Tour around Issyk Kul Lake

DAY 1:

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.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner

Day2

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.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner

Day 3

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.

Day 4

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.

Day 5

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

Number of days: 6
Covered regions:
Bishkek City
Batken
Chuy
Jalal-Abad
Naryn
Osh
Talas
Issyk-kul
Osh City
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: fuel, personal expenses
What to bring: snacks, warm clothes, tent
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.