Osh is ethnically diverse, with more than 80 different ethnicities living in its city limits who all contribute to a unique Osh culture. Discover this diversity by tasting some of our favorite local dishes, and hear the stories behind them. Our 2.5-hour food tour offers a minimum of four tastings at different favorite local spots. You'll quickly see — and taste — how Osh is like no other destination in Kyrgyzstan.
∣ Experience the best of traditional Osh food by sampling a minimum of four famous local dishes and snacks.*
∣ Learn about local culture and the important role these dishes play.
∣ Get insider advice on the best local food spots in town.
*A vegetarian menu is available upon request. Inform us in advance (upon booking request) if you or anyone in your group has any food allergies.
Osh Foodie Tour
2.5 Hours | From 10 $
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This foodie tour involves walking between restaurants and cafes. If you prefer transportation by vehicle between eating locations, please let us know. We can provide you the price that includes transportation.
Rising up in the middle of Osh, the UNESCO site of Sulaiman-Too (Solomon's Mountain) is filled with history and legends. We invite you to take part in our interactive journey around Sulaiman-Too with a local, English-speaking guide. Not only will you learn the rich history and stories regarding the sacred mountain and how the city was built up around it, but you'll also gain insight into — and perhaps take part in — the different rituals practiced by local inhabitants and pilgrims. And you'll be able to enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the city.
Don't forget your camera!
∣ Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sulaiman-Too (Solomon's Mountain)
∣ Understand the site's sacred history (pre-Islamic and Islamic) and its historical importance to the town of Osh.
∣ Experience the most spectacular panoramic views of Osh and the nearby Pamir and Alay Mountains.
∣ Understand, witness, and try the rituals practiced by locals you meet along the way.
Sulaiman-Too Walking Tour
1.5 Hours | From 10 $ /person
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If you would like a more specialized tour of Suleiman-Too or other areas in Osh, we can organize customized tours with one of our WFTGA certified guides. Please get in touch with Destination Osh for more details.
Experience the best of Osh in just a few hours. Explore its colorful streets and favorite local spots. Understand the town's diverse history, and how it developed from its Silk Road crossroads origins. Hear the stories and legends of Osh, with a personal look into daily life from your local English-speaking guide. Your local guide will share with you fascinating details of Osh that you'll never discover in any guidebook.
* donation-based tour is a great orientation to Osh and all our diverse city has to offer!
On this 2.5 hour, you will see:
∣ Central Square and “Big in” statue
∣ Soviet mosaics, murals, and public art
∣ Russian Orthodox Church
∣ WWII and Chernobyl memorials
∣ Major architecture along in Street
*Average tour length; recommended donation=400 KGS/person
Osh City Walking Tour
2.5 Hours | Donation-Based*
*recommended donation: 10 $ /person
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Note: A portion of the donations earned on this tour goes to supporting Destination Osh and its work as a social enterprise that engages in community activities and in supporting tourism development in the city.
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.