The blue jewels of Kyrgyzstan

Culture and discovery

Around lakes Issyk Kul and Song Kul.

A wide range of amazing landscapes

We invite you to a 12 days discovery of Kyrgyzstan by small daily walks and transfers.

12 Days โ€ข Discovery tours โ€ข Kyrgyzstan

  • 1 people: $2,621

  • 2 people: $1,597

  • 3 people: $1,255

  • 4 people: $1,085

  • 5 people: $982

  • 6 people: $914

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    Program

    





  
                                Manas International Airport - Bishkek
    Arrival at airport Manas, rest and visit Bishkek city, the capital of Kyrgyzstan
    Manas International Airport - Bishkek

    Early arrival in Bishkek where everyone will be picked up at the airport by our driver. Short transfer to your hotel in Bishkek city centre and resting time in the morning. Around midday, meeting at the reception desk with your guide for the general briefing, before enjoying a tasty Kyrgyz lunch. Then we stop at Ala Too Square where you will start a walking tour of Bishkek. You will be able to visit countless parks, the Osh Bazar and get to know your guide. Tonight, everyone will get to know each other at a welcome dinner with a mix of the best local dishes and drinks.

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    46 km
    01:00
    03:00
    140 m
    0 m
    





  
                                Bishkek - Chong Kemin
    Bath at Issyk Ata hot pool; visit of Burana tower; National park of Chong Kemin
    Bishkek - Chong Kemin

    Morning tour around the Issyk Ata valley and its hot springs, visit of the Burana tower at the archaeological site of Balasagun, ancient city on the Silk Road (XI c.). Afternoon, transfer to the National Park Chong Kemin. Visit of the Chabdan Batyr park, he was a former, Kyrgyz hero. Cultural Evening organized by the regional ecotourism association in the village of Karol Doeboe. Night in homestay (CBT Chong Kemin)

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    153 km
    03:00
    01:00
    900 m
    0 m
    





  
                                Chong Kemin - Cholpon-Ata
    Short hike in the national park, then transfer to Cholpon Ata
    Chong Kemin - Cholpon-Ata

    Morning walk to the forest, then transfer to Issyk Kul Lake, the second largest mountain lake in the world. Afternoon, visit of Ornok petroglyphs, Cholpon Ata Regional Museum. Arrival to accommodation.

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    170 km
    02:30
    02:00
    





  
                                Cholpon-Ata - Karakol
    Drive to Karakol
    Cholpon-Ata - Karakol
    After breakfast, visit petroglyphes, Museum Cholpon-Ata and Tuyp's Kurgan. On the road, in the afternoon we will visit the town of Karakol, the Memorial Museum Prjevalski. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in guesthouse or hotel in Karakol
    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    160 km
    02:30
    01:00
    50 m
    50 m
    





  
                                Karakol - Altyn Arashan valley
    Walk to the Altyn Arashan hot springs
    Karakol - Altyn Arashan valley

    Morning transfer to the Altyn Arachan valley, then walk 2 hours / 6km to the hot springs and shelters. Afternoon, free time, we are able to walk to the top of the valley. Night at the shelter (very basic accommodation).

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    35 km
    01:30
    03:00
    300 m
    0 m
    





  
                                Altyn Arashan valley - Tamga
    Walk down to Ak-Suu village and drive to Soek pass and Tamga village
    Altyn Arashan valley - Tamga

    Morning walk downhill to the village of Ak-Suu, and then transfer to Karakol. Meal in a typical restaurant. Afternoon, visit the Barskoon valley. We drive to the pass Soek 4021m. (collar bone). Above the sirthes Arabel and Taragai. Then back to the Issyk Kul lake. Overnight in Tamga Guesthouse (WC / shower on the floor).   

