Activity: Trekking tour
Duration of the tour: 7 days
If you want to find absolutely quite and peaceful country you should come to Kyrgyzstan. We all were children and had our certain dreams and wishes. If your dreams were to travel somewhere in wild unexplored nature, among gorges, high mountains and sky blue lakes, this tour is right for you. It is an unforgettable trip where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake, but also experience traditional nomadic way of life while hiking along routes of Great Silk Road.
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley
You will be met by our tour -guide at Manas International Airport and accompanied to the Bishkek City (30 min. drive), where your day will be started from breakfast The first day is dedicated to a guided Bishkek City Tour, lunch is included. The tour includes walk around the central Ala-Too Square, Pobeda Square (Victory Square),, National philharmonic, Bazaar visiting Historical Museum, Duboviy Park (Oak Park) and others places of interest .Then you will be driven to the Chon Kemin valley in the Kalmak-Ashuu Guesthouse, where you will spend one night. On the way to Chon Kemin valley you will see the Burana Tower (minaret referring to 11 century) with open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors) situating at the same place. Dinner time is 7 p.m.
Day 2: Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu
After breakfast you leave Chon Kemin valley at about 8 a.m and go to Chong Kyzyl Suu village. The village is located on one of the shore of the picturesque Issyk-Kul Lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world (1608meters above see level) and is also known as "The pearl of Central Asia". Dinner time is 7 p.m. in the Chong Kyzyl Suu Guesthouse where you spend one night.
Day 3: Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak
Breakfast time is 8 a.m. After breakfast you have time to go to the beach and swim. Your tour- guide meets you at 12 o clock for lunch and then you begin journey to the inconceivable gorge Jukuchak, where you will see a red cavern known as the "500 rams". In former times it was possible to fit 500 rams inside the cave, before an earthquake destroyed and diminished its original size. However, one still can imagine its original extent by peering through a crack. People say that there could be priceless treasure inside but nobody dared to go in and explore it until now. After the cavern, you go to a sauna that is not far from the place; there you have the possibility to take a bath with hot mineral water. You arrive at the Jukuchak Guesthouse about 7 p.m. After having checked in, you will have dinner time.
Day 4: Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka
After breakfast you will prepare for 6 hours hike through Jukka gorge (2520meters asl). You hike along the route of Great Silk Road as ancient traders did. You stop for a night at the campground based at the foot of the Jukka pass. Dinner time is 7 a.m. and night is in tents.
Day 5: Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000masl)
Breakfast time is 8a.m. After that you continue the trek over the Jukka pass (3680m above sea level) along the Great Silk Road (6 hours). As soon as you are in Syrthe Ak-Shirak you will have the opportunity to observe its unique nature on your own. During this unforgettable tour you will also see our gorgeous Chokoli Lakes. Dinner time is 7 a.m. and the night is in tents.
Day 6: Syrthe Ak-Shirak (3000m) - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek
Time for getting up about 7 a.m., pack your backpacks after that you are having breakfast at 8 a.m. Then you start your journey to the Bishkek city through the picturesque Barskaun gorge, where you will have your lunch. In Bishkek you will be served a farewell dinner in a restaurant where you will see national folklore show. The night is in four stars Hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek
You will be picked up from your hotel and accompanied by our tour-guide to International Airport Manas according to the details of your flight.