Osh City Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Kyrgyzstan

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Take a tour to Osh, an a city with over 3000 years history. You will visit the major sights, experience the oriental culture mixed with ancient and Soviet union history and modern life. Visit the holy mountain Sulaiman-Too (UNESCO Heritage) and the museum inside the mountains. Learn the traditions and specifics of Osh plov. Dive in the atmosphere of lively and interesting bargain and trading at the oriental bazaars.
Take a 2 days tour to second largest city and "southern capital" of Kyrgyzstan  - Osh city and to see all its most famous sights.First, transfer to the airport for local flight to Osh. After arrival and hotel check in, the city sightseeing tour in Osh will take place.You will visit the Central Square and “Big Lenin” statue, Soviet mosaics, murals, and public art, the Russian Orthodox Church, the WWII and Chernobyl memorials, the Major architecture along Lenin Street, the Navoi Park, the Love Park, the Alymbek Datka Park and also the holy mountain Suleiman-Too. For travelers these parks not only are pleasant places to walk and relax surrounded by trees and green space, but they also are great places to engage with and meet locals who are out with their families and friends enjoying the games, tea houses, and walking paths of the parks.You will have lunch in the local cafe and after you will visit the major sight - the holy mountain Suleiman-Too and the museum inside the mountains. Suleiman-Too is also a tangible heritage of UNESCO. Inside the museum you will find out more about the lives of people of that time which were found during the archeological works. Also there is a Park of Alymbek datka located at the base of Sulaiman-Too Mountain, the Alymbek Datka park represents a complex of activities and things to do and places to eat. Today it is an exhibition about 19th-century Kyrgyz heroes Alymbek and Kurmanjan Datka (she is considered a hero of freedom for Kyrgyz women). The Alymbek Datka Park is also a popular place for wedding photoshoots, so if you’re lucky you might catch sight of a colorful local wedding. In the evening you will have the chance to participate in the Plov cooking master-class. Learn the traditions and specifics of Osh plov and enjoy the dinner.On a second day in the early morning drive to Uzgen city you will visit a Silk Road Mausoleum, which consists of three mausoleums conditionally named Northern, Middle and Southern. These monuments are considered the classics of Karakhanid epoch. There the governors of Karakhanid dynasty are buried. After taking in the historical Silk Road sites in Uzgen, seek out the story behind Uzgen Rice. Visit traditional rice factory and see how the red rice is grown.  Lunch in the local cafe. After returning to Osh, you will go to the Jayma Bazaar for shopping  before flight back to Bishkek. One can find everything there: food products, clothing, household goods, textiles, souvenirs and even a cattle market. And what is more, it has been operating on the same place over 2,000 years, since the time when Osh was crossed by one of the branches of the legendary Silk Road. Transfer to airport, arrival and transfer to Bishkek.

What’s included

  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel in Osh City;
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transport
  • Transfer
  • Water
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Jayma Bazaar Osh
  • Entry/Admission - Museum Sulaiman Too
  • Entry/Admission - Mountain Sulaiman-Too
  • Entry/Admission - TravelHub

What’s not included

  • International Flights
  • Medical insurance for travelers abroad
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Tips for service
  • Souvenirs, gifts, personal shopping
  • Additional activities during the trip