Discover Kyrgyzstan: Tour 5
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Toktogul - Osh - Abshir Ata - Kazarman - Tash Rabat - Kochkor - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Toktogul
You will be picked you up at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It will take about 30-minute drive from the airport. This entire day is dedicated to a city tour of Bishkek. We will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and so on. In the afternoon we start our drive to Toktogul. You will pass over the southern part of Kyrgyzstan and enjoy seeing views of the imposing mountains and gorges. On the way you will admire the beauty of Tue Ashuu pass that is more than 3 000-meter high. Night is in a guesthouse.
Day 2: Toktogul - Osh
In the morning we will travel to Osh city. It will take six hours. On the way we will visit Djalal Abad town and its famous Uzgen Tower built in 11th century by Karakhanids. In addition, you will see mausoleums that were used as burial chambers for the leaders. In Osh city you will go for a walk there and visit the most famous place as Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman Too (Solomon's Mountain) is located in the center of the city and it is defined to be a pilgrimage place for local Muslims. According to the legend, biblical prophet Solomon (Suleiman in the Koran) was buried at the foot of it. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Osh - Abshir Ata - Osh
In the morning we will drive to amazing Apshir Ata gorge! This gorge has 2 famed highlights: a sacred waterfall falling from a rock and outstanding mountain lake. You can have a nice picnic on the shore of the lake and take vibrant photos on a tour. Night will be in a hotel.
Day 4: Osh - Kazarman
We will travel to Kazarman village. It is worth noting that 93% of Kyrgyzstan is mountainous with nomadic life in remote places. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and see by own eyes. The way takes you along roads that wind along unbelievable gorges. Today we will see some nomads that still live in this region. Night will be in a home stay.
Day 5: Kazarman - Tash Rabat
Today will be transferred to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle from the 14th century). Tash Rabat is located at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains and was built of stone blocks inside a mountain at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. There are 31 rooms in the mountain with walls of 1 m thick. Before it was a prison for culprits. Overnight is in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 6: Tash Rabat - Kochkor - Bishkek
Today we will travel to Bishkek city. You will pass along amazing gorge and drive over mountain pass that is 3 000 meters high. On the way you will visit Kochkor village where you will meet a family and see how our national felt carpets are produced. On route you will visit Burana Tower originated in the 11th century as well as see an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). On arrival to the Kyrgyz capital, transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 850 $
04 pax - 515 $
06 pax - 390 $
08 pax - 330 $
10 pax - 290 $
Single - 70 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 90 $
All lunches and dinners - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Toktogul - "Kok Bel" Guesthouse
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Kazarman - Homestay
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide