Secrets of Kyrgyz canyon

7 Days
Cultural Tours

Kyrgyzstan

Cultural program of 7 days FOUR SEASONS

From Bishkek to Osh city, on this tour you will discover the traditions and culture of the Kyrgyz people. Through evenings passed in homestays you will see how the nomads have maintained their tradition of hospitality. You can enjoy this program throughout the year.

Program

D 1 / Manas International Airport - Osh

After arrival in Manas airport, meeting with our guide, breakfast then flight directly to Osh city. The whole day, visit of the Osh city, Salomon throne, main bazar and ethnographic museum. Night in homestay.

Osh International Airport

D 2 / Osh - Arslanbob village

Morning transfer to Jalal Abad. Visit the mausoleums and Minaret Uzgen on road. After lunch, transfer to the village of Arslanbob. The road follows first the border with Uzbekistan and the Arslanbob mountains. The village Arslanbob has a typical architecture and the center of the largest walnut forest in the world. It is said that Alexander the Great came to have a rest there with his army and would have brought Macedonia to Arslanbob nuts. Possibility to walk to a sacred waterfall or discover kyrgyz cuisine. Overnight in guest house.

CBT Arslanbob

D 3 / Arslanbob village - Toktogul

In the morning we walk to the waterfall and forests. Lunch in Arslanbob. Then drive to Toktogul lake. We drive through canyon of the Naryn River and barages. Taking several pictures at the edge of the cliffs and the lake stops. Then we go round the artificial lake of Toktogul. Arrival in the gorge of the Chychkhan river. Overnight in the guesthouse.

Kyzyl Oy

D 4 / Toktogul - Kochkor

On the way, pittoresque canyon of Chychkhan, Ala Bel pass 3170 m. alt., high pasture of the Suusamyr valley, Kojomkul village, canyon of the Kekemeren river, lost valley of Jumgal, Kyzart pass 2664m.. Felt show in Kochkor and night at homestay.

Kochkor - Kyrgyz handicraft

D 5 / Kochkor - Chong Kemin

This morning we going around the artificial lake Toktogul. On the way we see hydroelectric power stations Toktogul and Kourpe-Sai. We will lunch at a small restaurant on the bank of Naryn river. Then we drive to the village of Kara-Suu. night meal at homestay in Kara-Suu

Burana Tower

D 6 / Chong Kemin - Bishkek

Transfer to the kyrgyz main city, Bishkek. On the way, visit of Burana tower (11th century) on the ancient city of Balasagun. Arriving in Bishkek for lunch, visit of the city. Dinner in the center and overnight in guesthouse.

Manas International Airport

D 7 / 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. 

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Info

Include:
  • Organization of the stay
  • All transfers in vehicle incl. A / R airport
  • French speaking tour guide
  • Full board incl. drinking water
  • Accommodation described in the program
  • Carrying luggage during trekking and horse riding
  • Rent camping equipment (tents, mats, kitchen utensils)
  • All the visits indicated in the program
  • Entry fees at national parks or nature reserves
  • Entry fees at museums mentioned in the program
  • National or regional flights specified in the program
Non Include:
  • Insurance repatriation and CR insurance
  • International airfare and taxes
  • Alcohol or sweetened mineral water
  • Additional services not mentioned in the program
  • Staff costs and rental of personal equipment (ATV, sleeping bag, water bottle, flashlight, etc.)
  • Tips
  • Additional costs due to personal problems (health, loss of luggage, etc.)
Remarks:

Since July 27, 2012, the visa is not any more required for the persons of Swiss, EU, US, Canadian and Japanese nationalities (in total 44 new countries, for more information visit www.nomadsland.kg); passport should be with minimum of 6 months validity for period of 60 days maximum. Vaccination is not mandatory.

This is a draft program. It can be changed due to changes of flight schedules, safetely reasons, weather conditions and others imponderable or unforeseen conditions. Only our tour guide is authorized to take the necessary decisions. Prices are calculated daily and are subject to change in case of wide fluctuations in prices or exchange rates.

Though Kyrgyzstan evidenced caravans over 3000 years it is still a young developing country and infrastructure of villages is not at a very high level. Refusing hospitality might be offensive and in order to avoid misunderstanding one had better to read some guidebooks and other books about Kyrgyzstan before getting prepared to visit.

Hope to see you soon.


Nomad’s Land Team

On your way

We will help you to discover Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the heart of the Tien-Shan Mountains. It is a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: wide steppes, fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, fast rivers, an abundance of wildlife with many rare and endangered species, historical and archeological places connected with the Great Silk Road and people preserving traditions of their nomadic ancestors. All this makes Kyrgyzstan a pearl of Central Asia.

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