Name of tour: Discovery of the Issyk Kul emerald water
Length of itinerary: 6 days / 5 nights
Day 1: Bishkek
You will be met by your guide at Manas International Airport and transfer to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It is a 30 - minute drive from the airport to Bishkek. The full day is dedicated to a sightseeing tour. You will visit following objects as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic. This day will be full of sights of Bishkek. You will not complete the tour without visiting the Asian Bazaar. Here you can find Oriental spices, dried fruits, spices and delicious sweets. You can also buy Souvenirs for yourself and your family. The night will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
This day you will transfer to divine lake Issyk Kul. Since ancient times, this lake has been fascinating for its natural beauty, it is full of landscapes, mountain ranges, and incredibly healing qualities. From many countries, travelers come here to enjoy the lake, which is located at an altitude of 1608 meters. During the tour you will stop for exploring Burana Tower it belongs to a significant monument of the ancient culture of the Chui valley and the famous Great silk road passing through its territory. In ancient times, it was the highest minaret in Central Asia, 45 meters, but after a powerful earthquake it became 21 meters. It was built in 11th century. You ill discover the uniqueness of an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). This night will be in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake – Karakol
You will explore today the amazing city Karakol. Tour starts at 8 o’clock. During the tour you will visit petroglyphs are called both primitive cave rock paintings, and later drawings and engravings, for example, on specially installed stones, megaliths or on rocks. Many of the drawings here are highly artistic, realistic and differ in the thoroughness of working out the figures of animals and people. After you will continue journey with driving along the northern side of pearl of Kyrgyzstan. You will see today amazing sights and arrive to Karakol. This day you will be offered to visit the Dungan mosque. The mosque was built in the style of Chinese architecture during the Qing Empire. After you will departure to the next attraction old wooden Orthodox Church. You will rest the night in the guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor
This day you will transfer to Jeti Oguz gorge. Jeti Oguz is a bright attraction of Kyrgyzstan, which means Seven Bulls. There are nomadic yurts and nomadic dwellings nearby. This place is also famous for the Broken Heart Mountain there you will take a photo. You will have a chance to mesmerize the amazing views of the gorge from the top of incredible mountain (20 minutes.) Then you will go on with transferring along the south side of this fabulous lake and meet the local eagle hunter at Bokonbaevo village. He will explore you the ancient method of hunting. You will spand the night in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor – Bishkek
After breakfast you will transfer to village Kochkor village there you will be met by a local family who will share with you the secrets of making a beautiful national felt carpet using the ancient method. You can also try yourself as a designer and make your own unique drawing. Felt carpet, one of the most complex in its technique of making felt products from the Kyrgyz people. This day you will also explore a small handicraft museum there. It can offer you to see many examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and more. Then you will transfer to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek. After arrival you can have time for shopping. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter