Name of trip: Great adventures in Kyrgyzstan
Tour’s destinations: Chon Kemin, Issyk Kul lake northern shore, Karakol, Bishkek
Arrival to: Bishkek
Departure from: Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin
Today you will arrive to Manas International Airport and meet the local guides. You will transfer you to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek city. It will take about 30 minutes. This day you will have a chance to discover the amazing city tour ad explore the fabulous attractions as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Сentral Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other places. In the second part of the day you will have a traditional lunch. After that you will travel to Chon Kemin gorge. Along the way you will explore Burana Tower dedicated to 11th century. It was minaret. This night you will spend in the guest home.
Day 2: Chon Kemin – Rafting – Horse riding – Chon Kemin
Today you will have a chance to explore natural complex that includes a gorge, a valley and a stormy river. In 1997, in the valley of the Chon-Kemin River, a National Park was created, to which almost all the forests of the Kemin district are assigned by the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. The main task of this park is to preserve the unique landscapes with their diversity of plants and animals, primarily rare and endangered species. Chon-Kemin is a unique natural complex in its scenic beauty and biodiversity, located relatively close to large settlements (Kemin, Chui-Tokmok, Bishkek) and at the same time preserved intact natural landscapes from semi-deserts to snowfields and glaciers. Closed on three sides by ridges, the valley lies within the heights of 1400 - 2800 m. above sea level. This day you will have a chance to discover the Chon-Kemin valley, and you will also explore rafting, get adrenaline. During the tour you will have a chance to experience horse riding along forest. You will see the fabulous landscapes and take photos. Today you will see panoramic view of the gorge. After that you will travel back to the village. This night you will rest in a guest home.
Day 3: Chon Kemin – Konorchek – Issyk Kul lake northern shore
Today our way starts from hiking tour for 3 hours to Konorchek. The Konorchek canyons occupy the eastern part of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too, filling a vast territory. Dry, devoid of any vegetation, red, from the oxidation of mineral particles, the canyons seem to be a cluster of fantastic dilapidated castles, ancient temples, modern skyscrapers, columns and spires. The unusual forms of these structures of nature gave rise to equally strange names. The slopes of the surrounding hills turn into a maze of pointed ridges, low table mountains, rounded domes, pyramids and columns. Viewed from afar, this landscape is most reminiscent of the ruins of a mysterious ancient city spread out over a wide field. Then you will travel to Issyk Kul Lake along the northern shore. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul – Grigorievskoye – Semenovskoye – Karakol
Today you will travel along the northern shore of Issyk Kul lake. Lake Issyk-Kul is the purest mountain reservoir, second only to the famous Lake Baikal in terms of water transparency. In addition, the Issyk-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan is recognized as one of the largest in the world's top thirty. Issyk-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan is the Pearl of Asia. During the tour you will discover that this lake is situated at the altitude of 1608 m above sea level. This day you will have a chance to discover Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges that are connected at the end. During the tour you will observe yurts. After that you will continue the tour with driving along Karakol town. This day you will also explore Dungan mosque in Chinese style and also Orthodox church. The night is in a guest home.
Day 5: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Bishkek
This day you will have a chance to discover the fabulous landscapes of Issyk-Kul lake. You will see the amazing attractions. This day you will explore Jeti-Oguz gorge ("Rocks of Seven Bulls"), located 30 km West of the city of Karakol on the Northern slopes of the Terskey Ala-Too ridge. During the tour you will discover the fascinating views, take photos. You will explore that the gorge is translated as Sever Rocks. After that you will travel along the southern shore to Bokonbaevo village where you will have a chance to observe eagle hunting process. After that you will transferto Bishkek. The overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Bishkek – Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 790 $
04 pax – 490 $
06 pax – 385 $
08 pax – 340 $
10 pax – 305 $
Single – 75 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 75 $
All lunches and dinners – 150 $
English speaking guide – 400 $ per group
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
Karakol – “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
- Rafting in Chon Kemin
- Entrances to all museums
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide