Classic Kyrgyzstan tour 5 Days
Arrival in Bishkek. Transfer to the hotel.
Sightseeing includes visit to Oak Park - city center. It is known also as Dubovy Park - today it is one of the favorite places among tourists in Bishkek. Ala -Too Square is the central square in Bishkek. It serves as a place for state events and celebrations. Philharmonic hall – situated at the top of Rose Alley.
Statue of Manas (Manas is legendary Kyrgyz hero and the classic centerpiece of Kyrgyz literature). Victory Square, where in the centre you can see the Victory monument, a memorial which was completed in 1984. Usually the main festival events are held in Bishkek at eternal flame, on Victory Square, where is posted guard of honor, forces of Kyrgyz garrison and a military band. State History museum is a perfect display of the Kyrgyz people and the history of the country of Kyrgyzstan.
The Historical Museum Bishkek is considered as one of the most impressive historical museums of the country as it shows the entire history of the Kyrgyz from their nomadic living to the 1940’s war. The State Historical Museum of Bishkek is a museum worth visiting both by tourists as well as natives. After city tour you will visit to the Asian bazaar. Transfer to the traditional dinner.
Overnight in the hotel.
Early breakfast at the hotel.
08.00 transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake (260 km ). En route visit to Burana tower, (11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors), which marks the original site of the Karakhanid town, Balasagun.
Continue driving to Issyk-Kul. The lake is called "the pearl of Central Asia". Due to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative qualities. Arrival to Issyk-Kul, accommodation in the hotel on the North Shore of the lake.
After traditional lunch we are going to walk toward the lake.
Issyk Kul is one of the most wonderful lakes of the world, located in the north-eastern part of the Kyrgyz Republic. Issyk Kul is translated as “Hot Lake”. There are many activities that entertain people on the beach. Windsurfing, scooters, aqua parks, parachutes and rides on boats and ships. In winter there are also spots of alpinism where people enjoy incredible landscapes.
Dinner in the local restaurant. Overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Drive to Karakol. On the way, visit to the ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). These petroglyphs were made more than 2 000 years ago by shamans. They depict wolves, long-horned ibex, goats, horses, snow leopards, sacrifices and some hunting scenes.
Arrival in Karakol. Visit the wooden Russian-orthodox church. Dungan mosque is one of the most famous places in Karakol town. The most interesting thing is that it is built without a single metal nail. More than 100 years ago there was a Chinese master who lived in this town. Dungans are people from china who had Muslim religion. The construction was made of bricks and wood and decorated with different wooden ornaments.
Overnight in guesthouse.
Karakol - Jety - Oguz gorge - Bishkek
Today we will drive to Jeti Oguz gorge. It’s famous for its red rocks formations that have a name Seven Bulls – Jeti Oguz. Also you will see there the Broken Heart Mountain. By the will of tourist it is possible to go on a top of a mountain (20 minutes) to see a panorama view of the gorge. Then we continue our trip, breaking in Bokonbaeva village, where we will meet a local eagle-hunter. He hunts hares and foxes with the help of eagles (a traditional way of nomadic hunting). After excursion drive to Bishkek.
Night is in the hotel.
In the morning you will be transferred to the international airport “Manas” to catch your flight back home.
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- Hotel accommodation in double/twin sharing rooms;
- All entrance fees to the monuments and museums as specified in the program;
- Transportation services all over the tour with a/c (depend on group size);
- English speaking guide;
- Full board meals;
- Mineral water during the tour.
- Airfare international flights;
- Video and photo shooting charge on the spots;
- Early check-in and single accommodation in hotel;
- Visa and visa support;
- Travel insurance.