Kyrgyzstan Tour – Empire of Hikers and Riders - 8 Days

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10.June 2024 - 17.June 2024Available 785
24.June 2024 - 1.July 2024Available 785
8.July 2024 - 15.July 2024Available 785
22.July 2024 - 29.July 2024Available 785
5.August 2024 - 12.August 2024Available 785
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Kyrgyzstan Tour – the majestic silence of the snowy ridges in the mountains, shady forests of slender Tien Shan spruces, foaming waterfalls, numerous crystal clear alpine lakes, colourful green landscapes, including the Suusamyr Valley, with yurts, herd horses, numerous animal and plant species attract numerous tourists to Kyrgyzstan.

One of the most famous and popular holiday destinations is Lake Issyk-Kul, which means “warm lake”. Despite the fact that the lake is located high in the mountains, it never freezes. The water temperature reaches +24 degrees Celsius in summer. The entire lake shore is surrounded by sandy beaches. The crystal clear water surface combined with the mountain air creates a unique microclimate, as close to the sea as possible. It should also be noted that there are many hot mineral springs and healing muds near the coast.

Kyrgyzstan attracts foreign tourists thanks to its connection to the Great Silk Road. The country was a “bridge” between West and East. Three branches of the famous Silk Road were located on the country’s territory: the Pamir-Altai and the southern and northern branches that ran over the snowy Temir-Too and Pamir passes.

Since ancient times, Kyrgyzstan’s territories belonged to the zone of highly developed Central Asian civilisations and served as a “transshipment point” for intercontinental trade. The development of trade led to the interpenetration of cultures and, as a result, to the growth of cities, science and crafts. One of these cultural centres at the crossroads of the caravan routes is the ancient city of Osh.

Day 1: Day of Arrival

Day 2: Bishkek – the Capital of the Nomads

Day 3: Bishkek → Burana → Chon Kemin

Day 4: Chon Kemin → Lake Issyk Kul → Karakol

Day 5: Karakol → Jeti Oguz → Kochkor

Day 6: Kochkor → Son Kul Lake

Day 7: Son Kul → Bishkek

Day 8: Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure

Day 1
Day of Arrival (-/-/-)

Arrival at Bishkek. Transfer to the Hotel.

Day 2
Bishkek - the Capital of the Nomads (B/-/D)

After breakfast we will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), the Central Ala Too Square, the Ancient Square, the National Philharmonic Hall and many other sights. In the Afternoon we visit the Ala Archa Gorge, a National Park. In Soviet-era only V.I.P. people had permission to walk here. The Ala Archa Gorge is located on a spur of the Tien Shan Mountains, about 45 km from Bishkek. We make an easy hike and have a fantastic Panorama View of the Gorge. Afterwards we return to Bishkek. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel.

Day 3
Bishkek → Burana → Chon Kemin (B/-/D)

After breakfast drive to Bishkek → Burana Tower (11th century) and continue to Chon Kemin Gorge. In the afternoon 3 hours Horse Riding in the Mountains. The Route leads up into the Mountains and we ride through a Mountain Forest. At the top we will have a unique Panorama View of the Gorge. Dinner and Overnight stay with the Family (total distance: 148 km).

Day 4
Chon Kemin → Lake Issyk Kul → Karakol (B/-/D)

After breakfast Drive: Chon Kemin → Issyk Kul Lake, the second largest Mountain Lake in the World (1608 m above sea level). We have the possibility to go into the water or just relax on the beach. We continue our tour to Karakol. In Karakol we visit the Dungan Mosque. It was built in Chinese Style without using a single Nail. The visit of an old Orthodox Church follows. Dinner and Overnight stay at the Guesthouse (total distance: 300 km).

Day 5
Karakol → Jeti Oguz → Kochkor (B/-/D)

After Breakfast Drive: Karakol → Jeti Oguz Gorge. The Gorge is known for its red rock formations. There we hike (2 hours) and then we drive to Kochkor. On the way to Kochkor we visit the Village of Bokonbaeva where we meet a local Eagle Hunter. In Kochkor we visit a family that makes national wool felt carpets. Dinner and Overnight with the Family (total distance: 250 km).

Day 6
Kochkor → Son Kul Lake (B/-/D)

After breakfast we drive to the second largest lake of Kyrgyzstan – the Song Kul Lake. This Lake is surrounded by Mountains and is the highest Mountain Lake in Kyrgyzstan, at an altitude of 3013 meters above Sea level. We make an easy hike (3 hours) at the Lake. Dinner and Overnight stay in the Yurt (total distance: 105 km).

Day 7
Son Kul → Bishkek (B/-/D)

After Breakfast Drive: Song Köl → Bishkek. We drive through the most beautiful Mountain Pass (Ashuu) of Kyrgyzstan, so we have a breathtaking view of impressive Mountains and Gorges. Dinner at the local restaurant in Bishkek. Overnight stay in a 3-star hotel (total distance: 305 km).

Day 8
Early Morning Transfer to the Airport and Departure (-/-/-)

Price includes services:

  • 3 Nights in 3 star hotels in double room with Shower/WC
  • 2 Nights with the Family (simple but clean, sometimes more than 2 persons per room, mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, Shower/WC outside)
  • 1 Night in a Guesthouse (simple but clean, sometimes more than 2 persons per room, mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, Shower/WC outside)
  • 1 Night in the Yurt (mattresses on the floor, bed linen available, Shower/WC outside)
  • 6x Breakfast, 6x Dinner
  • Mineral water (1,5 l per person and per day)
  • All transfers according to itinerary (mainly in air-conditioned vehicles)
  • All entrance fees for the sights according to the itinerary
  • German speaking tour guide during the entire duration of the trip

Not included:

  • Personal expenses & special services at the hotel.
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance of any kind
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary

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Kyrgyzstan Tour – Empire of Hikers and Riders
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Trip Facts

  • $ 75,-
  • Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
  • TT0050
  • 3 - 12
  • Medium
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Bishkek
  • Bishkek