Travelling in Kyrgyzstan

Travelling in Kyrgyzstan

Duration: 10 days

Category: off-road tour (Kyrgyzstan)

Best season:  June– August

Group size: any

Date: any date

Total distance:  1755km

Essential: trekking boots, weatherproof warm clothes, fur-cap, and protective things for sun.

The Highlights of Kyrgyzstan

  • World nomadic lifestyle
  • Unusual yurt hut in Central Asia
  • Some parts of the Silk Road and the stopping places of Tash-Rabat caravanserai.
  • World Walnut Forest in Arslanbap
  • Osh is world famous for its 3,000-year-old historic city
  • The gracious Tulpar Lake and unusual forms of 42 lakes are reflected in front of Lenin Peak (7134 m)

Day1. Arrival in Bishkek.

Meet at the airport Manas,

Transfer to a hotel, after check in, if we will have enough time, start the city excursion.

Food at a café

Night in hotel

Guide

H of sea level of Bishkek is 767m.

 

Day2. Bishkek-Son Kol (295km/ 6h)

Transfer to Son Kol lake

On the way visit the Burana tower.

Upon reaching the Son-Kul lake, accommodation in yurts (traditional dwelling of Kyrgyz shepherds)

A huge number of yurts around the lake and the size of lakes in Kyrgyzstan, it ranks second and is popular with thousands of travelers.

 Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B

in yurt (altitude above sea level of overnight 3200m)

Transport

Guide

 

Day3. Son Kol-Tash Rabat (281km\5h)

After breakfast transfer to the Karavan-SarayTash-Rabat (stone building 14c). Tash-Rabat is located in the heart of the Tien-Shan mountains. This building has no analogues in the world as it was built of stones and is also located inside the mountain at an altitude of 3200 m above sea level. It is the remains of one small town on the Great Silk Road used as lodging for travelers. In total, the building has 31 rooms. The thickness of the walls reaches 1 meter. Also you will see zindans (underground prisons) for criminals

Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B in yurt

Transport

Guide

h above sea level 3500m.

 

Day4. Tash Rabat-Kazarman (177km /4h)

Kazarman is the village and capital of Toguz-Toro district which is located in the eastern part of Jalal-Abad region, 157 km from the Jalal-Abad and 220 km from the Naryn

Its population was 9,486 in 2009.

The Elevation: 1,310 m.

The linked road Kazarman-Jalal-Abad is closed in winter (October-may) time due to bad condition 

Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B in guesthouse

Transport

Guide  

 

Day5. Kazarman-Jalal-Abad-Arslanbap (230km/5h)

Arslanbob village is famous with walnut forest it is the largest walnut grove on earth

The walnut forest is located in 60,000 hectares (150,000 acres)

The first known export of Kyrgyzstan to Europe was Arslanbob walnut. There are two waterfalls in the area that attract tourists.

The population of Arslanbob was 11,291 in 2009. The majority of the population are Uzbeks, and less than 5% are Kyrgyz.

Lunch on the route at a café  

Dinner and B&B in guesthouse. Transport. Guide, altitude of sea level  1600 m.

Waterfalls in Arslanbob.

The first known export of Kyrgyzstan to Europe was Arslanbob walnut. There are two waterfalls in the area that attract tourists. The h of the long waterfall is 80m and the second small waterfall reaches up to 23 meters�The population of Arslanbob was 11,291 in 2009. The majority of the population are Uzbeks, and less than 5% are Kyrgyz.

 

 Day6. Arslanbap-Sary-Chelek (225km/5h)

After breakfast start the hiking in Arslanbap. At first walk to big waterfall then descend to the small waterfall and walk up to Panoramic view of the village, our short hiking ends around lunch time, afterward leave to Arkyt village under the Sary-Chelek lake

Sary-Chelek a natural reserve is located in Jalal-Abad region in the west of Kyrgyzstan. The reserve was established in 1959, and in 1978 was recognized by UNESCO as the World Biosphere Reserve. The reserve is located at an altitude of 1200 to 4250 meters above sea level

The lake and the surrounding biosphere reserve of Sary-Chelek is one of the most beautiful sights of Kyrgyzstan. The habitat for 1,000 different plants and rare mammals, such as the bear and lynx, Sary-Chelek - is an excellent place for visit of travellers.

Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B in guesthouse

Transport

Guide

Altitude of sea level of village Arkyt where the overnight is provided  1230 m .

 

Day7. Sary-Chelek-Osh (270km/6h)

Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the Fergana Valley in the south of the country and it has 3,000 years old. In the center of Osh is located Sulaiman Too it is one great panoramic mountain over the city.

Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B in guesthouse    Transport    Guide, altitude above sea level is 960m   

 

Day8. Osh-SaryMogol-TulparKol(245km 4 hours)

Drive from Osh, stop for lunch in Sary Mogol (guesthouse),afternoon transfer to Tulparkol lake. Placed in yurts.

Tulpar-Kol Lake is situated in a beautiful location on the lakeside and ted with edelweiss 3500 meters above sea level. This area lies south of SaryMogol at the foot of the huge Pamir-Alay mountains home to Lenin Peak. The flora and fauna of the region is fascinating and includes possibility of seeing a variety of birds, foxes and marmots. You’ll be delighted and very excited by your visit here.

Lunch in guest house

Dinner and B&B in yurt TulparKol, Transport. Guide. Altitude above se level: 3500m.

 

Day9. Walking to Travellers pass (4140m) around Lenin Peak

Total time:  6-7hours

Walking distance:  10+10 km

Max Elevation: 4,140 m

Min Elevation: 2980m

Overnight at 3500m

 Walking for excellent views of Peak Lenin and the climbers’ base camp on the opposite side of the AchykTash River, as possible as going until the traveler’s pass, afternoon go behind by same path to the yurts for overnight. 

Lunch on the route

Dinner and B&B in yurt of CBT

Guide  

 

Day10. Final day

From here our service providers will say goodbye to you at the end of the tour according to the program.

Options to continue the tour:

  • Option1. Visit Uzbekistan (Osh-Andijan-Samarkand-Bukhara-Khiva-Tashkent)
  • Option2. Start the Pamir highway tour to Dushanbe.  If you want to book one of the recommended tours, then we will prepare for your future trips.

 

 

 

Number of days: 10
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: air flight, additional drinks, sunscreen things and travel insurance
What to bring: good clothes (warm jacket, rain jacket, good shoes, If you have special medicals)
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Offroad tours
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Winter tours
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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.