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Tour 2: Alpine lakes Tour
Duration: 7 days
In short: Bishkek − Ala Archa − Issyk Kul northern shore − Karakol − Kochkor − Son Kul − Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
The tour will start on arriving at Manas International Airport. You will be met by the driver who drives you to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic – Bishkek. We are glad to impress you by Ala Archa gorge. It is just 45 km from the capital. Being there you will have the chance to walk around paved roads and make picnic. The nature of the gorge is unique. There are evergreen forests as well as wild mountain inhabitants. Before it was difficult for traveller to enter there. Nowadays the access is free. Panoramic views of the gorge will not leave anyone indifferent. Then we will back to Bishkek city and visit the famous Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and many others. The night will be in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
Having a hearty breakfast at 8 a.m you will travel to Issyk Kul Lake. It is a very beautiful place surrounded by great mountains. Also the lake lies at 1608 m. above sea level. Swimming in Issyk Kul lake will heal your body due to special properties. After that we will visit the ancient Burana Tower which appeared in the 11th century as well as an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. They are dedicated to brave soldiers. Afterwards you will have the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake – Rukh Ordo – Karakol
Today you will travel in Karakol city at 8 a.m. We have no doubt you will like it. On the way you will see ancient stone inscriptions of 800 B.C. They actually were made by shamans 2000 years ago. After that we will continue our tour of driving in Cholpon Ata city. Visit the Rukh Ordo center and get cultural and spiritual tolerance to different kind of religions. In addition we will visit the Dungan mosque. The mosque was built without metal nails and made in Chinese style. You can also visit old wooden Orthodox Church. After a long day you will have the opportunity to spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor
We are glad to present the next day of visiting Jeti Oguz gorge. This amazing place is famous for its ref rocks situated in a row. Travellers like to visit this place due to the Broken Heart Mountain which is situated on the back of rocks. You can also see the best panoramic view and take wonderful pictures. Later on we will drive to Bokonbaeva village. Being there you will meet with berkutchi – eagle hunter and see wild birds. In addition you will participate in eagle hunting and take photos with them. Then we will drive to Kochkor village where we can meet with a local family and learn how to make Kyrgyz national carpets – shyrdak! Today you will spend the night in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor – Son Kul
We are happy to make your tours - memorable and transfer you to the famous Son Kul lake. This beautiful lake is always welcomes travellers from around the world. It is considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan of 3013 meters above sea level. Coming there you will meet with nomads and taste Kyrgyz national food. Also you can have a rosehip tea and enjoy your tours. You will see a lot of panoramic views where you can take awesome photos. The night will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul – Suusamir – Bishkek
Today we will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek city. You will pass by the southern part of Kyrgyzstan and enjoy the nature. Beautiful panoramic views will not leave anyone indifferent. There are celestial mountains as well as fauna and flora. In addition you will find panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass. It is more than 3000 meters high! Don’t miss to take incredible photos of fantastic roads! After pleasant day you will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 7: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 825 $
04 pax – 545 $
06 pax – 440 $
08 pax – 390 $
10 pax – 360 $
Single – 110 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
Half board – 90 $
Full board – 180 $
English speaking guide – 465 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 15 $ per person
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Hotel 4*
Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Guesthouse
Kochkor – Homestay
Son Kul – Yurts, “Nomad’s Dream” camp (4 pax in 1)
- Museum entrances
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
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