Solo tour 5
Time: 9 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Kyzyl Oi - Son Kul - Tash Rabat - Kochkor - Chon Kemin - Burana - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Welcome to travel in Kyrgyzstan! On arrival at Manas International Airport your driver will wait for you and then accompany to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek (30 minutes). Solo Tour 5 will be full of explorations and breathtaking views. If you are a solo traveler, you will fall in love with this tour. The tour will start by visiting the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and other interesting places. We recommend you to visit the famous Asian Bazaar where you can find anything you want. It is important to take stunning pictures and enjoy noisy life of locals. The night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Kyzyl Oi
After a hearty breakfast we will start our route to the famous Kyzyl Oi village. On the way you will get acquainted with stunning nature and landscape of evergreen forests. You will drive through the southern part of Kyrgyzstan. Don't miss to take interesting photos and keep your best vacation in Kyrgyzstan in memory. Then you will see the panoramic views of Tue Ashuu pass which is more than 3000 meters high. We have to admit this road is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan. So it is your chance! You will have the night in a home stay.
Day 3: Kyzyl Oi - Son Kul
Solo Tour 5 will be full of explorations and breathtaking views. Today's tour will start by visiting the pearl Son Kul lake. It is one of the most visited lakes in Kyrgyzstan. You will see the great Tian Shan mountain which will not leave you indifferent in your tours in Kyrgyzstan. This lake is considered to be the alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Also you will get acquainted with nomads and taste local food. We are sure you will be impressed by that. The weather there is rather cool. The landscape of the lake is full of plants. In addition you can see wild animals. Today you will spend the night in nomadic dwellings - yurts. They are warm and comfortable.
Day 4: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
Today's tour is dedicated to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road or Stone Castle which was built in the 14th century. The building used to attract travellers from around the world. You will find it located at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. The Tash Rabat is made of stone blocks inside a mountain and located at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. When you enter there you will find 31 rooms in the mountain of 1 m thick. It is important to note that there are a lot of pits - zindans where culprits died. Overnight will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Kochkor
We are glad to present a tour of visiting Kochkor village. On your route you will be amazed by paved roads and unique nature. There are gorges as well as mountain passes in Kyrgyzstan. You will drive today over mountain passes which are over 3 000 meters high. Moving on we will get acquainted local families. You will be taught how to make felt carpets. You can also make your own carpet with different style and art. Then we will visit a small handicraft museum where we can find silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many others. Your night will be in a homestay.
Day 6: Kochkor - Chon Kemin
Early in the morning we will visit Chon Kemin village. This village is famous for its natural park and green pastureland. Being there you will be impressed by evergreen forests and rare plants. You may find there wild mountain inhabitants as well. Walking around the virgin nature you will see how perfect Kyrgyzstan's landscape is! The second half of the day will start by 3 hours of horse riding. Starting from gorges you will ride to the evergreen forests and see most beautiful panoramic views. This night will be in a homestay.
Day 7: Chon Kemin - Burana - Bishkek
Today we will back to Bishkek city. On the way to the city we will have the opportunity to visit Burana Tower. This sacred minaret was found in the 11th century. In ancient times traders used to rest there. In addition you will see an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). It is important to note that, these stone warriors were made for heroes who lost their lives for protecting their Motherland. After the pleasant day you will have the night in the hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
We will visit Ala Archa gorge. The distance is just 45 km from the capital. In the course of tours you will be told that before the access to this gorge was strictly controlled by officials. Nowadays everyone is free to spend the time there. You will find the gorge on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. Being there you will have the chance to have a short hiking trip and have picnic. Also you will mountain streams and beautiful waterfalls. Then we will return to Bishkek and spend the night in a hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
01 pax - 1 515 $
Early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 120 $
Full board - 240 $
English speaking guide - 610 $
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4* hotel
Kyzyl Oi - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Chon Kemin - Homestay
- Museum admissions
- Provision of mineral water
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide