Wildlife tour 5
Wildlife tour 5
Time: 9 days
Highpoints: Bishkek - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Barskoon - Fairy Tale gorge - Kyzyl Tuu - Kochkor - Naryn - Kel Suu - Tash Rabat - Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
We are happy to meet you in the Manas International Airport. Your tour in Kyrgyzstan starts from the way of 30minutes to the capital Bishkek. The city is located at the height of 700-800m above sea level, as the entire country. It means that the mountain location makes the country be at various altitudes. Then there will be a trip along the peculiar sightseeing like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. The next part of the day is devoted to the investigation of the Burana tower. It is the ancient minaret which was used since the 11th century by the people of the country. They have put ancient monuments, called balbals. In translation the word means "ancestors" and that is why we consider the souls of the ancient people are inside. Then the way goes to the Chon Kemin gorge. Here everyone can communicate with the locals, and the night will be in the homestay.
Day 2: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Semenovskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz
Right form the Chon Kemin gorge, the place known for the fascinating views, we start for the pearl of the country, Issyk Kul Lake. The name in translation means "hot lake". The reason is that it never freezes, even in strong colds of the winter. Probably it is described by the high level of salt. Then the guests start for the Semenovskoe gorge. Here they will be introduced the great views and amazing meadows. The site is perfect for wandering and we are happy to meet all of your expectations. The route continues to the Karakol town. The town is famous for the tastiest ashlyam-fu, for the Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. Then we get to the Jeti Oguz gorge. The gorge is the place which is known as "seven bulls" gorge. The people called it this way due to the fact that the rocks are of red color, they resemble the bulls standing in a row. Then there will be the night in the yurts.
Day 3: Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Fairy Tale gorge - Kochkor
In Wildlife tour 5 you will fully appreciate authentic living and get life changing experience. This day is going to be long, difficult but extremely thrilling. The boarders will be able to get to know Kyrgyzstan closer, as we first pass the south of Issyk Kul Lake. This trip is perfect, as you can see the entire lake from all the sides, not everyone can do it. Then going along the territory of the lake, all find themselves in the Barskoon gorge. The gorge is seen as the peculiar place of the monument to Yuri Gagarin and gripping waterfalls, the great place of taking photos. The next destination of the day is Fairy Tale gorge. It is literally a fairy-tale - there are canyons of red rocks, of interesting and intriguing formations. Being here it is possible to forget almost about everything. Then we get to the final point of the day - Kochkor village. The guests can see the craftsmen doing their handicraft. The night will be in the homestay of the locals.
Day 4: Kochkor - Naryn - Kel Suu
Our team will drive the guests along the Naryn region. Today everyone will be able to travel to Kel-Suu Lake. The location of the lake is rather interesting, as in order to see it, it is necessary to get to the Kok-Kiya valley of 3514m above sea level. It is supposed that the lake emerged due to the damage of the stone formations, lots of thousands years ago. Be careful, as the lake is surrounded with sharp rocks and cliffs, with lots of pits and caves. Also, the boarders will be able to ride horses for about 1,5 hours. The night will be in the yurt camp.
Day 5: Kel Suu - Tash Rabat
In Wildlife tour 5 you will fully appreciate authentic living and get life changing experience. This day everyone will spend in the way to Tash Rabat Caravanserai, and the investigation of this place. The people think that the building was the stay for all the traders going along the Great Silk Road. There are notions which tell us that the building was a prison as there are pits in the floors, approximately made for the prisoners to be sent there. The very building is made of stone. The night will be organized in the yurts set near the building.
Day 6: Tash Rabat - Son Kul
During this tour you will be free to explore the wildlife and share opinions with locals. Today we are going to visit Son Kul Lake. In this case we will have to get to the height of 3016m above sea level. The territory is presented by the great amount of vast territories of meadows and pastures. The very lake is the aim of the visitants. It is pure and transparent, and there is specially brought fish there. Being here the boarders will be able to see the nomads, and communicate with them, as they will tell lots of important facts about the country. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 7: Son Kul Lake
The entire day we will spend at the territory of Son Kul Lake. Today we can get closer to culture and traditions, to legends and myths of Kyrgyzstan. The local dwellers are very kind and hospitable, who are looking for all of the opportunities to tell every detail they know. Besides, they live the nomadic way of life, like in the past. They are said to live the life of their ancestors. The day ends with the excursion about the territory of the lake and the night in the yurt.
Day 8: Son Kul - Suusamir - Bishkek
This is our last day of an active tour in the country, we return back to Bishkek and the route will be going along the Suusamir valley and the Tue Ashuu pass. The altitude is 3000 m above sea level and the sites are amazing in its beauty. The views are indescribable and we can't imagine how it is like to immerse in nature. Being here it is possible to try to do it. The night will be in the hotel of the capital.
Day 9: 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
Kel Suu - Yurts
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