Kyrgyzstan classic tour
Name of the tour: Kyrgyzstan classic tour
Day 1: Bishkek
Meeting with a guide at Manas airport. Transfer and escort to Bishkek. Road to the capital takes 30-40 minutes. In Bishkek, the guide will give you a tour that includes a visit to the oak Park, the Victory Square, Philharmonic and the Museum of Art. The tour also includes a visit to the local Oriental Bazaar. Here you will get acquainted with the peculiarities of trading in the Eastern way. You can try local bread, traditional drinks and buy Souvenirs at the best prices. In Bishkek you will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
The meeting with the guide is scheduled for 8 am. Today you will go to the East of the country to the coast of the mountain lake Issyk Kul, which is included in most of the tours in Kyrgyzstan. It is located 240 km from Bishkek. Lakes are the most important natural wealth of Kyrgyzstan.It is the second highest Alpine lake in the world after Lake Titicaca. Along the way, you will visit not only natural attractions, but also historical ones. The guide will show you the open-air Museum of balbals and the Burana tower (an ancient minaret of the 11th century) At the end of all excursions, you will stay at the hotel by the lake.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Afterwards, you will start your trip to Karakol city. On the way, we will take a short break to give you the opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). These petroglyphs were made more than 2 000 years ago by shamans. Then we continue our way along the northern shore of the lake to the town of Karakol. You will visit the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it was built in a Chinese style without using a single metal nail. The mosque will be followed by a visit to an old wooden Orthodox Church. The night is spent in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today you will have a very busy day. We will start the morning with a trip to the Jeti Oguz gorge. Where we will walk among the rocks and see the panorama of the mountain gorge. this place is famous for a mountain in the shape of a broken heart, as well as red rocks called Seven Bulls. Then we will go to meet a local hunter. He will tell you about falconry which is popular in some Eastern countries including Kyrgyzstan
. After that, you will get acquainted with local needlewomen from the village of Kochkor. They will show you how to make felt products and carpets, as well as hold a small master class for you. Here you will also visit the Museum of crafts and get acquainted with the nomads ' utensils. You will spend this night in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Today your tour continues go to Son Kul lake. the highest lake in the country. It is located on a mountain plateau at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. In summer, there are many shepherds who use this place as pastures. Here you will have time to enjoy nature and silence. We will spend the night in traditional nomad dwellings-Yurt.
Day 6: Son Kul - 33 parrots Pass - Bishkek
Today you return to Bishkek via a mountain pass called 33 parrots (3,133 m). This is a very picturesque place with a panorama of the mountain valley. Along the way, you can take a lot of beautiful pictures. Upon arrival in Bishkek the guide will take you to the hotel where you can relax after such a busy journey. This is how ends one of your favorite tours.
Day 7: Flight
The guide will pick you up to the airport.