Kyrgyz melody Tour 5
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat - Kichi Naryn - Kochkor - Issyk Kul Lake - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Day 1: Torugart - Tash Rabat
Your Kyrgyz melody Tour 5 will start after crossing the Chinese-Kyrgyz border at 12 o'clock. Guide will meet and accompany you to the unique sight that can be found in the very heart of Tien Shan. This Stone Castle of 14th century that is known to be a caravanserai on the Great Silk Road was built by stone blocks. In course of Kyrgyz melody Tour 5 you will explore 31 rooms the walls of which 1 m thick. This incredible sight that is located on the elevation of 3200 m above sea level will surprise you by the underground prison cells that were made to imprison thieves in ancient times. The night is in yurts.
Day 2: Tash Rabat - Kichi Naryn - Kochkor
Today you will be transferred to next destination of the tour. The route of the travel will go through the picturesque Kichi Naryn gorge as well as mountain pass that is 3 000 meters high. On arrival to Kochkor village you will communicate with local family that will show you the method of making our national felt carpets. In addition you will have an opportunity to make your own carpet. After it you will have an excursion in a small handicraft museum where you will see a lot of exhibits of silver decorations, coats made of wool, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Night will be in a home stay.
Day 3: Kochkor - Issyk Kul Lake
In course of the tour you will drive to the lake that lays among the high maintains on the altitude of 1608 m. above sea level. During the travel you will learn that this lake is the second largest alpine lake in the world, moreover for more than 1500 years people considered this lake to be a sacred one. Due to the incredible beauty this lake received name of the "Pearl of Central Asia". You will be impressed to know that the lake has curative qualities due to the salty water. At Soviet period the heads of governments had their houses near the lake to have a rest. In course of the ravel you will visit the ancient stone inscriptions of the 800 B.C. that were made by shamans in Cholpon Ata. Your night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul Lake - Bishkek
In the morning you will drive to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. On the way you will have a stop to have an excursion in Burana Tower and the stone warriors or Balbals. Burana Tower is the 11th century minaret that was used by travelers of the Great Silk Road to know that there is the city where they can rest. It is a minaret from the 11th century. Burana Tower was used during the Great Silk Road as a sign for travelers that there was a city to have a rest. Near it you will see the balbals that are made in honor of those who lost life for protecting Motherland. Then you will reach Bishkek city to visit its prominent sights as the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Night is in a hotel.
Day 5: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
In course of the travel you will visit the site that is located 45 km from the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The Al Archa gorge can be found on the spur of Tien Shan mountain range. You will be impressed by the Natural Park the permission to enter in Soviet period had only V.I.P. During the route you will have a hiking tour to witness the breathtaking panorama view of the gorge. Then you will head back to visit the sight tours to which are very popular among tourists, Asian Bazaar. Here you will be able to take a lot of colorful photos. You will see the busy life of local people in the place of colorful tapestry of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. Night is in a hotel.
Day 6: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 785 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 380 $
08 pax - 325 $
10 pax - 295 $
Single - 75 $
Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 15 $ per person
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide