Winter Tour 1
Route: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Issyk Kul lake - Grigorievskoe - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Burana - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Welcome to Kyrgyzstan, the country of great opportunities! We will meet you in Manas International Airport for showing you the country of unlimited opportunities. After the flight you will cover the way of 34km from the airport to Bishkek, about 30minuites in a way. Then half of the day will be highly enthusiastic, as guests will go sightseeing along Bishkek. There is an abundance of sites of great historical and architectural significance. These are Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. This day you will not visit the Asian Bazaar as we are moving to the testimony of the country in frames of nature - Ala Archa National Park, it is a gorge at Tien Shan Mountain Range with high peaks, wild and medical flowers, animals and birds which can be seen you're your Winter Tour 1. It is located in 45km from the city, so it will take time to travel to it. After visitants have adored the gorge, they are turning back to Bishkek. Today we have booked a room in the hotel for you.
Day 2: Bishkek - Issyk Kul northern shore
Good morning in the sunny city of the country. Today we are going to visit the famous and greatly visited place - Asian Bazaar. All of the guests who come here have a desire to see it, as it is the evidence of traditional life of the Kyrgyz people, the way most of the people work, the clothes and things which can be bought. Here you can find souvenirs for taking back home. They will resemble the activity you have undergone in Kyrgyzstan. Then we make a tour to the Pearl of the country. How you have already guessed, it is Lake Issyk Kul. It never freezes, and in the winter we can observe it. Water is salty; the altitude is 1600m above sea level. Today we visit the northern shore of the lake and sleep in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul northern shore - Grigorievskoe - Karakol
The next day we continue to investigate the lake as it is a striking opportunity to see the entire lake in winter time, all of the shore and sides in this tour. In the north we visit Grigorievskoe gorge, the gorge of mountain forests, pine trees and notable smell. Then we make a visit of Karakol. It is the town of such sightseeing as Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. The first is created in the style of Chinese culture, with colors showing this culture. The second is created completely of wood, without nails and stone. Moreover, when guests travel here they can try famous ashlyam-fu, it is the tastiest right in Karakol. The night will be in a boarding house.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Leaving Karakol visitants will visit the Jeti Oguz gorge, the gorge of red rocks of bulls standing in a row. Then it is possible to see the Broken Heart. The mountains is literally in the form of the broken heart, due to the legend the woman's heart was broken as she couldn't choose the only man and they both died in the fight for her. There is an opportunity to vault the top of it, which will take 20 minutes. The trip along the Issyk Kul region continues and we make a visit of the southern shore, witness the Bokonbaevo village and make a notice of the unforgettable eagle show. Here it is known as eagle hunting, with berkuts hunting the hares and foxes. The other destination of this day is Kochkor village, here it is possible to see the process of creation of long-serving carpets, of felt clothes. Guests can watch the life of the local dwellers of the mountains, as their life differs the life of the city. Your night will be in a foster care.
Day 5: Kochkor - Burana - Bishkek
We return to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, but on the way guests will be driven to Burana tower. It is the minaret existing since the 11th century. All of the stones, put around the territory are known as balbals. They protect the land and symbolize all who died for their native land. Being here in the winter it is possible to see all under the cover of snow, the view is miraculous. When excursions and investigations of the disappeared minaret started, all that was found was sent to National Arts Museum of Bishkek. You will visit it on your returning, and the night will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Bishkek - Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 765 $
04 pax - 495 $
06 pax - 390 $
08 pax - 340 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 120 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 75 $
All lunches and dinners - 150 $
English speaking guide - 380 $ per group
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Raduga" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
- Entry tickets to all museums
- Mineral water supply
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|