Kyrgyzstan Winter Experience

    Description

    Feel the world of snow-white untouched gorges, Mountain Rivers and ridges. Get closer to the captivating and enchanting glaciers.

    What's included
    • All transfers in comfortable and air conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking guide
    • Accommodation described in the program in twin /double room
    • Full Board
    • Mineral water
    • Our assistance 24/7
    • Horseback riding
    • Assembling the yurt
    What's excluded
    • International flights
    • Personal expenses
    • Single room supplement
    • Insurance
    • Visa fees (if required)
    • Other items not mentioned as included

    Itinerary

    Day 1. Airport – Chon Kemin (ca. 200km., 3h.)

    Day 1. Airport – Chon Kemin (ca. 200km., 3h.)

    Arrival from Dubai to Manas Airport (04:40am) in Bishkek where our team will pick you up and drive you to Chon Kemin gorge. Transfer takes about 3 hours.

    Upon arrival you can a have a rest, take a shower and sleep. After lunch you enjoy this place. You will have the opportunity to hike in the gorge and enjoy the beautiful alpine views and fresh mountain air.

    Horseback riding in Chon-Kemin valley.

    Dinner and overnight in the guesthouse.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Guesthouse (Kemin Guesthouse or similar)

    Day 2. Chon Kemin – Grigoriev and Semienov gorge – Karakol (ca. 320 km., 5h.)

    Day 2. Chon Kemin – Grigoriev and Semienov gorge – Karakol (ca. 320 km., 5h.)

    After the breakfast in the hotel, we go towards Issyk Kul lake, the pearl of Kyrgyzstan.

    We visit Grigoriev and Semienov gorges, located on the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake, 60 kilometers from Cholpon-Ata. These places are considered as the most famous attractions of the Issyk Kul region. You can have a walk, enjoy the wild nature around you and have a pleasant pastime in this beautiful place.

    Lunch on the road in the restaurant.

    When we get Karakol, we will visit its famous sights as Russian Orthodox cathedral and Dungan mosque. Dinner at restaurant or in the guesthouse.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Hotel 3* (Karagat Hotel or similar)

    Day 3. Karakol – Jety Oguz – Barskoon – Skazka - Bokonbaevo (ca. 210 km., 3-4h.)

    Day 3. Karakol – Jety Oguz – Barskoon – Skazka - Bokonbaevo (ca. 210 km., 3-4h.)

    After breakfast, we go Jety Oguz valley. Its name means “seven bulls”. The name is symbolic, because there are seven huge red-brown rocks resembling ranked furious bulls standing together. Especially romantic look has the rock “Broken Heart” located at the entrance to the gorge. You can take a walk in the gorge and enjoy the beautiful sceneries and fresh mountain air.

    After we visit the Barskoon Gorge and its wonderful waterfall.

    Then we visit the Skazka canyons, which signify Fairytale. Here you can find objects of surprising shapes and sizes. A real skyscraper or an animal may appear in front of you.

    In Bokonbaevo you will meet the eagle hunter with his bird of prey.

    Dinner and overnight in the guesthouse.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Guesthouse (Emily Guesthouse or similar)

    Day 4. Bokonbaevo – Ak Say – Kyzyl-Tuu - Kochkor (ca. 130 km., 3-4h.)

    Day 4. Bokonbaevo – Ak Say – Kyzyl-Tuu - Kochkor (ca. 130 km., 3-4h.)

    We go to the canyons of Ak Say. You can walk there and climb to the panoramic point to have the magnificent view of the canyons. An incredible panoramic view on the lake opens in front of you.

    In the village of Kyzyl-Tuu, which in translation means the Red Banner, where most of the residents are engaged in the manual production of traditional dwellings – yurts, which have become a favorite attribute not only of the nomads of Central Asia, but also of the fans of ecological tourism around the world.

    Participation in the assembly of yurts.

    Upon arrival in Kochkor village the Kyrgyz women show you the producing of the felt, which is used in making the different handicrafts. After that you  have free time for a walk to see the daily life of the locals in the village.

    Dinner in the local restaurant and overnight in comfortable hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Hotel 3* (Olive Hotel or similar)

    Day 5. Kochkor - Burana - Bishkek (ca. 250 km., 4 h.)

    Day 5. Kochkor - Burana - Bishkek (ca. 250 km., 4 h.)

    The road to Bishkek passes through Kubaky pass (2160m a.s.l) and again the Boom gorge.

    On the road we visit Burana Tower. The Burana Tower is an ancient minaret in the Chuy Valley in the north part of Kyrgyzstan. The tower with funerary monuments, earthworks, remains of the castle and three mausoleums – that’s all what last out of the ancient Balasagyn town that was founded by Karakhanids at the end of the ninth century.

    In the evening, dinner at the restaurant.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Hotel 3* (Rixon Hotel or similar)

    Day 6. Bishkek (city tour)

    Day 6. Bishkek (city tour)

    After breakfast in hotel, we drive you to the laboratory to do a PCR test.

    Then we start our city tour in Bishkek. We will visit the heart of the city, Ala- Too Square. After we can enjoy a walk in the Oak Park, one of the favorite places of local people.

    After lunch, we will have time to visit the local market Osh bazar. Here you can appreciate the creativity and talent of local artisans. Just as you step the market, you plunge into the real oriental atmosphere: an interminable stream of people, a big variety of goods and colors.

    In the evening, we go to one of the best restaurants in Bishkek where you can taste delicious Kyrgyz national dishes.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

    Accommodation: Hotel 3* (Rixon Hotel or similar)

    Day 7. Bishkek – Airport – Departure (ca. 25 km., 30 min airport transfer)

    Transfer to airport. Departure.

    Group tour
    Tour dates
    09 Jan 2022 - 15 Jan 2022
    Duration 7 days / 6 nights
    Group 4-10 pax
    790 USD
    125 USD Single Supplement

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