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Highlights around Issyk- Kul( Almawasim Tourism)

7 days

≈ $286 per day

$2 000

COUNTRY

Kyrgyzstan

STARTS / ENDS IN

Bishkek - Bokonbaevo / Bishkek

DESTINATIONS

7 (Bishkek - Bokonbaevo, Bokonbaevo - Karakol, Karakol , Karakol - Cholpon Ata, Cholpon Ata, Cholpon Ata - Bishkek, Bishkek)

TOUR TYPE

Adventure

TOUR GROUP

Fixed date

START DATE

03 September 2019

END DATE

09 September 2019

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

7 to 85 year olds

Other Services

  • Ship \ hour

    $200
  • Horse-Riding (1 hour) per 1 person

    $4
  • Rafting

    $30

Guide's Language

  • English
  • Arabic

Available Months

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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Bishkek - Bokonbaevo

    Pick up from the hotel, you will start tour from the most remarkable sights of the city starting from Victory Square, lasting Gapar Aitiev’s Art Museum, Theatre Opera and Ballet, Oak Park, Monument of Kurmanjan Datka, Open-air gallery, the Main Square Ala-Too, Monument of Friendship, Old square, Monument of Manas, Philharmonic Concert Hall. Don’t miss the chance to learn the history, the culture and see the contrast of 3 histories that Kyrgyz people are living now, that is Nomadic origin of Kyrgyz people, Soviet times along with the Modern time.
    After a short city tour direct transfer to the Bokonbayevo village.

    On the scenic drive, you will travel through Boom Gorge canyon along the Chu river with views of the mountains in the distance.
    Lunch in the cafe on the road. (Hawaii)

    Bokonbaevo village is a picturesque village on the southern shore of the lake Issyk-Kul, which is the centre of ecological tourism in Kyrgyzstan. We will acquaint you with simple rural life and with the original Kyrgyz traditions.

    Check-in at the Yurt camp on arrival.
    The rest of the day you will spend in the Yurt camp. You will have the chance to meet experienced Berkutchi - eagle hunter, who will share the story of hunting with golden eagles, their habits and features.

    Have dinner, overnight

  • Day 2

    Bokonbaevo - Karakol

    After breakfast, you will go to the Canyon Skazka (Fairytale). A canyon is an amazing place where sandy red formations take various fabulous forms.
    Soft rocks of different shades are very flexible to the action of external forces. After the next rain, the relief of the Fairytale can really change noticeably. And shades of colours on the slopes of the canyon can change dramatically and with strong gusts of wind. Moreover, staying in the Fairytale with complete calm and clear skies from morning till night, the observer every hour will discover new details of the landscape. They will be differently illuminated by the movement of the sun in the sky and the movement of shadows on the ground.
    You will see a canyon called "China Wall" with a length of 5 kilometres, it seems to guard the peace of sleeping castles and amazing animals created by nature itself from red clay and sandstone - elephants, hippos, snakes and some very unseen animals.

    Also, you will visit the Barskoon waterfall. You will do hiking to the waterfall for about 20-30 mins, on the way you will see the Yuri Gagarin Monument, as a symbol that he has been here. You will have the chance to make beautiful photos of the mountainous forest, waterfall, and mountains themselves.

    For Lunch, you will have lunch boxes, or have lunch in the yurt.


    Arrive in Karakol, chek in. Dinner and free time in the evening.

  • Day 3

    Karakol

    After the breakfast, you will have the chance to explore the city of Karakol. You will visit: the Dungan mosque, the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

    For lunch, you can try the famous local dish - Ashlan-Fu in a restaurant

    After lunch you will drive to Karakol ski base, you will go up by ski pass, to have a stunning view of Karakol, You will find yourself among the mountains and will inhale the fresh and alluring smell of Tian Shan spruce.

