Kyrgyz melody Tour 8
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Osh - Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore - Tash Rabat - Son Kul - 33 parrots - Bishkek
Day 1: Osh
Welcome to Kyrgyz melody Tour 8! Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Southern capital of Kyrgyzstan. On arrival you will visit the major places of the city on the guided tour. The first destination of the city is the site that can be found in the center of it. Suleiman Too (Solomon's Mountain) is a sacred place of pilgrimage for local Muslims. As the legend says the biblical prophet Solomon or the Suleiman, in the Koran was buried at the foot of it. Later on you will visit the famous Asian Bazaar that will show you the busy life of local people. You will see many interesting staffs and take a lot of photos. Night is in a hotel.
Day 2: Osh - Bishkek
The day will start with driving to the airport to have a flight to capital of Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival Bishkek city you will continue your Kyrgyz melody Tour 8. You will explore the most pronm9inent sites of the city like Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. Moreover you will have opportunity to visit one of the most interesting places in tours, the Asian Bazaar. You will see its vivid colors and many things that will amuse you. Don't miss the opportunity to take photos of that site. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
In course of the tour you will travel to Issyk Kul Lake. This prominent lake can be found among celestial mountains on the altitude of 1 608 meters above sea level. During the tour you will learn that it's the second largest alpine lake in the world. The other name of the lake is "the pearl of Central Asia". This lake will impress you by its curative qualities one of the reasons of it is the salty water. On the way to this alpine lake you will visit Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Your night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Issyk Kul lake - Tash Rabat
In the morning you will have a transfer to visit ancient stone inscriptions that were made more than 2000 years ago by shamans. After it you will drive to the one of the most prominent site. Due to the interesting history of this place that made tours here very popular. This Stone Castle from the 14th century is located on the Greta Silk Road. You will see this unique building in the center of the Tian Shan on the elevation 3 200 meters above sea level. The tour you will show you the 31 rooms with walls are 1 m thick. In addition you will see the underground prison cells that were made for imprison thieves in ancient times. The night will be spent in yurts near Tash Rabat Caravanserai.
Day 5: Tash Rabat - Son Kul
In the morning you will head on to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan that is also known as the Son Kul Lake. This alpine lake is surrounded by high mountains lays on the altitude of 3013 meters above sea level and it makes this lake is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan. During the tour you will see Kyrgyz people who came here for rest and relaxation. Naryn herders use this area as a pastureland. This area will allow you to enjoy the beauty of pristine nature. Overnight is in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts. The traditional dwelling of nomad people are made of a wooden skeleton and felt coverings.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake - 33 parrots - Bishkek
In course of the tour you will head on to Kochkor village. While driving to this place you will witness the picturesque view of 33 parrots pass is located on the elevation of the 3, 133 m. The official name of this pass is Teskei Torpok pass. Upon arrival you to Kochkor village you will meet local family that will show you the method of making the national felt carpets. Moreover you will have an opportunity to make it with them. Later on you will have an excursion to see the examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. Then you will be transferred to Bishkek.
Day 7: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 885 $
04 pax - 585 $
06 pax - 475 $
08 pax - 420 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single - 90 $
Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 40 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 465 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 30 $ per person
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Tash Rabat - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomad's Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Flight tickets Osh - Bishkek (15 kg limit, extra 2 $ per kg)
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide