Discover Kyrgyzstan: Tour 9
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Burana - Naryn - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Kyrgyzstan winter is spectacular. When you arrive at the Manas International Airport you will transfer to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan (30 minutes). City tour of Bishkek and explore Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and others places of sightsee. In the afternoon we will visit Ala Archa gorge on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range for about 45 km from Bishkek. See splendid panoramic view of the gorge. We will return to Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Naryn
Winter tour will start by transferring to Burana Tower of the 11th century and see museum of Balbals (stone warriors). We will visit Kochkor village and meet a local family. We will be reachable by making our nationalized felt carpets. On the way you can create your own carpet with your style. We will visit a small handicraft museum and see silver decorations, coats made of wolves, horse saddle decorations, carpets and so on. The next way is Naryn and drive above mountain pass of 3000 m. Night is in a hotel.
Day 3: Naryn - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor
Kyrgyzstan winter tour will be bewilderment by travelling to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake via 33 parrots pass (3 133 m). This lake is surrounded by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, revealed at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. It is must be said that nomads come to this area with their families for enchantment. This place is first-rate for pastureland. We will drive to the village of Kochkor. Overnight is in a homestay.
Day 4: Kochkor - Issyk Kul southern shore - Barskoon - Jeti Oguz - Karakol
Today's determination is going to Barskoon gorge. Interesting gorge is perfect in winter and stood on the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. This gorge is notorious for its enormous mountains and the monument made for Yuri Gagarin. Jeti Oguz gorge will enliven by red shocks forms called Seven Bulls - Jeti Oguz. Everyone will value beauty of the Broken Heart Mountain. Rise to the top of a mountain to see a panorama view of the gorge! Then we will transfer to Karakol town and visit Dungan mosque formed in Chinese style without nails. The next point is visiting an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Karakol - Issyk Kul Lake northern shore - Chon Kemin
Today's aim is visiting the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. We will see the whole lake from all wings. It is the best place in order to swim and escalate winter views. Cool mountains around will wonder everyone! In the second part of day we will visit a small local museum where we can see handicraft, music instruments and a lot of artifacts. Home stay is in Chon Kemin village.
Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Time to relish time in Chon Kemin village. This magnificent village is located in a countrywide park. Learn more about nomadic routine, meet Kyrgyz people and taste national food. Guests will be obtainable hot tea with sweets. Have 3 hours of horse riding amid hoary gorges. On the way we may see wild animals as foxes, hares and so on. Go on the top to respect awe-inspiring panorama view of the gorge. We will back to Bishkek. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Winter sightseeing in Kyrgyzstan is legendary. It is believable to get to know the ski resorts. There are a lot of ski resorts in the Chui Valley and Issyk Kul region, especially in Karakol. Basically, not all tour agencies talk about winter holidays. Our team is happy to provide the great winter tour in Kyrgyzstan for everybody!
The special background of Kyrgyzstan is surprising at any time of the year due to the country's worldly station in the rocky area. Certain ways are bound in winter, but there are still many attractive places to visit. We are sure you will relish it!
Guests of the winter tour will have a tour to Issyk Kul lake. It is the leading and utmost in Central Asia, at an altitude of 1600 meters. In Cholpon Ata, you can see an open-air museum. This landmark was found in the second millennium BC. On the tour, see the brazen Jeti Oguz Gorge with the Broken Heart Mountain. All travelers undoubted organized with snow-white roads will be contiguous with an eagle hunting show, where you can get wary fabulous hunters of Kyrgyzstan. Kochkor will present with a master class how to make our national carpets and other goods. Try to ride a horse on the snowy mountain slopes of Chon Kemin gorge. Don't miss to taste Kyrgyz countrywide dishes. Winter tour in Kyrgyzstan is another idea to see remaining the snowy hills. The most spectacular shoots are waiting for you!
We will provide a lot of amusing places for winter tours. Plan for your vacation now! It will be notable voyage!