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8 days tour 1

Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
We are happy to welcome you to Kyrgyzstan, the country where our guests are met in Manas International Airport. Then they are taken right to Bishkek for the tour along its sightseeing like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. Then we would like to show natural resort not far from the city, Ala Archa gorge. On rented cars guests cover 45km and find themselves in the center of nature, forests and mountains. This gorge is free to enter in frames of status of the people. In the past Soviet times ordinary people couldn’t get there, at all. There guests are able to wander along the paved paths, as well as go hiking as it is located right on the Tien Shan range. Night will be in the hotel on returning to Bishkek.

Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin
As our tour continues, we are going to travel to Chon Kemin gorge, but for this some places should be passed by and of course visited. In the list of such places there is Burana Tower. It is the minaret which was created by ancient people in the 11th century. Balbals are the peculiar feature of the tower, as they surround it and are presented in the face of the stone warriors aimed to protect the territory forever. Finally we get to Chon Kemin gorge, where lunch will be organized. The gorge is perfect for horse riding, so the visitants will be able to witness the beauties of landscapes being on horses. With this process they will be able to witness panorama views. Night will be at locals.

Day 3: Chon Kemin – Issyk Kul lake northern shore
As we travel along the mountains, we get further to Issyk Kul Lake. This lake is the second largest in the country, and the second clear after Baikal. Today we are at the height of 1608 m above sea level. For many years, about 1500 years people considered it to be sacred. Water here is salty, due to it the lake never freezes and salty qualities makes it curative one. In the Issyk Kul region there have always been residents of state heads. Night will be organized in the hotel.

Day 4: Issyk Kul Lake – Karakol
Continuing a tour along Issyk Kul region, we make a witness of ancient inscriptions,  petroglyphs made about 2000 years ago by shamans. As we make a way along the north of the region, we travel to Karakol. The other rather famous town of the country. This town is famous for Dungan mosque, made in Chinese style as the Chinese architect was asked for help in building. It is also peculiar for being made without nails and metal. The other famous site is Orthodox Church, which is built just out of wood. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 5: Karakol – Altin Arashan – Karakol
Altin Arashan Gorge is our next point of the trip. In translation it means “Golden Spa”. Being here guests are able to see how gorgeous this forest is. Basically the forest is of Tien Shan fir trees, so just imagine the smell there, incredible! There will  be organized picnic, with further free time for hiking along the gorge’s mountains. Night and dinner will be in Karakol, in the hotel.

Day 6: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor  
The journey is going along Jeti Oguz gorge. It is the other fantastic gorge of Kyrgyzstan. It is translated as “seven bulls”. There is a legend which tells about 7 bulls to be killed here, on the top, with the blood coloring the rocks in red. The other location of interest is Broken Heart Mountain. It is literally looks like the broken heart. Guests can get to the top of it in 20 minutes with seeing thrilling views of panorama. Then we are getting to Bokonbaeva village. Here local dwellers are skillful eagle-hunters. They will make an eagle-hunting show for foreigners with giving an opportunity to take photos with eagles. Night will be in a homestay.

Day 7: Kochkor – Bishkek 
In the last day of the trip we are visiting Kochkor village. Right here the local family is going to meet us and show their traditions. At the same time they are masters in felt carpets creation. They can show how to make them and how to decorate. They will also give a chance to make a picture of colored wool on the carpet, of course with the help of professionals. At the territory of the village there is handicraft museum, where handicraft clothes and things are put. Then we make a return to Bishkek to make a visit of the Asian Bazaar. Right here foreigners can see national features of the people, to see bustling life. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 8: Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 

 

Transport:
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax – 900 $
04 pax – 625 $
06 pax – 500 $
08 pax – 435 $
10 pax – 400 $
Single – 90 $

Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $  

English speaking guide – 540 $ per group

All dinners included– 105 $
All lunches and dinners included– 210 $ 

2 people in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 15 $ per person 

 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
      Chon Kemin – Homestay
      Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
      Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
      Kochkor – Homestay
- Entrance allowance to all museums
- Mineral water supply during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge 

Service does not include:
- Visa
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide