Meet a local eagle hunter!
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn - Kochkor - Bokonbaevo - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor
Kyrgyzstan winter is worth having on a tour. On arrival, the driver will meet you at Manas International Airport and accompany to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. The distance is about 30 minutes. We are happy to organize a city tour and impress by Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other places of wonder. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Kochkor village. See Burana Tower of the 11th century as well as outdoor museum of Balbals or stone warriors. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 2: Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn
Start a great winter tour by travelling to Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road. It is translated as Stone Castle and was found in the 14th century. The place is situated on Tian Shan Mountains and made of stone lumps inside a mountain at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. Find 31 rooms in the mountain. It has walls of 1 m thick. In ancient times there was a secretive prison cells used to prison raids. Drive to Naryn town. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Naryn - Kochkor - Bokonbaevo
In the morning we will transfer to Kochkor village sideways surprising gorge over mountain pass of 3 000 meters high. In Kochkor village you will get to know with a family and get master class of making our national felt carpets. Don't miss to walk to small handicraft museum located over there. The next destination is visiting Bokonbaeva village where everyone will see a local eagle-hunter. He hunts wild mountain inhabitants with the help of birds. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 4: Bokonbaevo - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol
Drive to Barskoon gorge. It is located on the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. This gorge has blissful mountains and the monument dedicated to Yuri Gagarin. Then we will visit Jeti Oguz gorge eminent for red rocks growths, also called "Seven Bulls". On the way we will see the Broken Heart Mountain. Trek on the top of a mountain to see inspiring panorama view of the gorge! We will continue our way to Karakol town and visit Dungan mosque built in Chinese style without a single metal spike. The next destination is an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
In the morning is transfer to Issyk Kul Lake driving along the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake and see this astonishing place from all sides. It is everyone's beloved place for swimming in summer time and winter entertainments. Guests will amaze its curative waters and get pleasure. In the afternoon you will visit a small local museum that has examples of handicraft, music instruments and a lot of artifacts. Home stay in Chon Kemon village.
Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Chon Kemin village is located in a nationwide park where everyone can esteem extraordinary mountain views. On the way you can find amazing regions persevere enjoyably pristine, traditional and rich in culture though the capital is quite unconventional. Tourism is still in its start and huge areas are largely untouched by travelers. Everyone will be treated on high level, where hospitable families invite you for tea and delicious food. Today we will have 3 hours of horse riding and drive along high in the mountains over a mountain forest. Appreciate the panorama view of the gorge and drive to Bishkek. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
On the last day of a tour enjoy beautiful Kyrgyzstan winter in the natural Park of Ala Archa gorge located on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. It is 45 km from Bishkek. You can have a short hiking tour to see a panoramic view of the gorge. Then we will return to Bishkek and visit Asian Bazaar. On the way don't miss to take vibrant photos of colorful local life. This bazaar is a loud and flashy tapestry of fabrics, produce and folks. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Wonderful winter tours in Kyrgyzstan are a great opportunity to enjoy panoramic views. The nature of Kyrgyzstan is unique, which attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. This land is rich in history, nature of mountains and, of course, warm climate. Kyrgyzstan winter tours will delight you with the most picturesque places. There are a lot of ski resorts with slopes of varying difficulty. You can also see equipment rental locations. Professional instructors work here. Winter tours to Kyrgyzstan will be unforgettable. We are sure that you will not regret it and will be happy to come here.
During winter tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see snowy peaks. We also offer you jeep tours in complete comfort. Our company will provide only high-quality service.
Travelers will have the opportunity to visit Lake Issyk Kul and enjoy the incredible during winter tours in Kyrgyzstan. Find petroglyphs known as ancient stone inscriptions that were invented by shamans 2,000 years ago. The snow-covered gorge of red rocks, known as Jeti Oguz or Seven Bulls, will not leave you indifferent. They are beautiful in winter! In the village of Bokonbaevo, you will see a local eagle hunter and show you how to hunt with the help of wild birds. In Kochkor village you will receive a master class on how to make national felt carpets using a special technique. It is very exciting!
This is a chance to see traditional equestrian games such as chabysh, kyz kuumay, tyn enmey and so on, as well as participate. It is important to note that Kyrgyzstan is becoming a participant in sports competitions and games.
Our guests will be able to taste delicious dishes. Kyrgyzstan is rich in different types of meat, such as lamb, beef, horse meat and also pork, but rarely. Mostly residents of Kyrgyzstan are Muslims. Here they like to eat beshbarmak, manty, oromo, kuurdak and others. Dairy products are very popular: kymyz (a drink made from mare's milk), ayran (yoghurt), sour cream and ghee. Don't forget to try pilaf, lagman and ashlamfu. This is delicious!
Winter tours to Kyrgyzstan will be remembered for a long time.
Enjoy the beauty of the snow-white mountains and take tons of vivid shots of the unique landscape!