On this tour you will attach the old times of the Caravans of camels ? been crosing Kyrgyzstan from China to The West... See the ruined town Balasagun with 24 meters Burana tower in the middle,see how people live in Summer fields with their animals... will spend the night in the yurt, try local food,and have masterclass to cook some local dishes...
At your Hotel or airport
Meet you at airport or hotel... will have short excursion in Bishkek, and start along the Chui walley towards Burana Tower in the Balasagun ruined town which was the religious and treading center of the region in X-Xl ages. It was a big point of the Great Silk Road...
After we continue our trip to the willeage in Chong Kemin walley which is national park. Will stay overnight in the Small and nice Guest House, runs by the local family. There we will learn how to cook Boorsok. Have dinner and enjoy the time in the fruit garden...
After breakfast we can have a horse back excursion ,along the village and river, enjoy the landscape, see local people working on their field. After we continue our trip to the Issyk Kul region, via Boom Gorge, we go along the biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan- Issyk Kul . 180×60 kilometers. Near town of Cholpon Ata we will visit a petroglyph site with the rock paints in a territory of few square kilometers. Lunch in one of the restaurants in Cholpon Ata ,and drive towards Karakol, by the northern side of the lake. Will swing to the Grigorievka and Semionovka gorges. See beautiful small mountain lakes, people with their animals on the fields...
In the evening we arrive to Karakol, dinner in the restaurant, overnight in the guest house.
After breakfast, we will go to the one if most beautiful places in my opinion, Altyn-Arashan Walley.
The Walley of a beautiful mountains, river with crystal clear water, and the natural, thermal hot springs.
The distance is not big, but the road is not easy. Only really strong SUV ,or 6×6 Military Truck can get there. But our Land Cruiser is the best for this "road" 😊
The place in popular for trekkers, and climbers, on the way to Alaakol lake, higher in the mountains. Day activities: walking, trekking, hot springs. Picnic for lunch.
Return to the same Guest house in Karakol. Dinner in the restaurant.
Breakfast in the guest house, excursion in Karakol town. We will see Russian Wooden Orthodox Church, 140 years old. Chinese Type Mosk, build of only Wood, with no single nail. Visit local Bazaar, and taste famous local dish Ashlian-fuu.
Spice cold noodle soup and pirozhki.
After that we start our journey back, along the southern shore of Issyk Kul.
Today we will see a Red rocks Jety-Oguz (Seven Bulls) ,
Skazka canyon (Fairytale Canyon)
Have swim in the lake, or if the weather won't be good, in the open ,hot swimming pool, with the wiew of the lake...
Lunch we will have in one of the local cafe.
The end point of the day 4 will be the Yurt Camp right on the Shore of Issyk Kul. And we sleep in the national Kyrgyz house made of wooden frame and covered by the wool mats.
The Yurt is been used by Kyrgyz people in their nomadic life, for thousands of years.
Dinner will be provided in the camp.
After breakfast, in the camp, we can see a "Salburun Show"
Local people will show ,how they used to hunt in the past using horses 🐎 bow and arrows 🏹, hunting dogs, and birds. The Golden Eagles can be trained to hunt foxes, jackals and even Wolfes 🐺. Will have photoset in there. And you also can try to shoot the 🏹.
Then we continue our trip, finish the circle around Issyk Kul lake and go back to Bishkek.
Lunch in the restaurant on the way, arrive to Bishkek. (Or airport)
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At your Hotel or airport
Accommodation, food. museum admission fees, swimming pool entry, personal expenses...
Please fee free to contact me for any kinds of arrangement.
Accommodation: not included