8 days tour 4

Day 1: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
Finally you have arrived at Kyrgyzstan, and our team meets you in Manas International Airport. The way to Bishkek takes about 30 minutes and during this time guides will inform about all you are interested in. First  of all we recommend taking cars rented and go sightseeing along Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. Then the tour goes to Issyk Kul Lake with passing the Burana Tower, the minaret of the 11th century. This tower is known to be protected by stone warriors balbals standing in a round. So getting to Issyk Kul lake guests are going to see the lake at the height of 1608m above sea level. It is said to be the heart of Central Asia and Kyrgyzstan itself. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Issyk Kul Lake – Karakol
Karakol is the city we are going to visit today. It is peculiar for the Dungan mosque and wooden Orthodox Church. The first is created in the style of Chinese architecture, both made without nails. For the tour to be going there it is necessary to pass the territory of petroglyphs with inscriptions written by shamans about 2000 years ago. Night will be in the hotel. 

Day 3: Karakol – Altin Arashan – Karakol
Happy to show famous Altin Arashan Gorge. This gorge is identified as “Golden Spa”. Being in Karakol guests can visit this incredible and thrilling gorge. The gorge is widely popular due to Tian-Shan fir trees creating the forest. Foreigners will have picnic here and they can immerse in nature. At the same time they are going to go horse-riding and hiking. Dinner will be in a restaurant of the locals, with the night to be in the hotel.

Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor  
Our tour is going along Jeti Oguz gorge, famous for looking like bulls literally. At the territory of the gorge we are going to visit the Broken Heart Mountain, the reaching of the top of which takes about 20 minutes. Then visitants are getting to Bokonbaeva village where everyone can watch eagle-hunting show. It is traditional nomadic doing when eagles hunt hares and foxes. In this case there are opportunities for taking photo with eagles. Then we travel to Kochkor village and witness the process of carpets creation. Night will be in the home of the locals.

Day 5: Kochkor – Tash Rabat
Today everyone is going to travel to the Great Silk Road. Now it is said to be the Stone Castle of the 14th century. The castle is known to be the passing by location for those going along  the Great Silk Road in Tien Shan mountains. Tash Rabat is a prison of the past with 31 prison cells inside. It is built out of stone in the very mountain so that nobody could escape. Night and dinner will be in  the yurt near Tash Rabat.

Day 6: Tash Rabat – Son Kul
Son Kul lake is the next destination worth visiting by all in Kyrgyzstan. It is located at the height of 3013m above sea level. Such height makes temperatures to be always low. In winter it is impossible to get there at all. The territories of the lake, its amazing valleys and pastires are used by Naryn nomads of our times, they bring cattle for breeding here. As visitants of the tour are here, they are free to have a walk along the territory of the lake. It is impossible to swim in the lake but you can use the boat here. Night and dinner will be in yurts. 

Day 7: Son Kul – 33 parrots PassKochkor – Bishkek
Today we are getting back to the capital and make a pass of 33 parrots pass (3 133 m). Here guests can take photos and just enjoy views of such altitudes. Then we make a visit of Kochkor village where travellers can see the master class of carpets of felt and wood creation. There is also handicraft museum where various things are shown. And in the end we get to Bishkek and spend the night here in the hotel.

Day 8: Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax – 930 $
04 pax – 635 $
06 pax – 500 $
08 pax – 435 $
10 pax – 395 $
Single – 110 $

Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $  

English speaking guide – 540 $ per group 

All dinners included – 105 $
All lunches and dinners included – 210 $ 

2 people in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 25 $ per person 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
       Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
       Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
       Kochkor – Homestay
       Tash Rabat – Yurts (4 pax in 1)
       Son Kul – Yurts, “Nomad’s Dream” camp (4 pax in 1)
       Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
- Entrance tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply during the tour 

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide


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