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$415.66 Cultural & Theme Tours

8 days unforgettable natural and cultural tour in Kyrgyzstan

Day 1. Airport Manas - Bishkek – Ala Archa National                                                                    Visiting Ala Archa alpine National Park, Bishkek city tour - Ala too aquare and Osh bazaar, Panfilov Park,Historical museum  Day 2. Bishkek - Cholpon Ata (Issyk Kul Lake)       Departure to Cholpon Ata through the north shore of Issyk-Kul lake. On the way visiting we will visit Burana Tower, which was the capital of the Karakhanid Empire in the 9th century. Lunch in Kyrgyz family near the tower, here we will eat Kyrgyz National dishes. Depart to Cholpon-Ata. We will visit Cholpon Ata historical museum and petroglyphs.       Day 3. Cholpon Ata – Grigoriev gorge - Karakol       In the morning, we set-off to Karakol via Grigoriev gorge This gorge is one of the most famous and beautiful natural sights of Issyk-Kul Lake. Departing to Karakol. Visiting Prjevalski museum in Karakol                       Day 4. Karakol – Jety Oguz – Fairy Tale Canyon – Almaluu Yurt campAfter breakfast city tour in Karakol. Sightseeing: Dungan Mosque, Russian Orthodox church and local bazaar. Lunch in a local restaurant in Karakol. We move from Karakol to Djety-Oguz valley with main attractions such as Broken Heart and Seven Bulls. After that we will visit the Fairy Tale Canyon is located on the southern shore of lake.  Day 5.Almaluu Yurt camp – Son-Kul lake                 After breakfast we depart to Son Kul. Lake Son Kul is a mountainous lake on the altitude of 3016 meters above the sea level.Here we can organize for you horses, and you can try to ride a horse.It is the best opportunity for people who would like to experience the real nomadic life and culture. Dinner.              Day 6. Son-Kul lake – Kochkor - Chon Kemin Nature Park                                                             After breakfast departure to Chon Kemin, valley is a unique natural environment with diverse flora and fauna that features beautiful landscapes, from semi-deserts to glaciers.Dinner and overnight in a local Guest House. Lunch in Kyrgyz Family in Kochkor. Dinner in Chon-Kemin Guest house.  Day 7. Chon-Kemin - Kegety gorge and waterfall - Bishkek                                                           After breakfast departure to Kegety gorge. Kegety Gorge is home to numerous streams, alpine meadows, and spruce forests. One stream in particular crescendos into a beautiful waterfall that is one of the most visited features within Kegety Gorge. Back to Bishkek.                       Day 8. Bishkek – Manas airport                       Meeting at the hotel, then we go to airport Manas. End of the service. 

$100 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Ala-Archa National Park - Trekking

DAY 1: Bishkek - Ala-Archa National parkAla-Archa National park located only 40 km from Bishkek. You will take a walk through the forest,breathe pure mountain air filled with the aroma of the juniper tree and enjoy a gorgeous view of a stream of ice-cold water rushing down from snow capped mountain peaks of almost 5000 m. The park is a home to many endangered species of animals like lynx,mountain goat(ibex) and snow leopard. If you are really willing to climb to thhe altitude of 3000 m. just beyond Ak-Sai waterfall you will see a group of ibex.DAY 2: Extension of tour is possible song kul / karakol /  ala-kul/ issyk-kul / bishkek city tour / osh  / arslanbob / altyn arashan  / tash rabat / naryn / burana tower / kel-suu lake / eagle huntingTrekking duration: 5 hours  Price: 80$/person  -Includes: Guide:Transport till the start point Itinerary: After the breakfast i can pick up you from your hotel and drive to Ala Archa National Park  and start our trekking. We can hike till the Waterfall or We can hike deep inside of Ala Archa Valley.

$1.98 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Bishkek Airport

Just as you arrive to Bishkek International Airport, your driver will greet you with a name plate and transfer to your hotel in the Bishkek city. This is a private transfer which means that you will not share a car with anyone apart from your booking. The cars used for this service are less than 5 years old. Private transfers can make your stay much more simple and enjoyable.  Don't go through all the stress of taking a taxi or facing long shuttle queues and make the best of your journey from the moment you arrive on Bishkek Airport. The driver is well trained and will make sure that you have a smooth ride from door to door. Please bear in mind, that drivers might not speak English fluently.