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    220 km
    03:00
    03:00
    0 m
    500 m
    





  
                                Tamga - Kochkor
    From Tamga to Kochkor with various discoveries of the South shore of Issyk Kul lake
    Tamga - Kochkor
    Morning tour of the gorge "Skazka" which means "fables", visit a hunter eagle, visit the village of Kyzyl Tuu, where the tradition is to make yurts. At noon meal in Kochkor, center of Kyrgyz crafts, little show. In the afternoon, discovery of the production of the felt. Night at Shepherd's Life (Guesthouse)
    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    170 km
    03:00
    01:00
    200 m
    0 m
    





  
                                Kochkor - Batay Aral (Song Kul)
    Morning transfer to Lake Song Kul via Kalmak Ashuu Pass (3446m.)
    Kochkor - Batay Aral (Song Kul)
    Ride through mountains and hills, discover the herds of yaks and nomadic culture. Then transfer to the shore of Lake Song Kul, where we meะตt with our host family. Traditional meal and overnight in yurts. (3030m. Alt.)
    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    80 km
    02:45
    12:30
    1454 m
    432 m
    





  
                                Batay Aral (Song Kul) - Tash Doeboe (Song Kul)
    Around lake Song Kul till Tash Doeboe
    Batay Aral (Song Kul) - Tash Doeboe (Song Kul)

    Morning, free time. At noon, transfer to S-ะ• lakeshore. Horse riding or walking to scenic views. Petroglyph researching. Back to our yurts and discovery of traditional equestrian games. 

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    40 km
    01:00
    02:00
    





  
                                Tash Doeboe (Song Kul) - Kyzyl Oy
    On the road to Kyzyl Oy
    Tash Doeboe (Song Kul) - Kyzyl Oy

    Morning, transfer to the Karaketche pass and descent to the valley of Jumgal. On the road, a panoramic view of Lake Song Kul, and an open-air coal mine. Stop in Chaek, and in the small village of Kyzyl Oi passing by the middle of the canyon Kekemeren, with purple colors. Night at CBT (Guesthouse).

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    170 km
    05:00
    





  
                                Kyzyl Oy - Bishkek
    Drive to Bishkek
    Kyzyl Oy - Bishkek
    Morning, transfer to Bishkek, a visit of the village of Kojomkul, named after kyrgyz hero. Passing the tunnel Toe-Ashuu, which cross the chain of the Kyrgyz Alatoo. Arrival in Bishkek. Transfer to guesthouse. Free time for last shopping or visiting the capital. Overnight in Villa Real (Guesthouse).
    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    210 km
    05:00
    1440 m
    2500 m
    





  
                                Bishkek - Manas International Airport
    Transfer from Bishkek to Manas International Airport
    Bishkek - Manas International Airport

    Depending on your flight time, your guide will join you to the airport and help you check in for your flight.  If your flight is later in the day your guide will show you more places in Bishkek before your flight. We hope you enjoyed your trip to Kyrgyzstan and we hope you come back again to explore other counties in Central Asia with us. 

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    40 km
    00:40
    0 m
    100 m

    Great team here, they know how to take care of you. Very humble and friendly. We spent a week in southern part and they managed it really well. The place in Bishkek is great, on a quiet street but not too far from centre. Very impressed and will highly recommend.

    Ankur Saxena

    The white paradise of the powder skier! skis less than 100 on the skate do not! what a change of scenery in this immaculate universe. Thanks to the excellence of our Lyda and Stas Guides, the discovery of their sometimes tricky mountains, the immersion in their culture, happened naturally. I would have stayed there longer!

    Peter

    Info

    What is included

    • All transportation in a private vehicle

    • All airport transfers

    • Accommodation as described in the program

    • Meals (3 per day)

    • Bottled water (when possible) & tea

    • English-speaking trekking guide

    • Pack horses with saddle bags & horsemen

    • Camping & cooking equipment (tents, mats, gas, stove, etc)

    • All the activities listed in the program

    • Entry fees at national parks and/or border zones listed in the program

    • Entry fees at museums and historical sites listed in the program

    • Domestic flights mentioned in the program

    • A contribution to our sustainable development projects

    • Organisation of the trip & local taxes

    What is not included

    • International flights

    • International banking fees (PayPal, ...)

    • Travel & repatriation insurance

    • Visas / LOI (if applicable)

    • Alcoholic and soft drinks

    • Personal expenses

    • Personal equipment (sleeping bag, headlight, personal medication, etc)

    • Additional costs due to unexpected personal events (health, loss of luggage, ...)

    • Tips for guide & driver (always optional, always appreciated)

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