Weekend tours. 1) Song-Köl Lake 2) Southern Ysyk-Köl Lake2

  • Best Season: mid June – mid September

    Day 1: Morning departure to the Song-Köl Lake (3016 metres above sea level), 6 hours. On the way, visit the Burana Tower architectural complex (10-11th century, an important point on the Great Silk Road), 15km from the main road.  Stop for lunch at café in Kochkor. Upon arrival meet your host family of Kyrgyz shepherds. Dinner and overnight are in a yurt.

    Day 2: Spend the morning enjoying time at the lake-side. Watch and/or participate in the everyday life of the shepherds: milking mares; making traditional Kyrgyz milk products like kymyz (a fermented mare’s milk) or airan (a sour, dense milk product); tending cattle. Eat a delicious lunch here, stroll along the lakeshore, and hope the legendary Song-Köl weather is kind.  Lunch. After lunch transfer back to Bishkek, 6 hours.

    2) Southern Ysyk-Köl Lake

    Best Season: May – October

    Day 1: Morning departure to the southern Ysyk-Köl Lake, 5 hours. On the way, visit the Burana Tower architectural complex (10-11th century, an important point on the Great Silk Road), 15km from the main road. Stop for lunch at a café. Arrival at a yurt camp, dinner and B&B. Yurts are located just 800 metres from the lakeshore.

    Day 2: Spend the morning relaxing at the yurt camp and enjoying the lakeside. Lunch. After lunch transfer back to Bishkek, 5 hours.

    3) Sarala-Saz Jailoo

    Best Season: mid May – September

    Day 1: Morning departure to the Sarala-Saz jailoo, 5 hours. On the way, visit the Burana Tower architectural complex (10th-11th century, an important point on the Great Silk Road), 15km from the main road. Stop for lunch at a café in Kochkor. Arrive in Sarala-Saz, dinner, bed and breakfast in a shepherd’s yurt.

    Day 2: Observe the life of nomads. Lunch in a yurt. After lunch transfer back to Bishkek, 5 hours.

    4) Chong-Kemin Valley

    Best Season: May – September

    Day 1: Morning departure to the Chong-Kemin Valley, 3 hours. On the way visit the Burana Tower architectural complex (10th-11th century, an important point on the Great Silk Road), 1 hour. Arrival in Karool Dobo village. Enjoy a walk or a horse-ride.  Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast in a yurt.
  • tourgotravelDay 2: Spend the morning in the village. Lunch. After lunch transfer back to Bishkek, 3 hours. Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to your hotel. End of services.

    5) Ala-Archa Park

    Best Season: May – September

    Leave Bishkek for the Ala-Archa National Park. The park was created in 1976 and occupies about 120,000 hectares just 45km from the capital. Ala-Archa is translated from Kyrgyz language as “ motley (or bright) juniper”, and once you have hiked in the gorge with its velvet green slopes, stony mountain rivers and towering peaks, you will understand why. Along the way you can stop for a nice picnic in a shady grove of larch and pine trees. Return to Bishkek late afternoon.

    6) Sokuluk Gorge

    Best Season: May – September

    Day 1: Leave Bishkek for Tosh-Bulak Village, 2 hours drive. Tosh-Bulak village is located just at the beginning of Sokuluk Gorge. Lunch upon arrival at a local home-stay. After lunch, hike or ride a horse, and visit the waterfall. Late afternoon return to the village: dinner, bed and breakfast in a yurt.

    Day 2: Morning – enjoy a walk or a horse-ride. Lunch, then afternoon transfer to Bishkek. 
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Number of days: 2
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
Transport: SUV 4x4
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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.