From Issyk Kul Lake to the south of Kyrgyzstan
Name of the tour: From Issyk Kul Lake to the south of Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 8 days
Day 1: Bishkek
Your guide will meet you at the airport. He will then accompany you to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. The whole day will be contributed to having a city tour. You will see such places as the victory square, the central square, oak park, you will even walk through the museum of arts, in the end of the day you will be brought to the local bazaar in order to see the trade with your own eyes. You will then spend your night in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
The following morning you will be brought to Burana tower. The tower dates back to the 11th century. It was once built next to the city which played a significant role in trade during the times of the Great Silk Road. You may even climb to the top of the tower. There is also a collections of stone figures that were created in the honor of the best soldiers. You will then travel towards Issik Kul. The Pearl of Kyrgyzstan is the second largest alpine lake in the world. At the altitude of 1608 meter above sea level you will be taken to such attractions as the ethnographic museum, Ruh Ordo complex, and the collection of stones covered with drawings that date back to 800BC. Your night will be in the hotel by the lake.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Kochkor - Son Kul
In the morning, you will be taken to Kochkor village. In the village you will be introduced to the family which will show you the process of creation of the national carpets. Afterwards, you will be brought to 3013 meters above sea level in order to visit the lake Son Kul, which is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. You will dine and spend your night in the yurts - the national Kyrgyz dwelling by the lake.
Day 4: Son Kul - Kazarman
The following day you will be taken to Kazarman through an extremely beautiful road. There will be many wonderful landscapes and photo stops in order to catch those moments for ages. Kazarman is a small remote village, thus tou will spend your night there in the guesthouse.
Day 5: Kazarman - Uzgen - Djalal Abad - Arslanbob
In the morning you will drive to the Arslanbob forest. On your way there, you will stop by the Uzgen tower which was built by the Karakhanids back in the 11th century. You will then arrive to the walnut forest and stay in the guesthouse for the night.
Day 6: Arslanbob
The next day you will spend walking around the 11000hectares of walnut forest which produces 1500 tons of walnut per year. It is the biggest walnut forest in the world and has the first place as the biggest natural walnut production place in the world. You may engage in conversations with locals and relax in the shadowed areas of the forest. You will spend your night in the guesthouse again.
Day 7: Arslanbob - Bishkek
This day you will be going back to Bishkek. The road towards the capital of Kyrgzyzstan is one of the most beautiful roads in the countries. The Too Ashu pass is located at 3000 meters above sea level, there will be plenty of stops in order to take pictures of the great panoramic views. You will stay in the hotel for the night.
Day 8: Airport
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport.