Discovering Nomadic Land of Kyrgyzstan

Description

In this amazing tour, you will travel almost the 60 % of Kyrgyzstan and will see the nomadic life in the Land of Forty Tribes. You will experience living in Nomadic Yurts in the combination with modern hotels and Resorts. The scenic drives along the Silk Road Paths and ancient architectural monuments of different Tribes, visiting of the main Alpine Lakes and Celestial Mountains of Central Asia & will give the best cultural adventures of Kyrgyz Land. You will feel the soul of Kyrgyz Culture, Nomadic sports and Cuisine…

Trip season: June – September
Duration: 9 days, 8 nights
Type: Cultural -Auto Tour – Adventure
Difficulty: Easy - Medium
Accommodation: Hotels, Yurt Camps, Resorts, Guest Houses
Route: Bishkek – Kyzyl Oi – Sonkul – Kyzyl Suu – Djety Oguz – Karakol – Enilchek – Cholpon Ata – Bishkek
Activities: Horse Riding, Boating, Eagle Hunting Show, Complex Ruh Ordo

Program:


DAY 1 Airport Manas – Bishkek – Kyzyl Oi (220 km)

Meeting at “Manas” airport with local English speaking Guide & Driver. Transfer to village Kyzyl-Oy via Too-Ashuu Pass (3370 m), providing a wonderful view of the Suusamyr alpine valley surrounded by the snow-white peaks of the Northern Tien Shan. On our way we will visit the Kojomkul museum, dedicated to a famous Kyrgyz strongman named Kojomkul and situated in the wrestler’s native village. Arrival in village Kyzyl-Oy.
Dinner and overnight Homestay.


DAY 2 Kyzyl-Oy – Son-Kul (160km)

Breakfast at local house. Transfer to alpine Lake Son Kul along the Kokomeren, which is the main tributary of the Naryn, Kyrgyzstan’s largest river. The uphill road to the lake crosses the Kara Keche Pass (3,180 m). Accommodation and dinner at Yurt camp on the shore of Son Kul Lake, which is one of the most beautiful lakes in Kyrgyzstan.
Dinner & Overnight in a Yurt Camp.


DAY 3 Son-Kul – Skazka – Kyzyl Suu (300km)

Breakfast in a yurt camp. Transfer to Kyzyl Suu village situated in the Southern shore of the Issyk Kul Lake. You will be awe-inspired by this second largest alpine lake in the world after Lake Titicaca in South America. On the way short hiking in Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyons; On the way stop in Kochkor village to visit local museum-shop.
Optionally: stop in Bokonbaveo village to see Eagle Hunting show
Dinner & Overnight in a Guest House.


DAY 4 Kyzyl-Suu – Djety-Oguz - Karakol (80km)

Breakfast in a Guest House. Transfer to Kyzyl Suu Valley to meet with the Horses and Guide, pre – instruction before the Horse Trek. Horses will cross the big river in this valley and after will cross the pass (3200m) between the valley of Jety-Oguz and Chon Kyzyl-Suu. Picnic on the pass than walking around. Descent to the Jeti-Oguz valley. Arrival to the Jayloo Kok Jayuk. Descent to the jayloo, meeting with nomads and tasting the «kymyz» (traditional drinks, horse milk). Transfer to Karakol Town (35km), dinner and overnight in a Guest House. Horse Riding time: 5-6 hours.


DAY 5 Karakol - Enilchek (180 km)

Breakfast in a Guest House. Pack and transfer to Enilchek Valley, Engilchek (Inylchek) is a village in SaryJaz valley, located 150 km away from Karakol and close to border with China. It lies at the head of one of the few good roads into the southeast of the province and is therefore a base for mountaineers and serious hikers. The Engilchek Glacier is about 50 km to the east from the town. Lunch on arrival in Base Camp Kanat. Check in the Mountain Hut, fresh and change. After excursion by 4x4 car to Kara Tash Hot Springs.
Dinner & overnight with bon fire in a Mountain Hut.


DAY 6 Enilchek – Camp Iva (18km)

Breakfast. Start Horse Trekking from At-Jailoo along Inylchek River to the beginning of Inylchek glacier. The Inylchek Glacier is the largest glacier and centerpiece of the Central Tien Shan. Extending 62 km in length with a width of over 3 km, the Inylchek Glacier is the third longest glacier outside the Polar Regions. Lunch box, picnic. Ride back to Mountain Hut. Hot springs.
Dinner & Overnight in a Mountain Hut.


DAY 7 Enilchek – Cholpon Ata (Yssykkul Lake), 300km.

Breakfast in a Mountain Hut, pack & drive to Cholpon Ata – Yssykkul Lake (Northern Shore). Lunch enroute café. Check in the Hotel 3*. Boating excursion on the lake (1 hour), afterwards visiting the Ruh Ordo Historical Complex & Petroglyphs. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Overnight in the Hotel.


DAY 8 Cholpon Ata – Bishkek (250km).

Breakfast at hotel, check out & pack for transfer to Bishkek. On the way visit Burana Tower (X-XII century Tower from Karahanid Empire). Lunch en-route café. Upon arrival Guided sightseeing tour of Bishkek: the central Ala-Too Square, National hero Manas Monument, statue of Lenin, Old Square with Parliament House, Victory Square, ZUM Shopping Mall. Dinner at local restaurant
Overnight in the Hotel.


DAY 9 Bishkek – Airport Manas (35km).

Breakfast. Check out & transfer to the airport. End of a Program.


Price list:

  • Group of 1 person – 1715$ / per / person
  • Group of 2 persons – 1050$ /per / person
  • Group of 3 persons – 840$ /per / person
  • Group of 4 persons – 720$ / per /person
  • Group of 5 persons – 655$ /per /person
NOTES: Rate can vary depending on inclusion, currency. Discount is applicable.

Price Includes:

  • * Transportation
  • * Accommodation
  • * English speaking Guide
  • * Full Board
  • * Excursions + entrance fees.
  • * Permission to Natural Park
  • * Horses
  • * Eagle Hunting Show

Not included

  • International flights
  • Personnel expenses
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Alcohol beverages

Notes:

  1. In case of early check-in on day 1, extra night for the accommodation is charged
  2. The offered itinerary can be done from May - 10 till September 15
  3. Accommodation in Yurt Inn on sharing basis in one gender, 5 persons in one yurt
  4. It is recommended to have warm clothes for mountainous area
  5. Offered program can be changed or individualized according to the interests of the tourists
  6. For more than 5 person the price will give by request.
Booking / Payment

We book agreed tour package and services after clients confirmation. To guarantee booking we apply to make prepayment within 5 days after all services booked and confirmed. Balance can be paid upon arrival.

Cancellations and charges

- There is no cancellation charge for confirmed booking made 15 days prior to arrival, but any actual expenses incurred relating to documents such as visa support, permits, or any other necessary official paperwork, have to be paid.

- There is cancellation charge of 10% of booking amount for cancellations made less 15 days of arrival date

- There is cancellation charge of 50% of booking amount for cancellations made less 3 days before arrival date.