Highlights: Bishkek-Chon-Kurchak-Cholpon-Ata-Karakol-Jety-Oguz-Song-Kol-Kol-Suu

In this tour you will get to know the Kyrgyz culture and see the virgin beauty of our nature. Also, see and participate in the nomadic lifestyle of our people in the mountains pastures. You will visit the lake Issyk- Kul which is Pearl of Central Asia and Kyrgyz Ala-Too.

 

Day1. Bishkek-Chon-Kurchak

In the early morning our guide and driver meet you at the airport and you to your hotel in the city center to have a rest after long flight. Then we have a lunch and go to visit the city. We visit the Osh bazaar( It is the one of the open air market in Bishkek), Place Ala-Too is the main place in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Philharmonic,Place of Victory and Oak park. Then we go to the resort  Chong-Kurchak. This resort is on the foot of the mountain with wonderful view to the city and to the some suburbs.(40 km, 1.5 h). Overnight and dinner in the guest house.

Day2. Chon-Kurchak -Cholpon-Ata

After breakfast, we drive to the valley Issyk-Kul to the northshore of the Lake Issyk-Kul( The pearl of Central Asia) city Cholpon-Ata.(280km. 4h).  On the way we visit the town Tokmok where we can visit the Archaeological and architectural complex Burana Tower and Minaret of Karahanids (X-XII centuries). Then we drive to the gorge Boom( On this gorge passed the great silk road. II in BC. before the XV century.),

and we can do there  short time walking in the red canyon Konorchek which is beautiful and rich for its red hills, rocks, flora and fauna. (1-2h walking).

Then we have the lunch in one of the cafe. After lunch we drive to the city Cholpon-Ata which is second biggest city in region Issyk-Kul and famous for its beautiful beaches, architectural - historical complexes and nature. Overnight and dinner in the hotel near the beach.  

Day3. Cholpon-Ata - Jety-Oguz

After tasty  breakfast we drive to next beautiful and interesting city Karakol which is situated in the east-south part of the lake Issyk-Kul. Where we can see the  Doungane mosque which was built in XIX century by the Chinese architect without any nails and visit Orthodox Church. Also, visit the city attractions.Lunch in the city, after lunch time we drive to valley Jety-Oguz. This is the resort in the middle of exiting valley and pesture Kok-Jaiyk.

(185 km. 3h) There are houses of first  cosmonaut who flew to the space Yuri Gagarin and Valentina Tereshkova. Overnight and dinner in the yurt.

Day4. Jety-Oguz-Kochkor-Song-Kol

After breakfast we continue our trip and drive to the mountain Lake Song-Kol(alt.3015 m,350  km, 5-6h). On the route we visit the eagle hunter, yurt’s town and town Kochkor where we see and get acquainted with women cooperative. They are occupied with hand made and artisanship of felt. You have opportunity to take part in process of making felt. Lunch in this cooperative house. After lunch time we go on our itinerary to the valley Song-Kul by the pass of Kalmak-Ashuu(alt.3300m). We explore and discover the Son-Kul’s . meadows and there is a possibility to ride in horses and to wash up in the lake. Free time. Overnight and dinner in the yurt.

Day 5.Song-Kul - Kol-Suu

In the morning we drive to the valley Kok-Jaiyk to the lake Kol-Suu.(250 km, 5-6 h)

This day we drive through the wonderful and amazing pass the 33 parrots.Then drive to town Naryn where we can buy something eat for picnic wonderful picnic near the small river. After lunch time we come to the valley Kok-Jayik and discover the nature of the valley and get acquainted with shepherd’s life and nomads.Overnight in the yurt.

Day 6. Kol-Suu

This day we hike towards to the lake Kol-Suu and admire the beauty of the lake and take a lot of photos. There is a possibility to sail with a boat in the lake to discover more widely this part. Free time. Overnight and dinner in the yurt.

Day 7. Kol-Suu - Bishkek

In the early morning we drive to the Bishkek and after lunch time we arrive to the Bishkek.(500 km. 7- 8). We go to buy some souvenirs from gift shops and go to post to get some stamps. Dinner in the restaurant or a cafe and overnight in the hotel.

Day 8. Departure to the airport and flight to home with with miraculous memories!

Number of days: 8
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: Excess baggage costs Air fare to Kyrgyzstan Single accommodations Travel insurance Certain meal whilst not on trek or tour Alcohol Expenses not declared in the program
What to bring: Travel bag (70-80L)●Light hiking backpack (20-30L max)●Sunglasses●50+ sun cream●Hat / Beanie●Personal hygiene set●Hiking bottle●Hiking shoes●Warm clothes for cold evenings●Summer clothing●Light fleece●Light gloves●Scarf●Silk inlet●Rain cloak●Bathing suit●Towel●Camera + batteries●Your good moo
Transport: SUV 4x4
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