Discover Kyrgyzstan: Tour 4
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
The driver will pick you up at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan for about 30-minute drive from the airport. Then you will have a city tour and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Ņentral Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and so on. In the morning we will travel to Chon Kemin gorge where on the way you can visit Burana Tower of the 11th century minaret and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). On arrival to Chon Kemin gorge, night is in a home stay.
Day 2: Chon Kemin - Rafting - Horse riding - Chon Kemin
Chon Kemin is a natural park of Kyrgyzstan that is well-known for its astonishing mountains! Today you will have a rafting tour along a mountain river which is very popular among people. We will drive with you to Chon Kemin gorge to the point. The rafting itself will take 1 hour plus about 40 minutes for provisions. In the afternoon you will ride horses as real nomads and during this day you will see a lot of bizarre views. You will have a ride on the high in the mountains and mountain forest. Observe the panorama view of the gorge! Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Konorchek - Issyk Kul lake northern shore
In the morning you will have 3 hours hiking tour to the red canyon Konorchek. Then we will continue our way to Issyk Kul Lake as the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level. Its length is 180 km and it is 60 km wide and called "the pearl of Central Asia". Due to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative qualities. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 4: Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol
Today you will visit ancient stone inscriptions of 800 B.C which were made by shamans. We will drive lengthways Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges! These two attractive gorges are connected at the end. On the way you will see yurts and stop many times to have a rest and to enjoy Mother Nature. The tour will be continued along the northern shore of the lake to the town of Karakol. Visit the Dungan mosque and built in a Chinese style without using a single metal nail as well as an old wooden Orthodox Church. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bishkek
In the morning we will drive to Jeti Oguz gorge where we can see red rocks formations that have a name Seven Bulls - Jeti Oguz. On the way you will see the Broken Heart Mountain and learn more about its history. Then you will go on top of a mountain (20 minutes) to see a panorama view of the gorge. The next destination is visiting Bokonbaeva village and meet a local eagle-hunter. He will show you an eagle hunting. We will continue our way to Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 790 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 385 $
08 pax - 340 $
10 pax - 305 $
Single - 75 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 75 $
All lunches and dinners - 150 $
English speaking guide - 400 $ per group
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Rafting in Chon Kemin
- Entrances to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide