Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
After breakfast you will hit the road to vivid Chon Kemin gorge. Following the route you will explore Burana Tower (archaeological and architectural monument of 11th century) and you can also visit an open air museum of Balbals. If you would like to see a winter panoramic view you can climb to the top and then drive to Chon Kemin. Upon arrival in Chon Kemin, you will be greeted by a welcoming local family who will prepare a delicious traditional lunch for you. In course of the tour you will have 3 hours of horse riding. On horseback, you will climb high into the mountains and be able to marvel at the beautiful winter views of the mountain forest, as well as feast your eyes upon the panorama view of the gorge. You will spend the night in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
Today your route leads to the mountain lake Issyk Kul which is located at an altitude of 1608 meters above sea level. The mountain lake is framed in snowy mountain peaks. This beautiful pearl perfectly complements the magical nature of Kyrgyzstan. You can admire the winter landscapes of Issyk Kul and take pictures of the magnificent paintings. Today you will drive along the Northern side of the pearl and head towards the interesting Karakol. On the way you will explore ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs dating from 2000 BC - 4th century AD. You are going to visit today Dungan mosque. The mosque was built in the style of Chinese architecture. A group of 30 craftsmen under the guidance of the famous master Zhou-Si worked on the construction of the mosque. Also you will explore wooden Orthodox Church. Overnight will be at the hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
This day you will drive to fascinating Jeti Oguz gorge. The picturesque red rocks mean 7 bulls in Kyrgyz, and you will also see the amazing Broken Heart Mountain. You will learn interesting stories and legends associated with this place. There is option to go up to the mountain and admire the view of winter landscapes and panoramic view of the gorge. Then you will continue your tour in the village of Bokonbaevo, where you can meet an eagle hunter who will tell you about the ancient hunting that has been preserved to this day. He hunts foxes, jackals, rabbits, and lynxes. After you will continue your driving to Kochkor village. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn
Adventure starts with transferring to the Tash Rabat. Translated from Kyrgyz, it means "stone caravanserai". When crossing the Tien Shan, it was the main stop for trade caravans and played a very important role in the route of the great silk Road, going to China and back. In total, the building had 31 rooms and was 1 meter thick. It served not only as a place of rest, but also as an excellent shelter from robberies. Then you will transfer to the town of Naryn. Overnight will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
After breakfast you will head on to Kochkor village. On the way you will be impressed by the gorgeous winter of Kyrgyzstan and you will pass through a snow-covered pass, which is more than 3000 meters. In the village of Kochkor, you can visit a local family who will tell you about the tricks and techniques of making the national felt carpet. Making a shirdak (the national felt carpet) is considered a very complex and time-consuming process. You will explore visit a small handicraft museum there. Then you will transfer to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek city. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Kyrgyzstan is a great time to spend holidays all year round. Tours to Kyrgyzstan are one of the most magnificent and we will tell you why you should visit our country in winter.
Kyrgyzstan's location in Central Asia and its main advantage is unsurpassed virgin nature. It is extraordinary for its unique nature, cultural heritage, and deep history going back to antiquity, customs and traditions, which are a composite ethnic complex. The Kyrgyz people are very protective of their incomparable folklore, songs, crafts and their generous hospitality, and they will always listen to your wishes. You will be able a pleasure to spend time in the yurts, to feel like a real nomad.
In the summer, you can relax in the mountains, explore the mountain landscapes and ride horses while exploring the fabulous territories. But about 90 percent of travelers come to Kyrgyzstan in the summer, which significantly increases spending. Because few people know how great Kyrgyzstan is in winter and not worse than in summer. In winter tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will find yourself in a fairy tale and will be enveloped in a magical snow cover.
You will have the opportunity to have a great time and perhaps see your fellow countrymen, who are also eager for new discoveries, to take a break from the annoying civilization. Your tours can be full of exciting trips around Issyk Kul-the diamond of Kyrgyzstan, exciting sports filled with unreal adrenaline: for example, you can go skiing, snowboarding or ice climbing. In winter, you can also warm yourself in the warm springs, which are also healing, ride horses, admire unreal winter waterfalls, learn a lot of new things, such as hunting with the help of eagles, and take mind-blowing photos for life, and of course taste the incomparable Kyrgyz national cuisine.