Day 1: Osh
After being welcomed at the airport by driver, you will drive to the city of Osh. Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan and one of the oldest cities in Central Asia. The exact date of its occurrence is unknown. Its written history goes back more than a Millennium, and archaeological finds go back three thousand years. You will have a walk in Osh city and you will explore- Suleiman Mountain. Suleiman-Too ("mount Suleiman") or Takhti-Suleiman ("throne of Suleiman", the biblical king Solomon), located right in the center of the city. As early as the 10th century, pilgrims from all over Asia were drawn to this seemingly inconspicuous rocky hill, because since time immemorial, it is believed that it was here that the prophet Suleiman addressed God, and on the stones there were prints of his forehead and knees. During the tour you will discover our Asian Bazaar. Don't miss a chance to take photos! You will spend night in the hotel.
Day 2: Osh - Abshir Ata - Osh
In the morning you will be driving to charming Apshir Ata gorge! Abshir Ata (Waterfall gorge) is located in the mountain valley of the river of the same name, flowing from the Northern spurs of the Kichik-Alai range. This gorge has 2 famous highlights: a sacred waterfall falling from a rock and incredible mountain lake. The famous Abshir Ata waterfall, which is a unique creation of nature, has been declared a monument. You will admire the road to the lake. You are going to have an amazing picnic on the shore of the lake. Upon arrival to the city you will have a dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Osh - Bishkek
Today you are going to drive to the airport and have a flight to Bishkek city. Bishkek is a relatively young Asian city, which is a real pearl of an amazing mysterious country in the high mountains. To be well-oriented in the city you will have a full day city tour. In the city tour you will explore following highlights: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic is named after the composer, virtuoso musician, akyn Toktogul Satylganov, and many others places of interest. Further you will explore the famous place for citizens -Asian Bazaar! It sells traditional Kyrgyz felt products, national clothing and various attributes, t-shirts with prints dedicated to Kyrgyzstan, national musical instruments and various rare items, remnants of the Soviet era. The night will be in a hotel.
Day 4: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
Today at 8 a.m your guide will pick you up at. You are going to drive today to Issyk Kul Lake, in the most severe winters, the water in Issyk-Kul does not freeze. This is why the Kyrgyz name of this natural wonder is translated as "hot lake". This is the world's largest high-altitude salt lake. In size, it is second only to the Caspian sea, and in water transparency - only to lake Baikal. On the way to the lake you will observe Burana Tower. Burana Tower is the remains of the city of Balasagun, which was the capital of the Karakhanid Empire in the 10-11th century. Evidence of brick building foundations has been found around the base of the tower; archaeologists believe that the ancient city extended far beyond the tower, housing shops, bazaars, baths, and residential buildings. And you will explorean open air museum of Balbals (stone warriors). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Issyk Kul lake - Son Kul lake
Today you will transfer to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. This lake is the most beautiful lake in the mountainous area, located on the Tien Shan. The translation into Russian is quite unambiguous and means "the last lake". En route to the lake you will discover ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). In this place you can see a collection of stone balbals, study the inscriptions made on the stone, cromlechs, and enjoy the charming view of Cholpon Ata's Bay. The lake Son-Kul is located in a tectonic fault between two ridges - the Son Kultau and Moldotau that in the North-West of Naryn oblast. Upon arrival you will have a free time to marvel and take a pleasure from beautiful nature of the lake and its surroundings. Dinner and night you will spend in nomadic collapsible dwellings - yurts. The yurts are made of a wooden skeleton, covered with colorful felt coverings.
Day 6: Son Kul Lake - 33 parrots - Bishkek
The tour starts with driving to Kochkor village. You will drive along picturesque 33 parrots pass (3, 133 m) usually called as Teskei Torpok pass. Upon arrival to Kochkor you are going to visit local family that will teach you how to make national felt carpets. You will have a chance to make your own carpet. Shirdak-felt carpet, one of the most complexes in its technique of making felt products from Kyrgyz. There you can visit a small handicraft museum there. There stores many examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolfs, horse saddle decorations, carpets and many other things. In the end of your tour you will drive to Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 865 $
04 pax - 580 $
06 pax - 480 $
08 pax - 425 $
10 pax - 395 $
Single - 100 $
Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 40 $
Half board - 90 $
Full board - 180 $
English speaking guide - 455 $ per group
To be 2 in a yurt (now 4 in 1) - 15 $ per person
Osh - "Sun Rise" Hotel 3*
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
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