Standard tour 4
Duration of tour: 8 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi - Suusamir - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
The first day of the tour will start on arriving at Manas International Airport. Your driver will wait for you and then accompany to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek (30 minutes from the airport). Standard Tour #4 is a program of 8 days full of adventures! After that we will drive to the Ala Archa national park (45 km from the city). Travelling there will inspire you by the outstanding nature. Kyrgyzstan is the country of unique landscape and clean air. Being there you can have a picnic and enjoy your joyful day. Also you can have a hiking trip and see one of the best panoramic views of the gorge. The second half of the day will start by visiting special places as the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. The night will be spent in a comfortable hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
After a hearty breakfast you will have to be ready at 8 a.m. The driver will pick you up and drive to Issyk Kul lake (The Pearl of Central Asia). There are many attractions to see during the tour route suggested in this standard program. Issyk Kul is one of the most visited lakes in Kyrgyzstan and famous for its visibility of 20 m. In addition this unique lake is never freezes. In the course of tours you will find it the second largest alpine lake in the world with 1608 m. above sea level. There are lots of entertainments as swimming, motor boats, spa and others. Then we will visit Burana Tower. It is historical heritage of Kyrgyzstan which was built in the 11th century. There is famous open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). According to fact stone warriors were made to heroes who died protecting their Motherland. You will have the opportunity to take awesome photos as well. Afterwards your night will be in a homestay.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Rukh Ordo - Karakol
Having a great night, you will have to be ready at 8 a.m. Your driver will pick you up and transfer to Karakol city. On the way you will have coffee breaks and enjoy pristine nature among evergreen forests and mild wind. There are ancient stone inscriptions which were found approximately in 800 B.C by shamans more than 2000 years ago. We will continue to drive to Cholpon Ata city where we can visit the sacred Rukh Ordo complex. This is the unique place where people make pilgrimage every year. You will get acquainted with different religions and learn more about tolerance to them. Moving on we will drive along the northern shore of the lake to Karakol city. On your way you will see perfect roads of wonderful background. Afterwards we will visit the famous Dungan mosque and wooden Orthodox Church. In the end of the day you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today you will travel to Jeti Oguz gorge or Seven Bulls. Since Kyrgyz nature is wonderful you will see seven red rocks which are situated in a row and full of unknown legends. There is the famous Broken Heart Mountain on the back. Don't miss to capture them! Travellers like to see panoramic views thus we recommend you to spend 20 minutes and go higher. Later on we will continue our route to drive in Bokonbaeva village. This village is considered to be home for eagles. You will get acquainted with local berkutchi (an eagle trainer). He will tell you about them in details and allow for eagle hunting. You will see them hunting on foxes, hares, rabbits and other small mountain inhabitants. Over the time we will continue our trip to Kochkor village and learn how to make Kyrgyz national carpets of different art. Your night will be in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
We are glad to present you the next route of visiting Son Kul Lake. Standard Tour #4 is a program of 8 days full of adventures! Son Kul is one of most visited lakes in Kyrgyzstan and considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. The lake is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. The beauty of this lake cannot be described by words. The transparency and high visibility will not leave anyone indifferent. There are green meadows and pastures where cattle graze. In the end of the day you will have the comfortable night in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi
Waking up by among calm and peaceful lake, you will have a hearty breakfast. In addition you can have a hiking tour among its valleys and get inspiration of perfect view. The nature of Kyrgyz Republic is truly enormous. You will get acquainted with local families and explore nomadic lifestyle. There are a lot of wild animals as foxes, hares, wolves and others. Walking through amazing paved roads you will be impressed by virgin nature. Get inspiration of places you have never ever been. After that we will drive to Kyzyl Oi village and see wonderful mountain passes. Overnight will be spent in a home stay.
Day 7: Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
Today we will drive to capital Bishkek city. On the route you will be impressed by wonderful roads and landscape of the country. There are a lot places for photo stops. On the way we will pass by the long mountain passes and reach to the most beautiful panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass. It is important to note that this pass is more than 3000 meters high! We have no doubt you will be inspired! There are a lot of roads like that in Kyrgyzstan. Don't miss to take pictures of them. The night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 8: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 865 $
04 pax - 570 $
06 pax - 460 $
08 pax - 405 $
10 pax - 375 $
Single - 125 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 105 $
Full board - 200 $
English speaking guide - 540 $ 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)
Kyzyl Oi - Homestay
- Provision of drinking water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide