Multiactive Tour-27 Days | Bishkek, Ala-Archa, Son-Kul, Naryn, Tash-Rabat, Kochkor

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Activities: rafting, horse back riding, walk in the mountains and experience the culture of Kyrgyz people.

The program of Multiactive tour around Kyrgyzstan 2 includes visiting the most interesting historical and natural landmarks of Kyrgyzstan. The cultural and educational excursions are alternated with horse riding and trips to mountains gorges, picturesque waterfalls and beautiful lakes. You will get an opportunity to get acquainted with every-day life of the nomads, their traditions, cuisine and folklore.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Airport – Bishkek
Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. After some rest sightseeing tour: Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Philarmonic hall, Statue of Manas, Victory Square and Oriental market – Osh bazaar. After lunch transfer to the Ala-Archa National Park (40 km). You will be in the alpine gorge through which the fast flowing Ala-Archa River runs, flanked by tall, snow-covered peaks with steep-sided, forested, mountain slopes. Hiking in the gorge. Return back to the alpine camp. Transfer to Bishkek. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Bishkek – Son-Kul
In the morning drive to Son-Kul Lake (400 km ). Lunch in Kochkor village on the way. Arriving in Son-Kul in the afternoon. This is a remote mountain lake situated on a treeless, high mountain plateau (3016 m) where shepherds bring the livestock in the summertime, establish a camp where they will live – setting up their yurts. In this magnificent place you can see hundreds of herds and a lot of different yurts, where you for sure will be invited to have kymyz, the national drink made of fermented mare's milk with a traditional bread, try other diary products and home made jam. Dinner and overnight in yurts.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 3: Son-Kul
Free day at the lake. Today you can ride a horse. In this magnificent place you can see hundreds of herds and a lot of different yurts, where you for sure will be invited to have kymyz, the national drink made of fermented mare's milk with a traditional bread, try other diary products and home made jam. Dinner and overnight in yurts.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: Son-Kul – Naryn – Tash Rabat
Transfer to Naryn (180 km). It is a long, thin town that straddles the fast flowing Naryn River and is set between high, steep cliffs. Naryn is located 200 km away from Chinese border and from ancient times travelers used to stop for a night in Naryn. Lunch in Naryn. Continue transfer to Tash-Rabat (115 km) towards the Chinese border. Tash Rabat, Caravan Saray 11th century, served as a fortress for travelers along the Great Silk Road. This is a carefully restored stone building. Overnight in yurts (Kyrgyz dwelling).
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Day 5: Tash-Rabat – Kochkor
After breakfast you have horse back riding in the morning. Lunch in the yurt camp. Transfer to Kochkor (265 km). On arrival in Kochkor you will be able to watch the process of felt carpets (ala kiyiz). Dinner and overnight in Kyrgyz family.
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Day 6: Kochkor – Bishkek
Transfer from Kochkor to Bishkek. On the way stop to see Burana tower, which is left from ancient city Balasagyn (XI - XIII). Continue transfer to Bishkek. Afternoon is free. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast / - / -

Day 7: Bishkek – Airport
Transfer to the airport ( 30 km ). End of the tour. 
Meals: Breakfast

Recommended list of the tourists: warm clothes, a coat, tracking-boots, sleeping bag, mat, rucksack, light, your own First Aid Kit and sunglasses.

Accommodation:

City

Deluxe option

Budget Option

Bishkek

Hotel 4*

Hotel 3*

Son Kul

Yurts, traditional dwelling (5-6 people in one yurt)

Tash-Rabat

Yurts, traditional dwelling (5-6 people in one yurt)

Kochkor

Home stay (B&B)

 

Price includes:

  1. Twin room accommodation, including early check in on Day 1;
  2. Meals – groups 1-4 people – only breakfast included; groups 5-10 people – full board;
  3. Transportation throughout the whole trip.
  4. English speaking guide (except for the day 7 – transfer to the airport);
  5. Sightseeing tour program in all cities according to the program, including entrance fees to sights, museums. Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately;
  6. The process of making felt carpets in Kochkor;
  7. Horseriding in Son Kul lake and Tash Rabat;
  8. Mineral water.

Price does not include:

  1. Hotel charges for additional services;
  2. Single supplement;
  3. Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan;
  4. Registration in Kyrgyzstan;
  5. Visa support;
  6. International airfares;
  7. Payment for early check in (except for the Day 1) and late check out (check in time is at 13-14.00, check out time is at 12.00);
  8. Personal insurance and items not mentioned above.

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