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Let me introduce myself. My name is Gulzina. My city is Bishkek. I grew up and studied in this city.
I have many interesting hobbies, for example, dancing traditional folk dances, walking around, taking pictures and decorating clothes. These are my main hobbies to which I pay maximum attention.
But if I'm interested in something new, then I will definitely try it myself.
Tour 3: Different Tour
Duration: 9 days
In short: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin– Issyk Kul lake northern shore – Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor – Son Kul – Suusamir – Ala Archa – Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
You will be met and transferred to Bishkek for city tour. You will visit: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many other places of interest. And of course, you will see colorful Asian Bazaar! There will be many opportunities to take photos of local life. This bazaar is noisy and colorful intricacies of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin
Chon Kemin gorge is your next destination. On the way you will visit Burana Tower or minaret of 11 century and an open air museum of Balbals also known as stone warriors. We will continue our drive t Chon Kemin gorge after knowing more interesting facts about tower Burana and climbing on the top of it. In Chon Kemin gorge you will even ride horses through a mountain forest, where on the top you will see the panorama view of the gorge. The night will be in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin – Issyk Kul lake northern shore – Karakol
Issyk Kul Lake will be your next sight. It is the second largest mountainous lake with the altitude of 1 608 m. above sea level. Another name of Issyk Kul Lake is the pearl of Central Asia. More than 1 500 years local people considered the lake to be a sacred one. This lake is surrounded with mountains. You will be transferred along the whole northern shore and arrive to Karakol town. Also we will visit today a place with ancient stone patterns – petroglyphs. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor
Today you will visit Jeti Oguz gorge, where you will see its red rocks formations - its red rocks formations or Seven Bulls and Broken Heart Mountain. Also it is possible to go 20 minutes a top of a mountain. There you can see panorama view of the gorge. After it you will have break in Bokonbaeva village. This place is interesting because the local eagle-hunter lives here. He hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles. It is a traditional way of nomadic hunting. Then is transfer to Kochkor village. Night is in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor – Son Kul Lake
Local family that lives in Kochkor village will show you how to make our national felt carpets.
You will have a great opportunity to learn this art and even create your own carpet together with them. You can add colored wool to your carpet and then all together we will beat it in a special way to get a nice felt carpet. In addition you will visit a small handicraft museum there. This museum has many samples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. You will be transferred to Son Kul Lake. It is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. This lake is encircled by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake
You will ride a horse and meet real nomads. Due to this it is great chance to get familiar with nomadic traditions, culture and hospitability. Nomad people will always invite you inside their yurts to drink tea with them. They like to meet new people and are always happy to speak with them. One of the main laws of nomads is hospitality- “Guest is sent by God”. So they cannot just let you pass without having a rest with them. You will get to spend the night in yurts as nomads do.
Day 7: Son Kul – Suusamir – Bishkek
Today your destination is Bishkek. You will drive through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan. You are going to see breathtaking views of impressive mountains and gorges. On Tue Ashuu pass of more than 3000 meters high breathtaking panorama view will wait you. This pass is one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. You will have many stops along the way to capture these views.
These moments will forever be imprinted in your memory with winding roads, amazing views, nomads, high mountains. Night is in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
Ala Archa gorge is your destination today. It is Nional Park, at Soviet Union time only V.I.P. people can walk here. Ala Arch gorge is located on the spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. It is only 45 km from Bishkek. You can have short hike to see the panorama view of the gorge. Then you will return to Bishkek. Overnight is in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 960 $
04 pax – 650 $
06 pax – 530 $
08 pax – 460 $
10 pax – 420 $
Single – 145 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 120 $
All lunches and dinners – 240 $
English speaking guide – 635 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 30 $ per person
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Guesthouse
Kochkor – Homestay
Son Kul – Yurts, “Nomad’s Dream” camp (4 pax in 1)
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Son Kul
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
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