Name of tour: Nomad's tour
Itinerary duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Upon arrival at Manas airport, you will be met by our guide to begin your travel adventures. The first half of the day is dedicated to a sightseeing tour of Bishkek. You will visit Victory Square, oak Park, Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many other interesting places . In the afternoon we will drive to Ala Archa gorge. It is a Natural Park located around Ala-Archa river on the Tien Shan mountain range. You can have a short hiking tour to see a panoramic view of the gorge. At the end of the day you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
You will meet with the guide at 8 a.m and you will be transferred to Issyk Kul Lake to continue your travelling. On the way to the lake you will visit Burana Tower, an 11th century minaret. The next stop is Issyk Kul lake - the pearl of Central Asia! Lying at an altitude of 1608 m. above the sea level, it is the second largest alpine lake in the world. The salty water of the lake is believed to has healing properties. At the end of the day a transfer will take you to your hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
Today you are driving to the far eastern end of the lake, to a small town Karakol to continue your tour. On the way, we will make abreak near the ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.), the most ancient in Kyrgyzstan. Shamans made this stone drawings more than 2 000 years ago. Then we continue our way along the northern shore of the lake to the town of Karakol. You will visit the Dungan mosque, with its unique construction and an old wooden Orthodox Church. The night is spent in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Today is dedicated to Jeti Oguz gorge. The name means "seven bulls", which comes from the fact that the rock formations look like seven bulls. On the approach to Jeti Oguz, there is another rock formation that resembles a broken heart. It is also possible to go on a top of a mound to see a panorama view of the gorge. Then we continue our trip to Bokonbaeva village. A local eagle-hunter will show you his eagles and tell about falconry, which is popular in Kyrgyzstan. The next stop is Kochkor village where you will learn how our national felt carpets are produced. Also you will visit a small handicraft museum there. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Son Kul
After breakfast we start our tour to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son Kul Lake. This lake takes place at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Surrounded by wide, fertile meadows it have long been used by nomadic herders for their animals. After our arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. Today you will experience the nomadic lifestyle by sleeping in traditional yurts.
Day 6: Son Kul - 33 parrots Pass - Bishkek
On the way back to Bishkek tours we will drive through 33 parrots Pass. This Pass is one of the few Passes connecting Naryn Region and Son Kul lake. You will arrive to Bishkek city, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The transfer will take you to your hotel.
Day 7: Flight
The transfer to the airport in the morning.