Issyk Kul region

Issyk Kul region, Kyrgyzstan tours.

Name of tour: Issyk Kul region 

Length: 9 days and 8 nights 

Overnight stays: Bishkek, Chon Kemin, Kochkor, Jeti Oguz, Jyrgalan, Karakol 

Day 1: Bishkek
Our driver and guide will meet you at Manas International Airport and transfer you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It will take about 30 minutes. We will spend for city tour whole day. Firstly we will visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic and other places on the way. In addition we will walk in Asian bazar. You can find there everything what you want according to your wallet and wishes. The night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Bishkek – Alamedin gorge – Bishkek
In the morning we will travel to Alamedin gorge. During hiking you will be able to see cattle and yurts. The main and adjacent areas of the gorge are located at an altitude of 1800-2015 m. Dorge is very popular among holidaymakers. It is widely known due to natural radon sources. There is located a waterfall that flows from mountains. You can make a picnic nearby. After that we will drive back to Bishkek.

Day 3: Bishkek – Burana – Chon Kemin
Today we will keep going to Chon Kemin gorge. We will visit Burana Tower and open air museum of balbals. In Chon Kemin you will have horse riding for three hours through forest. At the end you will enjoy panoramic view of the gorge. The night will be in a home stay.

Day 4: Chon Kemin – Rafting – Kochkor
Today you will have a rafting trip. Rafting and white water rafting are recreational outdoor activities which use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other body of water. This is often done on whitewater or different degrees of rough water. Dealing with risk and the need for teamwork is often a part of the experience. Afterwards we will continue our way to Kochkor village. You will have a presentation of carpet making process. You can even create your own. Also we will visit museum with handmade things. The night is in a guest home.

Day 5: Kochkor – Issyk Kul southern shore – Jeti Oguz
Today you will travel through southern Issyk Kul shore. It is a pearl of Central Asia. It was considered to be sacred ones. Jety-Oguz or Seven Bulls Rocks is a picturesque mountain gorge 28 km West of the city of Karakol on the southern Bank of Issyk-Kul. Then you will see eagle hunting in Bokonbaevo village. The Jeti-Oguz gorge is located in the floodplain of the river of the same name on the Northern slope of the Terskey Ala-Too ridge, skirting lake Issyk-Kul from the South. Jety-Oguz (translated from Kyrgyz — "seven bulls") got its name from a chain of weathered red rocks that resemble bulls lying on the ground and are the hallmark of the gorge. Local attraction-the rock "Broken heart", opposite which lovers are always photographed. Jety-Oguz resort, famous for its healing geothermal springs, is located in the gorge at an altitude of 2200 m. The night is in a yurts. 

Day 6: Jeti Oguz – Jyrgalan
It is possible to have a rest near your camp. You will see locals during walking. Then we will drive to Jyrgalan Valley. According to locals, Jyrgalan Valley is a region blessed by God. And they make a compelling case. Seven nearby peaks surround the valley, offering beautiful views and weather that is perfect for year-round adventure activities. Cool breezes filter down from the glaciers in the warm summer months, allowing for world-class trekking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. And during the winter, those same mountains protect freeride skiers from harsh winter winds, leaving miles of fresh snow for the taking. You could not design a destination whose contours were more suited to adventure tourism. But as beautiful as it is — the natural lakes, rivers, and waterfalls are among the most stunning in all of Kyrgyzstan — the community of 1,000 local residents have seen their share of hardship. The Jyrgalan Valley’s story is one of re-imagining and reinvention.

Day 7: Jyrgalan – Karakol
Untill the lunch you will have a rest. Then there will be a lunch and transferrin to Karakol town. It is famous due to Dungan mosque in Chinese style, ancient Orthodox church and Prejvalsky museum. The night is in a hotel.

Day 8: Karakol – Issyk Kul northern shore – Bishkek
Today we will drive back to Bishkek city through northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake. The night is in a hotel.

Day 9: Bishkek – Airport
In the morning you will be transferred  to airport. 


02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax – 950 $
04 pax – 605 $
06 pax – 485 $
08 pax – 435 $
10 pax – 395 $
Single – 170 $

Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $ 

All dinners – 120 $
All lunches and dinners – 240 $ 

English speaking guide – 610 $ per group 

To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 15 $ per person 


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
      Chon Kemin – Homestay
      Kochkor – Homestay
      Jeti Oguz – Yurts (4 pax in 1)
      Jergalan – Guesthouse
      Karakol – “Green Yard” Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Rafting in Chon Kemin gorge
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge 

Service does not include:
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide

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