Tour around Issyk Kul Lake
Meeting at the airport and transfer to Issyk-Kul along the Northern shore (270 km). On the way you will visit the Burana Tower (XI - XII ) – the minaret of the ancient town Balasagun. Continue driving to Issyk-Kul. It is the second largest alpine lake in the world (1600 m. above sea level). Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Karakol. On the way, a visit to an open air museum of petroglyphs (V BC – VIII AD). Sightseeing tour on arrival at Karakol: visit to Russian Orthodox Church, the Dungan mosque which is built without using a single metal nail, and the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky.
Dinner at Uigur family. Kyrgyzstan is multiethnic country and today you will have a chance to taste Uigur food and get acquainted with their culture and traditions. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Bokonbaevo Village. On the way visit Jeti-Oguz Gorge. Hiking in the gorge 2-3 hours. Arrival in Bokonbaevo village. On arrival you will have a chance to watch an eagle/falcon hunting show. It is an ancient tradition of Kyrgyz hunters and a chance to see the beautiful Skazka Canyon Dinner and overnight in a home stay.
After breakfast transfer to Son-Kul lake, 5 hours. Son-Kul is a beautiful place where you can experience a real nomadic life by living in the yurt (Nomadic dwelling) and taste local food. Free time for walking or horse riding. Dinner and overnight are in the yurt.
After breakfast transfer to Bishkek, 6 hours. Make a stop in Kochkor for lunch in a local house. After lunch visiting a felt carpet workshop where you can watch how local women make Kyrgyz national felt carpets. Continue driving to Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel.
Price includes driver and car for the group of maximum four people (excluding fuel, hotel and personal expenses).But I am willing to help to find cheaper hotels(hostel) and tasty food for you
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.