The name of tour: The precious Lake
Tour's destinations: Bishkek, Burana, Kochkor, Son Kul, Kazarman, Osh, Arslanbob
Quantity of the days: 8 days
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor - Son Kul
Upon arrival you will meet your driver at Manas International Airport. After that you will be driving to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul. It is located at an altitude of 3000 meters in a large intermountain valley bounded on the North by the Son Kul-To ridge and the Moldo-Too ridge on the South. The lake is fresh and quite deep - the maximum depth of the lake is 14 meters. On the way you will discover Burana Tower and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). The architectural monument is famous for its interesting history. Scientists believe that this place was previously occupied by the medieval capital city of Balasagun, which belonged to the large and powerful Turkic feudal Karakhanid Empire (X-XII centuries). After that you will stop in Kochkor village, where a local family will teach you how to make national felt carpets. Your night will be in nomadic felt dwellings, yurts, near the lake.
Day 2: Son Kul - Kazarman
This day you will have adventure to Kazarman village. Kyrgyzstan has a significant tourist and recreational potential and has great opportunities for the development of tourism, both domestic and international. Rich nature, powerful mountain ranges that cover the territory of the Republic by 93 percent. You are going to drive today along the fascinating incredible gorges. On the way you will be impressed under amazing views of the spectacular mountains and gorges. You will have a chance to meet real nomads on the way. You will spend time in the home stay.
Day 3: Kazarman - Osh
After breakfast you will direct to ancient Osh city. Today you are going to drive about 6 hours. And take photos of mountain road. En route you will discover Djalal Abad town and its famous Uzgen Tower. This tower was built in 11th century by Karakhanids. Uzgen minaret, which is about 27.5 m high, was built at the beginning of the XII century, when the city was the capital of the Karakhanid state and resembled the famous Burana tower. O the way you will be surprised by ethereal highlands and observe the mesmerizing views of the mountains. You are going to have photo stops, where you can take fascinating pictures. Night will spend in the hotel.
Day 4: Osh - Arslanbob
After breakfast you are going to discover the most famous place - Suleiman Mountain. Mount Suleiman-Too (throne of king Solomon) is one of the main attractions of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia. In 2009, it became the first historical and architectural object of Kyrgyzstan, which was included in the UNESCO world heritage list. According to one legend, the mountain was visited by King Solomon (the prophet Suleiman) and named after him. After that you will direct to Arslanbob walnut forest. Arslanbob is the largest nut and fruit massif on the planet. The total area of the relict forest is 608 thousand hectares. You will spend the night in the local home stay.
Day 5: Arslanbob
This day is dedicated to exploring Arslanbob walnut forests. These are the largest nut and fruit forests on our planet. Up to 130 species of trees and shrubs grow here, including walnuts, pistachios, almonds, pears, Apple trees, cherry plums, currants and others. The forests are multi-tiered and have a variety of shrubby undergrowth. The subject of special pride of these mountain forests is the walnut tree, which can live up to 1000 years, reach huge sizes. You are going to admire the beauty of charming nature and have a hike to a small waterfall. You will see today many unsurpassed places. On the way you will meet local and observe their way of life. This night will rest in a home stay.
Day 6: Arslanbob - Bishkek
Today you will departure to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city. You will transfer today to the north of the Kyrgyzstan. On the way you will observe fascinating views with incredible gorges and mountains. You will transfer along Tue Ashuu pass which is more than 3000 meters high! This unique pass is located in the Ala-Too mountains on the strategic Bishkek - Osh highway, which connects the Northern and southern regions of Kyrgyzstan. Today you will ride along one of the best passes in Kyrgyzstan. You will have a chance to make a lot of picturesque photos. The stunningly beautiful and clean nature of Kyrgyzstan is one of the main reasons why you should definitely visit this country. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek
Today you will have a full day city tour, where you will have a chance to explore the major attractions of the capital. It includes visiting Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Today you will also visit our Bazaar that has a powerful Oriental flavor, amazing products can be seen on the shelves. Here I sell practical everything that your heart desires. Your night will be spent in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 870 $
04 pax - 545 $
06 pax - 420 $
08 pax - 360 $
10 pax - 325 $
Single - 120 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 90 $
All lunches and dinners - 180 $
English speaking guide - 530 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Kazarman - Homestay
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Arslanbob - Homestay
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide