Tour to Fairy land
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat - Kichi Naryn - Kochkor - Issyk Kul Lake - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
You can immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of the nature of Kyrgyzstan which will calm down and give peace. In addition to this, you will meet new people and culture. Don't miss the chance to visit this prominent country of nomads.
Day 1: Torugart - Tash Rabat
Upon arrival to the Chinese-Kyrgyz border at 12 o'clock border you will be met and transferred to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai. You will be impressed by the view of the Stone Castle of 4th century that can be found in Tian Shan Mountains. This prominent building is located on the altitude of 3200 m above sea level. The building of stone bricks is consist of 31 rooms in the mountain with walls that are 1 m thick. In addition you will see the underground prison cells that were made to imprison thieves in ancient times. The night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 2: Tash Rabat - Kichi Naryn - Kochkor
In course of the tour you will travel to Kochkor village. The road will go through the breathtaking scenery of Kichi Naryn gorge. You will pass the road altitude of which is 3 000 meters high. Upon arrival you will spend time with the local family that will show you the life of nomads and the method of creating our national felt carpets. In addition you will have an opportunity to make one by yourself. After it will be an excursion in the small handicraft museum there where you can witness silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Night will be in a home stay.
Day 3: Kochkor - Issyk Kul Lake
Your destination for today is the alpine Issyk Kul Lake. In course of the tour you will know that this lake is the second largest mountainous lake in the world altitude of which is 1608m.above sea level. Its length is 180 km and it is 60 km wide. Here you will learn why people call this lake "the pearl of Central Asia". It is interesting to know that for more than 1 500 years local people thought that the lake is a sacred one. Lake never freezes due to the salty water, moreover it possesses healing qualities. This lake is lays among the celestial mountains. Many Soviet heads of governments had houses near the lake to rest. Later on you will visit Cholpon Ata to see the ancient stone inscriptions of 800 B.C. that were made by shamans. Your night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul Lake - Bishkek
In course of the tour you will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. On the way to it you will enjoy the Burana Tower that is also known as the minaret of 11th century. This prominent tower used to a mark for the travelers to have a shelter and rest. Near it you will find an open air museum of Balbals that is also known as stone warriors. Such Balbas were erected for those who died for their Motherland. Upon arrival to Bishkek you will explore it most interesting sights as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Today you will drive (45 km) to place that is known by its pristine nature the famous Ala Archa gorge. Tours to this Natural Parka re very popular due to the fact that at Soviet Union times only V.I.P. people had permission to rest there. You will find this picturesque place on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. You can have a short hiking tour to see a panoramic view of the gorge. Then you will return to Bishkek to explore the famous Asian Bazaar where it will be possible to take a lot vibrant photos. This bazaar is a noisy and colorful tapestry of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 785 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 380 $
08 pax - 325 $
10 pax - 295 $
Single - 75 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 15 $ per person
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide