9 Days Private Tour of Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek - Karakol - Bishkek

Tour Code: TAT-Kyrgyzstan-01

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: on request Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Admire the beautiful and isolated Song Kol Lake
  • Visit the lake known as the "Pearl of Kyrgyzstan" Lake Issyk-Kul
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view of nature

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Day 1 Arrival in Bishkek

Transfer service to hotel, Old Square, Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Abdylas Maldybayev

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Orion Hotel Bishkek

 

The guide and the driver will pick you up at Bishkek International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Have lunch or dinner depending on the arrival time. If you arrive early, our guide will accompany you to visit the Old Square and start Bishkek city tour. We’ll travel through the Oak Park to Ala-Too Square, and finally visit the outside of Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Abdylas Maldybayev.

 

Ala-Too Square

Ala-Too Square

Day 2 Visit Burana Tower, Drive 3h to Kochkor

Burana Tower, Kochkor Village, Altyn Kol

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Nomad Lodge Kochkor

 

Today the guide and the driver will take you to Burana Tower about 80 km (50 mi) east of Bishkek. You can climb up to the tower top to appreciate the beautiful grassland scenery. Next, drive 3 hours to Kochkor Village. The guide will take you to Altyn Kol, the store famous for its handmade product, and the local market to learn the customs and lifestyle. If you want to look around this village, the guide is always at your service.

 

Burana Tower

Burana Tower

Day 3 Explore Song Kol Lake

Song Kol Lake, Kalmak Ashuu Pass, Alpine Pasture

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Nomad's Dream Yurt Camp

 

Today we'll start to explore Song Kol Lake with an altitude of 3,016 meters (9,895 feet). On the way we'll pass by the Kalmak Ashuu Pass with an altitude of 3,446 meters (11,305 feet). After arrival, you can enjoy your free time with herds of cattle and sheep on the verdant Alpine Pasture bordering the picturesque Song Kol Lake and snow-capped mountains. If the weather is good, you can see charming sunset and the shining starry sky.

 

Song Kol Lake

Song Kol Lake

Day 4 Tour around the south shore of Issyk-Kul Lake

Issyk-Kul Lake, Kyzyl-Tuu Village, Golden Eagle, Canyon Fairy Tale

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Nomad Lodge Tamga

 

After breakfast, we'll head to Issyk-Kul Lake, the second biggest mountain lake in the world. It is also called the hot lake since it isn't frozen up throughout the year. After driving for 4.5 hours, we'll arrive at Kyzyl-Tuu Village where we will have lunch and can see the materials and decorations used for setting up a yurt. The next stop is Bokonbayevo. Here we can see Golden Eagle and know how the locals raise and train eagles. Afterwards, we'll check in at today's yurt camp. After dinner, have a visit to Canyon Fairy Tale.

 

Issyk-Kul Lake

Issyk-Kul Lake

Day 5 Drive to Karakol & Jeti-Oguz Canyon

Juuku Valley, Jeti-Oguz Canyon

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In My Hotel Karakol

 

For today's Kyrgyzstan tourism packages, the guide and the driver will take you to Karakol. On the way we'll hike or drive through Juuku Valley. At the end of the valley, there is a hot spring and we can have a hot bath. Before arriving in Karakol, we will go to the famous scenic spot in a valley on the south side of Issyk-Kul Lake, Jeti-Oguz Canyon, to see the "Seven Bulls Rocks" and the "Broken Heart".

 

Jeti-Oguz Canyon

Jeti-Oguz Canyon

Day 6 Karakol

Russian Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque, Karakol National Park

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In My Hotel Karakol

 

Karakol is the largest city in Issyk-Kul province. Today the guide will first take you to visit the Russian Orthodox Church and Dungan Mosque to learn about the religious culture here. Then we’ll go to Karakol National Park for hiking and have a picnic lunch here.

Day 7 Adventure in the north shore of Issyk-Kul Lake

Grigoryevka Gorge, Cholpon Ata Resort, Museum of Petroglyphs

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Light House Hotel

 

Leaving Karakol, we'll head to the north bank of Issyk-Kul Lake. After 2 hours, we'll arrive at Grigoryevka Gorge and have a 1-hour hiking tour here. The next stop is the famous Cholpon Ata Resort. There are beautiful beaches for leisure and sunbath. The nearby open-air Museum of Petroglyphs also deserves your visit. Some researchers believe that here may be the sacrifice place of an ancient tribe.

 

Cholpon Ata Resort

Cholpon Ata Resort

Day 8 Drive back to Bishkek

New Nomad Museum, Boom Gorge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Orion Hotel Bishkek

 

The 8th day of the Kyrgyzstan tourism packages, the guide will drive you back to Bishkek. Stop at Sary-Oi to visit the New Nomad Museum to learn the local life and customs of nomads. Then we'll drive through the Boom Gorge, and arrive at Bishkek in the afternoon. Then, you can enjoy your free time and a farewell dinner.

Day 9 Departure from Bishkek

Transfer service to airport

Meals: Breakfast

 

Today our Kyrgyzstan tour package ends. You will say goodbye to Kyrgyzstan. The guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby and send you to the airport.

 

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Notice:

Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions, the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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