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Tour 3: Tash Tour
Duration: 9 days
In short: Bishkek − Ala Archa − Issyk Kul − Karakol − Kochkor − Son Kul − Tash Rabat − Naryn − Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
On arrival at Manas International Airport you will be met by the driver. He will accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek. It will take you just 30 minutes from the airport. The tour is dedicated of visiting Ala Archa gorge (45 km from the city). It is the famous park which is situated on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. Being there you will be impressed by outstanding nature and enjoy picnics. Travellers will be in love of evergreen forests and landscape. In the second half of the day you will have the opportunity to visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. The night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
Be ready at 8 a.m! Today’s tour will start by driving to Issyk Kul lake! Amazing lake is surrounded by the great mountains and considered to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m. above sea level. Being there you will have the opportunity to swim as well as visit spa resorts. Also you can visit the Burana Tower and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). We are sure you will be impressed by ancient buildings. Most of these places are still to be unknown. Overnight will be spent in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake – Rukh Ordo – Karakol
When you done with your breakfast at 8 a.m. you will drive to Karakol city. On route we will have a break and visit ancient stone inscriptions which were found in the 800 B.C by shamans. They are about 2000 years old. After that we will drive to Cholpon Ata city and visit historical Rukh Ordo center. Wonderful complex is made up for tolerance of different kind of religions. Fantastic roads and routes will inspire by magnificent panoramic views. When we arrive in Karakol city you will visit the Dungan mosque. It is important to note that this mosque was built without any metal ligaments. There is also an old wooden Orthodox Church which will inspire by ancient attributes. Today you will have the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor
We are glad to impress you by the next day of tour travelling to Jeti Oguz gorge. This place will catch your attention by seven red rocks which are situated in a row. There is also the famous Broken Heart Mountain. If you like to see panoramic views we recommend you to spend 20 minutes and go higher. After that we will continue our way Bokonbaeva village. It is a great chance to get acquainted with an eagle hunter or berkutchi. He will show you eagle hunting. Also you can hold them and take photos. Then we will drive to Kochkor village and spend the night in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor – Son Kul
The tour will start by travelling to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan – Son Kul Lake. You will find the lake surrounded by celestial mountains. The lake is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. It is a perfect place where you can meet with Kyrgyz families and taste nomadic dishes. Beautiful landscape of pastureland and meadows will inspire you. You can see best panoramic views and enjoy your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Today you will spend the night in nomadic felt dwellings – yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul – Tash Rabat
The day will start by visiting the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. This ancient place was found from the 14th century and situated on Tian Shan Mountains. Stone blocks of the castle lie at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. When you enter there you will find 31 rooms. Before long time ago these rooms were used for culprits. Also there are a lot of pits where they sentenced to the death. Tash Rabat calls fear but worth visiting in a tours! You will have the opportunity to spend the night in yurts.
Day 7: Tash Rabat – Naryn
After a hearty breakfast you will drive to Naryn city. The city is surrounded by celestial mountains from all four sides. The weather is quite cool. On the way you will drive through mountain passes and enjoy the landscape of pristine nature. Being there you will have the chance to learn more about nomadic lifestyle and participate in everyday events. Panoramic views of mountains are truly amazing! Don’t miss to take pictures of them in a tour. The night will be spent in a guesthouse.
Day 8: Naryn – Bishkek
You will travel to Kochkor village in the morning. On the route you will have the opportunity to drive along mountain roads and get impression of the unique nature! There are mountain passes of over 3000 meters high. When you are in Kochkor village you will learn how to make national carpets - shyrdak. Local families will be glad to share some tips of making them special. Then we will visit a small handicraft museum and return to Bishkek city. Overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 975 $
04 pax – 640 $
06 pax – 515 $
08 pax – 450 $
10 pax – 415 $
Single – 125 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
Half board – 120 $
Full board – 240 $
English speaking guide – 620 $ 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)
Tash Rabat – Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Naryn – “Khan Tengri” Guesthouse
- Museum admissions
- 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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