Trip to Kyrgyzstan: Tour 9
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Welcome to the winter Kyrgyzstan! Upon arrival to the airport you will be met and transferred to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The road to Bishkek will take about 40 minute. In course of the winter tour you visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many other places. Then you will head on to the famous Asian Bazaar where you can see local life and take a lot of colorful photos. Here you can test your bargain skills. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In course of the tour you will head on to Chon Kemin gorge. During the tour you will have a break to visit the famous Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Here you will be able to climb to the top of the tower to enjoy the view from it. After it you will continue your way to Chon Kemin gorge. The local family will meet you and then you will have 3 hours of horse riding. The route of the tour will go through a mountain forest that is especially beautiful during the winter in Kyrgyzstan. On the top you will see the panorama view of the gorge. The night will be in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
Today you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake or so called "the pearl of Central Asia". It is the second largest alpine lake in the world with altitude of 1608m.above sea level. People worshipped this site for more than 1 500 years. You can come up to the lake and to see mountains all around it. Then you will drive to Karakol town to explore the Dungan mosque which was made in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. After it you will also visit old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today you will start your travel by having tour to the Jeti Oguz gorge. Upon arrival you will be met by the red rock formation that resembles the Bulls standing in a row and watching at you. Due to this fact this sights is known as a "seven bulls". Also you will see there the Broken Heart Mountain. By hiking to the top of it (20 min) you will see a breathtaking panorama view of the winter gorge. After it you will visit Bokonbaeva village. Even in winter tours in Kyrgyzstan tourist come here to witness the traditional way of nomadic. Eagle hunter hunts with the help of the eagle for hares and foxes. Then we will drive to Kochkor village. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn
Tash Rabat Caravanserai is your destination for today. You will see Stone Castle from the 14th century on the Great Silk Road at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. Upon arrival you will be mesmerized by the fabulous picture of this unique building. You will be impressed to know that the building located on the attitude of 3200 m above sea level. In total there are 31 rooms with walls 1 m thick. It is interesting to note that the castle has underground prison cells formerly used to incarcerate thieves in ancient times. After the excursion we will drive back to the town of Naryn. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
In course of the tour you will be transferred to Kochkor Village. The road will go along breathtaking gorge and winter mountain pass that is 3 000 meters high. Upon arrival to Kochkor village to meet family that will show you the way our national felt carpets are produced. Then you will have an excursion in a small handicraft museum there. Afterwards you will be transferred to Bishkek city. Enjoy amazing vacation in tours to winter Kyrgyzstan. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Kyrgyzstan is an incredible place to relax, recuperate and enjoy the impressions of beautiful nature. You will not be able to resist the beauty of winter Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyzstan is a country of Central Asia and advantageously differs from the nearby lying countries with its amazing nature. During the tour, you will get to know the richness of nature and the unique cultural heritage. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the fact that the people of Kyrgyzstan managed to preserve.
Summer time in Kyrgyzstan is known for the fact that many tourists and residents of neighboring countries flock here to visit the famous lakes. But because of this, the price rises. Not many people know all the beauty of winter Kyrgyzstan. Choosing a winter tour, you can enjoy the fabulous beauty that lies on the lands covered with snow. In the evening you will not be able to take your eyes off that amazing beauty.
Winter tours to Kyrgyzstan will show you those famous fabulous places in Kyrgyzstan only more beautiful and more mysterious. During the travel, you will have excursion across the Issyk Kul Lake and ski journeying or ice climbing. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the frozen waterfalls experience horse riding, learn a lot about eagle hunting and try delicious national cuisine and so on.
Kyrgyzstan is no less interesting during the winter season.