I would like to offer you a plastic free tour to Issykkul, Songkul lakes, the best views, sights and amazing lake. Here is the program for 8 day tour.
Some Tour Attractions: Bokonbaevo, Boom Gorge, Burana Tower, Issyk Kul Biosphere Reserve, Kochkor, Lake Issyk Kul,Jety-Oguz, Song-kul lake, Jyrgalan valley, Cholpon-ata petroglyphs.
Day 1: Airport pick up. Short Bishkek city tour- we will see Osh Bazaar Lunch/dinner & traditional Kyrgyz concert at Supara national ethnic restaurant(there will be a little show programm) then we will see the panorama(place on top of the mountain, we will see whole Bishkek city). Overnight at Bishkek hotel "Star" 3 star. (Get prepared for a trip)
Day 2: Hike to Ala Archa National park, trekking to waterfall (8 hours) , lunch at Alaarcha park(for lunch we suggest "Shashlik" meet on grill) then we will head to horseriding in Malinovka gorge for two-three hours. (It can be full day of horseback riding)
Overnight at Bishkek hotel "Star".
Day 3: Transfer after the breakfast to Song-kul lake. Horseriding for 2 hours. Overnight at national Yurt near the lake and dinner there.
Day 4: Transfer to Cholpon Ata region which is in Issykkul lake (explore petroglyphs), by the way we will stop at the Burana tower, lunch at Boom mounatins. Relax by the lake. Lunch/dinner & overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 5: Chon Oruktuu hot springs swimming for hour -drive to Karakol - then drive to Jeti Oguz national park. Dinner & Overnight in a guesthouse or in a national Yurt. Lunch on the way and dinner( kuurdak in the Karakol).
Day 6: Barskoon waterfalls- horseriding for two hours to see three beautiful waterfalls.
Then we drive to Fairytale canyon - Bokonbaevo yurt camp. Overnight in a guest house "Paradise"
Day 7: Transfer to Jyrgalan Valley. Hikking there around the valley. Overnight in a yurt.
Day 8: Transfer to Bishkek (450km/6 hours)
End of tour
The price for this tour will be 550$ per person for a group of two. (then it Depends on ammount of people)
Included in price:
- Accomodation (3* hotels, guesthouses, yurts, tent if you would like - for three persons perfect)
- Car (Toyota 4runner 4x4 2005, Nissan pathfinder 4wd 2005, Subaru impera, honda Odyssey 4wd)
- Driver (also a guide with a good english),petrol, drivers expences.
- -three times meals (very optional)
- sleeping bags
Here are attached some pictures of our last tour by this itinerary.