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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

You can't imagine how many marvelous places you are going to see! There is saying among the experienced travelers « You have not seen the world, if you haven't seen Central Asia". You will visit during your tour: the ancient Tower of Burana, prehistoric stone carvings, the 2nd world's biggest lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the ancient Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), churches, mosques and many other sights. You will find out about the nomadic life, taste national dishes and drinks. Kyrgyz republic is the place of deep traditions and untouched nature.  

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek city
Meeting in Manas International Airport. You guide will collect you from the Airport and accompany you to Bishkek. The drive takes 30 minutes. After checking-in in the hotel you will have a breakfast. This day is intended for Bishkek guided city tour. The present sightseeing tour comprises the visiting of the Ceremonial part of the capital - Ala-Too Central Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), the Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Art Gallery, National Concert Hall, Osh Bazaar and some other interesting places and monuments. Lunch is included. The night, you will spend in the hotel****. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock in the evening in the restaurant. 
 
Day 2: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake 
Breakfast. After that we will be transferred to the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyz Republic - Son Kul. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this wonderful area for rest and relaxation since ancient times. Naryn region herders come to the lake to use it as summer pastureland. Son Kul Lake is surrounded with the mountains; it is situated at an altitude of 3013 m. above sea level and is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. On the way, lunch will be taken. You will be free to walk around and enjoy lake's virgin nature and its surrounds, after our arrival. Dinner and overnight stay are in the collapsible nomadic abodes - yurts. Yurts are built without nails. They are made out of wooden skeleton that is covered with thin felt mats. 
 
Day 3: Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone castle)
Pack your luggage. At 8 o'clock your breakfast is served. Today we have a trip to the Great Silk Road Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle that dated 14th century A. D.). This caravanserai is situated at Tian Shan - Mountains heart. This structure was built out of layered stones and what's more it was constructed partly inside the mountain at an altitude of 3200 m. above sea level. This building has no worlds' analogues. There are 31 rooms in total. The walls width is about one meter. Inside, there are dungeons for medieval convicts. The night in the yurt camp will be spent nearby the Caravanserai of Tash Rabat. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock in the evening. 
 
Day 4: Tash Rabat - Kochkor valley
Fortifying breakfast. Transfer (185 km) is from Tash Rabat Caravanserai to Kochkor Village. You will meet a family in Kochkorka Village that will show you the way of national felt carpets production. During felt show you even could create your own carpet together with them. Traditional dinner, with a local family, will be accompanied with national music performance. In the Guesthouse of Kochkor you will spend this night. 
 
Day 5: Kochkor valley - Tamga village
Breakfast is at 8 o'clock. Transfer (200 km) to the 2nd world's biggest mountain lake - the Celestial Issyk - Kul. The nickname for this lake is "Central Asian Treasure". Owing to the fact that the water is salty, Issyk Kul possesses healing properties. We will drive on the way through the gorgeous Valley and pass the water collecting reservoir of Orto Tokoi. You will have a rest on the southern beach of the lake on arrival in Tamga Village. You can lie on the warm sand or swim in the lake. At 7 o'clock in the evening our dinner will be served in Tamga guesthouse, where the night will be spent.

Day 6: Tamga - Karakol
At 8 o'clock in the morning breakfast is served. Till 12 p.m. you have spare time for swimming in the lake. Then you will start your trip by car to Karakol town. Lunch will be taken in Karakol. Today you will have Karakol guided city tour. This sightseeing tour concludes the visit of the museum of one of the worlds greatest explores - M.N. Przewalski, whose biggest achievements were in crossing of  Taklamakan great desert and the discovery of more than 4000 animal species, including Przewalski horse. This will be followed by the visit of the Orthodox Church that was constructed at the end of 19th century. After that, you will visit the Dungan Mosque that was built without using a single metal nail in the Chinese style. In the Guesthouse the night will be spent. Dinner is at 8 o'clock in the evening. 
 
Day 7: Karakol - Bishkek
At 8 o'clock breakfast is. Transfer (120km) to Cholpon Ata health resort center along the Central Asian sparkling pearl - Issyk-Kul Lake northern shore. We will visit in Cholpon - Ata the ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) carvings on the boulders, as well as the local museum that is dedicated to the history of Issik - Kul Region. At 12 o'clock, in relaxed atmosphere you could enjoy your lunch. Drive through a stunning Boom Gorge to Bishkek City is 280km. by vehicle. In the hotel**** you will spend this night. A farewell dinner is served at 7 p.m. 
 
Day 8: Bishkek - Europe
At the pick up time prearranged according to the details of your flight, your guide will meet you in the hotel and accompany you to Manas Airport.

 

There is also a list of other Cultural tours:

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour 

Duration: 13 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kemin - Son Kul Lake - At Bashi - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek 

The celestial mountains and two the most famous lake in Kyrgyz Republic are waiting to be visited. During this adventure, at first you will see famous Son Kul Lake that is situated on the altitude of 3016 m. above sea level. As nomads did for many years, you will sleeps in yurts and it is a great chance to find out more about the Kyrgyz nomadic culture. After that you will visit the biggest lake of the republic - Issyk Kul that is surrounded with mountains that form a ring around it. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour 

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

You can't imagine how many marvelous places you are going to see! There is saying among the experienced travelers « You have not seen the world, if you haven't seen Central Asia". You will visit during your tour: the ancient Tower of Burana, prehistoric stone carvings, the 2nd world's biggest lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the ancient Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), churches, mosques and many other sights. You will find out about the nomadic life, taste national dishes and drinks. Kyrgyz republic is the place of deep traditions and untouched nature. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Arslan Bob - Kazarman Village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor Village - Burana Tower - Bishkek City 

Discover the land of the celestial mountains while visiting the northern and southern regions of Kyrgyz Republic. You will see our heavenly mountains, medieval architecture, and alpine lakes. This tour includes the most known Kyrgyz things to see, which draw so many travelers. While traveling in Kyrgyzstan you will feel yourself as if you are a real nomad. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 4

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol Town - Tamga Village - Bokonbaevo Village - Kochkorka - Son Kul Lake - Bishkek City 

This adventure concludes the most celebrated things to see in Kyrgyz Republic. We are going to show you the Minaret of Burana that refers to the end of 11 century A. D.; also you will see ancient (dated the 8th century B.C.)  petroglyphs; the Treasure of Tien - Shan Mountains - Issik Kul that is the world's 2nd largest mountain lake and many other interesting places that you will like without doubts.  Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 5

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 5 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Cholpon Ata - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga 

If you want to discover the wonderful land of celestial mountains, then this tour gives you the great opportunity to enjoy the wild nature, untouched gorges and valleys, and unforgettable ancient sights of this marvelous place. The whole tour goes along the Great Silk Way passing through the remarkable Tian - Shan Range. You will be taken back to the times of genuine nomads, their traditions and culture, while visiting the world's 2nd biggest mountain lake - Issyk-Kul. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 6

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 15 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

We want to present a perfect tour in Celestial Kyrgyzstan for travelers who like nature. During this tour you will visit not only northern part of the republic, but also the southern one. This tour comprises the visiting of the most famous and picturesque lakes of Son Kul and Sary Chelek. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days 

Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek 

This transit tour was specially developed for those people who have journey from Kashgar to the Chinese - Kyrgyz border (on Torugart Pass) and then to Bishkek city (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). You will have an opportunity to live in the hidden places that are completely far away from busy civilization during the main part of this adventure. You will have time to relax in Son Kul Lake calm atmosphere and you will also visit famous Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) that was built inside the mountain. Read the tour...