8 days tour Almaty -Karakol-Bishkek

 

Agenda
•1st day 
Pick up from Almaty airport.
Drive to Charyn canyon and Kaindy lake. Charyn canyon is our famous sight, looks like Grand Canyon in USA. Lunch and dinner at Saty village (rest zone). Overnight at guest house at Saty village.

•2nd day 
Drive to Karakol via Kegen (famous mountains). City tour in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan:Unique mosque (It was built entirely of wood, without a single nail). Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (The first church in Karakol was built when the city was founded, in 1869). Sunset at Issikul lake on the boat. Overnight at yart (traditional housing for ancient step population).

•3rd day 
Jeti-oguz gorge (beautiful view of mountains). Then visiting Dungan (smal population in Kyrgyzstan) village and some culinary lesson. Overnight at yart.

•4th day 
Drive to Bokonbaev village on the way we stoped Borskoon waterfall. Then drive and walk Skazka gorge. Dinner and overnight in Bokonbayev yart.

•5th day 
Breakfast will be served in traditional way in one of the yurts, where you will try Kyrgyz national food.
The rest of the day you will spend in the Yurt camp, where you can learn about the yurt installation process. A local Kyrgyz woman will tell you the meaning of each part of the yurt and treat it with freshly baked “boorsoks” and fragrant tea. (Optional to arrange demonstration of Yurt installation where you can even participate).

In Bokonbay village You will have the chance to meet experienced berkutchi, who will share the story of hunting with golden eagles, their habits and features. Demonstration of the eagle hunting can be arranged for tourists for an additional fee. You will have national food for the dinner. Overnight in Yurt Camp.

•6th day
Drive to Bishkek.On the way to Bishkek, you will drive through Boom Gorge canyon along the Chu river with views of the mountains in the distance. Anytime you can ask driver to stop and make pictures. On the way we will visit Burana Tower an ancient minaret, recognised as UNESCO Heritage.
Rest of day city tour in Bishkek and overnight in hotel.

•7th day 
After breakfast you will go to Dordoi Bazar (Biggest market in Central Asia, where you can find from national staff to lux world brands copies). You can see market and get some presents if you wish. After dordoi you will visit Ala -Archa George. The famous place in Bishkek, where usually the president of Kyrgyzstan hosts the important guests (Presidents and Prime-Ministers) Back to Hotel (dinner and overnight).

•8th day
Pick up from the hotel in Bishkek and drive to Almaty. The road will take about 3-4 hours. Check in and get lunch. Then city tour in Almaty, Kazahstan. The most famous sights - Medeu ski ring, First president park, Koktobe. Dinner and overnight at hotel
Tranfer from Hotel to Airport.

Included:

- transportation

- accommodation (homestay, yurt)

- Breakfast in the homestays & guesthouses

- permissions & all entry fees for city tour sights

- English speaking guide

 

Not included:

- soft and alcohol drinks, snacks

- telephone calls

- horseback riding

-Lunch / dinner

 

Number of days: 8
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
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: Bus/Minibus
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Payment Method

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.

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.