During this tour you will enjoy the beauty of Central Tien-Shan Mountains, see one of the most magnificent mountain lakes, see how nowadays people live in the villages and experience the ancient culture of Kyrgyz nomads. During this trip you will stay close to the nature and local cultural.
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Type: Cultural tour
Itinerary: Bishkek – Shamshy Gorge -Cholpon-Ata - Karakol- Altyn-Arashan - Chon-Kemin Nature Park - Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting at the airport “Manas”, transfer to the hotel 3*. Rest. Sightseeing tour: visit Ala-Too square, Osh market Opera and Ballet Theatre, Fine Art Museum, World National Library and etc. Accommodation in the hotel 3*. Meals: breakfast, lunch
|2||Bishkek – Shamshy Gorge
Breakfast. Transfer to Shamshy Gorge (120km, 2,5 hours). On the way visit Burana Tower, a large minaret dated to the 10th century, a settlement on the Great Silk Road. Lunch in Yurt Inn. Afternoon hiking to the mountains or horseback riding. Dinner and accommodation in Yurt Inn. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Shamshy Gorge is a unique natural reserve where the natural landscapes are preserved almost in virgin state. The glaciers are neighboring with green coniferous forests and steppe regions where tourists can feel real Kyrgyz dwelling in Yurt Inn as a nomad people. It is situated at the altitude of 3570m. Through the gorge the Shamshy River crashes dramatically from rock to rock. Shamshy Pass, Silk Road & Kyrgyz Guided Trips LLC 56 Kaindy street, Uchkun, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 720000 Tel: +996 701 799983, +996 312 891583 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.silkroad-trip.com located at the altitude of 3573 m, connects the Kochkorskiy and Chuy valleys. Nowadays, many horse trips pass through our gorge enroute over Shamshy Pass in the direction of Son-Kul Lake.
|3||Shamshy Gorge – Issyk-Kul Lake
Breakfast. Transfer to Naryn town (145 km, 3-4 hours) by picturesque way Kurtka. Naryn town is situated at the heart of Tien-Shan and on the banks of the Naryn river, one of the main tributaries of the Syr-Darya river that flows to Aral Sea. Arrival to Naryn town. Lunch. Check-in the Guest House. Afternoon visit Nature Reserve where you can see wild deer’s family, they are coming here for nutrition. On the way you will see the German Swastika planted with coniferous trees on the mountain slope. Dinner and accommodation in Family Guest House. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
|4||Issyk-Kul Lake – Karakol
After breakfast transfer to Karakol (140 km, 3-4 hrs). On the way excursion to Grigorievskoe Gorge by exiting from Semenovskoe Gorge (50 km, 1 hrs). Upon arrival to Karakol visit Prejevalskiy Museum. Afternoon visit Dungan mosque (built in 1910 years), Cathedral of the Holy Trinity (XVIIII cen.). Dinner in Local Familly with Local Folklore. Accommodation in the Family Guest House. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
|5||Karakol –Altyn-Arashan Breakfast. Excursion to Altyn-Arashan Gorge (Hot Springs) by Russian jeep UAZ, 4 WD (45 km, 2,5 hrs). On the way visit Issyk-Kul reserve in Ak-Suu Gorge. Lunch-box. See different size of hot springs in the Altyn-Arashan Gorge, walking through the fir-trees forest and enjoy magnificent view of local nature. Back to Karakol. Dinner in local restaurant. Accommodation in the Family Guest House. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.|
|6||Karakol – Chon-Kemin Nature Park Breakfast. Transfer to Chon-Kemin Nature Park (320 km, 4-5 hrs), along southern shore of Issyk-Kul lake. On the way excursion to Jety-Oguz Gorge, see seven red stone mountains and Broken Hurt mountains. Walking to waterfall in the Kok-Jaiyk summer pasture which is surrounded by coniferous forests. Continue excursion on the way and visit Skazka Gorge. Lunch in the family house in Bokonbaeva village. Optional extra: After lunch seeing Salburun show (Eagle hunting show) in Bokonbaeva village. Dinner and accommodation in Familly Guest House. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.|
|7||Chon-Kemin Nature Park – Bishkek Breakfast. Hiking in the mountain. After lunch transfer to Bishkek (140 km, 3 hours). Checkin the hotel 3*. Free time for your own. Dinner in restaurant. Accommodation in the hotel 3*. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner..|
|8||Bishkek – Airport “Manas” Breakfast. Transfer to the airport “Manas” (40 km, 30 min). Departure.|
|Package of 8 days /7 nights||2||4||6||8||10||12||Single supplement|
We book agreed tour package and services after clients confirmation. To guarantee booking we apply to make prepayment within 5 days after all services booked and confirmed. Balance can be paid upon arrival.Cancellations and charges
- There is no cancellation charge for confirmed booking made 15 days prior to arrival, but any actual expenses incurred relating to documents such as visa support, permits, or any other necessary official paperwork, have to be paid.
- There is cancellation charge of 10% of booking amount for cancellations made less 15 days of arrival date
- There is cancellation charge of 50% of booking amount for cancellations made less 3 days before arrival date.