Name of tour: Nomadic Vibes
Length: 9 days and 8 nights
Overnight stays: Kyzyl Oi, Son Kul, Tash Rabat, Kochkor, Karakol, Issyk Kul, Chon Kemin, Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Kyzyl Oi
After arrival to Manas International Airport you will be met by your driver and accompany to the capital city Bishkek. You will transfer about 30 minutes to the city. Then you will have a city tour where you will explore the best interesting attractions. You will see: the Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic and other amazing places. After that your destination will be Kyzyl Oi village. Along the way you will you will be inspired by the fascinating mountains and stunning mountains. Don’t miss chance to take photos! During the tour you will drive over 3000 meters height and transfer along the fabulous Tue Ashuu pass. This tour you will remember for a life. The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 2: Kyzyl Oi – Son Kul
This day you will transfer to fascinating place Son Kul Lake. The lake is located at an altitude of 3016 meters, and is the second largest in the country. Sonkul lake has a rich tourist potential, is notable for its beautiful views and landscapes, the parameters of the lake: the maximum depth is 14 meters, the width is 18 km, and the length is 28 km. Nomads from Naryn arrive in the summer and graze their cattle on the green meadows of the lake. You will be able to see beautiful landscapes and enjoy the charm of the water surface. During the tour you will a lot of photos. You will rest the night in the nomadic dwellings- yurts.
Day 3: Son Kul – Tash Rabat
After the hearty breakfast you will have a chance to have a wonderful horse riding along the Son Kul’s shore. You will explore the unique life of nomads and their way of life and try delicious national foods. You will see the culture and traditions and customs. Further you will explore the popular sight of Kyrgyzstan ancient caravan serai Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) you will learn that the caravanserai dates back to the 14th century, which stood on important routes of the great silk Road. We are sure you will like the Tash Rabat caravanserai, which has 31 rooms with a thickness of 1 meter. It is located in the Naryn region in the center of the Tien Shan. This caravanserai is the only structure of its kind on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. It has an almost square shape, the sides are 33.7 and 35.7 meters long. The caravan serai is located at the altitude of 3200 meters. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 4: Tash Rabat – Kochkor
This is the fourth day of the tour where you will enjoy the amazing road Kochkor village. You are going to travel along the gorgeous mountains and gorges of over 3 000 meters high. Along the way you will have many photo stops. After arrival to Kochkor you will have amazing opportunity to explore the fascinating Kyrgyz felt carpets. You will also try your skills and make your own colorful carpet with interesting patterns. This day you will also discover the fascinating handicraft museum there and find old examples of silver decorations, coats made of wolf, horse saddle decorations, carpets and other ancient things, where you can also buy some souvenirs. Night is in the hotel.
Day 5: Kochkor – Issyk Kul southern shore – Skazka – Karakol
You will start the tour with transferring to amazing Lake Issyk Kul. It is a gem set in the mountains and is charming with mountain peaks. During the tour, you will learn that the lake is located at an altitude of 1608 meters and will enchant you with beautiful views. The lake has healing qualities and was considered sacred in ancient times. You can see panoramic views of the lake and take photos. Along the way you will explore the fascinating– Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon! This canyon you will reach near the village Tosor. This canyon is one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan for its beautiful shapes that resemble scenes from a fairy tale. You will be able to enjoy the views, we are sure. You will also stop at Bokonbaevo village. This day you will meet the local eagle hunter and he will inform you about the traditional hunting. You can hold the eagle and take photos with them! Then you will explore the fabulous gorge of Jeti Oguz that is translated as Seven Bulls. Red rocks are standing in one row. During the tour you will also see the amazing Broken Heart Mountain. Then you will continue tour to Karakol town. You will rest the night in a guesthouse.
Day 6: Karakol – Semenovskoye – Grigorievskoye – Issyk Kul
After delicious breakfast you will transfer along the northern shore of breathtaking Issyk Kul Lake. You will drive through the picturesque Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges! Two charming gorges are linked and will enchant you with their natural scenery. We are sure you will enjoy the views of the canyon, where you can walk and take photos. Pure nature and beautiful mountains will amaze and delight you. You will also be able to see the pastures on which graze peacefully in the livestock and see the Yurt. This tour will remain in your memory for a long time. The overnight will be in the resort on the shore of Issyk Kul Lake.
Day 7: Issyk Kul lake – Chon Kemin
After breakfast you will travel to gorgeous Chon Kemin village. Along the way you will stop over the fascinating stone garden where you will observe ancient stone inscriptions found in the 800 B.C by shamans. This day you will also experience museum in Cholpon Ata. You will find there a lot of interesting things as handicraft, music instruments and artifacts. Travelling along the northern shore you will see the central park and celestial mountains. Chon Kemin village is a beautiful Park that has gorgeous views, which contains beautiful forests and powerful mountains. Travelers in this place are always fascinated by the views of mountains and nature, which never change. You will enjoy a 3-hour walk through the canyon, where you will see beautiful views and enjoy the scenery. This night is in the home stay.
Day 8: Chon Kemin – Burana – Bishkek
Today is the last active day of the tour. You are going to return to Bishkek. Along the way you will stop over the ancient site Burana Tower which was created in the 11th century, by the Karakhanids. It played an important role in the great Silk Road and was both a hotel for merchants and a lighthouse. In the tour, you can also see the open-air museum of Balbals (stone sculptures), which are dedicated to the wars of soldiers who gave their lives. After arrival to Bishkek you will explore the colorful Asian Bazaar! There you can walk, see the vivid clothes and buy interesting souvenirs. You will also have a chance to bargain and take photos of bustling life! The overnight is in the hotel.
Day 9: Bishkek – Airport
Morning transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 980 $
04 pax – 670 $
06 pax – 535 $
08 pax – 465 $
10 pax – 425 $
Single – 115 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
Half board – 115 $
Full board – 225 $
English speaking guide – 715 $ per group
Kyzyl Oi – Homestay
Son Kul – Yurts, (4 pax in 1)
Tash Rabat – Yurts, (4 pax in 1)
Kochkor – Homestay
Karakol – “Karagat” Hotel 4* or “Green Yard” Guesthouse
Issyk Kul – “Karven” Resort
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
- Museum admissions
- Provision of mineral water
- Horse riding in Son Kul & Chon Kemin
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide