Name of tour: Treasure lakes of Kyrgyzstan tour
Length of itinerary: 7 days / 6 nights
Day 1: Bishkek
After arrival you will get acquainted with your guide at the airport. Then you will be departure to amazing capital Bishkek. This day you are going to have the city tour. You will explore today a cultural sights and historical attractions. You will explore Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and other highlights. You will finish the tour with Asian Bazaar! To come to Asia but not see the Oriental Bazaar is a big mistake, and therefore you have the opportunity to visit this separate world, full of various household goods, Souvenirs, food. Here is the very citadel of the city, where the most interesting news of Kyrgyzstan is formed. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
This day you will transfer to fascinating lake Issyk Kul. You will start your adventure at 8 a.m. Alpine lake Issyk-Kul, the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan, is among the 30 largest lakes in the world and 7 in depth is located in the North-Eastern part of the Republic between ridges of Northern Tien-Shan at the altitude of 1608 meters. The fascinating beauty of the lake will not leave you indifferent. Along the way you will fascinate the grander of Burana Tower that is located among the ruins of the Burana settlement. This is all that remains of the ancient capital of the Karakhanid dynasty, who built the tower in the 11th century. You will also be surprised by the stone statues Balbals. You will soend the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake – Karakol
Today you will start the tour at 8 o’clock. Then you will transfer to Karakol city. You will break in the historical sight of Cholpon Ata ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). There are scenes of predators attacking herbivorous animals, scenes of walking and horse hunting, illustrating various ways to get the beast, caravans and individual riders on horses and camels, and numerous images of people. After you will lead along the north part of lake and observe the amazing views. You will visit in Karakol outstanding attraction the Dungan mosque. The mosque was built entirely of wood, without a single nail. Then you will direct to the next point an old wooden Orthodox Church. This night will be in the guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Kochkor
This day you will transfer to picturesque Jeti Oguz gorge. one of the most remarkable natural treasures of Kyrgyzstan. A mountain gorge with picturesque red rocks, which are translated from Kyrgyz as Seven Bulls. In course of the tour you will see the Broken Heart Mountain. You will have a chance to see the breathtaking panorama of the gorge if you will go to the top of the mountain 20 minutes. After you will transfer to Bokonbevo village and get acquainted with eagle hunter. Hunting with eagles is an ancient tradition that dates back to the Mongol invasion of Central Asia in the 12th and 13th centuries. He will tell about this ancient kind of hunting. Then you will transfer to Kochkor village where you will be met by local residents and they will show you the way of making the national felt carpet. You will visit today a small handicraft museum there. The night will in the home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor – Son Kul
Today you will have adventure to the breathtaking lake Son Kul. One of the most beautiful "pearls" of Kyrgyzstan is located at an altitude of 3016 meters above sea level between the Sonkeltau and Moldotau ridges. It is a protected area, and the lake is surrounded by virgin pastures, where nomads with livestock come to graze in the summer since ancient times. This is a great place to relax and have a good time. In terms of size, it is in second place. You will have a chance to take photos in this territory, walk along it shores and see the fabulous surface of the water that changes due to the weather. You will rest the night in the yurt, its portable nomadic dwellings, covered with felt coverings.
Day 6: Son Kul – 33 parrots Pass – Bishkek
This day you will return to the capital Bishkek. You will drive today along the amazing pass through 33 parrots pass (3 133 m). It has the amazingly beautiful sights and you will have a chance to take pictures in this fabulous place. Bishkek is the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic, a city located in the Chui valley, at the foothills of the Tien Shan, at the foot of the snow - white mountains of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too, at an altitude of 750 m above sea level, 25 km from the border with Kazakhstan. This is the heart of the Republic in the full meaning of the word, its political, economic, scientific and cultural center. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 7: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter