Tour in Kyrgyzstan: Tour 8
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Osh - Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Tash Rabat - Son Kul - 33 parrots - Bishkek
Day 1: Osh
Upon arrival to the airport you will be met and transferred to the capital of Southern capital of Kyrgyzstan. Here you will visit the most significant sight like Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman Too (Solomon's Mountain) is located in the city center and more to it you will learn that it is a sacred place for pilgrimage of local Muslim. Due to the legend, biblical prophet Solomon (Suleiman, in the Koran) was buried at the foot of it. Then you will visit Asian Bazaar where you will be able to take a lot of colorful photos. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Osh - Bishkek
The day of the tour will start with having a morning flight to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival you will have a great time while explore the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Addition to it you will visit the famous sight tours to which are very popular that is known as Asian Bazaar! Here you will have a time to take a lot of dynamic photos. This bazaar is a noisy and colorful tapestry of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
In course of the tour you will travel to the famous among world the celestial lake Issyk Kul. This lake is known as the second largest alpine lake in the world with the altitude of 1608 m. above sea level the length of which is 180 km and it is 60 km wide. You will learn its another name "the pearl of Central Asia". It is interesting to note that this lake was known as holy for more than 1 500 years. This lake also possesses the curative qualities due to the salty waters. On the way to it you will have an excursion to visit Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Your night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul lake - Tash Rabat
After breakfast we will take a short break to give you the opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). These petroglyphs were made more than 2000 years ago by shamans. Guide will transfer you to the unique building that is located on the Great Silk Road in the heart of Tian Shan Mountains. The Tash Rabat Caravanserai is also known as the Stone Castle of the 14th century that was made on the altitude of 3200 meters above sea level by using the stone blocks with walls 1 m thick. Moreover you will be impressed to know that here are in total 31 rooms. Moreover this sight also has underground prison cells that was used it imprison thieves in ancient times. Night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Son Kul
In course of the tour you will have a morning transfer to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. You will find Son Kul lake on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level that is encircled by high mountains. During the travel you will see many Kyrgyz families that came for rest and relaxation as well as Naryn herders that use this area as the pastureland. You will have a great time while observe the virgin nature of this area as well as its surroundings. Overnight is in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake - 33 parrots - Bishkek
Today you will have a drive to Kochkor village the road to which are goes via the 33 parrots pass or that is also known as Teskei Torpok pass . The elevation of this picturesque pass is 3, 133 m. Upon arrival to Kochkor village you will have a great time will learn the way of making our felt carpet by the help of local masters. You even can create your own carpet together with them. Moreover you will visit a small handicraft museum that possesses examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek.
Day 7: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 885 $
04 pax - 585 $
06 pax - 475 $
08 pax - 420 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single - 90 $
Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 40 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 30 $ per person
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Flight tickets Osh - Bishkek (15 kg limit, extra 2 $ per kg)
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide