Pearls of Central Asia
June - September
This tour allows you to visit the most beautiful lakes in Central Asia and to learn the culture of local people. Many of them still live a nomadic life. You will get a complete picture of the northern part of Kyrgyzstan.
Meeting at the Manas airport. Transfer to Bishkek. Accommodation in a hotel. Rest, shower and breakfast. Transfer to the Chon-Kemin National Park. On the way visit The Burana Tower. Lunch in Tokmok. Transfer to the National Park. Placing at a local resident, a walk in the village, a night and dinner at a local.
Morning drive to Karakol, the administrative center of the Issyk Kul Region. Visit to the Museum of Przewalski, Russian explorer of Central Asia in the second half of the 19th century. Lunch in town. Seen Dungan Mosque and The Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral. Visit the local market. Moving to the Jeti-Oguz Gorge, gorge cliffs. Accommodation in yurts on jailoo Kok-Jaiyk (2350 m.)
Breakfast in the tent, moving to the west along the southern shore of the lake. On the way visit the national hunter and golden eagle - Berkutchi. Visit the manufacturer's yurt in village of Kyzyl-Tuu. Later in the afternoon arrival in the village of Kochkor, placing a local resident. Visit the craft center, where we can meet with craftswomen .Night and dinner, a local resident.
Morning drive to Naryn through Dolon Pass (3030 m). We stopped in the inner Tien-Shan, where high mountains, the average height of 2300 to 2600 meters. Walk on the pass of Dolon. The descent into the city of Naryn. Lunch and visit the city. Continuing on toward the mountainous region of At-Bashi, where the lives of local residents associated with cattle. Visit the remains of the Ancient settlement of Koshoy-Korgon. Later in the afternoon arrival in the valley of Tash-Rabat, accommodation in yurt camp. Visit the caravan barn 14th century. Dinner and overnight in a yurt.
During the day we will discover many new things. Horse Riding. We can observe at local shepherds: milking cows, pasturing cattle and cleaning in a yurt. In the evening, we will help to prepare a delicious traditional dinner. Night in a yurt.
Morning drive to the lake Son-Kul. If the weather allows us, we will go through jailoo Ortho-Sirt. Baetovo descent to the village, where we will buy livestock for picnic. Arrival at the Son-Kul Lake in Moldo-Ashu Pass (3320 m.) Son-Kul Lake, the jewel of the Heavenly Mountains, the edge of the nomads, located on 3016 meters above sea level. Arrival in yurt camp, accommodation and a walk in the camp. Dinner and overnight in a yurt.
Morning walk in search of petroglyphs on the heights of the Son-Kul Lake. After a traditional lunch in the tent, moving to the village of Kyzyl-Oi, which is located in a picturesque place on the bank of the river Kokomeren. We will go via Kara-Keche Pass (3325 m) and the coal mine. Later in the afternoon arrival to a local resident. Accommodation and dinner.
Morning transfer to Bishkek. We'll go through Too-Ashu Pass (3586 m.) We will pass the famous Suusamyr Valley, alpine valley located between 2500 and 2800 meters. Arrival in Bishkek for dinner. Lunch at the restaurant, accommodation in a guest house. Rest and shower. Visit the city: the central square, Frunze Museum, walk the boulevard Erkindik. Dinner in a traditional Kyrgyz restaurant. Night in a guest house.
Transfer to Airport Manas. Fly home.
This program is for people who can go on foot for 6-7 hours per day. Kyrgyz visa is not required for citizens of the following countries: CIS, EU, the U.S.A., Switzerland and Japan . A passport valid at least for 6 months is needed. Compiled program is exemplary. It can be changed due to schedule flights, weather conditions or your individual order.