Tour «Southern beauty of Lake Issyk-Kul»

c As for the Dzheti-Oguz gorge, it’s famous not only for its amazing red rocks and spruce forests but also for pictures on which the gorge was depicted and which were printed during the Soviet period. During the tour - falconry, horseback riding and night in yurts.

Day 1. Bishkek - Bokonbaevo

Day 2.Bokonbaevo – Dzheti-Oguz

Day 3.Dzheti-Oguz - Karakol

Day 4.Karakol-Cholpon-Ata-Bishkek

Day 1. Bishkek – Bokonbaevo

Meeting at the airport.Breakfast at the cafe.After that a trip to the most beautiful sand canyons “Eolian castles”.Picnic.Arrival and accommodation in the guest house.  Later we’ll see the show of weaving a small felt carpet. It’s also possible to take part in weaving and make a carpet of your own. After that we’ll see a falconry show. Archery-by request.

Day 2.Bokonbaevo-Dzheti-Oguz

After breakfast a trip to the unique picturesque places. We’ll visit a beautiful Dzheti-Oguz gorge (the name of this gorge is translated as “Seven bulls”) and “Broken heart” - a place of pilgrimage for all couples of sweethearts. Horseback riding.A hike to the mountain waterfall.Lunch at the yurt (national cuisine).Night in tents (or in a yurt complex).

Day 3.Dzheti-Oguz-Karakol

Breakfast.A trip to Karakol where we’ll visit Przhevalsky Museum, who was a famous Russian traveler and naturalist and later will drive to the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity (1872) and to Buddhist pagoda. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4.Karakol-Cholpon-Ata-Bishkek

Breakfast.A drive to the “Tash-Suu” thermal mineral springs.Coffee-break. Our way will pass through Semenovskoe and Grigorievskoe gorges (depends on the season and passability of roads).A walk around the gorges will let you enjoy the views of the pristine nature, beautiful mountains and cold mountain lakes of extraordinary beauty. Farewell dinner in Bishkek. Accommodation at the hotel.

Inclusions:

  • Transportation during the whole tour (Mitsubishi Delica L400)
  • Meals
  • Lunch-boxes
  • Accommodation
  • Guide/translator
  • Mechanic
  • Excursions, entrance tickets
  • Carpet weaving
  • Horseback riding
  • Bathing in thermal springs
  • Introduction to the national traditions

Exclusions:

  • Air tickets
  • Visa
  • Single rooms
  • Falconry
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Costs, not mentioned in the program

Recommendations for tourists:

The climate in Kyrgyzstan is sharply continental, and throughout the day the temperature in the mountains can range from + 30 up to -15 degrees, that’s why we recommend the tourists to have warm shoes, warm clothing, sunscreen and sunglasses with them and individual sleeping backs as well (in case of staying for the night in tents).