Cultural tour 7


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

Kyrgyz Republic is the place of pristine nature and deep customs. You will find out about the life of the Kyrgyz nomads, try national dishes and drinks. The present tour comprises the visits of the Burana Tower (the end of 11thcentury A. D.), the 2nd world's biggest alpine lake -  Issyk-Kul, as well as the visiting of the great Silk Way Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), ancient carvings on the stones, churches, mosques and many other sights to see.  Among the experienced travelers there is saying «You have not seen the world if you haven't seen Central Asia". You can't envisage how many marvelous places you are going to see. 

Tour summary:  

Day 1: Bishkek city
From the International Airport of Manas you will be collected by your guide and accompanied to Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). The drive from the Airport to Bishkek city takes half an hour. Upon arrival you will have a breakfast. This day will be entirely destined to Bishkek guided city tour. Lunch is included. This sightseeing tour concludes the visiting of  Ala-Too Central Square, the Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, Oak Park (Duboviy Park), Victory Square (Pobeda Square), Art Gallery, National Philharmonic, Osh Bazaar and many other interesting places and monuments. Dinner will be served at 7 o'clock in the evening. In the hotel**** you will spend the night.

Day 2: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake
After breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock in the morning you will be transferred to Son Kul Lake that is the 2nd biggest lake on the territory of Kyrgyz Republic. Shepherds of the Naryn Region come to the lake to use it as summer grass land. The Kyrgyz nomads with their families started to come to this amazing vicinity for rest and relaxation since ancient times. Son Kul Lake is situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level, surrounded by the mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in the republic. Upon arrival at Son Kul you will have a lunch. Today, you will be free to explore and admire the pristine natural world of the lake and its surrounds. Dinner is served at 8 o'clock in the evening. The night will be spent in the yurt camp. Yurt is collapsible abode that is made out of wooden carcass and covered with felt. This house of nomad's is built without a single nail.  

Day 3: Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone castle)
You will be served breakfast at 8 o'clock in the morning. Pack your luggage. After that we will be transferred from At - Bashi to the Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) on the Great Silk Way. Tash Rabat is situated at a height 3200 m. above sea level, at the very heart of Tian - Shan Mountains. This structure has no world's analogues, because it was constructed out of stones and what's more, it was partly built inside the mountain. Totally there are 31 rooms that are joined with mazes. There are also dungeons for medieval prisoners.  The walls width is about one meter. You spend this night in yurts nearby Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Dinner is served at 7 o'clock in the evening.

Day 4: Tash Rabat - Kochkor valley
Breakfast. Transfer (185 km) to the Village of Kochkor. In Kochkor Village you will meet a family that will demonstrate you the way of the Kyrgyz national felt carpets (ala kiyiz) production. You even could make your own felt carpet. With a local family in Kochkor you will have a traditional dinner that will be accompanied with national music show. In Kochkor guesthouse you will spend the night.  

Day 5: Kochkor valley - Tamga village
At 8 o'clock in the morning your breakfast is served. Transfer (200 km) from the Village of Kochkor to Issyk-Kul Celestial Lake (1608m.above sea level). Issik - Kul is the 2nd world's largest mountain lake. The nickname for this lake is "Central Asian Pearl". We will drive through the gorgeous valley and you will pass water collecting reservoir of Orto Tokoi. In Tamga Village, as soon as we arrive, you will have a rest on the lake's southern beach. Owing to the salty water, Issyk Kul possesses curative properties. In Tamga Guesthouse, at 7 p.m. your dinner is served. The night will be spent in Tamga.  

Day 6: Tamga - Karakol
After breakfast that is served at 8 o'clock, till afternoon you have spare time to swim in the lake. Today, we have a drive by car (50km) to Karakol town. In Karakol you will have a lunch. Afterwards you have Karakol guided sightseeing tour. It comprises the visit of the museum of one of the worlds greatest explores -M.N. Przewalsky, whose main achievements were in crossing of Taklamakan great desert and more than 4000 animal species discovery, including Przewalsky horse. Later, you will visit the Dungan Chinese Mosque that was built without using a single metal nail in the Chinese Style. This will be followed by the visit of Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral. Traditional dinner is at 8 o'clock. Overnight stay will be in the Guesthouse.   

Day 7: Karakol - Bishkek
At 8 o'clock in the morning your breakfast is served. After that we will be transferred (120km) along the along the northern shore of the sparkling pearl of Central Asia to Cholpon Ata health resort center of Issik - Kul Region. We will make a short break on the way at 1 p.m., during which you could enjoy your lunch in relaxed environment. After that you will be given the opportunity to visit ancient (dating back to 800 B.C.) carvings on the stones, as well as the local museum that is devoted to the history of Issik - Kul Region. Transfer to Bishkek city is 280km. by car through impressive Boom Gorge. In the hotel**** the night will be spent. Dinner is served at 7 o'clock in the evening.  

Day 8: Bishkek - Europe
You will be met by your guide in the hotel and transferred to the Airport according to your flight details.

 

There is also a list of other Cultural tours:

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Activity: Cultural tour

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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 2

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Activity: Cultural tour

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Activity: Cultural tour

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Activity: Cultural tour

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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 6

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Activity: Cultural tour

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This tour uncovers for you the great chance to discover the land of marvelous heavenly mountains that located in the heart of Central Asia. Along the Great Silk Road passing through the impressive Tian - Shan mountain rangethe whole tour goes. Our wild nature, untouched places, and unforgettable ancient sights could really stun your imagination. You will be taken back to the time of nomadic life, their traditions, culture and food, while visiting the world's 2nd largest mountainous Lake - Issyk-Kul. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days 

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

Kyrgyz Republic is the place of pristine nature and deep customs. You will find out about the life of the Kyrgyz nomads, try national dishes and drinks. The present tour comprises the visits of the Burana Tower (the end of 11thcentury A. D.), the 2nd world's biggest alpine lake -  Issyk-Kul, as well as the visiting of the great Silk Way Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), ancient carvings on the stones, churches, mosques and many other sights to see.  Among the experienced travelers there is saying «You have not seen the world if you haven't seen Central Asia". You can't envisage how many marvelous places you are going to see. Read the tour...