Group size: 4-12 people Meals: Full package Season: June - September Trip duration: 4 days / 3 nights
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In only 4 days you get to know and love Kyrgyzstan and never forget our hospitality.

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Itineraries

Day 1

Bishkek – Ala Archa National Park – Bishkek (90 km).

Upon arrival, you will be met by our driver and guide. Transfer to the hotel and rest. After the rest transfer to the National Park Ala Archa. National Park is very beautiful place not far from the capital. The magnificent mountains and nature of the park make you want to capture it all on camera. After the walk in a park sightseeing tour: we discover the city center, Ala-Too Square, White House, Oak Park, statues of Manas, Kurmandjan Datka, Lenin, Art Gallery under the open sky, Victory square, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Osh Bazar (oriental market). Lunch and welcome dinner in a local restaurant, where you will taste the local cuisine (during dinner we will listen to a small concert, get acquainted with national Kyrgyz musical instruments and listen to a passage from the epic Manas).

Day 2

Bishkek – Son Kul (322 km).

Today, after breakfast, we start our journey through the fabulously beautiful Kyrgyzstan. Beautiful high mountain lake Son Kul is waiting for us today, located at an altitude of 3016 m. We will ascend to the lake through the Kalmak Ashu pass. On the way we will make several photo stops. Lunch on the way in a form of lunch boxes, upon arrival accommodation and further hike to the petroglyphs, which are located on the nearby mountains. It offers a magnificent view of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Before dinner there will be a demonstration of the installation of the yurt (Kyrgyz national dwelling). One of the most comfortable and quickly assembled house. You also have a great opportunity to take pictures of the sunset on the lake, as well as pictures of the night sky on the Son Kul. Dinner and overnight in the yurt camp.

Day 3

Son Kul – Balykchy (191 km).

After breakfast we leave for Balykchy (a small town on Lake Issyk Kul). On the way we will stop for lunch in Kochkor village. After lunch will be a demonstration of making a felt carpet ala kiiz, and we also take part in this process. Then visit a local souvenir store where you can buy national handicrafts. By shopping in this store, you help local women earn money as they make souvenirs for this store. Then we will continue our way, upon arrival to Balykchy accommodation in a guest house and if the weather permits swim in one of the largest lakes in Central Asia - Issyk Kul. Dinner and overnight in the guest house.

Day 4

Balykchy – Bishkek (183 km).

Today we are going to Bishkek, with the first stop on the way back being the ruins of the ancient city of Balasagun, the capital of the Karahanid Khanate. Upon arrival at the historical complex, we will visit a small museum and see a collection of balabals and kayraks. And of course we will climb to the top of the Burana Tower. Lunch at the neighboring village Don Aryk, in the house of local people. Upon arrival to Bishkek accommodation in a hotel and farewell dinner. End of the tour.

  • Transfers during the trip
  • Airport transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Full board
  • Accommodation in a double/twin rooms
  • Entrance fees to historical places and gorges
  • Yurt installation
  • Carpet making shows.
  • International airfare
  • Single supplement
  • Early check in
  • Visa and visa support (if needed)
  • Alcohol drinks and additional personal expenses.

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