CLASSIC TOUR AROUND ISSYK-KUL LAKE, 8 DAYS

Duration:8days/7 nights

Tour:cultural tour

Route:Bishkek –Chon Kurchak – Chon Kemin – Cholpon Ata - Karakol - Bokonbaevo - Bishkek

Accommodation:hotels-guesthouses-yurt camps

Description :The beautiful mountains and lakes of Kyrgyzstan with magnificent landscapes, hospitable Kyrgyz people with their unique way of life and traditions, delicious Oriental cuisine, national drinks, felt, fruits and much more - all this awaits you in this fascinating tour of Kyrgyzstan. Immerse yourself in Eastern culture, small villages, colorful bazaars, unique nature and recharge yourself with a positive energy, bright sun, taking only pleasant memories back home.

Itinerary :Bishkek - Toktogul water reservoir – Sary Chelek Lake – Jalal-Abad – Kazarman – Naryn – KelSuu Lake – Tash Rabat - SonKol lake – Issyk-Kol lake – Karakol – Cholpon-Ata - Bishkek

Program:


Day Itinerary: Meals
1 Bishkek. (40km)
Arrival in Bishkek. Check-in the Hotel. Rest. After lunch(by your own) City Tour in Bishkek: Visit Central Square, Presidential House, White Central Mosque, Oak Park with sculptures and statues of Famous Kyrgyz People, open air eastern markets, Concert Hall & Ballet, Old Square, National Philharmonic, Osh bazar and many others places of interests. Dinner in local restaurant. Accommodation in the Hotel.
B
2 Bishkek –Ala Archa – Chon kurchak (120 km, 3hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel Transfer to the “Ala-Archa National Park”. It is an alpine national park in the Tian Shan Mountains of Kyrgyzstan. Drive to Chon Kurchak for lunch and night stay. Chon Kurchak National Park includes the gorge of the Alamedin River and the mountains surrounding it, is a popular destination point for weekend travelers, hikers, horse trekkers, skiers. Lunch in ethno-complex Supara. Check in to the hotel and free time (horse riding optional, not including in tour package). Dinner in the hotel. Overnight in Supara hotel.
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3 Chon Kurchak- Burana Tower-Chon-Kemin valley (180km, 3hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Enjoy a nature. Transfer to Burana Tower, cultural complex of X-XI AD. Lunch in Kyrgyz family and here we can traditional Kyrgyz game ‘’Kok-Boru’’ (it is a traditional game played by two teams on horseback, where players try to maneuver with a goat’s carcass and score by putting it into the opponents’ goal (optional). Transfer to Chon-Kemin valley for night stay. Chon-Kemin National Park, a lush natural area brimming with diverse flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight in Ashu guesthouse.
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4 Chon-Kemin – Cholpon-Ata (190km, 3hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake, the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608 m above sea level). On the way, we will take a short break to give you the opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). Arrival to Issyk-Kul Lake. Lunch in local restaurant. Check at the hotel and free time. Enjoy free time on the beach. Dinner and accommodation in the resort.
B
5 Cholpon-Ata – Karakol (200km, 4hrs)
Breakfast in the hotel – Check out Drive to the most beautiful gorges of the lake named Grigorievskoye and Semenovskoye. These two picturesque gorges are connecting at the end. It means you will start driving from one gorge and will drive out through the one.Then we continue our drive along the north shore of the lake to the town of Karakol. Lunch in Karakol town. Karakol sightseeing. You will visit the Dungan Mosque, Orthodox Church, Karakol bazar, antique souvenir shop. Check-in to the hotel and rest. Dinner in local restaurant. Accommodation in the Hotel.
B
6 Karakol-Barskoon gorge- Fairy tale canyon -Bokonbaevo (200km, 4hrs)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Barskoon gorge. Barskoon gorge is famous for its cascading waterfalls. The most picturesque have interesting names: Tears of a Bars, Oldman Beard, Splashes of Champagne and Cup of Manas. Lunch-picnic will be on Suok pass (4008 m). Then continue drive to Fairy Tale canyon for hiking. In the canyon, you can find a variety of bizarre figures of stone and clay. It is composed of multi-colored clays, minerals and rocks that add to the scenic beauty of this place. Then drive to Bokonbaevo village. Overnight and dinner in guesthouse or yurt camp.
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7 Bokonbaevo-Bishkek (270km, 4hrs)
After breakfast, you will meet eagle hunter (Berkutchi). Eagle hunting it is nomad traditions which one still very popular in Kyrgyzstan. Here you will see demonstration of hunting birds of prey and detailed stories about these amazing creatures. Then continue drive to Bishkek. Lunch on the way. Evening time reaching to Bishkek, check-in to hotel and rest. Last moment shopping before dinner. Dinner in local restaurant. During the dinner for you will be performance traditional Kyrgyz folk. Overnight in the hotel
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8 Bishkek-Airport (40 km, 35 min)
Transfer to Airport.Depature
B

Package of 15 days / 14 nights 2 4 6 8 10 12 Single supplement
Kyrgyzstan package $1 094 $987 $826 $745 $697 $665 $237

City / place Nights Hotel 4*
Bishkek town 2,5
(early check-in)
Garden Hotel 4* or
Discovery Hotel 4*
Chon Kurchak 1 Supara hotel
Chon Kemin 1 Ashu guest house
Cholpon-Ata 1 Kapriz Resort
Karakol 1 Green Yard hotel
Bokonbaevo 1 Guest House\Yurt camp

Package includes in Kyrgyzstan:


-Accommodation in mentioned in program

-Transportation during this tour

-Meals as mentioned in program

-English speaking Guide

-Excursions according to tour program.

-All mentioned activities in the program description

-Entrance fees for all mentioned monuments.

-1 liter of mineral water p/p during the tour.

-Eagle hunting show

-folk show

-All local taxes

Not included:

-Meals in cities

-Tips and gratuities

-Horses

-Any personal expenses.

Notes:

  • It is recommended to have warm closes due to cool weather in mountain area.
  • Meals in remoted place without options to go out are included in the program price as mentioned in description.
  • Suggested program can be changed or individualized according to your interests

Booking / Payment

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.

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