Day 1: Ala-Archa national park > Chunkurchak valley
Today we will visit the Ala-Archa National Park and take a walk in nature. Ala-Archa is famous for its unspoiled nature. Vast spruce forests, birch groves, numerous springs with clear glacial water, and mighty rocks.
We will drive to the Chunkurchak gorge, where the Supara ethno complex is located. This is a unique place. Meaning of the word “jailoo”. Here you can see the snowy peaks of the majestic mountains. At the foot of the mountain slopes, located interspersed with alpine meadows and forest belts, consisting of juniper, pine, larch, birch, mountain ash, and numerous species of shrubs, a mountain river gurgles.
We return to the hotel and have a rest.
Day 2: Kegeti gorge > Burana Tower > Chon-Kemin valley
Today we will leave Bishkek for the Kegeti gorge, where we will visit a waterfall. It differs from other gorges on the Kyrgyz ridge by its extraordinary width and spaciousness. Being one of the longest gorges on the Kyrgyz ridge (≈27 km), Kegety boasts a very varied topography and many beautiful places.
After Kegeti we will continue our way to the Burana tower. The attraction is located among the ruins of an ancient settlement. Near the tower, there is a “rock garden”, which includes balbals – ancient stone sculptures of the 6th-10th centuries, ancient millstones, and samples of rock art from the 1st century. BC e. The architectural monument is famous for its interesting history. Scientists say this place was capital city of Balasagun. Belonged to the large and powerful Turkic feudal Karakhanid empire (X-XII centuries). Only the Burana tower, the ruins of a fortress and defensive structures, remained of its former greatness.
After getting to know the history, we will move to the Chon-Kemin Natural Park, where we will have a horse ride. The national park located in the Chon-Kemin valley is a unique natural complex with diverse flora and fauna and many picturesque landscapes, from semi-deserts to glaciers. The natural park covers an area of 500 hectares, the height of its location gradually increases from 1400 to 2800 m.
We stay overnight in an excellent guest house, where you can meet the local family and see everything as it is.
Day 3: Bishkek city
Arrive in Bishkek in the afternoon. Tour includes in itself the visiting of such places of interest as Ploshad Pobedy (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Ploshad Ala-Too (Ala-Too Square), the History Museum, National philharmonic and many others places upon your request. It is not a real city tour without visiting a real central-Asian Bazaar. We will show it to you today and you’ll be able to make a lot of photos there. Osh bazaar is very colorful and noisy. People sell there all kinds of goods.