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Osh City Tour

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.

$687 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Silk Road tour in Kyrgyzstan

Day 1. Our guide will meet you at the airport or pick you up from the hotel. You will start you tour directly from it. Your first stop will be the Burana Tower - the ancient silk road minaret, which is a heritage of UNESCO and Kyrgyzstan nowadays. You will stop also in Kochkor village to visit openbazaar there.The destination of the first day will be the mountain lake Song-Kul. The lake lies on the Tian Shan mountains plain surrounded by meadows. You will stay in the Yurt-Camp for overnight to try the nomadic style and Kyrgyz culture.Day 2. Lunch at Yurt camp and transfer to one more point of the Silk Road - caravanserai Tash Rabat. The road will take about 4,5 hours. You will arrive late in the evening. Have dinner and overnight stay at Yurt camp. Day 3. After the breakfast you will have excursion at Tash-Rabat. Caravanserai is a roadside house where travelers (caravaners) could rest. After the lunch you will continue your trip to another Silk Road sights in Osh Region. You will stop at one more picturesque place - Kazarman. Have dinner and overnight at the Guest house/ Yurt Camp.Day 4. After early breakfast and check out you will drive to Jalal-Abad city. You can visit  one of Kyrgyzstan's most intriguing and inaccessible sights - Saimaluu-Tash. Saimaluu-Tash rock paintings gallery listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and now under its protection. Arrival to Jalal-Abad have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.  Day 5. After the breakfast departure from the hotel to Arslanbob. Excursion to the forest. Arslanbob is a large walnut forest located in the mountains of the Ferghana and Chatkal ranges, in the Jalal-Abad region, at an altitude of 1700 meters. Near to Arslanbob there is a village, you can see village life in Kyrgyzstan. A short walk from the village center is a small waterfall (23 meters). Arslanbob is also famous for meteoritic lakes appeared there long time ago. Return to the CBT guest house, dinner and overnight stay.Day 6. You will be driven to Osh city, passing by Uzgen city. Uzgen is a small city in southern Kyrgyzstan, located 34 miles from Osh. Uzgen is one of the oldest cities in Kyrgyzstan, as it was founded in the first or second century BCE as a trading post on the Silk Road. You will visit mausoleum, several ruins of a fortress, graves, landmarks and the tower that reaches 44 m high. After excursion and lunch in Uzgen city you will be transferred to Osh city. Check-in in the hotel, rest and free time. Dinner on your own. Overnight stay in the hotel.Day 7. In the morning after breakfast,visit famous waterfall Abshir-Ata, and do hiking. After lunch visit “Great Silk Road” museum preserver. The reserve includes the mausoleum of Asaf ibn-Burkhia and Takhti-Sulaiman mosque, and the Jami Rawat Abdullakhan Mosque and Kurmanjan Datka Museum. Day 8. Departure back home early in the morning.