In two weeks you will discover the authentic Kyrgyzstan; the stunning and varied scenery, virgin nature, meeting with nomad people who preserved their ancestral traditions and unique culture. The itineraries allow you to visit the most famous sights of Central Asia. You will get the chance to try various activities in a relaxed manner, such as: horse-riding, hiking, off-road driving, enjoying hot springs.
*Please note that this is the sample of itinerary and we can tailor any tour based on your request!
Day 1. Bishkek:
Arrival in Bishkek. Meet at the airport by guide translator and driver. Transfer to the center of the Kyrgyz capital. Rest and taking a shower in a small guest house. First discovery of the city Bishkek, one of the greenest cities in Central Asia. We visit the national museum, parks and central squares. Lunch in a typical Kyrgyz restaurant. In the afternoon, we visit the market Osh Bazaar, which is always lively and colorful. Night and dinner in a guest house. (30km transfer by car. Accommodation in the Home stay. B/L/D)
Day 2. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata:
In the morning, we drive to Lake Issyk-Kul. On the way we stop to visit Burana tower, which dated from the 11th century BC. Lunch on the way in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon, we reach Lake Issyk-Kul which is in kyrgyz means hot lake. The lake is the pearl of the Celestial Mountains. It is located above sea level at 1608m. Arrival in Cholpon Ata, check into one of the guest houses. Walk and free time at the lake and beautiful town. (280km transfer by car. Accommodation in the Home stay. B/L/D)
Day 3. Transfer to Karakol:
After breakfast, departure from the guest house. On the way we walk around in the canyon of Grigorievskoe. Exploring around the mountain lake. Picnic on the beach of the mountain lake. Keep driving toKarakol, the city located at the eastern end of Lake Issyk-Kul. Arrival in Karakol. Check up and explore the city. Dinner and overnight in the guest house. (150km transfer by car. Accommodation in the Home stay. B/L/D)
Day 4. Riding day in the Altyn-Arashan Valley:
In the morning we leave in a 4×4 truck. The car in day excursion is the terrain of the Russian army.100% of adventure. Picnic in the valley of Altyn-Arashan. Swimming in the natural hot spring. Back to Karakol by car. Night and dinner at the same place.(60km transfer by car. Accommodation in the Home stay. B/L/D)
Day 5. Transfer to Kochkor:
In the morning we resume our vehicle to reach the village of Kochkor. Stop and visit during the driving: the red cliffs of Jeti-Oguz, demonstration of rabbit hunting with eagles, the archery, meeting with the traditional hunter. At the end of the day, we come to Kochkor. Installation in the local guest house. Dinner in home stays. (280km transfer by car. Accommodation in the Home stay. B/L/D)
Day 6. Transfer to Tash-Rabat:
Morning visit the handicraft center where we look the process of making felt wool of sheep. Picnic. Departure to the south. We go through the Dolon Pass at 3030m. We drive through the town of Naryn, then the village of At-Bashy. At the end of the day, we reach our yurt camp near the fortress of 14th century. It is the fortress of Tash-Rabat, built entirely of stone. Dinner and overnight in yurts. (250km transfer by car. Accommodation in the yurt camp. B/L/D)
Day 7. Day trekking Tash-Rabat Pass:
In the morning we take our backpacks. Start walking to Tash-Rabat Pass. The destination is the pass at 4000m. At the top, there is a beautiful view of Lake Chatyr-Kul. Picnic and return to the yurt camp. On the route, we encounter herds of yaks. Dinner and overnight in a yurt at the same place as the day before. (7/8 h trekking. Accommodation in the yurt camp. B/L/D)
Day 8. Transfer to Son Kul Lake:
Early morning departure to Son Kul Lake. The lake is a paradise of nomads. There are large areas for livestock. Kyrgyz come for the summer with their cattle. We drive through the town of Naryn, then by the pass of Moldo Ashuu, we arrive to Son-Kul Lake, located at 3016m. Dinner and overnight at the yurt camp. (280km transfer by car. Accommodation in the yurt camp. B/L/D)
Day 9. Day at the lake Son-Kul:
This day we dedicate to the discovery of the life of nomads. We explore from yurt to yurt, searching of petro glyphs. Picnic in the mountains. There is the possibility to rent horses and ride around the mountains. Back to yurt camp. Demonstration of equestrian games. Dinner and overnight in a yurt in the same place as the day before. (6/7 h trekking. Accommodation in the yurt camp. B/L/D)
Day 10. Transfer to Kizil Oy:
Morning departure by the pass of Kara-Keche. The pass is at 3325m. From up there, there yardstick panoramic view of the coal mine. Descent through the canyon to the Kara-KecheJumgalValley. Picnic. Following the road to the confluence of Jumgal and Kokomerenrivers.Picnic along the river. Free time. We take our vehicle to join the mountainous village of Kizil Oy. Dinner and home stay in a local family. (270km transfer by car. Accommodation in the home stay. B/L/D)
Day 11. Transfer to Toktogul:
Early morning departure. Visit a small museum in the village of Kojomkul. We go through the Suusamyr Valley. This is one of the highest valleys. Then we cross the Ala-Bel Pass at 3150m. From the pass, we walk around the mountain lake. Back to the car. Descent through the picturesque canyon Chychkan. Arrival at Toktogul, charming town surrounded by mountains.Dinner and overnight in a friendly local guest house. Demonstration of the Kyrgyz national music. (250km transfer by car. Accommodation in the home stay. B/L/D)
Day 12. Transfer to Arslanbob:
After a good night, we go to south. The road follows the turquoise river Naryn. Then we reach the plain of Fergana, the cotton fields. At the end of the day, we reach the village of Arslanbob, the forest is spread over 60,000 hectares. Enjoy walking to the small waterfall. Free time to explore the village. Dinner and overnight in a friendly local home stay. (320km transfer by car. Accommodation in the home stay. B/L/D)
Day 13. Transfer to Osh:
After breakfast we drive through the town of Jalal-Abad. Visit Minaret of the 11th century in Uzgen. Around noon arrival to Osh, lunch in a restaurant. City tour Osh and sights; King Solomon’s throne (a hill in the middle of the city is called “the throne of King Solomon”), the Navoi Park yurt 3 floors. Dinner and overnight in a guest house. (200km transfer by car. Accommodation in the home stay. B/L/D)
Day 14. Transfer to Osh airport:
Flight back home. (30 km transfer, B)
Price per person:
- 2 – 3 pax 1600$ /per
- 4 – 5 pax 1010$ /per
- 6 – 7 pax 850$ /per
- 8 – 9 pax 750$ /per
- 10 – 12 pax 690$ /per
- All transfers
- Guide translator, and equestrian guide
- Full board, (all meals), 1l of water per day per person
- Admission to museums
- Folklore show in Toktogul
- Demonstration of the handcraft felt show
- Demonstration of eagle hunting show
Price does not include:
- Travel insurance
- International air ticket and airport taxes
- Alcohol and mineral waters
- Taxes of bank
- Additional services not mentioned in the program
- Supplement price for single room: 40$/person
- The visa is not required for Swiss nationals, EU, Canadian and Japanese passport with at least 6 months valid for a period do not exceed 60 days.
- No mandatory vaccine.
- Provide your personal medicament because the guide has only a basic pharmacy. Medicament for stomach, head ache, cold, external wounds.
- The sport level is easy.
- 10 years old kids can do this program.
- During the trip, the guide will offer you short hike on the way.
Get unforgettable memories in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan!