Cultural Tour-45 Days | Bishkek, Issyk-Kul, Cholpon-Ata, Karakol, Jety-Oguz, Bokonbaevo

Tour map

Kyrgyzstan Cultural Tour 4 is a small tour in the course of which you will have an excursion to the main places of interest of Bishkek, trip to Cholpon-Ata petroglyphs and ruins of the ancient city Balasagyn. Besides, you will have a day of rest by the Son-Kul lakeside, where a nomadic yurt encampment is set summer, familiarize with their everyday life and culture, and also overnight in a yurt. Furthermore you will certainly stay in the Kyrgyzstan best-known spa – Lake of Issyk-Kul with one of the cozy hotels and nice beach welcoming you.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Airport – Bishkek – Issyk Kul Lake
 
Meeting at the airport and transfer to Issyk-Kul along the Northern shore (270 km). On the way you will visit the Burana Tower (XI - XII ) – the minaret of the ancient town Balasagun. Continue driving to Issyk-Kul. It is the second largest alpine lake in the world (1600 m. above sea level). Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 2: Issyk Kul Lake – Karakol
 
After breakfast transfer to Karakol. On the way, a visit to an open air museum of petroglyphs (V BC – VIII AD). Sightseeing tour on arrival at Karakol: visit to Russian Orthodox Church, the Dungan mosque which is built without using a single metal nail, and the museum of M.V. Prejvalsky.
Dinner at Uigur family. Kyrgyzstan is multiethnic country and today you will have a chance to taste Uigur food and get acquainted with their culture and traditions. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 3: Karakol – Jety-Oguz gorge – Bokonbaevo
 
Transfer to Jety-Oguz gorge (40 km) – the picturesque gorge, which is famous not only for its coniferous forest, flower clearings and interesting gorges for hiking, but also for red and sandy formations which are called «Seven Bulls» and «Broken Heart». Picnic. Transfer to Bokonbaevo Village. Dinner and overnight at a home stay.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 4: Bokonbaevo – Bishkek
 
Transfer to Bishkek city. Sightseeing tour on arrival; you will visit  central Ala-Too Square, Manas statue, flagpole, Lenin statue, Oak Park, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Museum of Fine Arts, Victory Square – Philharmonic hall and Osh market. Farewell dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 5: Bishkek – airport
 
Transfer to the airport (30 km). End of the tour.
Meals: Breakfast

Accomodation:

City

Deluxe Option

Budget Option

Bishkek

Hotel 4*

Hotel 3*

Issyk-Kul

Raduga Hotel 3* or similar

Karakol

Green Yard Hotel 3* or similar

Home stay (B&B)

Bokonbaevo

Home stay (B&B)

 

  • Twin accommodation;
  • Meals – groups of 1-4 people – as stated in the program; groups of 5-10 people – full board;
  • All transfers; 
  • Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide (except for the day 5 – transfer to the airport);
  • Entrance fees to sights according to the program;
  • Mineral water.
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Single supplement;
  • Camera/video fees at the sights;
  • Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan;
  • Kyrgyzstan visa support;
  • Registration in Kyrgyzstan;
  • Payment for early check in and late check out (check in time is at 13-14.00, check out time is at 12.00)
  • International airfares;
  • Boat trip;
  • Personal insurance and items not mentioned above.

More similar tours toCultural Tour-4

Cultural Tour-3

You will visit the picturesque lake Son Kul, ancient petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata, have romantic walk along the shore of Issyk-Kul lake and plenty of unforgettable ...

Details
Cultural Tour-6

8-day tour around one of the main pearls of Kyrgyzstan, Lake Son-kul. The tour starts and finishes in the capital, ...

Details
Multiactive Tour-2

The cultural and educational excursions are alternated with horse riding and trips to mountains gorges, picturesque waterfalls and beautiful ...

Details
Jeep Tour in Kyrgyzstan

All-wheel drive travel in Kyrgyzstan is an introduction to this amazing land of mountains, where you will have ascents to the mountain passes up to 4000 ...

Details