Name of trip: Pearl of Kyrgyzstan
Tour’s destinations: Bishkek, Chon Kemin, Kochkor, Jeti Oguz, Jyrgalan, Karakol
Arrival to: Bishkek
Departure from: Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Today you will meet driver and guide at Manas International Airport. Then you will travel to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. You will transfer about 30 minutes. After that you will have a highlight tour and discover the best sites. During the tour you will explore such wonderful attractions as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and other places on the way. This day you will also explore Asian bazar. Today you will have a chance to explore everything what you want according to your wallet and wishes. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek – Alamedin gorge – Bishkek
After breakfast you will transfer to Alamedin gorge. Along the way you will have a chance to hike and discover the fascinating yurts and cattle. Today you will discover the main and important territories of the gorge are located at an altitude of 1800-2015 m. You will discover that the gorge is very popular among holidaymakers. During the tour you will see that it is widely known due to natural radon sources. Being here don’t miss a chance to discover waterfall that flows from mountains. This day you will also have a picnic nearby. Then you will transfer back to Bishkek.
Day 3: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin
This day you will travel to the fabulous Chon Kemin gorge. Along the way you will have a chance to discover Burana Tower and open air museum of Balbals. It belongs to the significant monument of the ancient culture of the Chui Valley and the famous Great Silk Road passing through its territory. Once the tallest minaret in Central Asia, Burana Tower was the heart of the capital of the Karakhanid state — the city of Balasagun. It dates back to the 11th century and was built by the Karakhanids. After arrival to Chon Kemin you will have horse riding for three hours through forest. You will also have a chance to see the fantastic views and take photos. At the end you will enjoy panoramic view of the gorge. This night you will spend in a home stay.
Day 4: Chon Kemin – Rafting – Kochkor
This day you will have a wonderful rafting trip. Rafting entertainment is not for the faint of heart, but your courage will be rewarded with such a rush of adrenaline that can only be obtained from close contact with nature. It should be remembered, however, that even the most daring adventurers must follow the safety rules. Today you can enjoy rafting, this exciting activity for outdoor enthusiasts. You will enjoy a trip to the mountain river, where there are calm areas, and real extreme rapids. Do not miss the chance to feel like a real extreme. Then you will travel to Kochkor village. This day you will have a chance to meet the local family and explore making process. This day you will also have a chance to make your own. Then you will discover museum with handmade things. Today you will rest the night in the guest home.
Day 5: Kochkor – Issyk Kul southern shore – Jeti Oguz
In the morning you will transfer through southern Issyk Kul shore. You will explore that it is one of the largest lakes that exist in the world. The natural attraction of Kyrgyzstan is called the precious pearl of Asia. The reservoir is located in the north-eastern region of the republic, surrounded by the Kungei-Alatoo and Terskey Alatoo mountain ranges belonging to the Tien Shan. After that you will explore Jeti Oguz or Seven Bulls Rocks. This day you will meet eagle hunting in Bokonbaevo village. You will explore that it is located in the floodplain of the river of the same name on the Northern slope of the Terskey Ala-Too ridge. This day you will also discover that Jeti Oguz is translated from Kyrgyz — "seven bulls". Here you will have a chance to discover the local site-the rock "Broken heart". Jety-Oguz resort, famous for its healing geothermal springs, is located in the gorge at an altitude of 2200 m. You will spend the night in the yurts.
Day 6: Jeti Oguz – Jyrgalan
Today you will discover the territory near your camp. You will have a chance to observe the way of life of local people. Zhyrgalan is a small village located in the Ak-Suu district of the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. Translated from the Kyrgyz language, Zhyrgal — "joy, pleasure", an — "valley, hollow". The village is located on the right bank of the river Zhergalani has about 1000 local residents.Over the past decade, the village of Zhyrgalan has begun to be transformed into an ecotourism destination that provides hiking and horseback riding in the summer months and skiing in the winter. During the tours of you will discover that originally, the village was founded as a city for coal mining, during the Soviet rule. Currently, the mines also remain active and support the country's economy. Zhyrgalan is charming for its stunning views, fresh mountain air and distance from civilization.
Day 7: Jyrgalan – Karakol
Till the lunch you will have a rest. After that you will transfer to Karakol town. This mosque is quite a specific building associated with the large Dungan diaspora in Karakol, whose history dates back more than 100 years. Back in 1877, there was a civil war in China between Muslim Chinese and supporters of traditional Chinese religions. You will also explore ancient Orthodox church and Prejvalsky museum. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 8: Karakol – Issyk Kul northern shore – Bishkek
After breakfast you will travel back to Bishkek city through northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. Along the way you will have a chance to see the fabulous views and take photos. You will also explore the northern shore. This night you will rest in the hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek – Airport
In the morning you will be transferred to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 950 $
04 pax – 605 $
06 pax – 485 $
08 pax – 435 $
10 pax – 395 $
Single – 170 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 120 $
All lunches and dinners – 240 $
English speaking guide – 610 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 15 $ per person
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Kochkor – Homestay
Jeti Oguz – Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Jergalan – Guesthouse
Karakol – “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Rafting in Chon Kemin gorge
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide