Multi-day & Extended Tours, Manas International Airport to null

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The World Nomad Games, known as the 'Olympics for nomads' is a unique opportunity to see the nomadic culture, sports, lifestyle in their original form all at one place. There are horse games, wrestling, hundreds of yurt tents and hospitable nomads delighted to show off their culture.The tour includes the full program of World Nomad Games, colorful performances and ethnic bazaars, stay in yurts and many more. In addition to spectacular games, you will have excursions in Bishkek, Cholpon-Ata, Karakol and Tokmok cities.
After you are picked up at the airport, enjoy a comfortable ride to Cholpon-Ata city with a stop for a meal. Upon arrival to the city, you may take a rest, stroll along the lake Issyk-kul and have delicious dinner. The next day you will explore the city and have excursion in the famous cultural center “Ruh Ordo”. Then you will visit petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata, that 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 historical museum. In the evening, you will witness the Grand Opening Ceremony of The World Nomad Games, which includes many famous entertainers from the participating countries and around the world.On the 3rd day, you will head to watch competitions in the ethnic sport games, such as: Kok-Boru, Ordo or Salburun - the hunting with eagles, and many more. You will also be able to see cultural performances and ethnic bazaars at different locations. Enjoy the traditional dinner and rest in the evening. The next day will be spent in the Kyrchyn Gorge, where colorful performances of different cultures will take place. You will be able not only watch the different sport games, but also enjoy the culture, ethnic dances, songs, crafts and food. You will have the chance to see and participate in the amazing nomad fest and ethnic fair. This evening you can choose to stay in the Yurt for overnight to feel the nomadic lifestyle inside (optional on prior request) or return to the hotel.The 5th day enjoy the continuation of festival and witness ethnic sports of Er-Enish, Toguz Korgool, Jirith, archery and many others.In the evening optional to stay for Nomadic Fest “Universe of Nomads” with concert performance and bazaar. The 6th day  will be packed with all the actions of the nomadic games, watch the finals of all equestrian competitions: Er-enish, Jirith and etc.      This day it also will be closing of Kyrchyn Gorge and Nomadic Fest “Universe of Nomads”. Have a relaxed evening and dinner. The next day you will head to Karakol, on the way there is a stop for swimming in hot springs for 1 hour in Oruktu. It will be good resting experience for you to try different temperature of swimming pools with hot springs. Explore the city of Karakol with our experienced guide and and enjoy local traditional food for lunch. Return to Cholpon-Ata city for the overnight.The 8th day you can spend time on the beach, or independently choose the locations and watch the final games. In the evening, watch a spectacular Closing Ceremony of the World Nomad Games. Return to the hotel. Rest. The next day head to Bishkek and on the way visit tower of Burana, a UNESCO heritage site and Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival to Bishkek, have a city tour and visit its famous sights. Enjoy a traditional dinner in the best restaurant of the city and have a rest in the evening. Depart the next day.

What’s included

  • Accommodation in 3* hotel with breakfast
  • Night in Yurt (optional)
  • Return Airport transfer
  • Guide service
  • Transportation according to the program
  • Excursions and entrance fees according to the program
  • Entrance ticket for WNG 2018 Opening and Closing Ceremony
  • Water

What’s not included

  • International flight tickets
  • Tourist Medical insurance
  • Optional activities and tours
  • Tips
  • Gifts and other personal expenses
  • Lunches and Dinners