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 valleys and beautiful lakes. You will get an opportunity to get acquainted with every-day life of the nomads, their traditions, cuisine and folklore.
Activities: rafting, horseback riding, walk in the mountains and experience the culture of Kyrgyz people.
Recommended list of the personal items: warm clothes, a coat, trekking boots, sleeping bag, mat, rucksack, light, your own First Aid Kit and sunglasses.
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. The gorge is flanked by tall, snow-covered, peaks with steep-sided, forested, mountain slopes. Hiking in the gorge. Transfer to Bishkek.
Transfer to Jety-Oguz Gorge. Short hiking in the gorge. Transfer back to Karakol.
In the evening, your dinner in Uigur family will be followed by folklore music and traditional Kyrgyz dance show. The dancers will teach you to some of movements of the traditional dance. Overnight at the hotel.
You will have a chance to make many pictures on your cameras. Upon arrival to Tamga start trek to Tamga-Tash place. The trek takes around 3-4 hours. You will see the famous Tamga-tash stones with carved Tibetan inscriptions. The inscriptions are Buddhist prayers dating from the VIII-IX centuries AD.
Duration of trek: 3-4 hours
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch boxes/Dinner
On arrival to Kochkor you will visit a felt carpet workshop. It is a place where you can see the process of making Kyrgyz national felt carpets and take a part in the process. Family run accommodation.
Today you will go through Chaar Archa valley, pass the Chaar Archa pass, eat a tasty lunch by the racing river, with views of holy 4400 m Baba Ata Mountain.
Dinner and accommodation in yurts.
Trekking: 5-6 hours.
Altitude: start from 1400 m up to 3000 m
After some time a beautiful scene to Kilemche jailoo will open to your view.
The pass to Son-Kul itself is rocky and adventurous, but at the same time it is exciting.
You cross high mountains where you will have a wonderful view to Son-Kul Lake. It is situated at a height of 3013 meters above sea level and surrounded by beautiful mountains. It is a great place where you can experience a nomadic life style and relax from busy city life. On arrival, you will be free to explore and enjoy the virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. You will have dinner and overnight in Kyrgyz yurts. It is made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings.
Horse riding: 5-6 hours.
Altitude: highest point 3400, accommodation altitude at 3160 m.
In the afternoon, you will come to Boom gorge where you will be met by the rafting staff. Rafting on the Chu river. Length of rafting - 15 km. Maximum class of difficulty 4. Road is going along the river and the car will escort the group during the rafting.
Within a short period, you will be able to get an unforgettable experience and full understanding of rafting.
After rafting drive to Chon-Kemin village, free time for relax. Overnight at guesthouse.
Rafting: 15 km, 1 hour
- Twin room accommodation, including early check-in on Day 1;
- Meals - as stated at program;
- Transportation throughout the whole trip;
- English speaking guide (except for the day 11 – transfer to the airport);
- 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;
- Mineral water;
- Felt carpet workshop in Kochkor;
- Eagle hunting show in Bokonbaevo;
- Folklore and dance show in Karakol;
- Horses for the trek in Son-Kul;
- Rafting on Chu river;
- Horse game: Ulak-Tartysh in Burana.
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Single supplement;
- Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan;
- Visa support;
- Registration in Kyrgyzstan;
- Payment for early check in and late check out;
- International airfares;
- Alcoholic and soft drinks;
- Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
- Personal insurance and items not mentioned above.
|Bishkek - 2 nights|
|B hotel, Asia Mountains or similar||Plaza, Park Hotel, Ambassador or similar|
|Jergalan - 2 nights|
|Guest house||Guest house|
|Karakol - 1 night|
|Green Yard, Karagat or similar||Green Yard, Karagat or similar|
|Tamga - 1 night|
|Guest house||Guest house|
|Kochkor - 1 night|
|Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation||Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation|
|Trek - 1 night|
|Double tent||Double tent|
|Son Kul - 1 night|
|Yurts (5-6 people in one yurt)||Yurts (5-6 people in one yurt)|
|Chon Kemin - 1 night|
|Home stay (B&B), family run accommodation||Ashu Guest House|