Kyrgyzstan True Nomads Tour 5D4N 2020

Kyrgyzstan True Nomads Trip 2020 5D4N

Best period: June-July-August

Places to visit: Bishkek –Suusamyr- Kilemche-Son-Kul lake- Tash-Rabat- Ala-Archa National park

Season: June 1 – October 15     

Tour summary:

Day 1: Bishkek –Suusamyr –Kyzyl-Oi Village (250 km/5 -6 hrs)

In the morning transfer to sightseeing tour of Bishkek which includes: The Central Square Ala-Too, Historical museum, Oak and Panfilov park, and your last destination will be Osh bazaar, which keeps the spirit of East bazaars. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon transfer from Bishkek to Suusamyr valley with its beautiful scenery, and crossing a mountain pass over then 3000 m high (Too-Ashu). You will drive through the Kara-Balta gorge to gorgeous beautiful Suusamyr valley which is at altitude of 2200 m a/s/l. Great view is guaranteed. Overnight in Guesthouse in Kyzyl-Oi village where you will have fantastic scenery.

Meals: Breakfast/-/-

Accommodation: CBT Guesthouse (shower, indoor toilet)   

Day 2: Kyzyl-Oi Village via Chaek village –Kyzart-Kilemche Valley (200 km/6-7hrs)

Transfer after breakfast to Son-Kol lake via Kyzyl-Oi village which is located in a narrow gorge on the riverside of the powerful Kokomeren River some 40km south of Suusamyr on the road to Kochkor Village and Son-Kol Lake (both in Naryn region), and about 200km from Bishkek. The elevation is 1,800 metres asl; On the way you will be passing one of the most beautiful and fascinating landscape which opens up somewhat to form a hollow ringed by the high red-colored mountains, which gave the place its name. Kyzyl means 'red' and Oi means Bowl in Kyrgyz. Lunch on route at home-stay. After Lunch continue driving to Kyzart Village, where you will take horse riding to Son-Kol Lake, the second largest lake of Kyrgyzstan which is at altitude of 3013 m a/s/l and where you will have possibility to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings and to explore its nature on your own. Horseback riding trip along the shore of the lake is also possible. It is a great chance to get acquainted with nomadic traditions and culture of local people and have an experience to stay in yurts (Kyrgyz Nomadic House which is made of wooden skeleton, felt and nail free). One the way, overnight in Kilemche valley. Dinner and overnight at Yurt camp

Overnight in yurt – 4-6 people in a yurt, facilities are outside (Western toilet, shower with heated water)

 Meals: Breakfast/-/-

Accommodation: Yurt stay (shower, outdoor toilet)

Day 3: Kilemche- Son-Kol Lake

After Breakfast start riding a horse to Son-Kol Lake through Jalgyz Karagay pass (3250m). Lunch in Yurt Camp. Free time before Dinner. Overnight and Dinner in Son-Kol lake at Yurt camp.

FYI: Shepherds from the region use these meadows as summer pastures, let their cattle graze and put up yurts. More than 200 families are spending their summers in yurts scattered around the lake. Locals call Song Kul Lake also “Nomad’s Paradise”. It is an ideal place to try out horse riding, meet shepherds and learn about their nomadic lives, and at the same time enjoy the tranquility of this idyllic landscape. Accommodation and dinner in a traditional Kyrgyz yurt.

Overnight in yurt – 4-6 people in a yurt, facilities are outside (Western toilet, shower with heated water)

Meals: Breakfast/L/-

Accommodation: Yurt Stay (shower, outdoor toilet)

Day 4: -Son-Kol- via Moldo Ashu pass- Naryn town –Tash-Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle)

Breakfast at Yurt Camp

After Breakfast transfer to Tash-Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle) via Moldo Ashu pass. Tash Rabat- Caravanserai which was built on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle from the 15th century). Tash Rabat is located on the heart of Tian Shan Mountains. And it has no analogue in the whole world, because it was made of stones and furthermore it was built inside a mountain on a h 3200 m above sea level. It is one of the cities on the Great Silk Road and this building had been used as hotel and shelter for travelers. In total there are 31 rooms in the mountain. The thickness of walls is 1 m. There are also underground prison cells for ancient thieves. Upon arrival to Tash-Rabat, you will have chance to explore it and enjoy your free time. Lunch in Tash Rabat. Afternoon go for a short hike around Tash Rabat valley mountains for 3-4 hours up to 3200 m to have panoramic view for beautiful photos from birds-eye view Dinner and Overnight in Tash Rabat Yurt camp.

Meals: Breakfast/-/-

Accommodation: Yurt camp (shower, indoor toilet)

Day 5: Naryn-Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle) -Kochkor village-Burana-Ala-Archa- Bishkek (400 km/6-7hrs)

After breakfast drive to Bishkek via Kochkor village, which is the settlement that has been a Silk Road spot for travelers to stop by and pitch their camps, today famous as a handicrafts center and one of the most authentic spots which has successfully preserved ancient customs of Kyrgyz nation. Meet the local people of this beautiful countryside, enjoy the process of making felt carpet 'shyrdak' and learn about ancient traditional craft skills of Kyrgyz people. There will be mainly felt carpets for sale. have lunch at Kyrgyz family where you will have a chance to taste one of the Kyrgyz National Food (which is called Besh-Barmak it means Five finger leaking food) +Folk Show. Afternoon, On the way visit Burana Tower (minaret of 11 century) and the museum under open air of Balbals (stone warriors). Upon arrival to Bishkek. Drive to Ala-Archa where you will be in the alpine gorge through which the fast flowing Ala-Archa River runs, flanked by tall, snow-covered, peaks with steep-sided, forested, mountain slopes and will have a great opportunity to make eye-catching photos of sunset with background to Korona Peak (4860 m) is one of the Kyrgyz Ala Too's most spectacular peaks. Positioned like a magnificent crown at the top of Ak Sai Glacier in the Ala Archa. Hiking in the gorge. Return back to the alpine camp and drive back to Bishkek.  Dinner at local restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: X

 

1pax/$1420

2pax/$755

3pax/ $570

4pax/$480

5pax/$430

6-8pax/390

9-10/$350

Services included into the price:

&O;  Accommodation with breakfast in the stated hotels

&O;  Mineral water 1L per person daily

Folk Show

&O;  Horse trek Day 2-3/Son-Kul Lake (horseman+guide+horses)

&O;  Comfortable AC transport:

Kyrgyzstan: Van 7-8 seats

&O;  Professional English speaking escort guide

&O;  Entrance fees to the monuments.

 

Services NOT included into the price:

&O;  International and domestic flights

&O;  Full board meals: (daily lunches and dinners)

&O;  Visa

&O;  Alcohol and soft drinks

 

&O;   Personal expenses and other expenses not indicated in the program

 

  

Number of days: 5
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: Ø International and domestic flights Ø Visa Ø Alcohol and soft drinks Ø Personal expenses and other expenses not indicated in the program
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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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.