Time of the tour: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Naryn - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan winter is excellent. When you arrive at the Manas International Airport you will have meeting and then transfer to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan for about 30 minutes, depending on traffic jam. Have a city tour of Bishkek and explore Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many others places of sightsee. In the afternoon we will visit Ala Archa gorge sited on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range for about 45 km from Bishkek. Appreciate shortsighted a panoramic view of the gorge. We will return to Bishkek. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Naryn
Winter tour is going to start by driving to Burana Tower of the 11th century and see an open-air museum of Balbals or stone warriors. Travel to Kochkor village and encounter a local family. We will be offered by constructing our nationalized felt carpets. On the way you can produce your own carpet. Then we will visit a small handicraft museum and find samples of silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and so on. The next destination is Naryn and drive over mountain pass of 3000 m. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Naryn - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor
Kyrgyzstan winter tour will surprise by travelling to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake via 33 parrots pass (3 133 m). This lake is enclosed by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, located at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. It is must be said that nomads come to this area with their families for joy. This place is perfect for pastureland. We will drive to the village of Kochkor. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 4: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol
Today's goal is driving to Barskoon gorge. Remarkable gorge is perfect in winter and positioned on the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. This gorge is distinguished for its terrific mountains and the monument to Yuri Gagarin. Jeti Oguz gorge will excite by red rocks formations called Seven Bulls - Jeti Oguz. Everybody will regard beauty of the Broken Heart Mountain. Climb to the top of a mountain to see a panorama view of the gorge! Afterwards we will transfer to Karakol town and visit Dungan mosque. It is well-known for Chinese style and was formed without metals. The next stop is visiting an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
Today's goal is visiting the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. We will see the whole lake from all wings. It is the best place for swimming in summer time as well as winter views. Snow-white mountains around will amaze everyone! In the second part of day we will visit a small local museum where we can see handicraft, music instruments and a lot of artifacts. Home stay is in Chon Kemin village.
Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Relish in Chon Kemin village situated in a countrywide park. Learn more about nomadic routine, meet sociable Kyrgyz people and taste delightful national food. Guests will be offered hot tea with sweets and other delights. Today we will have 3 hours of horse riding between snowy gorges. On the way we may see wild animals as foxes, hares and so on. Go on the top to regard astonishing panorama view of the gorge. We will back to Bishkek. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. It was unforgettable winter tours with you!
Moreover, winter tourism in Kyrgyzstan is well-known. It is likely to get to know the ski resorts. There are a lot of ski resorts in the Chui Valley and Issyk Kul region, specifically in Karakol. Ill-advisedly, not all tour companies share about winter vacations. Our team is happy to arrange an self-regulating and remarkable winter tour in Kyrgyzstan for you.
The exclusive nature of Kyrgyzstan is astonishing at any time of the year due to the country's terrestrial station in the hilly area. Some paths are fastened in winter, but there are still many fascinating places to visit. We are sure you will enjoy it!
Visitants of the winter tour will have a trip to the famed Issyk Kul lake. It is the largest in Central Asia, at an altitude of 1600 meters. In Cholpon Ata, you will knowledge a delightful open-air museum. This milestone was found in the second millennium BC. During your tour, see the prominent Jeti Oguz Gorge with the Broken Heart Mountain. All travelers driving alongside snow-white roads will be accessible with an eagle hunting show, where you can get acquainted famous hunters of Kyrgyzstan. In Kochkor, you will be offered with a master class on making national carpets and other ethnic goods. Get an idea to ride a horse or sledge on the snowy mountain slopes of Chon Kemin Gorge. Here are delightful Kyrgyz national dishes. Winter tour in Kyrgyzstan is another enchanted on the snow-white slopes. The most gorgeous snapshots are waiting for you!
Our company will arrange a lot of amusing places for winter tours. Don't miss this chance and plan your holiday now! It will be a dreamlike trip!