Special interest tour 5

Special interest tour 5 Kyrgyzstan tours 

Special interest tour 5
Time: 8 days
Target: Kyrgyzstan
Highpoints: Bishkek - Suusamir - Son Kul - Kochkor - Fairy Tale - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Semenovskoe - Chon Kemin - Bishkek

Day 1: Bishkek - Suusamir - Son Kul
We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan. When you are at Manas International Airport you will be met by your driver who accompanies you to the famous Son Kul Lake. Special interest tour 5 includes beautiful places to visit and different activities to experience. We have no doubt you will like this amazing lake in a tour. Son Kul Lake is considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan and situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Being there you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with local families and even see wild mountain inhabitants. On route you will drive over Tue Ashu Pass of 3586 meters above sea level. There are a lot of mountain passes which will not leave you indifferent in tours. Today you will spend the night in nomadic dwellings - yurts.

Day 2: Son Kul
The day will start by horseback riding and meeting with local nomads.  Don't miss the chance to get know about Kyrgyz culture and traditions. It is important to note that Kyrgyz people are famous for their hospitality and always welcome guests with open heart. You will have the opportunity to taste nomadic food and have tea with jam as well as boorsoks - fried pieces of bread. So you will be treated excellently! After pleasant day you will have the in yurts and feel yourself as nomad.

Day 3: Son Kul - 33 parrots pass - Kochkor
Having a hearty breakfast you will have time to learn more about Son Kul lake. It is a good idea to have a short hiking trip among remote valleys and get relaxation of nomadic atmosphere. We are sure you will like wild life. It is important to note that Son Kul lake is visited by travellers from around the world. There are green valleys and pastures. Amazing landscape and wonderful background! The second half of the day will start by visiting Kochkor village. You will drive by 33 parrots pass (3 133 m) and see stunning waterfall which is situated on the bottom of the pass.  The night will be spent in the homestay.

Day 4: Kochkor - Fairy Tale gorge - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz
In the morning you will learn how to make national woolen felt carpets. In addition you can make your own carpet with different art and style. It is important to note that Kyrgyz carpets can serve for 40 years. Over the time we will travel to the pearl Issyk Kul lake. This lake is one of the famous lakes in Kyrgyzstan of 1608 m above sea level. Later on we will drive to remote Bokonbaevo village. You will get acquainted with a local eagle-hunter or berkutchi.  There are eagles which will not leave you indifferent. You will participate in eagle hunting and take photos of them. Then we will visit Skazka (Fairy Tale) and have a short hiking trip among red rocks formations. Also we will drive to Barskoon gorge and see the famous monument to Yuri Gagarin and waterfalls. After that we will transfer Jeti Oguz gorge (Seven Bulls) and get inspiration of red rocks in row. You will spend the night in yurts.

Day 5: Jeti Oguz - Karakol
Special interest tour 5 includes beautiful places to visit and different activities to experience. Since Jeti Oguz gorge is famous for its red rocks you will see one more site as The Broken Heart. You will get many ideas to take wonderful photos. If you want to see panoramic view of the gorge you need to spend 20 minutes. There are yurts which will invite you to taste Kumis (fermented mare's milk) and boorsoks - fried pieces of bread. The stunning nature of green meadows and pastures will inspire you! We will drive to Karakol city in the afternoon and visit the Dungan mosque. The mosque was built without metal nails. Also there is old wooden Orthodox Church. Overnight will be spent in a guesthouse.

Day 6: Karakol - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Semenovskoe - Chon Kemin
This tour itinerary offers special places to visit and enjoy. We are glad to present you the next day of a tour visiting one of the most beautiful gorges as Semenovskoe. This amazing place will not leave you indifferent. There is park area with stunning landscape of evergreen forest. You will see different colors of trees and enjoy the virgin nature of Kyrgyz Republic. Being there you will have the chance to have a hiking trip among paved roads. Then we will travel along the northern shore of the lake to the remote Chon Kemin village. After that we will visit Cholpon Ata where you can see ancient stone inscriptions. They were made by shamans 2000 years ago.  You will have the night in a homestay.

Day 7: Chon Kemin - Burana - Bishkek
Today in the morning you will have 3 hours of horse riding through mountainous gorges. On the way you will see beautiful forests and panoramic views of the gorge. Then we will drive to Bishkek city. On route we will visit Burana Tower which appeared in the 11th century. There is also an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). These stones were made for brave heroes who lost their lives protecting Motherland. When we arrive in the capital you will have a city tour and visit the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and others. You will spend the night in the hotel.

Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

 

Transport:
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
01 pax – 1 715 $
02 pax – 900 $
03 pax – 675 $
04 pax – 600 $
05 pax – 525 $
06 pax – 485 $
07 pax – 445 $
08 pax – 420 $
09 pax – 395 $
10 pax – 380 $
Single – 140 $

Early check-in – 35 $ 
Single early check-in – 60 $ 

Half board – 105 $
Full board – 210 $ 

English speaking guide – 575 $ per group

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation: 
Son Kul - Yurts, (4 pax in 1) 
Kochkor - Homestay 
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1) 
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard"
Guesthouse Chon Kemin
- Homestay Bishkek
- "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Museum admissions
- Provision of drinking water
- Horse riding in Son Kul & Chon Kemin

Service does not include:
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide

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