Standard tour 5
Duration of tour: 9 days
Highlights: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi - Suusamir - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Welcome to travel in Kyrgyzstan. On arrival at Manas International Airport you will be picked up by the driver. He will accompany you to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. Standard Tour #5 is worked out for the real nature lovers! You will fall in love with tour destinations included to this standard program. Today you will have an interesting tour of visiting the national Ala Archa park. The distance is just 45 km from the capital. Being there you will be impressed by perfect nature and landscape. You can make a picnic there. Our team is always ready to provide best tours in Kyrgyzstan. It is important to note that before the access to this mountain was strictly controlled by the government. Nowadays it's free so anyone can visit this amazing place and spend nice time. The second half of the day will start by returning to the capital Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and other places. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
After having the great night and hearty breakfast your driver will pick you up at 8 a.m. we will visit the famous Issyk Kul lake. Arriving there you will be amazed how unique Kyrgyz nature is! You will have the opportunity to swim and even do fishing there. There are lots of health resorts. We are sure it will not leave you indifferent. It is important to note that this lake is considered to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m. above sea level. Moving on we will start our trip of driving to Burana Tower where we can see the famous open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). There are lots of legends about this place you will be told more by the guide. After long and busy day you will have the opportunity to take rest in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Rukh Ordo - Karakol
We are ready to provide you the next day of visiting Karakol city. It is one of beautiful cities in Kyrgyzstan. On the route you will have a lot of photos tops and coffee breaks. There are ancient stone inscriptions which were found in 800 B.C by shamans. Don't miss to take photos of them and keep in the memory. After that we will visit Cholpon Ata city and find sacred place as Rukh Ordo. There are different religions which call for respect and tolerance to each other. People used to do pilgrimage there every year. When we arrive in Karakol city we will visit the Dungan mosque as well as wooden old Orthodox Church. Overnight will be spent in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
The tour will start early in the morning. Today you will visit Jeti Oguz gorge (Seven Bulls). There are seven red rocks which are placed in a row. In addition you will notice The Broken Heart Mountain. There are lots of legends of them you will be told in your trip. Walking through remote valleys and gorges you will see beautiful panoramic views. After the hiking we will drive to Bokonbaeva village and get acquainted with a local eagle-hunter. He will share with you some necessary information about eagles and their hunts. You will have the opportunity to take wonderful photos with them. After that we will drive Kochkor and spend the night in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Today we will transfer to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. This is very beautiful lake. In this lake you will never ever found fish. It is important to note that the lake is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Being there you might find wild mountain inhabitants as foxes, hares and even wolves. Don't miss to take interesting pictures and show your friends! Your overnight will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
We will travel to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. This castle was built in the 14th century and situated at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. When you see this castle you will be impressed by its beauty. It actually was built of stone blocks inside a mountain at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. Entering there will give you the opportunity to find 31 rooms in the mountain of 1 m thick. Also you will find there many pits where culprits sentenced to the death there. Of course this place is causes fear but worth to be visited by every traveller. The night will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Naryn
The tour will start by driving to the cold Naryn city. The city is surrounded by mountains from all four wings and considered to be the coldest region in Kyrgyzstan. Since people there love eating meat you will have the opportunity to taste it a lot. Naryn city is famous for its organic meat and food. We recommend you to take warm clothes before you visit this city. Roads there are very perfect and will allow you to take outstanding pictures. You will meet with friendly families and learn more about their culture. Today you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 8: Naryn - Bishkek
Waking up early in the morning we will drive to Kochkor village. The way to this village is famous for its paved roads. It is important to say that these roads are also very beautiful. On your route you will see evergreen forests and landscape of pristine nature. You are going to see mountain pass which are over than 3 000 meters high. Being in Kochkor village you will have the chance to meet with local families and learn how to make Kyrgyz national carpets. You can even make your own carpet too with different colors and art. Then we will back to Bishkek city and spend the night in a hotel. Standard Tour #5 is worked out for the real nature lovers and we hope you enjoyed it!
Day 9: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 975 $
04 pax - 640 $
06 pax - 515 $
08 pax - 450 $
10 pax - 415 $
Single - 125 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 120 $
Full board - 240 $
English speaking guide - 620 $ 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)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide