Autumn Tour 5
Route: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake - Grigorievskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Being in Kyrgyzstan for the first time you will be amazed by the variety of choice of sites where to go. On your coming here, you will see our representative in Manas International Airport. They will take you to the capital, located in 34km, or 30-40 minutes of a way. In autumn the main idea of the visit is that some prices can be lower, crowds are not so big and of course there is no heat like in the summer. The first destination of the trip is Ala Archa gorge. The guests often have an interest in the translation of the names of the sites - it means "bright juniper". Juniper, or archa is a famous plant burnt by the locals to scary evil spirits. The gorge is the home of glaciers, high peaks and unforgettable nature. Then we travel back to capital and visit the following sites as it is prescribed in the tour program- Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
Being in Bishkek we don't miss an opportunity to show our guests the famous and central Asian Bazaar. Here you can see pure but energetic people, hospitable locals are always glad to sell things which can resemble you our country. Then the lunch is organized and guests continue to the route to Burana Tower. The minaret bears the legend of the purpose of the creation. It is said that there was a king and he wanted to protect his daughter from the outer threats. That is why the tower was built. But nobody but the servant could enter it. The girl was alone all her short life until there appeared to be the poisonous spider in the food. It bit her, and she died being nearly 18 years old. It was created in the 11th century, mysterious balbals symbolize ancestors. Then we move to Chon Kemin. Even some of the locals do not know the meaning of the name but we are glad to find out more details that we know now. The night will be in the home of the hospitable family.
Day 3: Chon Kemin
Chon Kemin - this day will be devoted to this village, this gorge. It is one of the places in Kyrgyzstan where there is an abundance of horses and you will start horse-riding. All along the pastures, the mountain ranges, the forest. As we offer the entire day for the gorge, do not lose time and travel here. The views are great, the panorama shows us unforgettable view of autumn weather. After a long ride there will a lunch and homestay in the family.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore
Today we investigate the north of Issyk Kul Lake, the second largest high-altitude lake. Being at the height of 1600m above sea level the length is 180km. So before appearing here in the time of an Autumn Tour 5 do not forget to get acquainted with the local families. Then there will be a short coffee-break and the guests will drive to the nearest sites of the region. Rukh Ordo complex is the combination of various religions. It is located in the town Cholpon Ata. There are ancient images and petroglyphs left by ancestors of the Kyrgyz people. Most of the route will be devoted to the investigation of this region. You will sleep in the hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul northern shore - Grigorievskoye - Karakol
Having seen all the beauties of the northern shore we start for the Grigorievskoe gorge. It is an area protected by law, as it is the testimony of the purity of nature. In Autumn you will be totally and surely amazed by the variety of sites to go in the gorge. Photos are going to be incredible as Kyrgyzstan is magnetic! Colors are changing, at the same period of time there can be seen green, red, golden leaves. Then we move to Karakol. The main destination here is Dungan mosque. All about it you will hear in the trip from the guides. It worth waiting. The night will be booked in the lodging house.
Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
We leave Karakol and get to the other nearest place - Jeti Oguz gorge. There are different legends, and all of them tell that blood poured on the territory of the mountains in the shape of seven bulls. Then witness the mountain Broken Heart, and move to the Bokonbaevo village. It is well-visited by vacationers as eagle hunting shows are held here. Then the day ends with the way to Kochkor and night in a local family home.
Day 6: Kochkor - Kyzyl Oi
As we have arrived at Kochkor, we give opportunities to communicate with the family of the local people. They will show the way of the creation felt products and especially felt carpets. Everything made by the people is embroidered with various colors and lines, ornaments take also a significant place in the life of the Kyrgyz. Here you can estimate the details of the creation of the carpets. Moreover, coats and fur clothes are also created there. Then guests drive to Kyzyl Oi village and spend the night in the home of the local people.
Day 7: Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
This day we are still in the village Kyzyl Oi. But we do not spend time here and move back to Bishkek. On our way we make a stop at the picturesque Tue Ashuu pass. The pass is impressive due to autumn mountains and gorges bursting with energy. Now you are at the height of 3000m above sea level, the view is awe-inspiring. Such stops will be organized for the guests to make amazing photos in autumn, for having them for their long life from this amazing tour. After arriving at Bishkek there will be the night in the hotel. But you will not be able to have a good sleep as you will be thinking about the way you have had, memories will be all around you. But it is so lovely!
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 950 $
04 pax - 620 $
06 pax - 495 $
08 pax - 435 $
10 pax - 400 $
Single - 160 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 120 $
All lunches and dinners - 240 $
English speaking guide - 635 $ per group
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Raduga" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Kyzyl Oi - Homestay
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
|-> Peak Lenin|
|-> Peak Pobeda|
|-> Eagle hunting|
|-> Traditional clothes|
|-> Musical instruments|