15 days and 16 nights – Activity: Road trip & Hiking
Itinerary: Bishkek – North Issyk Kul lake – Karakol – Barskoon valley – Tash Rabat – Son Kul lake – Toktogul – Bishkek
D1 / Arrival Bishkek: Welcome to Manas Airport. Transfer to the center of the Kyrgyz capital. Rest, shower and breakfast in a guest house. Day visit Bishkek. We wander downtown, visit the National Museum. Then, the famous market of Osh Bazar, which is always lively and colorful. Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
D2 / Bishkek – Tamchi: Early departure in the morning.On the way, visit Burana, the 11th century tower. 2 hours ride back in the canyon of Konorchek. Lunch in a restaurant. Then we drive to Lake Issyk Kul, the first curiosity of the country. Visit the petroglyph before arriving at Tamchi. Stroll and time at the lake Issyk Kul. Night at the inhabitant. 240km by car
D3 / Tamchi – Karakol: Visit of spiritual complex “Rukh Ordo”, emsuite, museum of Prjevalsky in Karakol. Lunch in the form of a picnic. Walk to Karakol and discover this charming Russian city. Night in a guest house. 200kmen car.
D4 / Karakol – Barskoon road: Morning departure to the west of Karakol. Stop at Jeti-Oguz, the red cliff. Then drive to the Jukuchak Valley. Walking 2 hours or 3 hours in the forest without a specific goal. Here you can feel the heart of Tien Shan. Picnic. After riding, we take advantage of the natural hot spring. Road to the village Barskoon. Night and dinner at the locals. 100km by car.
D5 / Excursion Day: Early morning, we go towards the south. The Barskoon Valley is the ancient caravan route of the Great Silk Road. We follow to discover the traces of caravans coming from China. The road is very beautiful with its passes over 3900m. The goal is to go to the Sook Pass at 4200m. Return Barskoon, then drive to the village Bokonbaeva .Overnight and dinner with the locals. 150km by car.
D6 / Walk to the panorama: In the morning, we have short transfer to the starting point. Before leaving, we have a demonstration of Eagle Hunting. 5 hours trekking to the south panorama Issyk Kul. The landscape is semi-desert. Beautiful blue lake and mountains covered with snow. In the afternoon, we get on our vehicle. Transfer to the house. Night and dinner at the house the day before.
D7 / Bokonbaeva – Naryn: Early departure to Kochkor a small village of artisans. On the way, we discover yurt manufacturers. Arrival in Kochkor. Lunch at a dungane family (the Chinese immigrant minority in the middle of the 19th century). Continuation of route. According to the possibility the guide will propose to you to walk to the Dolon pass, at 3000m. Night and dinner in Naryn. 200km. By car.
D8 / Day in Tash Rabat: Early morning, transfer to Tash Rabat. We arrive there in the midday. Lunch near caravan serail. Short walking around Tash Rabat valley and visiting of Caravan Serail dating 14th century. Night and dinner in the yurt. 100km by car.
D9 / Tash-Rabat – Son Kul: Transfer via Moldo Ashu pass. Stop in Naryn, to enjoy a beautiful landscape of nature. Picnic on the way. Night and dinner in the yurt on the south shore of Son Kul Lake. 200km by car.
D10 / Road to Kizil Oy: Passing through the Kara Keche pass, at 3200m. Descent to the village of Chaek via the coal mine. Buying something for a picnic in Chaek. Picnic near the Kokemeren River. In the middle of the afternoon arrived Kizil Oy. Night and dinner at the locals. 130km by car.
D11 / Trekking around the village: In the morning, we do 5h trekking, to better discover the lost village in the middle of Tien Shan. Picnic in the mountains. In the afternoon, return to the village. Free time. Dinner at the guest house. In the evening, we make the campfire in the small forest of the village.
D12 / Kizil Oy -Toktogul: After breakfast driving to Suusamyr Valley. Visit of a small local museum in Suusamyr. Picnic after the Ala-Bel pass. In the afternoon, we reach the small town of Toktogul. Night and dinner at the locals. 220km by car.
D13 / Horse riding in Ozgorush: In the morning, we go to the 4h horseback riding. 70km of road by car, we find us at the foot of the mountains in the beautiful kyrgyz village Ozgorush. Starting of horse riding. We go up the mountain in chasing of beautiful view of the valley. Back home by car. Night and dinner in house the day before. In the evening, we go to the lake of Toktogul, for the meeting amazing sunset.
D14 / Transfer to Bishkek: Early morning, we leaveto Bishkek. At Too Ashuu Pass, we go for a hiking to the mountain lake at 3500m. Picnic by the lake. Back to the car. Continue driving to Bishkek. Free time for rest or SPA. Dinner at the restaurant. Night at the hotel. 280km by car.
D15 / Day trip to the Belogorka waterfall: Early morning, we go on an excursion to the Belogorka waterfall, 3h or 4h walk. Picnic during a walk. Return to Bishkek at the end of the day. Shower at the hotel. Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight at the same hotel as the day before. 120km by car for A / R.
D16 / Flight Bishkek to home: Transfer to Manas airport. Fly back home. 30km by car.
• The visa is not required for EU, Canadian, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Japanese passport with at least 6 months valid for a period do not exceed 60 days. No mandatory vaccine.
• Please take an adequate equipment for hiking in the mountains. Raincoat and good hiking shoes for the
• Provide the small bagpack for picnic and personnel objects.
• The tour oriented for the adults, +17.
• Provide your personal medicament the guide has only a basic pharmacy.
• Please inform us in you have a preference to some foods ; allergic or vegetarian.
• In home stays there aren’t a shower and WC in each room.
• For the confirmation of the trip, we ask 100$ prepayment as confirmation. In case of cancellation, we keep the prepayment. The rest of total amount, you have to pay in cash at your arrival in Bishkek.
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Price per person in USD:
2 pax 1690$/per
3 pax 1300$/per
4 pax 1080$/per
5 pax 960$/per
6 pax 880$/per
– Transport, pick up and drop off at the airport Manas.
– English speaking guide translator,
– Accommodation in the local family house and guest house in Bishkek,
– Hot spring water,
– Rent of horses,
– Visit of eagle hunter.
– Travel insurance.
– Extra price for single room.
– International air tickets.
– Horseback riding in the villages.
– Alcohol and mineral water.
– Last dinner, disco, bar, karaoke or SPA.
– Others services non mentioned in the program.