$356 Cultural & Theme Tours

World Nomad Games III in Issyk-Kul

Enjoy a complimentary airport pickup and transfer to the to the town of Cholpon-Ata, which is located on the stunning crystal clear Issyk-Kul lake. The scenic trip passes through Boom Gorge, where you will have a meal at the local cafe, the Chu River and the town of Balykchi. Continue the way to the Cholpon-Ata city where you can choose a place to dine and have a rest at the hotel. On the second day you will explore the city of Cholpon Ata and visit the cultural center of Rukh Ordo and then you will visit the petroglyphs, located between the Northern and North-Western part of the city Cholpon-Ata and the southern part of the Kungei Ala-Too. Petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata, constitute a temple under the open sky, where the religious rituals were performed associated with the spiritual world and life of the nomadic population of Issyk-Kul. Optional visit to local historical Museum. Have a lunch at a local cafe. In the evening you will attend the main event of the year for the World Nomad Games and witness  spectacular opening ceremony, which includes many famous entertainers from the participating countries around the world.On 3rd day, you will spend all the day in the Kyrchyn Gorge, where colorful performances of different cultures will take place. You will be able not only watch the different ethnic sport games, but also enjoy the culture, ethnic dances, songs, crafts and food. You will watch the competitions in the ethnic sport games, such as: Kok-Boru, means “Blue wolf” (recognized as UNESCO Heritage from 2017), Ordo or Salburun - the hunting with eagles, and etc.The most of the horse games are held in the hippodrome, and the rest cultural ethnic games are held in the beautiful gorge Kyrchyn. We will be able to visit both locations during the entire day to dive in the ethnic sport and nomadic culture. Returning back to Bishkek in the evening.

$60 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Visit to Ala-Archa National Park

You will visit National Park Ala-Archa, where you will dive into real natural fairytale. “Аlа” from Kyrgyz language means bright, colorful, and “аrcha” is a juniper. Enjoy the scenery of gorge with surrounding mountains which is covered with junipers, which change their colors depending on the season.  Interesting to note that Ala-Archa Park was created to preserve natural environment, the endangered rare species of animals and plants, as well as  to develop tourism and mountaineering as on of the main natural attractions near to Bishkek.Optional Activities for Extra Fees: Meeting with Berkutchi ( golden eagle hunter) and Eagle hunting demonstration. You will have a chance to experience and get to know how Kyrgyz people hunt with Golden eagles in its traditional form and capture truly spectacular scenes by taking photos or videos.

$199 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Son-Kul Lake Tour

The first stop at the Burana Tower - today the tower is a heritage of UNESCO and Kyrgyzstan. You will have a tour to whole complex, an excursion to Tower and a panoramic view from the Tower itself. In addition you will also be able to see the balbalas that are located around and were created by the ancient Turkic tribes. You continue the trip through the Boom Gorge - a kind of a thread that connects the three regions - Chui, Issyk-Kul and Naryn. On the road you can enjoy beautiful views of high mountains - somewhere steep and rocky, as well as the rapid flow of the Chu River. The next stop will be in the water reservoir Orto - Tokoi. Located on the Chu River, 2 km west of the village of Orto-Tokoi, on the border of the Naryn and Issyk-Kul regions. You will stop for lunch in Kochkor village, you can also visit open bazaar there. You will have another stop in the mountains for spring water tasting. It is a beautiful area with its flora and fauna, and if you are lucky you can observe yuks there (wild cows).Arrival at the mountain lake Son-Kul. Enjoy he cleanest mountain air, clear water of the lake, a peaceful place surrounded by mountains and settled with yurt camps. The local inhabitants here are simple Kyrgyz shepherds, that keep all the spiritual valuesand human purity. Overnight stay at yurts.On the second day rest in Son - Kul, have a ride on the horse, taking a walk around the lake. Lunch will be served at one of the local yurts, where you can enjoy Kyrgyz national food.After lunch you will return back to Bishkek. The road leads through very picturesque places. On the way you will visit the salt cave Chon - Tuz, the medicinal properties of which have healing effects. On the way, you'll stop in Boom Gorge for biological break and if you want you can buy some food. In the late evening you will arrive to the city of Bishkek.