8 days tour 5

Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Our first gathering is in Manas International Airport. Then we get further to Bishkek on cars for rent, and have a view of the city tour along such sites as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. Then guests are taken to Ala Archa gorge. This natural park is located in 45 km from the city. In the past times it was impossible to come here by ordinary people, unlike our days. It is located right at the Tien Shan mountain range. Being here we are able to enjoy the beauties of the heights. Night will be in the hotel of Bishkek.

Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
This day the group travels in Kyrgyzstan right to Burana Tower. It was created in the 11th century, and is considered to be the minaret surrounded by balbals. Then the tour is made to "the pearl of Central Asia". This is our famous and beloved Issyk Kul Lake. Being at the altitude of 1608m above sea level, it is said to emerge due to an earthquake, resulting the destroy of the ancient city. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 3: Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol
Our group is in the region of Issyk Kul, so we travel to Karakol. But in order to get there it is important to see the sites of ancient stone inscriptions. These writings of 800BC as well as petroglyphs of 2000 years old are considered to be holy here, most of them made by shamans of ancient times. And as we get to Karakol, it is better to see two main sightseeing of religious meaning, as the Dungan mosque and Orthodox Church. The first is known to be made without nails and metal. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 4: Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol
Near Karakol guests can find the Altin Arashan Gorge. This gorge is also known as Golden Spa. The territory of the gorge is full of Tian-Shan fir trees. They are here everywhere and make an amazing and so unforgettable smell that no one wants to leave this site. Being here the group has picnic under the open air and then starts back to the restaurant of Karakol. Night will be made in the hotel.

Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor  
The next location of Kyrgyzstan we highly recommend for visiting is Jeti Oguz gorge. This gorge is known to look like the bulls standing in a row, being red in color. Also near the rock we can find the Broken Heart Mountain. It is famous for the appearance of course, as well as for the opportunity to get to the top and see the panorama views. Then the second part of the day is devoted to the tour to Bokonbaeva village. It is the home of eagle-hunters. Guests will see the eagle-hunting show and then will be able to take a photo with a bird. On getting to Kochkor guests have a stay at the locals.

Day 6: Kochkor - Tash Rabat
Going further the tour is made to the heart of Tian Shan Mountains. Here at the altitude of 3200m above sea level, the Tash Rabat Caravanserai is found. It is known to emerge in the 14th century out of stone blocks. That is why it is also known as Stone Castle. Moreover, the peculiarity of the castle is in the location in the very body of the mountain. The locality is on the Great Silk Road of the past. So there were lots of people going along this way and made stops at the castle to have rest. Furthermore, the castle has a legend of being used as a prison, that is why there are 31 rooms used as prison cells. Night and dinner will be made in yurts near the mountain. 

Day 7: Tash Rabat - Kochkor - Bishkek
For the return back to Bishkek we are going to visit Kochkor village. This is one of the most attention-grabbing locations in Kyrgyzstan, as people here are masters of clothes decoration and carpets creation. They usually are made of felt and wool. They will be also glad to talk to the foreigners, to tell them some secret details of legends and myths of the country.  They have a handicraft museum where works of art are laying. Night will be in the hotel of Bishkek.

Day 8: Airport
Morning transfer to airport. 


02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter


8 days tour 5, Kyrgyzstan, tour, travel, cars for rent, Bishkek, Ala Archa, Burana, Issyk Kul, Altin Arashan Karakol, Jeti Oguz, Kochkor, Tash Rabat.


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