Kyrgyzstan Tour – Empire of Hikers and Riders - 8 Days

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Kyrgyzstan Tour – Discover the Untouched Beauty of Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan Tour – Explore the majestic silence of the snow-capped peaks, the shadowy forests of slender Tien Shan spruces, and the foaming waterfalls in the mountains. The numerous crystal-clear alpine lakes and the colorful green landscapes, including the picturesque Suusamyr Valley with yurts, herds of horses, and a variety of animal and plant species, make Kyrgyzstan a sought-after destination for travelers.

An outstanding attraction on the Kyrgyzstan Tour is undoubtedly Lake Issyk-Kul, whose name means “warm lake.” Despite its elevated location in the mountains, the lake never freezes. The water temperature reaches a pleasant +24 degrees Celsius in summer. The entire lake coast is lined with sandy beaches, and the crystal-clear water surface, combined with the fresh mountain air, creates a unique microclimate resembling that of the seaside. Particularly noteworthy are the numerous hot mineral springs and healing mud puddles along the coast.

Kyrgyzstan Tour is shaped not only by its breathtaking nature but also by its historical significance and connection to the Great Silk Road. The country served as a crucial “bridge” between the West and the East. Within its borders, three main branches of the Silk Road traversed: the Pamir-Alai, as well as the southern and northern branches, crossing the snowy passes of Temir-Too and Pamir.

Since ancient times, the regions of Kyrgyzstan belonged to the zone of highly developed Central Asian civilizations and served as a vital “transshipment point” for intercontinental trade. Trade fostered the exchange of cultures, leading to the flourishing of cities, science, and craftsmanship. One outstanding cultural center along these historical caravan routes is the ancient city of Osh.

During your Kyrgyzstan Tour, you will discover that the country is not only visually stunning but also home to a rich nomadic culture. Nomadic herders with their yurts, traditional tents, bear witness to a way of life that has remained unchanged for centuries. Overnighting in a yurt allows you to experience the hospitality of the Kyrgyz people firsthand and gain a unique insight into their way of life.

The Kyrgyzstan Tour offers not only an escape into pristine nature but also a journey through centuries of history. Each step on this fascinating journey reveals a new chapter of Kyrgyzstan’s beauty and culture. It is an opportunity to capture the soul of this unique land and create unforgettable memories.

Kyrgyzstan Tour thus provides not only a visual feast for nature lovers but also a captivating journey through history, highlighting cultural diversity and the influence of the Silk Road. The harmonious connection of natural wonders and historical heritage makes Kyrgyzstan a unique destination appealing to explorers and history enthusiasts alike. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this fascinating region and experience an unforgettable Kyrgyzstan Tour that will enchant your senses.

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