Around Kyrgyzstan+Kazakhstan (12 days)

Day 1. Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting. Breakfast. Hotel Accommodation. Lunch. Afternoon city tour. Dinner (paid by yourself).

Meals: B-L –

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 634 meters
Average altitude: 688 meters
Highest altitude: 756 meters
Walking distance: 4-5 kilometers
Transfer by car: 40 kilometers

 

Day 2. Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek

Breakfast. Visit to the Osh market, here you can buy dried fruits and snacks. Lunch (paid by yourself). A trip to the picturesque Ala-Archa gorge. Walk around the national park. Return to Bishkek. Hotel Accommodation. Dinner (paid by yourself).

Meals: B – – –

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 752 meters
Average altitude: 1267 meters
Highest altitude: 2558 meters
Walking distance: 6-12 kilometers
Transfer by car: 84 kilometers

 

Day 3. Bishkek – Burana – Chon-Kemin

Breakfast. Transfer to Chon-Kemin. On the way visit to the historical and architectural complex “Burana Tower” (11th c.). Lunch at the local Kyrgyz family. Horse games. Accommodation in a guest house. Diner.

Meals: B-L-D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 661 meters
Average altitude: 958 meters
Highest altitude: 1582 meters
Walking distance: 4 kilometers
Transfer by car: 180 kilometers

 

Day 4. Chon-Kemin

Breakfast. Walk to the Panorama, from where a beautiful views of the surrounding area. Lunch. Workshop on making boorsock (Kyrgyz bread). Acquaintance with elekhek-Kyrgyz female headdress and methods of putting it on. Accommodation in a guest house. Diner.

Meals: B-L-D

 

Day 5. Chon-Kemin – Son-Kul lake

Breakfast. Transfer to Son-Kul lake. Lunch on the way at the road café. The road is a scenic district of Naryn region, with an original life of nomads. Demonstration of the installation of the yurt (optional, paid by yourself. 90 USD per group). Horseback riding (optional, paid by yourself $ 5 per person). Accommodation in yurts. Dinner.

Meals: B-L-D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1296 meters
Average altitude: 2151 meters
Highest altitude: 3442 meters
Walking distance: 3-10 kilometers
Transfer by car: 210 kilometers

 

Day 6. Son-Kul – Kochkor

Breakfast. Transfer to Kochkor village. Lunch. Demonstration of making ala-kiyiz and shirdak – Kyrgyz felt carpets. Accommodation in Kyrgyz families. Dinner.

Meals: B-L-D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1807 meters
Average altitude: 2578 meters
Highest altitude: 3442 meters
Walking distance: 3 kilometers
Transfer by car: 120 kilometers

 

Day 7. Kochkor – Karakol city

Breakfast. Transfer to Karakol city. Along the way, a demonstration of hunting with a golden eagle. Bathing in Issyk-Kul (optional). Lunch (paid by yourself). Visit to the canyon “Fairy Tale”.

Visiting the Russian Orthodox Church (end of the 19th century) and the Dungan mosque (beginning of the 20th century). Dinner in a Uigur (or Dungan) family.

Accommodation in hotel.

 

Meals: B- – -D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1606 meters
Average altitude: 1708 meters
Highest altitude: 2062 meters
Walking distance: 6-7 kilometers
Transfer by car: 250 kilometers

 

Day 8. Karakol – Djety-Oguz-Karakol

Breakfast. Transfer to Djety-Oguz. Lunch (paid by yourself). Walking to the «Maiden’s Spit» waterfall, walk around the surroundings. Return to the city of Karakol. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner.

Meals: B- – -D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1688 meters
Average altitude: 1782 meters
Highest altitude: 2031 meters
Walking distance: 5 kilometers
Transfer by car: 70 kilometers

 

Day 9. Karakol – Altyn-Arashan valley

Breakfast. A trip to the Altyn-Arashan valley, where the alpine valley is located at an altitude of 2500 m. Lunch. Hiking in the surroundings, visiting wild hot springs. Departure to the Karakol city. Accommodation in guest house in local family. National folklore shows with dancing and singing. Dinner.

Meals: B-L-D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1716 meters
Average altitude: 1988 meters
Highest altitude: 2548 meters
Walking distance: 4 kilometers
Transfer by car: 130 kilometers

 

Day 10. Jergalan village – Saty village (Kazakhstan)

Breakfast. Transfer to Kazakhstan. Lunch on the road (paid by yourself). Visit to the Charyn Canyon, visit Kaiyndy lake, walk around the surroundings. Overnight in a guest house in the village of Saty. Dinner.

Meals: B- – -D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 1425 meters    
Average altitude: 1822 meters    
Highest altitude: 2178 meters    
Walking distance: 8 kilometers    
Maximum gradient: 15 %    
Average gradient: 4 %    
Transfer by car: 400 kilometers    
Travel time: 7 hours    

 

Day 11. Saty – Kolsay lakes

Breakfast. Transfer to Kolsay lakes. Lunch on the road (paid by yourself). Walk around the surroundings. Horseback riding to the second lake Kolsay and back. Overnight in a guest house in the village of Saty. Dinner.

Meals: B- – -D

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 556 meters    
Average altitude: 963 meters    
Highest altitude: 1901 meters    
Maximum gradient: 9 %    
Average gradient: 2 %    
Transfer by car: 350 kilometers    
Travel time: 7 hours    

 

Day 12. Kolsay lakes – Alma-Ata city

Breakfast. Transfer to the city of Alma-Ata. Lunch on the road (paid by yourself). Accommodation in hotel.  The completion of the program.

Meals: B – –

 

Detailed information:
Minimum altitude: 661 meters
Average altitude: 1079 meters
Highest altitude: 1648 meters
Transfer by car: 200 kilometers

 

Please Note: It is necessary to have good boots and spare sport shoes, a rain jacket, sun glasses, sunblock (cream). If you have a specific disease, you should have your own first aid kit with the necessary medicines.

What is included: What is not included:
Transport for the entire program Personal purchases
Accommodation for the entire program Partial meals during the program
Guide Sleeping bags
Folklore show Backpacks
Carpet and show demonstration Tipping staff
Horses  
Taxes and fees  
Partial meals during the program  
Eagle hunting show  
Visiting museums  
Hot springs  

 

Price (USD):
1 person 6 760
2 persons 7 135
3 persons 7 587
4 persons 8 048
5 persons 8 360
6 persons 9 070
7 persons 9 945
8 persons 10 746
9 persons 11 913
10 persons 13 954
11 persons 15 118
12 persons 15 926
13 persons 17 794
14 persons 18 283
15 persons 20 122
16 persons 21 137
17 persons 22 016
18 persons 22 991
19 persons 23 857
20 persons 24 776