Small group tour 4
Small group tour 4
Time: 8 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Burana - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Bishkek
Arriving at the Manas International Airport guests will be met by representatives of our company. Today we are going to show you the beauties of Kyrgyzstan, starting with the Chunkurchak gorge. The gorge is located in 45 km from Bishkek and seems to extremely picturesque and thrilling. The air is full of smell of tulips and other flowers. It is also the territory of the National Biological Reserve. The name means "hollow", which is quite interesting isn't it? Then we return back to the capital and make a view of the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. The hotel will be reserved for the night.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
The second day is devoted to the tour to Burana Tower, or the minaret of the 11th century. It is the building which was created by the people with taking in account religious means, as there is a spiral staircase for saying words of pray. The tower is surrounded by stone warriors - balbals. They are put in honor of the fallen warriors with an aim to protect the land even after death. Then the route goes to the north of Issyk Kul Lake. It is the lake of 1600m above sea level. As any site of Kyrgyzstan there is a legend of emergence, but it will be told in the time of the trip. The way continues to the local ethnography museum in Cholpon Ata, in the Issyk Kul region. The night is booked in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
Small group tour 4 offers an opportunity to admire beautiful landscapes. Today our guests are going to see the other sites of the region of the pearl of the country. Today everyone is going to travel to Karakol. It is the city of ancient petroglyphs and inscriptions. Almost all of them were put about 2000 years old ago. It is the home of the Dungan mosque, built in the Chinese style. Entering it you can see that there is an abundance of colors and each color symbolizes some fact. The Orthodox Church is made of wood with the usage of no metal constructions. Then there will be a way to the boarding house for the night.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Jeti Oguz gorge is the next destination of the day which bears the legends of the ancient times. The name means Seven Bulls, of red rocks. Then we visit the Broken Heart Mountain, which is literally in the form of the broken heart. The day continues with a trip to the Bokonbaevo village where the guests can take a view of eagle hunting show and get to know the history of this art. The night will be in the stay of the locals.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Small group tour 4 offers an opportunity to admire beautiful landscapes. The next destination is the Son Kul Lake. It is located at the altitude of 3016m above sea level and due to it the temperatures are rather low. The territory is presented by rich fauna and flora, the animals, the cattle and the nomads are usually here in summer and spring. The territory is an amazing place for the investigation tour, and there will be made a lot of stays for viewing the beauty of the site during excursions. Here everyone can get acquainted with the locals and their dwellings. The night will be in the yurt.
Day 6: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
Small groups travel a lot to Kyrgyzstan and it is getting more and more popular tour target. Today we are going to visit the famous Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Some notes say it was created for the people going along the Great Silk Road to make stops. The other notes say it was created for the prisoners to be sent here, as there are pits inside the building made of stone for the means of throwing someone there. The building is at the height of 3200m above sea level with no any significant sites at the territory. It was approximately created in the 14th century, though it is not known for sure. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Bishkek
The day starts with the way back to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, but on our way we make a visit of the Kochkor village. It is the location of the craftsmen, who are ready to create exquisite handicraft. Being here guests will be able to take part in the creation of carpets, embroidered with various lines and ornaments. There is the museum which can be visited. There are a lot of felt productions. Then the road goes along the height of 3000m above sea level - of the pass. Then we return to Bishkek and the night will be organized in the hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
01-03 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
05-06 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
01 pax - 1 700 $
02 pax - 935 $
03 pax - 700 $
04 pax - 600 $
05 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 480 $
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)
- 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