Kyrgyz treasure 5
Time of the tour: 6 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Belogorka gorge - Kochkor - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Belogorka gorge - Bishkek
Welcome to Kyrgyz treasure 5! Upon arrival to Manas International Airport you will be met and transferred to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. In the city you will see it's the most significant sights like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. After it you will drive to Belogorka gorge to see a breathtaking view of rocky mountain. In course of the Kyrgyz treasure 5 tour you will have to hike but you need to know that the road is not difficult. At the end of the hiking tour you will see the picturesque scenery of a waterfall. Here you will be able to make a lot of photos under the waterfall. After it you will drive to Bishkek the road will show you fabulous views. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor
Today you will have a tour to the one of the most interesting site of the city that is known as the Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to find a lot of interesting things as well as taking photos of local people life. After it you will head on to Kochkor village. On the way to it you will have a stop to explore the Burana Tower that is also known as the minaret dating of the 11th century. Moreover you can reach the top of the tower and see the same view that Silk Road travelers saw themselves. In ancient time this tower as a sign to let travelers to find the city and place to have a rest. Then you will see here an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors) that were made of brave warriors who lost their life by protecting their Motherland. After your excursion there is a scenic transfer to Kochkor. Night is in a homestay.
Day 3: Kochkor - Son Kul Lake
In the morning you will have to drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan that is known as the Son Kul Lake. You will be impressed by the picturesque view of this place that is situated among high mountains on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. People of Kyrgyzstan like to come here with their family for rest and relaxation while herders use this area as a pastureland. Upon arrival you will have free time to explore the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. The night you will spend in the yurts that are made of wooden skeleton and felt coverings.
Day 4: Son Kul - Tash Rabat
In course of the travel you will be transferred to the unique place that is known as the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. Tours to this fabulous Stone Castle from the 14th century are very popular. Many people want to see the building that can be found on the solitude at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. You will see this building made on the altitude of 3200 m which has 31 rooms with walls 1 m thick. Moreover you will be surprised to know that it has underground prison cells that were used to imprison thieves. The night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Bishkek
Today you will have a morning drive to Kochkor village where upon arrival you will meet the local family that will show you the method of making the national felt carpets. In addition you will be able to make your own carpet together with them. Here you can visit a small handicraft museum that will allow you to enjoy many examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 680 $
04 pax - 420 $
06 pax - 325 $
08 pax - 275 $
10 pax - 245 $
Single - 75 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 70 $
Full board - 140 $
English speaking guide - 380 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 30 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide