Kyrgyzstan trip 7
Duration of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Burana - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga - Kichi Naryn - Naryn - Tash Rabat - Torugart border
Welcome to an amazing tour where you can get only pleasant memories and walk around the most accessible places of sites and highlights in Kyrgyzstan. This tour definitely will charm you.
Day 1: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Bishkek
Our company is glad to see you on Kyrgyzstan trip 7. The guide will pick you up at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It is 30-minute drive from the airport. The first half of the day is devoted to a guided tour of Bishkek. It includes visiting Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. In the afternoon we will drive 45 km to Chunkurchak gorge and the smallest and most attractive gorges in Kyrgyzstan. From the Kyrgyz "chunkurchak" means "hollow". The terrain of the gorge is a National Biological Reserve, recognized to preserve rare species of tulips. It is best place for family tours. Chunkurchak belongs to the larger Takhr Gorge of 200 m (656 f) rock overlooking the Alamedin River. In the evening you will transfer to Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In the morning, we will travel to Chon Kemin gorge. Visit the Burana Tower of the 11th century minaret as well as an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). When you arrive in Chon Kemin gorge, we will have 3 hours of horse riding. You will be impressed by the beauty of evergreen forests and take many photos on tours. Night is in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
The tour will start by travelling to Issyk Kul Lake which is defined to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608m.above sea level. The second name of the lake is "the pearl of Central Asia". It is considered to be a sacred one and surrounded by high mountains from all four side. You will drive along the whole northern shore and arrive to Karakol town where you can visit ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs as well as the Dungan mosque and an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Tamga
We will drive to Jeti Oguz gorge. On arrival, we will see seven red rocks in row. It is also called Seven Bulls. Here you can admire the Broken Heart Mountain and take many photos. In order to see panorama view of the gorge it is better to spend 20 minutes. Afterwards we will drive to Flower Valley for hiking and to see mountain waterfall. In addition, you will see yurts in the gorge and people offering you to drink Kumis (national drink that is made of mare's milk). The tour will be continued along the southern shore of Issyk Kul lake. Overnight is in a homestay in Tamga.
Day 5: Tamga - Kichi Naryn - Naryn
We will drive along high mountains to the town of Naryn via attractive Kichi Naryn gorge. The high mountains, charming passes, and nomadic way of life make Kyrgyzstan - incredible. We are sure you will like it on tours. The road will pass over mountain pass named Jalpak Bel at an elevation of more than 3000 meters. Then we will have a break in Bokonbaeva village, where we can meet a local eagle-hunter and see an eagle show. When we are in Kochkor village, we will visit a local family. They will organize a master class of making a national felt carpets. We will continue to drive to Naryn. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 6: Naryn - Tash Rabat
In the morning we will drive to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle from the 14th century) which is located on the Tian Shan Mountains. Tash Rabat was built of stone blocks inside a mountain and lies at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. There are 31 rooms in the mountain of 1 m thick. Actually, it was a prison where thieves in ancient times sentenced to a death there. Your night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Torugart border
In the morning is transfer to Chinese border. End of Kyrgyzstan trip 7. Thank you for tours.
02- pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 865 $
04 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 405 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 305 $
Single - 75 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 535 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
Tamga - Homestay
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide