Title of tour: All facets of Kyrgyzstan
Days / Nights: 7 days / 6 nights
Overnights: Osh, Bishkek, Issyk-Kul, Son-Kul
Day 1: Osh
The transfer will meet you at the airport and the guide will accompany you to the city of Osh. Today you will explore the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan. Its main attraction is the famous Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman Too (Solomon’s Mountain) is located in the center of the city. It is a place of pilgrimage for many local Muslims. The ancient legend says that biblical prophet Solomon (Suleiman, in the Koran) was buried here. Then you will walk through our Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to take unique pictures of local life. Today you will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Osh – Abshir Ata – Osh
Today will be dedicated to exploring the fantastic Aphir Ata Gorge. The most interesting places are a sacred waterfall falling from a rock and an amazing mountain lake. We will also drive through the very picturesque road. Upon arrival, we will organize a lunch in nature. You will be free to walk around, admire the wonderful nature and relax. Then we will return to Osh city. Here you will have dinner. After that, you will check into the hotel.
Day 3: Osh – Bishkek
After breakfast, you will have a flight to Bishkek city. You will have a sightseeing tour in the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. You will see Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others attractions. The last destination of the tour will be Asian Bazaar, where you will fell the local atmosphere. Here people are selling and buying different goods. It is also possible to bargain with seller to lower the price! At 7 p.m. you will have a dinner. Then you will be taken to the hotel.
Day 4: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
At 8 a.m. we will head to Issyk Kul Lake. It is situated at an altitude of 1608 meters above sea level and it is considered the largest alpine lake in the world. The lake is also known as “the Pearl of Central Asia”. The water is salty and has healing properties. Today you will have a chance to visit Burana Tower (a 11th century minaret) and an open-air museum of stone warriors called “Balbals”. The overnight stay will be organized in the hotel.
Day 5: Issyk Kul lake – Son Kul lake
Today the tour route will take you to Son-Kul Lake. It is the second largest and the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. On the way you will see ancient petroglyphs ( 800 B.C.). These stone inscriptions were created by shamans about two millennia ago. Son-Kul Lake is located at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Kyrgyz nomads prefer to rest in this area. It is also used as pastureland for herders of Naryn region. Upon arrival, you will be able to come closer to the shore, walk around the area and enjoy the amazing nature of the lake. You will have a dinner and overnight stay in yurts. They are traditional collapsible dwellings made of wooden elements covered with felt.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake – 33 parrots – Bishkek
After breakfast, we will head to Kochkor village. The road lies along picturesque Teskei Torpok pass (3133m a.s.l.) which is also called 33 parrots pass. After arrival to Kochkor village you will meet with local family, who will demonstrate you the national felt carpets making process. Futhermore they will help you to create your own carpet. Nearby there is a handicraft museum, where you will find silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and others. After an excursion, you will return to Bishkek. The overnight will be in a hotel.
Day 7: Airport
In the morning, you will be transferred to Manas International Airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 865 $
04 pax – 580 $
06 pax – 480 $
08 pax – 425 $
10 pax – 395 $
Single – 100 $
Early check-in – 25 $
Single early check-in – 40 $
Half board – 90 $
Full board – 180 $
English speaking guide – 455 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) – 15 $ per person
Osh – “Sun Rise” Hotel 3*
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
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