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My name is Cholpon. I grew up in a small town of Naryn in the south-eastern part of Kyrgyzstan. From the early ages my passion was to travel and discover new places. I enjoyed showing around to my friends and teachers who came from abroad to teach English. Further I entered the University to study linguistics but to connect my life with tourism it was not enough. Therefore I went through special courses of guiding by local mentors in Bishkek who run tourist agencies. This is how I got involved into this world of adventures and new experiences.
Tour 1: Short Stan Tour
Duration: 5 days
In short: Bishkek – Ala Archa − Kochkor − 33 parrots pass – Son Kul Lake − Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
You will be met by a guide at Manas International Airport. He will accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It will take you about 30-minute drive from the airport. The tour will start by visiting the Ala Archa gorge. You will like spending time in the Natural Park. The fact is that before in the Soviet Time only V.I.P. people had permission to have time there. The wonderful Ala Archa gorge is situated on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. The distance is 45 km from Bishkek. You will have the opportunity for a short hiking tour in order to see a panoramic view of the gorge. Then we will return to Bishkek. You will have a city tour where you can visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. The night will be spent in hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Kochkor
The day will start by spending time in the Asian Bazaar. Being there you will have the chance to find everything you want. Don’t miss bargaining there! You can enjoy noisy and colorful bazaar. This is a perfect place for photo shoot! After that we will drive to Kochkor village. On the way you can visit Burana Tower. It is the famous minaret found in the 11th century. Being there you will learn more about the Great Silk Road. Also Burana Tower was a sign for travelers who used to cross the Great Silk Road. There is an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). They are dedicated for soldiers who lost their lives protecting Motherland. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 3: Kochkor – 33 parrots pass – Son Kul Lake
After a hearty breakfast we will drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan – Son Kul Lake via 33 parrots pass. This magnificent lake is surrounded by mountains and considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. The lake is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Being there you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with nomads and wall along green valleys. Another fact is that herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. We have no doubt you will like to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. Your dinner and overnight for today will be done in nomadic felt dwellings − yurts.
Day 4: Son Kul Lake – Kochkor – Bishkek
The tour will start by driving to Kochkor village through Kalmak Ashu pass. Being in Kochkor village you will meet with a local family. They will show you how our national felt carpets are made. In addition you can make your own carpet with different colors and style. Then you can visit a small handicraft museum where you can find examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many interesting things. Afterwards we will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek city.
Day 5: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 735 $
04 pax – 455 $
06 pax – 345 $
08 pax – 295 $
10 pax – 260 $
Single – 75 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 60 $
All lunches and dinners – 120 $
English speaking guide – 300 $ per group
To be 2 in yurts (now 4 in 1) – 15 $ per person
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Kochkor – Homestay
Son Kul – “Nomad’s Dream” VIP yurt camp
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
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