A return to the Mother Nature


A return to the Mother Nature

Cultural Tour

Country: Kyrgyzstan 

Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul - Bishkek -Ala Archa - Bishkek If you are going to travel in Kyrgyzstan from China - we have a special tour for you! According to this program you will visit the best places of Kyrgyzstan and you will find out a lot of unbelievable facts about nomads and their life! 

Tour itinerary: Day 1: Torugart  - Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone castle)
We will meet you at Torugart pass and then you will start your trip to the Tash Rabat - Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. It is a Stone Castle that was built in 14th century. You will spend the night near this unique building. Tash Rabat is located at the very heart of Tien Shan Mountains and it has no analogue in the whole world. It was made of stones and furthermore it was built inside a mountain at a height 3200 m above sea level. In total there are 31 rooms in the mountain. The thickness of walls is 1 m. There are also underground prison cells for ancient thieves.  Traditional dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in yurts near by the Tash Rabat caravanserai. It is made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings. Yurts are built without nails.

In Short: 

- Meeting at Chinese
- Kyrgyz border 
- Transfer to Tash Rabat Caravanserai
- Lunch on the way- Dinner and Overnight in yurts


Day 2: Tash Rabat - Son Kul Lake
Today we will drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul Lake. Son Kul Lake is surrounded by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Kyrgyz nomads started to come to this wonderful area with their families for rest and relaxation. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. After our arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. Dinner and overnight in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts. 

In Short:
 

- Breakfast
- Transfer to the Son Kul Lake
- Short stop to take lunch
- Arrival at the Son Kul Lake
- Dinner and Overnight in yurts 

Day 3: Son Kul (3013m. above sea level)
At 9 am is your breakfast. Free time at Son-Kul Lake, where you will have the opportunity to explore its nature on your own. You can ride along the lake on a horse, or just relaxing in the atmosphere of the wild, but calm nature.  Lunch will be served at 2 pm. Then you will visit also ancient petrogliphs that appeared in the 8 century B.C. It is a great chance to get acquainted with nomadic traditions and culture. National dinner will be served in original nomadic houses - yurts. You will spend the night in yurts as nomads do.

In Short: 

- Breakfast
- Horseback riding tour (optional)
- Visit of ancient petrogliphs
- Dinner and Overnight in yurts 

 

Day 4: Son Kul Lake
Today you can have a short hiking along the lake or to walk around your yurts camp. During a day you will feel complete freedom from all your problems. Son Kul Lake is situated at the place that is completely out of the civilization! There is no traffic, TV set, radio, crouds of people... it is a perfect chance to feel as if you are one thousands years ago among nomads...  

In Short:  

- Breakfast
- Horseback riding tour (optional)
- Dinner and Overnight in yurts  

 

Day 5: Son Kul  - Bishkek
After breakfast you will have drive to Bishkek city - the capital of celestial Kyrgyzstan. Along the whole way you will see unforgatable views of our mountains. You will see famous Boom gorge and its mountain river that flows along the gorge. As soon as you are in the capital you will go to your hotel and then we will have a farewell dinner. 

In Short: 

- Breakfast
- Transfer to Bishkek city
- Overnight in a hotel** 

 

Day 6: Bishkek - Ala Archa -Bishkek
Then you will be transferred to Natural Park Ala-Archa to have an excursion. This park is situated in the Ala-Archa gorge, on the Kyrgyz ridge (a spur of Tien-Shian), in 45 km from Bishkek-capital of Kyrgyzstan. This gorge situated on the altitude of 2100 m above sea level and it is one of the most beautiful gorges in Kyrgyzstan because it has juniper and fur tree forests, mountain river, waterfall and snow white peaks that are possible to be seem from a far distance. You will have a track to Ak-Sai falls, about 5-6 hours. From your path you can see the highest peak of the Kyrgyz range - Ala-Archa peak (4000 m). A lunch near falls. Descent to the gorge Ala-Archa. Returning to Bishkek. You will spend the night in a hotel

In Short: 

- Breakfast
- Excursion to Ala Archa gorge 
- Overnight in a hotel 

 

Day 7: Flight home
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport.