Kyrgyzstan tour 7
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 7
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
During this astonishing tour you will be able to visit north and south of Kyrgyzstan. This trip includes the most known sightseeings of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many tourists. You will see our heavenly mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. Our company gives you a great chance to merge in to life of nomads here.
Day 1: Bishkek - Arslan bob
Breakfast time is 8 a.m. Your breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. afterwards we will begin start our trip to Arslan Bob forest by car. Arslan Bob is one of the most famous places in Kyrgyzstan it is largest walnut forest in the world. Here the trees, with their dome shaped crowns atop two meter thick trunks, can reach a height of 30 meters and are found growing wild on mountain slopes and along river banks at an altitude of between 1000 and1800 meters above Sea Level. Arslan Bob itself lies at 1700 m. a. s. l. Along the whole way to the forest you will see plenty of picturesque places that will amaze you by their beauty. This night you will spend in a house of a local family.
Day 2: Arslan bob - Kazarman village
Today we will drive back to Uzgen to cross Pamir Alai Mountains and to drive in the heart of Tien Shan Mountain system. We will drive along stunning mountains and you wont sleep the whole road because our wonderful nature wont let you do that.. As soon as we are in Kazarman you will be served a dinner and then you will spend one night in a home stay.
Day 3: Kazarman - Tash Rabat Caravanserai
After packing your luggage, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock Then you will be transferred to the Tash Rabat- Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle dating back to the 14th century). The building is a unique one. Tash Rabat is located at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. And it has no analogue in the whole world, because it was made of stones and furthermore it was built inside a mountain at a height 3200 m above sea level. The castle consists of 31 rooms. The thickness of walls is 1 m. There are also underground prison cells for ancient thieves. National dinner will be served at 7 o'clock. You will spend the night in yurts near by the Tash Rabat caravanserai
Day 4: Tash Rabat - Son Kul Lake
After breakfast we begin our drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul Lake. Lunch will be taken on the way. 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. Shepherds of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. After our arrival, you will have free time to explore and enjoy the pristine nature of the lake and its surroundings. Dinner and overnight is in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts. It is made of a wooden framework, covered with felt. Yurts are built without nails.
Day 5: Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village
After nutritious breakfast you will be driven to Kochkor village (185 km). At the Kochkorka village you will meet a family that shows you the way of production national woolen felt carpets. You even can make your own carpet. You will have a traditional dinner with a local family, .You will spend the night in home stay.
Day 6: Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
Time of your breakfast is 8 a.m.After that we will be transferred to Bishkek city. On the way visiting of Burana Tower (minaret of 11 century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). After arrival in Bishkek is city tour. At 7 pm a farewell dinner is served. Night is in a hotel***.
Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
Your guide meets you in your Hotel at the certain time arranged previously according to your flight details and accompanies you to Manas International Airport