Cultural tour 4
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 4
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
During this interesting and fascinating tour you will be able to visit north and south parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes the most famous highlights of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many people. You will see our gorgeous mountains, pure alpine lakes and ancient architecture. Also it is a great luck to feel yourself as if you are a real nomad and to touch virgin beauty of the nature.
Day 1: Bishkek - Arslan bob
The day starts with a breakfast at 8 o'clock. Afterwards we start our trip to Arslan Bob forest by car. Arslan Bob is one of the most magnificent places in Kyrgyzstan. Here the wild growing trees, with their dome shaped crowns atop two meter thick trunks, can reach a height of 30 meters. Arslan Bob itself lies at 1700 m. a. s. l. Along the whole way to the forest you will see plenty of nice places that will amaze you by their beauty. This night you will spend with a local family.
Day 2: Arslan bob - Kazarman village
We will drive back to Uzgen in order to cross Pamir Alai Mountains and then drive in the heart of celestial Tien Shan Mountain system. We will drive along sever mountains and you will have a great chance to enjoy its beauty. Dinner and night in Kazarman you will have in a home stay.
Day 3: Kazarman - Tash Rabat Caravanserai
After packing your backpacks, you will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock Then you will go to the Tash Rabat- Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle from the 14th century). The stout building is a unique one there no other building like Tash Rabat in the whole world. It located at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains at a height 3200 m above sea level. And it was built inside a mountain. The thickness of walls is 1 m. There are also gloomy underground prison cells for ancient thieves. Traditional dinner will be served at 7 p.m. You will spend the night in yurts near by the Tash Rabat caravanserai.
Day 4: Tash Rabat - Son Kul Lake
After breakfast we departure to the Son Kul Lake highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan
. Lunch will be taken on the way. Son Kul Lake situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level is surrounded by mountains and pasturelands . Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake for summer. You will be able to explore and touch the calm and peaceful nature of the lake and its surroundings. Traditional dinner and overnight is in yurts. It is nomadic collapsible dwellings made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings. Traditionally yurts are built without nails.
Day 5: Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village
strengthening breakfast will be followed by transfer to Kochkor village (185 km). At the Kochkorka village you meet a family that produces national woolen felt carpets. You will be able to create your own carpet. A traditional dinner with a local family will be accompanied by a special national music show. Overnight in the Kochkor Guesthouse.
Day 6: Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek city. On the way visiting of Burana Tower (25 m minaret of the ancient city 11 century) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). In Bishkek you will have a city tour. At 7 pm a farewell dinner is served. Night in a hotel***.
Day 7: Bishkek - Europe
At the time arranged previously according to your flight details, your guide will meet you in your Hotel and accompany you to Manas International Airport.