Kyrgyzstan highlights

Kyrgyzstan highlights in a 10-day tour will give you the opportunity to learn more about the country. You will visit the most beautiful sites along the famed Issyk Kul lake’s southern and northern coasts, with its historical monuments and stunning gorges

10 DAYS

Duration

1010 $

Price

Jun-Sep

Availability

Itinerary

Kyrgyzstan highlights in a 10-day tour will give you the opportunity to learn more about the country. You will visit the most beautiful sites along the famed Issyk Kul lake’s southern and northern coasts, with its historical monuments and stunning gorges, where you will participate in a master class on felt carpet preparation and meet an eagle hunter to learn about this ancient custom. Horseback riding and trekking are also included. Another highlight is a yurt stay at the spectacular Song Kol lake, which is located at an elevation of 3,016 meters and allows you to experience a nomadic lifestyle. You’ll return to Bishkek city along the highway, soaking in the gorgeous scenery.

Day 1: Airport – Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek. After some rest you will have a sightseeing tour, After lunch, transfer to the Ala-Archa National Park (40 km). You will be in the alpine gorge through which the fast flowing Ala-Archa River runs, flanked by tall, snow-covered, peaks with steep-sided, forested, mountain slopes. 

Overnight: Plaza hotel

Day 2: Bishkek – Karakol

After Breakfast, we drive to Karakol city, to the Issyk-Kul region. Cholpon-Ata city where you can enjoy the second largest alpine lake and lunch. After lunch continues the road to Karakol city, On the way we will stop in Grigorevka and Semenovka gorge where world nomad games were held. Our guide will prepare you some coffee with a beautiful view of the gorge.  Overnight in Karakol city  Green Yard Guest House. Dinner at ethno restaurant Dastorkon.

Overnight: Matsunoki guest house

(~460 km – driving)

Day 3: Trekking to Altyn Arashan

Today, You travel to the Altyn-Arashan mountain gorge. You can reach the place with a special off-road truck adopted for passengers (Ural). The road goes along the river Arashan and up the hills, you will get to the Arashan hot spring thermal bath valley. Enjoy the natural beauties and take lunch in the wild! you will hike up to there. The terrain is easy to hike and it takes about 4 hours, to walk at average speed. 

Overnight: lodge, Elza.

(~18 km – trekking)

Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz valley – Fairy tale canyon

Today the Ural will pick up us and takes us back to the city where we will continue our trip. Today we drive on the south shore of Ysyk-Kul lake which is the second largest alpine lake after Titikaka in Peru. So today you can enjoy a picnic at the cost of the pristine lake. And visiting some fairy tale canyons. And Jeti-Oguz is a red rock which has intense color. With the view of snow-capped mountains. Today you can watch Eagle hunting show.

Overnight: Local guest house

(~160 km – driving)  (~3 km – trekking)

Day 5: Bokonbaeva – Son Kol lake

Having enjoyed breakfast you will be transferred to the sparkling, crystal clear mountain lake Song-Kol through Kochkor village. In the village, you can visit a local family for lunch and participate in a workshop to make the traditional handmade felt carpets. It is worth a try! After lunch we continue the journey to Song-Kol, crossing the high pass Kalmak-Ashuu (3400m). The pass takes us to the northern lakeshore where you will be welcomed in a yurt camp. You will dine and sleep in the yurt camp

Overnight: Yurt Camp

(~260 km – driving)

Day 6: Son-Kol lake – Naryn city

Today in Son-Kol lake you can enjoy the vastness and beautiful lake. You can go for hioking and horse riding. After lunch we drive to Naryn city via Moldo Ashuu pass.(3400m). This is one of the scenic passes in Kyrgyzstan. Dinner at the city.

Overnight: Han tengri hotel

(~5 km – trekking)

Day 7: Naryn City – Kel suu lake 

Today we hope you will be fascinated with the view of Kel-Suu lake. Kel suu lake is located in south part of Kyrgyzstan near to China border. And it requires a special permit. We will make ready permits for you and after crossing the border zone you will be located in real remoteness of Kyrgyzstan. We will be driving with the view of snow capped mountains

Overnight: Yurt Camp

(~8 km – trekking)

Day 8: Kel suu lake – Naryn

After breakfast, we will go for trekking around this areas. After lunch we will drive back to Naryn city. It takes around 5 hours driving through the mountains

Overnight: Han tengri hotel

(~10 km – trekking)

Day 9: Naryn city – Kochkor – Bishkek.

Today we drive to Bishkek city. Free time.

Overnight: Plaza hotel

Day 10: Transfer Airpot

Transfer to Airport end of Kyrgyzstan highlights tour

Table of Contents

Price Includes

- Transportation - 1 Minibusses during full trip
-Airport Pickup
-Accommodation in for 9 nights (twin rooms)
-Meals: 9 dinner and 9 lunches (from Day 1 to Day 9)
-Picnic (Coffee break stops)
-English speaking guide
-Entry fees

Price Excludes

-Single room 35 USD
-visa and travel insurance

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