The land of gorgeous sunsets

The land of gorgeous sunsets, Kyrgyzstan tours

Name of tour: The land of gorgeous sunsets
Itinerary duration: 8 days/ 7 nights

Day 1: Bishkek
You will be met at the airport by your guide, he will then accompany you to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. The day will be dedicated to having the city tour. You will visit places such as the museum of arts, the central square, the square of victory, the oak park and etc. You will also visit the local bazaar in order to feel the atmosphere and see the goods that are being sold on the everyday basis.

Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
You will be picked up by your guide in order to travel to the Issik Kul lake. On your way there, there will be a short stop by the Burana tower. The tower was built in the 11th century, played an important role for the traders of Great Silk Road, has stair inside which allow you to climp to the top of the tower and there is a collection of stone warriors nearby which were made in honor of the best warriors. Upon your arrival to the lake you will be taken to the ethnographic museus, cultural complex Ruh Ordo, and to see the collection of massive boulders covered in ancient drawings of the hunt scenes and of other everyday life scenes. The drawings date back to 800 BC. Your night will be spent in the hotel by the lake.

Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Kochkor - Son Kul
The following morning you will travel towards the Kochkor village in order to see with your own eyes the creation of the local carpets. Afterwards, you will go up to 3013 meters above sea level in order to spend the night in the yurt by the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan.

Day 4: Son Kul - Kazarman
In the morning you will drive through beautiful scenery towards the remote Kazarman village in order to spend the night there in a guesthouse.

Day 5: Osh - Uzgen - Djalal Abad - Arslanbob
The next day you will be driving towards the Arslanbob forest. There will be a short stop by the 11th century Karakhanids' Uzgen tower. Upon your arrival to Arslanbob you will be placed to the guest house for the night.

Day 6: Arslanbob
In the morning you will have a walk around the walnut grove that produces over 1500 tons of walnut each year, and which make it the largest natural source of production of walnuts in the world. 11,000 hectares of land are covered with the trees. The walnuts from this area were bought by the travelers of the Great Silk Road in order to sell them farther. You will spend your night in the guest house once again.

Day 7: Arslanbob - Bishkek 
The following day, you will travel back to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The road that you will be passing will be full of wonderful views and great spots for photo stops. On your way, you will reach the altitude of 3000 meters above the level while driving through the Too Ashu pass. Your night will be in the hotel.

Day 8: Airport
In the morning you will be taken to the airport.