Title of tour: Nomadic adventures
Days / Nights: 5/4
Overnights: Bishkek, Kochkor, Son Kul Lake
Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
Welcome to fascinating Kyrgyzstan! This day you will meet guide at Manas International Airport. He will transfer you to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek. You will drive about 30-minute drive from the airport. You will start the tour with exploring Ala Archa gorge. You will enjoy a walk through the natural Park, see the beautiful panorama of the city, and enjoy the charm of nature Ala Archa. In Soviet times, not everyone could get into this gorge, but now access is open to everyone. Ala Archa is located 45 km from Bishkek, in the Tien Shan Mountains, in the Kyrgyz range. During the tour you can hike and explore the fascinating views of the gorge. After that you will transfer to the capital Bishkek. This day you will have a city tour in the capital of Bishkek. You will explore such wonderful attractions as: 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 2: Bishkek – Burana – Kochkor
This day you will start with exploring the Asian Bazaar in Bishkek. This is a very colorful Bazaar, where you can find everything you want, from things to food. Prices here will pleasantly surprise you, and you can also get a discount by haggling with sellers. Don't miss the opportunity to take memorable photos! Then you will continue the tour and transfer to the center of craft in Kyrgyzstan Kochkor. Along the way you will explore Burana Tower. This is an ancient minaret of the 11th century, built by the Karakhanids. In ancient times, it played a significant role in the Great Silk Road. Many travelers stopped here to rest. Here you can also visit the open-air garden of Balbals (stone warriors). They were erected in memory of the brave soldiers who fought for the honor of the Motherland. The night will be in the home stay.
Day 3: Kochkor – 33 parrots pass – Son Kul Lake
In the morning you will start the tour to amazing Lake Son Kul. This is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. You will drive to the lake through picturesque 33 parrots pass. Along the way you will have a chance to observe the fascinating views and take photos! This high-altitude lake is located at an altitude of 3016 meters and will give you the opportunity to enjoy the charm of virgin nature and see many beautiful landscapes. You can also meet real nomads who move here for the summer season. Since ancient times, these places were inhabited by nomads who lived in portable dwellings yurts and used clean pastures for grazing. Our company sure that you will like the fabulous nature and clean air. This night will be spent in the nomadic felt dwellings − yurts.
Day 4: Son Kul Lake – Kochkor – Bishkek
Today you will start the tour with transferring to Kochkor village via Kalmak Ashu pass. Don’t miss chance to take amazing photos. Arrival to Kochkor. There you will get acquainted with the local family that will show you how to produce the national felt carpet- pride of Kyrgyz people. You will have a great opportunity to make your own colorful carpet with different style. There you will explore a small handicraft museum where you can find examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many interesting things. You will complete the tour with transferring to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 735 $
04 pax – 455 $
06 pax – 345 $
08 pax – 295 $
10 pax – 260 $
Single – 75 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 60 $
All lunches and dinners – 120 $
English speaking guide – 300 $ per group
To be 2 in yurts (now 4 in 1) – 15 $ per person
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Kochkor – Homestay
Son Kul – “Nomad’s Dream” VIP yurt camp
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide