Beauty of Kyrgyzstan
4 Nights / 5 Days
DAY 1 – Bishkek
Arrival to Bishkek. Transfer to the hotel for check-in (at 12:00). Today you will have a city tour. On a city tour you will see the colorful Osh bazaar where you may buy fresh and dry fruit, berries and nuts. You will visit the main Ala-Too square with the change of guards and National historical museum; old square with the Lenin statue and Oak Park, Manas’s complex with Philharmonic Hall and Victory square with the central mall – ZUM.
Accommodation in the hotel 3*/4*. Meals – on your own
Day 2. Bishkek – Cholpon-Ata (270 km / 4h)
After breakfast transfer the Boom Canyons. On the way we will visit the historical-architectural complex of Burana Tower. Burana tower (minaret) is located on the territory of an ancient settlement 90km far from Bishkek. The historians and archeologists proved that the settlement was once the capital of Karakhanid Khanate and was called Balasagun founded in 10th century AC. Burana tower is the central monument of this complex. We will continue our way to Komorchek Canyons by car.
Today we will be scouting and exploring the labyrinth of various canyons with names like „Grand Canyon “, “Bobsled “canyon and „Skyscraper “canyon – amongst others (4-5 hours hike). Afterwards we will go further to Cholpon-Ata town. Evening free to walk along the beach and enjoy the beauty of the lake. Accommodation in the hotel 3*/4*. Meals – Breakfast, Lunch (lunch boxes).
Day 3. Cholpon-Ata city – Bishkek (270 km / 4h)
In Cholpon-Ata city you will visit the open-air museum of petroglyphs (stone inscriptions), historical museum and cultural complex of Rukh-Ordo. Closer to the lunch time we will get to the boat club and have a 2-hour boat sail along the lake coast (optional and not included in the price).
After lunch, you will have free time to enjoy the view of the lake and closer to evening we will head back to Bishkek.
Accommodation in the hotel 3*/4*. Meals – on your own.
Day 4. Bishkek & Ala-Archa gorge (45 km / 1h)
In the morning we will drive to Ala-Archa gorge.
In the national park Ala-Archa where we will spend our time seeing a great Kyrgyz nature. The park is located in 40 km from Bishkek on the slopes of Kyrgyz Ala-Too. Ala-Archa is translated from Kyrgyz language as “motley juniper”. The gorge got its name due to a great amount of juniper covering its slopes. As different kinds of juniper have different colors and the gorge seems to be very colorful. Almost all treks and hiking trips start from the same named alpine camp “Ala-Archa”, located at the forest zone on the height of 2100m over the sea level. The camp first consisted of tents in 1951 and then grew into the modern size. This was the second important place in Soviet Union after Caucasus, a kind of climbing Mecca of Central Asia. Many nowadays known climbers started their climbing career here. The camp itself is located not far from a world known Ak-Sai glacier, surrounded by many summits of different difficulty level which attracts all the climbers. We will have a hike to a beautiful waterfall and get back to Bishkek.
Free time in the evening to walk through the center of the city, shopping. Accommodation in the hotel 3*/4*. Meals – Breakfast, Lunch (lunch boxes).
Day 5. Airport
This day the car will take you to the airport for your flight home.
3* accommodation – Based on 2 Pax – 775 USD per person
4* accommodation – Based on 2 Pax – 925 USD per personNOTE: THE PRICE MIGHT BE RECALCULATED DUE TO USD EXCHANGE RATE DIFFERENCE.
- Comfortable transport according to the program (2 – 4 Pax Mitsubishi Delica)
- Return Airport Transfers
- Accommodation with breakfast: Bishkek – 3 nights
- Cholpon-Ata – 1 night
- English-speaking guide
- Excursions according to the program
- Any Domestic / International Airfare / Train Fare.
- Any Visa Charges.
- Any Monument Entry Fee / Camera Fee.
- Any Guide Services.
- Any Meals apart from Breakfast or mentioned in Price inclusion.
- Any Surcharge during peak season time like Xmas / New Year, Long Weekend / Holidays etc.
- Any Gala Dinner if Mandatory.
- Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone / fax calls, hard & soft drinks, Mineral Water, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc.
- Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as road blocks, accidents, bad Weather & any medical evacuations, any train / flight delays, or re-scheduling etc.
- Anything not mentioned in Price Inclusion.