Small group tour 5
Small group tour 5
Time: 9 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Burana - Issyk Kul - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Chunkurchak - Bishkek
Our team will meet you in the Manas International Airport. The way is going to the amazing gorge of Kyrgyzstan, Chunkurchak gorge. It is in 45km from Bishkek and the tour to it will be interesting and thrilling. The name of the gorge means "hollow", and along with it, it is the territory of the National Biological Reserve. The reserve means that there are flowers, the plants, like tulips which are on the brink of extinction. The trip means guests will be able to witness purity of nature. Amazing bright flowers in comparison with emerald-green grass. Then we all return back to Bishkek and go to the investigational trip along the city - Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic.
The night is going to be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
The second day of the tour means guests will be able to visit the famous lake, known as Issyk Kul. The name is translated as "hot lake". It never freezes, even in the winter. It is the second high-altitude lake after Titicaca in South America. We are happy to provide the service of visiting the significant places of the lake. For this it is necessary to pass the Burana Tower. It is known to exist since the 11th century. As the tower was higher, constant wars of the past made it to be lower now. The territory is protected by the souls of the warriors in the stones balbals. At the same time when visitants arrive at the territory of the lake, they can visit the famous Cholpon Ata museum. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
When traveling in small groups you are free enough to enjoy everything and at the same time you have people to discuss along the tour. Our advice it not to leave the country without visiting the Karakol city. It is the city rather known by the people all of the country. Here it is possible to try delicious and the best ashlyam-fu. At the same time the locals are friendly here and they can welcome to invite you and treat with various delicious dishes. The visitants will travel to the Dungan mosque, made in the Chinese style and Orthodox Church, made of wood. These are religious places, so respect is required to be shown. We have booked the night in the boarding house.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
This day is going to be along nature resorts of Kyrgyzstan, and the first testimony of the day is Jeti Oguz gorge. The gorge is known for the interesting form - red bulls, in the amount of seven, standing in a row. Then the tour goes to Bokonbaevo village. Here all can witness the art of hunting. Eagles are ready to hunt foxes, wolves, hares and other big or small animals. But in order to get there it is necessary to pass the Broken Heart Mountain. The night will be in the village Kochkor, in the home of the local people.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
Small group tour 5 gives you access to high mountainous places. Son Kul Lake is a perfect place and the next point of our trip. Today guests will be able to witness the spellbinding beauty of the lake, at the height of 3016m above sea level. The lake used to fishless in the past, but later it was brought here on purpose. At the same time it is one of he main stops of cattle of the nomads. Yes, there are still nomads here, like in the ancient times. And it is a striking opportunity to communicate with them. The night will be in the traditional dwelling - the yurt.
Day 6: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
Small group tour 5 gives you access to high mountainous places. Tash Rabat Caravanserai is put in the program of the trip and it is going to be visited by our visitants. The building is made just of stones, in the mountains. There are no any buildings around it, which makes the existence rather interesting. Here everyone can see the pits inside the building, which approximately were prisons. The time of emergence is not known for sure. The building is named by the locals as the "stone castle", but the translation is "stone barn". The night and dinner will be in the yurts near the stone building.
Day 7: Tash Rabat - Chon Kemin
Today the way is going to the Kochkor village. Here the guests can take a route of the traditional clothes of the local people, and get to know the traditional handicraft. Then the group goes to the pass of 3000 m above sea level, to the home of the local family. They will show how to create the carpets and how to make embroidery. Usually it is made of lines, colors and ornaments. The route ends with the visit of the Chon Kemin village, where the family will invite for the night.
Day 8: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
This day will be fulfilled with great emotions. The reason is seen in the opportunity to ride a horse for about 3 hours. It means that the animals will show the hidden sites of the Tien Shan mountains. The local people will show the way of communication with them and at the same time they will introduce some secret places of the greatest beauty. Then there will be a way to Bishkek and night in the hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
01-03 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
05-06 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
01 pax - 1 795 $
02 pax - 1 105 $
03 pax - 860 $
04 pax - 755 $
05 pax - 685 $
06 pax - 630 $
Single - 120 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 120 $
Full board - 240 $
English speaking guide - 630 $ 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)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Admission tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide