Family tour 4
Family tour 4
Time: 8 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Bishkek Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
On arrival at Manas International Airport you will be met by the driver who accompanies you to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. All along the Family tour 4 you will see astonishing views. The tour will start by visiting Ala Archa gorge. It is the famous natural park which is situated on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. The distance is about 45 km from Bishkek. Being there you will have the chance to walk through paved roads and enjoy the pristine nature of Kyrgyz nature. You can also have a picnic. In the afternoon you will have a guided tour of Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. Afterwards your night will be in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
Your driver will pick you up at 8 am and travel to Issyk Kul Lake. In the course of a tour you will be impressed by great mountains and pastureland! We hope you will be impressed by perfect nature and landscape of Kyrgyz Republic. Issyk Kul lake is considered to be the pearl of Kyrgyzstan of 1608 m. above sea level. Being there you will have the opportunity to swim and even fishing! The weather in Issyk Kul is pleasant! Then we will drive to Burana Tower (11th century) and an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. It is important to note that stone warriors were made for soldiers who lost their lives for Motherland! Later on we will drive to Cholpon Ata city and visit local ethnography museum. Afterwards your night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
Today we will transfer Karakol city. It is one of the blooming cities in Kyrgyzstan. On the way you will have a lot of photo stops and capture interesting ancient stone inscriptions. They were found in 800 B.C or 2000 years ago by shamans. Reaching in Karakol city, we will visit the Dungan mosque an old wooden Orthodox Church. It is important to note that the Dungan mosque was built without nails and has Chinese style. We are sure you will be amazed by it in a tour. Overnight will be spent in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
We are glad to present the next day of visiting Jeti Oguz gorge or Seven Bulls. This place is famous for its seven red rocks which are situated in a row. There is also the famous Broken Heart Mountain. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be astonished how nature is ideal! In addition you can spend 30 minutes and see the most beautiful panoramic view of the gorge! Don't miss to take stunning pictures! Later on we will drive to Bokonbaeva village. Being there you will meet with a local eagle-hunter or berkutchi. He will tell you more about eagles. You can also participate in eagle hunting and take photos with them. You will spend the night in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
All along the Family tour 4 you will see astonishing views. You will admire spectacular landscapes with your family. Today we will travel to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. This amazing lake will not leave you indifferent. In the course of a tour you will see celestial mountains and wonderful grass land! Kyrgyz nature is truly enormous! This lake is considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Also you will meet with local families and taste nomadic food! You might see wild inhabitants as hares, foxes as well as wolves. Afterwards you will have the night in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
We are happy to present you the next day of your trip visiting the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. This ancient building was built in the 14th century. Actually the Tash Rabat was built of stone blocks inside a mountain and situated at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. When you go in you will 31 rooms in the mountain of 1 m thick. This place is still unknown due to different legend versions. In addition you will find there a lot of pits - zindan. Usually culprits sentenced to the death there. After that you will spend the night in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Bishkek
The tour will start by visiting Kochkor village. We have no doubt you will be impressed by the hospitality of Kyrgyz families. You will have the chance to learn how to make Kyrgyz national felt carpets. Carpets are usually decorated with different ornaments and art. In addition you can make your own carpet which will serve you for about 40 years. Then we will visit a small handicraft museum and see ancient Kyrgyz attributes as silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and other interesting things. After a long and pleasant day we will return to Bishkek city and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-06 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 935 $
04 pax - 605 $
06 pax - 485 $
Single - 110 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 105 $
Full board - 200 $
English speaking guide - 540 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 30 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
- Museum admissions
- Provision of drinking water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide