The Pearls Of Kyrgyzstan 8 days
Group tour with guaranteed departures:
Departure Date №1. July 10, 2019
Departure Date №2. August 07, 2019
*Price includes single accommodation in hotel.
Day 1. Arrival in Bishkek.
Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting at airport. Transfer and accommodation in the hotel after 14:00. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2. Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake (250 km, 5-6 hrs).
Breakfast at the hotel. At 9:00 AM a group gathering in the hotel lobby. Sightseeing program in Bishkek at 10:00 AM: the central Ala-Too Square, Historical Museum, flagstaff (and changing of the guard), statue of in and Freedom Monument, Philharmonic Hall, monument to Manas. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata along the northern shore of Lake Issyk Kul (250 km), the second largest alpine lake in the world after Lake Titicaca in South America. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3. Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Jety-Oguz Gorge - Issyk-Kul Lake (350 km, 7-8 hrs).
Breakfast at the hotel. Round trip to the city of Karakol (Eastern shore of Lake Issyk Kul). Guided sightseeing tour around Karakol: Przhevalski museum, a wooden Orthodox Russian church and impressive wooden Dungan mosque, built without metal nails by the Dungan people. Lunch in Karakol - tasting Ashlyamfu, the national dish of Uighurs and Dungans (noodles with pieces of starch in the sauce). After lunch transfer to the Jety-Oguz Gorge (25 km) with its famous red rocks, The Broken Heart and The Seven Bulls. Drive back to Cholpon-Ata. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4. Issyk-Kul Lake - Museum of petroglyphs - Ruh Ordo - Issyk-Kul Lake - Bishkek (300 km, 6-7 hrs).
Bishkek - Osh (evening flight).
Breakfast at the hotel. Visiting a Museum of petroglyphs, an open-air site with about 2000 petroglyphs dating from 800 BC to 1200AD in Cholpon-Ata. Visiting Ruh Ordo Cultural Center. Transfer to Bishkek and further to “Manas” airport. Evening flight to Osh. Meeting at airport. Transfer and check-in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. Osh (excursions). Transfer Osh - Base Camp of in Peak (290 km, 5-6 hrs).
Breakfast at the hotel. At 09:00 AM a group gathering in the lobby. Guided sightseeing tour around Osh: Suleyman Mountain and Museum, local bazaar. Futher transfer to Mountain Yurt Camp (Base Camp) on Edelweiss Meadow at in Peak foot (3,600 m). Lunch en route (lunch-boxes). Arrival at Base Camp and accommodation in tents. Hike up to Lukovaya (Leek) Meadow (3800 m). Dinner at the Yurt Camp. Overnight in tents.
Day 6. Base Camp and its surroundings.
Breakfast at the Base Camp. A walking trip to lakes across Achik-Tash River Valley. Walking to the yurts of the locals, acquaintance with the life and traditions of Kyrgyz nomads. Lunch and tasting of koumiss. Master class in plov cooking in the evening. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Day 7. Base Camp of in Peak - Osh.
Breakfast at the camp. Transfer to Osh and check-in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8. Osh. Departure.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out until 12:00 AM. Depending on departure time: walking in the city centre, visiting bazaars, leisure time. Departure.
• Accommodation at the hotels with breakfast;
• Accommodation of 2 pax tents in Yurt Camp (tents feature with electricity, wooden flooring, mattresses, blankets, pillows and linens - blanket covers, pillowcases, sheets) and Full board (including hot dish courses; vegetarian meals possible) by professional chefs;
• Sightseeing tours according to the tour program;
• Guide-escort throughout the tour;
• Permits required to visit protected and border areas;
• Comfortable transport with air conditioning during the tour, including airport - hotel - airport transfers;
• Dinner - Master class in plov cooking ;
• Air flight Osh - Bishkek (economy class);
• Lunch in Karakol - tasting national dish Ashlyamfu;
• A bottle of mineral water on each day of the tour;
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.