Standard tour 3
Duration of tour: 7 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Suusamir - 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 of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. The road will take about 30 minutes. Standard Tour #3 offers you a wide range of activities that you will certainly enjoy! The first half of the day will be dedicated to visiting Ala Archa gorge. This is the unique park which is situated on a spur of Tian Shan range. The road will take just 45 km. In the course of a tour you will be impressed by wonderful landscape of untouched nature and get inspiration of the gorge. On the second half of the day you will return to Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. Overnight will be spent in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
After a hearty breakfast you will be picked up at 8 a.m by your guide. Today we will drive to the famous Issyk Kul lake. There are many places to stop over during the tour route offered in this standard program. It is defined to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m. above sea level. Being there you will have the chance to heal your body in spa and hot spring. There are lots of entertainments where you can enjoy on motor boats and play volleyball on hot sandy beaches. After that we will drive to Burana Tower and see an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Actually the minaret was built in the 11th century and reconstructed for many times. Don't miss to take wonderful photos! Afterwards we will have national dinner and spend comfortable night in the best hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Rukh Ordo - Karakol
We are glad to present you the next morning tour of visiting to Karakol city. On your way we will have the opportunity to have breaks for photo stops and see ancient stone inscriptions of 800 B.C. It is important to note that these petroglyphs were made more than 2 000 years ago by shamans. Later on we will drive to Cholpon Ata. When we arrive you will get acquainted with the sacred Rukh Ordo center. This is the unique place where you can see culture and tolerance to different religions. Driving along the northern shore of the lake to the Karakol city, we will visit Dungan mosque and old wooden Orthodox Church. You will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today we have a plan drive to Jeti Oguz gorge. Standard Tour #3 offers you a wide range of activities that you will certainly enjoy! It's famous for its seven red rocks formations. There is the Broken Heart Mountain. We would like you to spend a few times and go higher to see wonderful panoramic view of the gorge. After that we will visit Bokonbaeva village and get acquainted with an eagle trainer. He will teach us some tricks of behaving with eagles. Later we will drive to Kochkor village and get the master class of making Kyrgyz national carpets. You can create your own carpet as well. The night will be in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
In the morning we will visit the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. We are sure you will be impressed by its perfection. On the way you will see the lake surrounded by celestial mountains and lies at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. It is one of the big opportunities to get acquainted with local families and exchange culture. You will see wild mountain inhabitants as fox, hares and even yaks. Green meadows and pastureland will inspire you. Get free exploring best places of Kyrgyzstan! Later on you will spend the night in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Getting known Kyrgyz hospitality you will be impressed by driving to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. In the course of your tours you will see how perfect and great paved roads. They look awesome among evergreen forests and flora. In addition you will have many breaks for photo stops. Over the time you will pass by impressive mountains and gorges and see one of attracting panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass. It is more than 3000 meters high! We have to admit that this road is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. Your travels with our team will be memorable! The night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 7: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 825 $
04 pax - 545 $
06 pax - 440 $
08 pax - 390 $
10 pax - 360 $
Single - 110 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
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)
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide