Kyrgyzstan Jeep tours around Kyrgyzstan | Travel Land Off-road tours

Fly-Drive Kyrgyzstan

Description

Hit the road off the beaten track to the most beautiful and unique places in our country. Drive a powerful 4×4 off-road car, feel the culture of Nomads and enjoy the breathtaking views of celestial mountains.

What's included
  • 4x4 Car Rental (2 pax per car)
  • Accommodation described in the program in double/twin room
  • Breakfasts
  • Airport transfers
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Car insurance
What's excluded
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Single room supplement – 230 USD
  • Personal insurance
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Driver
  • Guide
  • Fuel
  • Lunches & Dinners
  • Car Safety Deposit – 30 000 KGS (blocked at credit card)
  • Ecological & Entrance fees
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not mentioned as included

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival – Bishkek (ca. 30 km, 40 min)

Day 1. Arrival – Bishkek (ca. 30 km, 40 min)

Arrival to Manas Airport in Bishkek where our team will pick you up and drive you to the capital.

You pick up the car from the office and start your self-drive tour.

You can visit the heart of the city, Ala- Too Square. After you can enjoy a walk in the Oak Park, one of the favorite places of local people. Bishkek is known as the greenest city in Central Asia thanks to its countless parks and alleys making the city a great place to live.

After lunch, you 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.

Overnight in hotel*.

Meals included: no meals included

Accommodation: Hotel 3* (My Hotel or similar)

*Standard check-in at hotel is after 14:00

 

Day 2. Bishkek – Kyzyl Oy (ca. 200 km, 5h)

Day 2. Bishkek – Kyzyl Oy (ca. 200 km, 5h)

Breakfast in the hotel.

At the beginning of your journey, you will have to overcome the mountain pass Too Ashu. You cross the wonderful Suusamyr valley, a paradise for nomads.

Later you change the highway to the off-road. Your road will run along the Kokemeren river.

You get Kyzyl Oy, a mountain village located at an altitude of about 1800. Here you can take a picture of extraordinary landscapes of majestic mountains surrounding it.

Overnight in the guesthouse.

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Guesthouse (CBT Guesthouse or similar)

Day 3. Kyzyl Oy – Son Kul (ca. 180 km, 4h)

Day 3. Kyzyl Oy – Son Kul (ca. 180 km, 4h)

Breakfast in the guesthouse. Departure.

A winding mountain serpentine leads you to the gorge. You cross the pass and the coalmine Kara Keche to reach Son Kul lake at 3016 meters. The lake is surrounded by green meadows, long used by nomads for grazing their animals.

When you arrive at the yurt camp in Son Kul, you can appreciate the hospitality of the nomads and get to know their lifestyle.

Overnight in yurt camp.

Meals included: breakfast

Note: yurt capacity 4-5 people. But during the low season, you can be accommodated 2pax per yurt according to the availability. Toilets and sauna are outside.

Accommodation: Yurt camp
Optionally: horse riding

 

Day 4. Son Kul – Tash Rabat (ca. 260 km, 4h)

Day 4. Son Kul – Tash Rabat (ca. 260 km, 4h)

After breakfast in the yurt, you continue your trip towards the caravanserai Tash Rabat, so you overcome a mountain pass called Moldo Ashu at 3400 meters above sea level.

Tash Rabat is a historical monument founded by monks in the 10th century. During the Silk Road, Tash Rabat lost its religious significance, and the monastery provided a stay for caravans and travelers.

Overnight in yurt camp.

Meals included: breakfast

Note: yurt capacity 4-5 people. But during the low season you can be accommodated 2pax per yurt according to the availability. Toilets and sauna are outside.

Accommodation: Yurt camp

Day 5. Tash Rabat – Eki Naryn – Kochkor (ca. 310 km, 5h)

Day 5. Tash Rabat – Eki Naryn – Kochkor (ca. 310 km, 5h)

After breakfast in the yurt camp, you drive towards Eki Naryn, 45 km east of the city of Naryn, at an altitude of about 2250 m.

On the way to this place, you can see the confluence of two rivers, the Big and Small Naryn. The most beautiful place, where the cleanest air, a lot of greenery, forest and mountains.

Then you go to Kochkor village. Enjoy beautiful landscapes while driving.

Upon arrival, you can take a shower and relax at the guesthouse.

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Guesthouse (Mira Guesthouse or similar)

 

Day 6. Kochkor – Bokonbaevo – Skazka – Tamga (ca. 170 km, 3h)

Day 6. Kochkor – Bokonbaevo – Skazka – Tamga (ca. 170 km, 3h)

After breakfast, you go towards the biggest lake in the country Issyk Kul, the pearl of Kyrgyzstan. You go by the south shore of the lake.

Along the way, in Bokonbaevo you can meet an eagle hunter with his bird of prey (option). Eagle hunting is one of the ancient traditions of nomads.

Later, you visit Skazka canyons, which translates from Russian as Fairytale. There you can find rocks of surprising shapes and sizes. A real skyscraper or an animal may appear in front of you. You can do short hiking in the canyons.

When you get Tamga, you can try a Russian sauna (option).

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Guesthouse (U Pavla Guesthouse or similar)
Optionally: eagle hunting, Russian sauna 

Day 7. Tamga – Jeti Oguz – Karakol (ca. 150 km, 3h)

Day 7. Tamga – Jeti Oguz – Karakol (ca. 150 km, 3h)

After breakfast, you go towards Jeti Oguz gorge.

The name of the gorge is symbolic and means “seven bulls” in Kyrgyz because there are seven giant red-brown rocks resembling furious bulls standing together. You can take a walk here and enjoy the beautiful landscapes.

When you get to Karakol, you will visit its famous sights, such as the Russian Orthodox cathedral and Dungan mosque.

For dinner, you can order the typical dish of this region ¨ashlan fu¨, Dungan traditional cuisine.

Overnight in hotel.

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel 3* (My Hotel or similar) 

Day 8. Karakol – Grigoriev and Semenov gorges – Chon Kemin (ca. 310 km, 5h)

Day 8. Karakol – Grigoriev and Semenov gorges – Chon Kemin (ca. 310 km, 5h)

After breakfast, you go towards Grigoriev and Semenov gorge.

They are located on the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. These places are considered the most famous attractions in the Issyk Kul region. You can take a walk and enjoy the wild nature around you.

Then you head to the Tar Suu village located in Chon Kemin Valley, known for its beauty and the rich diversity of animals and plants. You can go for a walk in the village to explore the lifestyle of the local people.

Overnight in the guesthouse.

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Guesthouse (Kemin Guesthouse or similar)

Optionally: horse riding 

Day 9. Chon Kemin – Burana – Bishkek (ca. 200 km, 3h)

Day 9. Chon Kemin – Burana – Bishkek (ca. 200 km, 3h)

Breakfast in the guesthouse.

Along the way, you can visit Burana, located about 80 km from the capital. The tower with funerary monuments, earthworks, remains of the castle, and three mausoleums – that’s all that last out of the ancient Balasagyn town founded by Karakhanids at the end of the ninth century.

When you arrive in Bishkek, you can visit the local market and buy some souvenirs.

At 17:00 in the office you return the car.

Meals included: breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel 3* (My Hotel or similar)

Day 10. Bishkek – Airport – Departure (ca. 30 km, 40 min)

Transfer to the airport. Departure.

 

Cars:

  • Toyota Sequoia
  • Toyota Land Cruiser 100
  • Nissan Patrol

or similar

Private tour
Season late May – September
Duration 10 days/9 nights
Group 2 pax
1255 USD per person (based on 2 persons per car)
This trip is also possible to book with car and driver.
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