Family tour 5
Family tour 5
Time: 9 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Naryn - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
When you arrive at Manas International Airport your driver will wait for you and then drive you to the capital of Kyrgyz Republic - Bishkek. It is not that much far and will take only 30 minutes from airport. After that you will drive to the famous natural Ala Archa park. Throughout the Family tour 5 you will see extraordinary views. Being there you will have the chance to visit remote villages and enjoy the vibrant nature. Also you can have a short hiking trip. It is one of the best ideas to have picnic. We are sure you will like it in the course of Kyrgyzstan. See one if the outstanding panoramic views of celestial Tian Shan mountains! Later we will return to Bishkek and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. Today you will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
Be ready! Your driver will come at 8 am. Today you will travel to Issyk Kul Lake. You will find it surrounded by the celestial Tian Shan Mountains. In the course of tours you will learn that this lake is considered to be the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level. People also call it "the pearl of Central Asia". The interesting fact is that Issyk Kul lake is never freezes because of salty basins. Then we will visit Burana Tower (11th century) where we can find an open air museum of Balbals or stone warriors which are dedicated to brave heroes who lost their lives by protecting Motherland. Later on we will transfer to Cholpon Ata city and visit local ethnography museum. The night will be in a hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
Having breakfast at 8 o'clock we will drive to Karakol city. Moving on you will find ancient stone inscriptions which go back to 800 B.C. These inscriptions are about 2000 years old. They were by shamans. After that we will drive along the northern shore of the lake to the bright Karakol city. Coming there you will visit the Dungan mosque. This interesting Chinese style mosque was built without metal ligaments. Then we will visit an old wooden Orthodox Church. Today you will spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
We are glad to open the next day of trip by travelling Jeti Oguz gorge. Jeti Oguz gorge is translated as Seven Bulls. When you arrive there you will find seven red rocks formations in a row. In addition you will see the Broken Heart Mountain. This place is full of interesting stories you will hear in tours. Moving on we will visit Bokonbaeva village and meet with an eagle trainer - berkutchi. You will learn how to hunt with eagles and take photos. Overnight will be in a homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Throughout the Family tour 5 you will see extraordinary views. The tour will start by driving to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. During tours you will be inspired by the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan which is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. It is one of the beautiful lakes in the country. Also you can see there wild animals as fox, hares as well as wolves. There are a lot nomadic families who will meet you with the open heart. We will make your holidays memorable! The night will be spent in nomadic dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
In the morning we will drive to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. You will admire marvelous landscapes with your family. It is situated on the Great Silk Road. The second name of the gorge is Stone Castle. It was in the 14th century. You will find this place unique surrounded by Tian Shan Mountains. When you enter in Tash Rabat you will find it built stone blocks. This castle lies at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. There are 31 rooms in the mountain of 1 m thick. Tash Rabat is full of mysterious things! Overnight will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Naryn
Having a hearty breakfast we will drive through mountain to Naryn city. You will find it right in the gorge. Driving through mountain passes you will be impressed by nomadic lifestyle which never changes its history. Panoramic views of mountains are incredible! Your trip will be unforgettable. In addition you will meet with hospitable Kyrgyz families and taste delicious nomadic food. Today you will have the night in a guesthouse.
Day 8: Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
The morning will start by travelling to Kochkor village. On your route you will be amazed by wonderful gorges and get along through mountain pass of over 3 000 meters high. Being in Kochkor village you will have the opportunity to learn how to make Kyrgyz carpets and even make your own. Later on we will visit a museum and find a lot of interesting attributes of handicraft. We are sure you will like it in a tour. Afterwards we will return to Bishkek and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-06 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 975 $
04 pax - 635 $
06 pax - 510 $
Single - 115 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 120 $
Full board - 240 $
English speaking guide - 620 $ 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)
Naryn - "Khan Tengri" Guesthouse
- Museum admissions
- Provision of mineral water
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide