Silk Road melody Tour 1

Silk Road melody Tour 1, Silk Road tours 

Silk Road melody Tour 1
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 8 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Charyn - Kegen border - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor - Son Kul - Chon Kemin - Ala Archa - Bishkek

Day 1: Almaty
Enjoy your pleasant time on Silk Road melody Tour 1. Being at the airport, you will be met by the guide who drive you to the city. We are glad to impress you by the city tour where you will have a great opportunity to learn more about interesting places as the famous Green Bazaar. On arrival, you will get acquainted with colorful nature of local people and buy different kind of things. Afterwards we will explore the city and visit parks as Panfilov Park where you can find the wooden building as Zenkov Cathedral there. Then we will visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame as well as travel to the Medeo Gorge. On arrival, you will see the highest mountain skating rink in the world. Later on, we will visit the Kok-Tobe hill and amaze by the tallest TV tower. Here you will have an opportunity to take vibrant photos and enjoy on tours. you can also see the whole city by Almaty cableway! In the evening is transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Charyn - Kegen border - Karakol
The next destination of our tour will start by travelling to the inspiring place as Charyn Canyon. This is one of the lovely places not among tours but travelers as well. Here you can take many photos and walk around magnificent paths. The height of canyon is about 150-300 meters. In addition, the canyon appeared due to wind and water and colored of "Red Castles Valley". It will take 400 km arrive to the Canyon. In the afternoon, we will drive to Kyrgyz border and then to Karakol town. Overnight is in a guesthouse.

Day 3: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
In the morning, we will visit Jeti Oguz gorge where we can see seven red rock formations placed in a row. It is also called Seven Bulls. Being there you will see the Broken Heart Mountain and enjoy stunning panorama views of gorge. It is an idea to take photos on tours. In the afternoon, we will travel to Bokonbaeva village. This village is famous for eagles, so thus you will meet an eagle hunter and see an eagle show. Afterwards you can take photos with birds. Night is in a home stay.  

Day 4: Kochkor - Son Kul
We are happy to present the next day of our special tour as visiting Son Kul Lake. This amazing lake is enclosed by mountains and considered to be the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan of 3013 meters above sea level. You will be impressed by the unique landscape and take many photos not only landscape but nomads too. There are many people come to for pastureland and rest. Today you will have overnight is in felt nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts.

Day 5: Day 5: Son Kul - Kochkor - Chon Kemin
The morning will start by travelling to Kochkor village. The path will pass by pleasing gorge and pass over Kalmak Ashu pass of 3 225 meters high. On arrival to Kochkor village, you will have break to spend your precious time with local families. You will learn more how to make Kyrgyz carpets and make your own carpet. Afterwards you will visit a small handicraft museum and see the past examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and others. In the end of day is rest in a homestay.

Day 6: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
The next day of our tour will start from 3 hours of horse riding. Exploring the beauty of nature, you will ride among forests and high passes. We are sure it will not leave you indifferent on tours. In the afternoon, we will transfer to Bishkek city. We will pass by Burana Tower and have a stop over there. This minaret was built in the 11th century and used by ancient caravans for rest. Here you can find an open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors) created for heroes who died for the freedom of Motherland. We will drive to the capital and transfer to a comfortable hotel for rest.

Day 7: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Travelers will have the city tour and visit the famous places as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and other places of wonder. In the second part of day we will visit the famous Ala Archa gorge. It is just 45 km from Bishkek. On arrival, you will be impressed by the Natural Park located on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. This is the best place for a short hiking tour and picnic. In the end of day, we will back to Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Bishkek - Airport
Silk Road melody Tour 1 is finished.  Flight for home!

Transport in Kazakhstan:
02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus

Transport in Kyrgyzstan:
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter

Hotels 3*,
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 335 $
04 pax - 855 $
06 pax - 650 $
08 pax - 545 $
10 pax - 485 $
Single - 125 $

Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 45 $ 

Hotels 4*,
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 390 $
04 pax - 910 $
06 pax - 705 $
08 pax - 600 $
10 pax - 540 $
Single - 150 $

Early check-in - 40 $
Single early check-in -70 $ 

Half board - 115 $
Full board - 225 $

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3* / "KazZhol" Hotel 4*
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*/ "Plaza" Hotel 4*
- English speaking guide
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge

Service does not include:
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support