One day tour to Burana and Ak-Beshim sites
Tour to the surroundings of Bishkek - is an opportunity to join the culture of the region: Burana Tower - a monument of architectural heritage of the country, horse games - part of the traditional lifestyle of Kyrgyz people and Ak-Beshim is an example of medieval settlements of early inhabitants. Day tour will not take much time, but will bring a lot of knowledge and experience from acquaintance with country inheritance.
After breakfast, pick up from hotel.
Start driving to Burana tower of 11th century. 22 meters tower, along with grave markers, the remnants of a castle and three mausoleums’ foundations, is all that remains of the ancient city of Balasagun which was established by the Karakhanids at the end of the 10th century.
Later we will drive to Don-Aryk village which is 2 kilometers far from Burana tower, to see one of the famous Central Asian horseback game called Ulak-Tartysh (Headless Goat fight or Buzkashi).
After Horse game show at 12:00 we will have lunch at local house of “Mukan Baike” in Don-Aryk village.
Afternoon continue our driving to Ak-Beshim ancient settlement which used to be named after Suyab. Exploration of the complex. Later drive back to Bishkek. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
End of tour.
Price per 1 person
- Transfers in Bishkek to/from hotel;
- Horse game “Buzkashi” at Don-Aryk village;
- All entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program;
- Comfortable transportation with a/c;
- English speaking guide;
- Meals: lunch at local house at Don-Aryk village.
- International airfares;
- Hotel accommodation;
- Fees for the use of photo and video cameras