Small group tour 3
Small group tour 3
Time: 7 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Burana - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Bishkek
We are happy to meet you in the Manas International Airport and drive to the picturesque gorge, in translation meaning "hollow" - Chunkurchak gorge. Small group tour 3 will give you chance to see wonderful gorges and lakes. The gorge is peculiar for amazing flowers like tulips growing here. At the same time the smell of the flouring is indescribable. Guests are going to travel along the meadows of the gorge and feel the harmony with nature. In case they come here in the winter, they are free to find a sort of the ski resort. Then all return to Bishkek and go sightseeing there, along Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
In small group you can see popular tour destinations. The route continues to the Burana Tower. In translation it means minaret and literally was higher in the very beginning. The territory is preserved by the balbals, or stone warriors. People consider the souls of the fallen warriors are held there. The minaret belongs to the emergence of the 11th century. Then the guest make a tour to the pearl of Kyrgyzstan, Lake Issyk Kul. It is known to be at the height of 1600m above sea level. The name is translated as a "hot lake" as it never freezes. There can be made boat cruises for the investigation of the deeps of the lake. There is also the ethnography museum in Cholpon Ata, which will be visited by the guests. Then we spend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
The group starts to get to know the entire territory of the lake, and visits the Karakol town. It is the place where the ancient inscriptions of 800 BC are shown. The reason is seen in the ancient shamans being at these territories long time ago. Then the route goes to the Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. The first one is peculiar for the fact that women can't enter it and that it is built in the Chinese Style. And both were built without usage of metal. The boarding house will be reserved for the group to spend the night.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today everyone is going to immerse in legends which are rather ancient. This is described by the visiting of the Jeti Oguz gorge or the gorge Seven Bulls. The form literally resembles the red bulls standing in the row here. The territory is also the location of the Broken Heart Mountain. Then the tour continues to one of the most important sites of Kyrgyzstan, Bokonbaevo village. It is known to be the location of the berkutchi, or eagle hunters hunting with berkuts (eagles, falcon). This is a traditional activity of the nomadic people and one of the most interesting shows which can be seen in the route. Then the group goes to the Kochkor village to get acquainted with the local family and spend the night in their house.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Small group tour 3 will give you chance to see wonderful gorges and lakes. After the night in the homestay we are making a way to Son Kul Lake. The lake is seen as the second pearl of the country which bears the great significance at the altitude of 3016m above sea level. The territory is peculiar for amazing and fascinating views of pastures and meadows. The nomads use them for their cattle in the warm summer period. Being here it is required to have warm clothes as with every high altitude it becomes colder and colder. There will be an opportunity to contact truly nomads, who live here the life of their ancestors. Then there will be acquaintance with the yurts, the nomadic dwellings. The overnight will be in the yurt.
Day 6: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Coming back to the capital guests will see the beauties of the Suusamir valley and the Tue Ashuu pass. We are driving at the heights of 3000m above sea level and there will be made various stops for the visitants to make gripping photos against breath-taking panoramas. The night will be in the hotel of Bishkek.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
01-03 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
05-06 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
01 pax - 1 395 $
02 pax - 835 $
03 pax - 630 $
04 pax - 545 $
05 pax - 480 $
06 pax - 440 $
Single - 110 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ 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)
- Admission tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide