Wildlife tour 4
Wildlife tour 4
Time: 8 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Barskoon - Fairy Tale gorge - Kyzyl Tuu - Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
We are happy to meet you in Kyrgyzstan, and the first destination is the Manas International Airport. Being here the guests will be met by our team, and they will drive you to the capital Bishkek. There will be a sort of investigational tour along such places as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. Then everyone starts for the Burana Tower. This is the ancient minaret which bears the ancient times, being surrounded by the balbals, or stone warriors. It is supposed that the souls of the fallen warriors are in these stone monuments. Then the route continues to the Chon Kemin gorge. There will be a short excursion, as it is already late, and then the night in the homestay.
Day 2: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz
In Wildlife tour 4 you will admire amazing landscapes and feel the spirit of adventure. From Chon Kemin gorge we start for the amazing Issyk Kul Lake. Today we are in the northern shore where there is an abundance of sites which must be seen by everyone. The lake is at the height of 1600m above sea level and opens us unforgettable views at the lake and the mountains surrounding it. Then going along the territory of the lake and the region, the visitants find themselves in the Semenovskoe gorge. The gorge is well-known for natural testimonies. Here everyone can get closer to nature, find harmony and forget about the troubles of the crowded city. Then the route is orescribed to go along the Karakol city. This is the place where religious sites can be viewed, like the Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. Then the boarders are on the way to Jeti Oguz gorge. This is the gorge of seven bulls standing in a row, being of red color. Near it there is the Broken Heart Mountain. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 3: Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Fairy Tale gorge - Kochkor
Waking up in the morning the guests will start a tour along the south of Issyk Kul Lake. The lake is peculiar for the amazing landscapes and various natural creations. Then the trip goes to the Barskoon gorge. There is a monument to the famous astronaut Yuri Gagarin. Also, being here everyone can visit the waterfalls, making you feel like in the paradise. The next destination of the third day is Skazka (Fairy Tale) gorge. This is the gorge of canyons of interesting forms of rocks. It is supposed that they created thanks to constant and strong winds. The homestay will be taken for the night in the Kochkor village. It is known for local people being exquisite craftsmen.
Day 4: Kochkor - Tash Rabat
In Wildlife tour 4 you will admire amazing landscapes and feel the spirit of adventure. Happy to introduce you the way to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. It is a sort of the stone building with lots of rooms. The people call it the "stone castle". Though the name is translated as "stone barn". The exact time of creation is unknown but people tend to consider it emerged in the 14th century. Here you will be at the height of 3200m above sea level. The caravanserai is said to be the prison for the people of the ancient times. The night will be organized in the yurts.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Son Kul
During this tour you will be maximum close to the nature and wildlife. Today everyone will be amazed by the beauty of Son Kul Lake. The Lake is known for the purity of territories of Kyrgyzstan, the water is very transparent and it is possible to wander here and enjoy the greatness of the country. Note that from June to September it is possible to travel here, as there are no precipitations, though the temperatures can be considerably lower than in the lowlands. Usually there are nomads living here, breeding the cattle. They can show how to set apart and together the yurts, and also the idea of legends and myths of the country. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake
We will spend the entire day in Son Kul Lake. The nomads will treat you with delicious tea, telling the customs and traditions of the Kyrgyz. It is going to be very great if you communicate with them as they are very hospitable and are free to show even some secrets of their life. Basically this day is devoted to the investigation of the nomadic life and the way of cattle breeding. The night will be organized in the yurts.
Day 7: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Guests return to Bishkek today, but first we pass various amazing places of Kyrgyzstan. Being on the way along the 3000m of the Tue Ashuu pass there will be the Suusamir valley. It is peculiar for the natural testimonies, amazing views, spell-binding panoramas and of course thought-provoking cases. Then in the end of the day everyone is in the room of the hotel thinking about the time spent in the trip.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Jeti Oguz - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Son Kul - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- 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