    Then you will drive to Jeti Oguz gorge.
    Jeti-Oguz gorge, a picturesque mountain gorge in Kyrgyzstan, 28 kilometres west of the city of Karakol along the southern shore of Issyk-Kul.
    The name "Jeti-Oguz" (translated as "seven bulls") came from a chain of weathered red rocks, similar to bulls lying on the ground, and became a visiting card of the gorge. The local point of interest is the rock "Broken Heart", near which you can always make incredibly beautiful photos.
    Jeti-Oguz Gorge, the second mountainous place of the Issyk-Kul Reserve and one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan. For 25 km on both sides of the gorge, there are blue spruce trees that are included in the red book of Kyrgyzstan. In the gorge at an altitude of 2200 m, there is a resort Jeti-Oguz, known for its healing geothermal springs.
    You will spend there enough time to explore the area, to walk in the forest and have a picnic in the nature.
    For an additional fee, you can ride horses and try traditional dishes in yurts.

    Drive back to Karakol city, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 4

    Karakol - Cholpon Ata

    In the morning after breakfast, you start your trip to Cholpon Ata town on the way you will visit the memorial complex of the museum with the tomb of the Russian explorer of Central Asia N.M. Przhevalsky in Karakol

    Also, you will visit Trout farm, you can go fishing and have lunch
    The trout farm “Ala Balyk” is located at the foot of the beautiful mountains in the village of Chon Oruktu, Issyk-Kul district. There are 26 pools with mountain, glacier running water with a large supply of oxygen. It feeds fish quality, certified, European food.

    After trout farm, you will visit Kyrgyz Shepherd's Museum in the village Jarkynbaevo. The museum is about the life of the Kyrgyz shepherd and sheep breeding. You can not only get acquainted with the history of the region, but also get information about the traditional livestock farming of the Kyrgyz, the shepherd's lifestyle, unique sheep breeds and many others.

    After lunch, you will start to move towards Cholpon Ata city through the northern shore of the Issyk-Kul lake. After arrival to Cholpon Ata, you will visit the cultural centre of Rukh Ordo, named after the famous writer of Kyrgyzstan Chingiz Aitmatov, who unites the history and spiritual heritage of various cultures and nationalities of the world.
    The ideological concept of the cultural centre is striking in its depth: there are five white chapels on the territory of the complex, located at the same distance from each other. The only external difference between chapels is the symbols of different world religions.
    "Rukh Ordo" is famous not only for its unusual architectural monuments, but also for the most beautiful pier on the shore of the lake.
    Then you will visit the petroglyphs located between the northern and north-western outskirts of the city of Cholpon-Ata and the southern part of the Kungei Ala-Too mountain range. On the area from east to west with a length of 4 km and a width of 2 km, there are tens of thousands of stones (boulders) carried by mudflows from the mountain gorges of the Kungei Ala-Too Range.

    Arrive at the resort, check-in, have dinner

  • Day 5

    Cholpon Ata

    Optional: In the morning after breakfast you will go on a boat ride, enjoy the morning sun, swim and sunbathe on the summer sun of Issyk Kul.While traveling on the lake you will have lunch right on the ship in the middle of the lake or stay at the beach and enjoy your vacation get saturated with the crystal clear lake, get a beautiful tan and also take a ride on various water attractions.

    Dinner and Overnight

  • Day 6

    Cholpon Ata

    After breakfast, you will visit one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan.

    Grigoriev Gorge is considered one of the most famous sights of Issyk-Kul. The sweet smell of pines, the green mountain slopes, the noise of the mountain river, the high-mountain lakes lure tourists to holidaymakers in Issyk-Kul. In this gorge grow beautiful Tien Shan spruce.

  • Day 7

    Cholpon Ata - Bishkek

    Check out and depart from the Resort towards Bishkek.

    On the way to Bishkek you will visit Burana tower - Burana Tower - today the tower is a heritage of UNESCO and Kyrgyzstan.
    You will have a tour to the whole complex, an excursion to Tower and a panoramic view from the Tower itself. In addition, you will also be able to see the balbalas that are located around and were created by the ancient Turkic tribes. Visiting the whole territory will help you to move into the atmosphere of the 12th century and see firsthand the most ancient artefacts.

    After a visit to Burana have lunch in a restaurant on the boats

    Arrive at the hotel take rest and have dinner

  • Day 8

    Bishkek

    Check out. Transfer to the airport

What's included

  • Hotel

  • Transport

  • Transfer

  • Guide

  • Excursions

  • Water

  • Medical Insurance

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