Name of tour: 5 Day cultural tour
Length: 5 days
Places of interest: Bishkek, Ala Archa, Burana, Issyk Kul, Rukh Ordo, Karakol, Jeti Oguz
Day 1: Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
Our company is pleased to welcome you in the Manas International Airport. After that you will be introduced with the tour program. You will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan about 30 minutes and you will have a time to listen to the facts about history, culture, and the landmarks of visiting. Then you will drive to the picturesque gorge Ala Archa. This place is very significant for Kyrgyzstan. In Soviet times, access here was allowed only for VIP persons. Here you can walk along mountain paths, see beautiful mountain views, and enjoy the flora and fauna of the gorge. After a walk through the gorge, you will return to the capital Bishkek. In the second part of the day you will have a city tour. During the tour you will explore the fascinating places as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. After that the group will drive to the hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Bishkek – Burana – Issyk Kul northern shore
Today the group will travel to amazing ancient site Burana tower it belongs to a significant monument of the ancient culture of the Chui valley of the 11th century and the famous Great Silk Road passing through its territory. Then the group will transfer to the north of Issy Kul Lake and explore the amazing views of the lake. The lake is located at an altitude of 1608 meters and is surrounded by magical mountains. The lake has a unique healing property and being in the mountains, it never freezes. We promise you will love it! You will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake – Rukh Ordo – Karakol
On the third day of the tour, we will be happy to show you the charming views of the lake, which is surrounded by the mighty mountains Kungei and Terskey Ala Too. The lake is very charming and attracts the attention of many tourists. Then the route of the tour will lead you to historical complex Rukh Ordo. This is the only open-air Museum of its kind on the shore of Lake Issyk Kul. After that the group will transfer to another popular place of Issyk Kul, Karakol. There are located two unique sites as the Dungan mosque and the Orthodox Church. After the exploration these famous sites the group will be depart to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 4: Karakol – Jeti Oguz – Issyk Kul southern shore – Bishkek
This day of the tour the group will lead from the city of Karakol to the picturesque Jeti Oguz gorge. This is one of the most remarkable natural treasures of Kyrgyzstan mountain gorge with picturesque red rocks. It is known for its legends and stories. From Kyrgyz, the gorge is translated as "Seven bulls". Then we will go along the southern Bank of Issyk Kul to the ancient Bokonbayevo to get acquainted with the eagle hunter. There are we will have a chance to discover the amazing eagle hunting show, meet the local people and the berkutchi (eagle hunter). There are will be a great opportunity to take photos an eagle on the hand! The tour will be completed with driving to Bishkek and for overnight in the hotel.
Day 5: Flight
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 670 $
04 pax – 440 $
06 pax – 355 $
08 pax – 315 $
10 pax – 290 $
Single – 75 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
Half board – 60 $
Full board – 120 $
English speaking guide – 310 $ per group
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Hotel 4*
Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Guesthouse
- Admission 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