welcome to travel in Kyrgyzstan! When you arrive at Manas International Airport you will be met by our representative. He will drive you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. It will take you about 30 minutes. Today's Easy hiking tour 4 will start by visiting the national Ala Archa gorge. It is the famous park which will not leave you indifferent. The Ala Archa gorge is situated on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. The distance is just 45 km from Bishkek city. Moving on you will be inspired by the beautiful panoramic view! In the afternoon we will back to Bishkek city and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. Overnight will be in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
You will have breakfast at 8 o'clock and we start our tour by travelling in Chon Kemin gorge. Being in this place you will have the chance to have a horse riding. We are sure you will like it. Since Kyrgyz land is green you will see the best nature in the world. After that we will drive to Burana Tower. This minaret was found in the 11th century. It is important to note that the Burana Tower was reconstructed a lot. In addition you will see an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. These stone warriors were built for heroes who lost their lives protecting Motherland. You will have a short hiking trip as well. Today your night will be spent in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul northern shore
We are glad to present you 3 hours of easy hiking among the red canyon - Konorchek in this tour. We are sure you will like it. After that we will drive to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. This lake is considered to be famous and always inspires travellers from around the world. Also it is the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level and its length is about 180 km as well as 60 km wide. The Issyk Kul lake is never freezes thus makes it unique. You will have the opportunity to swim as well as relax on sandy beaches. Your night will be in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoe - Semenovskoe - Karakol
Today you will have an interesting trip of seeing ancient stone inscriptions (800 B.C.). They were made by shamans. After that we will continue to drive to Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges! They are unique and connected with each other. Kyrgyz nature is truly unique and inspires everyone who visits the country. On your route you will find wild animals and take photos of them. There are animals as yaks. They used to product milk, wool and meat. Don't miss to take wonderful pictures of panoramic views. Moving on you will see nomadic dwellings - yurts. Then we will continue our trip to Karakol city. Being there we will visit the Dungan mosque which was built without metal ligaments as well as an old wooden Orthodox Church. Today you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Skazka - Kochkor
We will start our day of driving to Jeti Oguz gorge or Seven Bulls. This is the famous heritage of Kyrgyz Republic. There are seven red rocks which are situated in a row. Also there is the Broken Heart Mountain full of unknown legends and myths. We recommend you to spend additional time and go higher for seeing wonderful panoramic view of the gorge. Later on we will drive to the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul for seeing Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon. It is situated about 4 km from the village of Tosor. Skazka canyon is famous for its red sand formation which is really looks like fairytale. Don't miss to capture it! Then we will drive to Bokonbaeva village and meet with an eagle trainer - berkutchi. He will give you the opportunity to see eagle hunting. After an interesting meeting we will continue to drive to Kochkor village and learn how to make Kyrgyz national carpets. Your night will be spent in a homestay.
Day 6: Kochkor - Son Kul
After having a hearty breakfast we will drive to the famous Son Kul Lake. This lake is considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. In the course of tours you will see many lakes like it and get amazed. Also you will visit nomads and learn more about their lifestyle. Son Kul lake is really magical. Some people say if you swim in this lake you will be healed. You will take a lot interesting photos and enjoy your journey. The night will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 7: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Today we will return to the capital - Bishkek. On your route you will be amazed by beautiful background and landscape of the country. Paved roads of Kyrgyzstan are wonderful. You will drive through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan and see best panoramic view as the Tue Ashuu pass which is more than 3000 meters high! We are sure you will not regret being here. We will have a lot of photo stops and coffee breaks as well. The night will be in a hotel.
Day 8: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Museum admissions
- Provision of drinking water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide