Gastronomic tour 3
Duration of tour: 7 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Issyk Kul - Bokonbaevo - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Altyn Arashan - Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Happy to meet you in Kyrgyzstan, in the very first place of the tour - Manas International Airport. This is the place of departure to Bishkek, the capital of the country. Here everyone will be invited to see the following places - Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic. Then the trip continues with a way to Asian Bazaar, boost with energy here! It is rather noisy, but a lot of essential things can be bought here. Gastronomic Tour #3 presents very tasty food Central Asian cuisine is famous for. Today we offer making a taste of the Uzbek food. The hotel is booked for the night.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bokonbaevo
Guests are free to make a witness of the Burana tower. It is one of the main testimonies of the Kyrgyz people, with balbals standing in a row and around the monument. Originally it was 45m high, with constant threats it became about 21m high. Then the route goes to the south of Issyk Kul Lake. Being at the altitude of 1600m above sea level it is surrounded by the mountains, which opens great opportunities to take hiking trips. Then we make a way to Bokonbaevo village. It is known to be the location of the eagle hunting shows. People come here with an aim to see a breath-taking hunting of the bird. You will appreciate delicious food during Gastronomic Tour #3. The day is devoted to Kyrgyz cuisine, with the night in the home of the locals.
Day 3: Bokonbaevo - Jeti Oguz - Karakol
Jeti Oguz gorge is the place where guests are driving at. Being here everyone can notice the redness of the stones of the gorge. Being in the form of the bulls, the gorge has a legend of emergency, which will be told in a tour. Then we make a way to Broken Heart Mountain. It is right near the gorge and doesn't take too much time for reaching. Guests drive to the town Karakol and visit the testimonies of various religions, the Dungan mosque and the Orthodox Church. Being here it is possible to feel that mainly religions stay side by side. Gastronomic Tour #3 presents very tasty food Central Asian cuisine is famous for. Today visitants will try Dungan food. The stay is at the locals.
Day 4: Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol
The day starts with the route to Altin Arashan Gorge. Today they will immerse in nature, as the gorge may be seen at the Tien Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan. Being here guests will have a picnic, enjoying the landscapes of Tien Shan firs, along with it there will be given an opportunity to go hiking. Panoramas are amazing here. The day ends with a way back to Karakol, the night in the boarding house and the dinner in the style of Uighur cuisine.
Day 5: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
We are glad to show the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. It is the second highest lake after lake Titicaca in South America. The local people greatly care the lake and consider it to be of the sacred meaning. Moreover, it is the biggest alpine lake in entire Central Asia. Guests can swim in the lake, enjoy pure breeze, take a boat cruise. The boarders travel to the Chon Kemin village. There is a gorge greatly suiting the wandering and enjoying the excursion to the local museum. It is the home for handicraft, music instruments and various ancient items. The day is of the Kyrgyz cuisine, with a stay at the home of the local people for the night.
Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Chon Kemin is the village visited by a lot of people with a desire to ride a horse. The territory of the village is located in the gorge of the same name. The local people of Kyrgyzstan will show the way of communication with a horse as it is extremely necessary to know and find the right way of communication. Being on the horse it is possible to make a tour along the mountain forest of the gorge. There will be provided about 3 hours for the ride. Then goes the way back to Bishkek and night in the hotel. The dinner will be in the restaurant of Korean food.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 965 $
04 pax - 680 $
06 pax - 590 $
08 pax - 535 $
10 pax - 505 $
Single - 100 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Bokonbaevo - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Admission tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide