Tour 11: Under the snow of Kyrgyz mountains
Duration: 7 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake - Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Welcome to Kyrgyzstan winter tours! The guide will meet you at Manas International Airport and accompany you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. The distance is just 30 minutes. Today is a city of Bishkek where we can visit Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and other places of wonder. The next destination is Asian Bazaar! In this place we will learn more about local life as well as see colorful tapestry of fabrics, produce, and people selling and buying goods. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Chon Kemin
In the morning of our winter tour is transfer to Chon Kemin gorge. The road will impress by Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an uncovered museum of Balbals (stone warriors). The tour continues to Chon Kemin gorge where you can meet a hospitable family. Then you will have 3 hours of horse riding via mountains and mountain forest. On the top you will see the panorama view of the gorge. Night is in a home stay.
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore - Karakol
The tour will start by transferring you to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake. It is the second largest alpine lake in the world of 1608 m above sea level. The lake is called "the pearl of Central Asia" found 1 500 years by local people who think it is the sacred lake. We will drive the whole northern shore and arrive to Karakol town. On the way we will see ancient stone patterns - petroglyphs. In Karakol we will visit the Dungan mosque. Everyone will be impressed by Chinese style without metals. See an old wooden Orthodox Church. Night is in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Drive to Jeti Oguz gorge and see red rocks formations (Seven Bulls). This place will impress everyone by Broken Heart Mountain. Climb on top of a mountain (20 minutes) to see a panorama view of the gorge. Continue your wonderful trip to Bokonbaeva village. On arrival we will meet a local eagle-hunter and see eagle hunting. Drive to Kochkor village. Night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Tash Rabat - Naryn
This day of our Kyrgyzstan winter tour will start by driving to the Tash Rabat Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle found in the 14th century). Tash Rabat is situated at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains, built of stone blocks inside a mountain at an elevation of 3200 m above sea level. There are 31 rooms in the mountain with walls of 1 m thick. In past times it was an underground prison cells used for thieves. In the end of day, we will drive to Naryn. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Naryn - Kochkor - Bishkek
In the morning travelers will visit Kochkor village. The way will be passed along astonishing gorge and mountains over 3 000 meters high. In Kochkor village you will spend a great time with a family and learn more about national felt carpets are fabricated. Then we will see a small handicraft museum there. In the morning is transfer to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. Night is in a hotel.
Day 7: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport. Have a safe landing!
Kyrgyzstan is a stunning place for vacation. If you take Kyrgyzstan winter tours you will be impressed by special routes. Come here right now and have fun with the best team ever of our company!
Kyrgyzstan is situated in the middle of Central Asia. It profitably diverges from the near lying countries with its astonishing nature. It plunders the tourists with pristine herbal magnificence and a totally exclusive cultural inheritance. This undiscovered land is the house of the Kyrgyz, who've well-looked-after their folklore, songs and handicrafts, openhearted travelers with the equal interest and honesty that considered their descendants who first opened their yurts (felt dwellings) to weary holidaymakers and welcomingly encouraged them inside.
If you take winter tours, you will explore Kyrgyzstan's mountains on foot or on horseback, and live with conservative households in yurts. Nevertheless, closely 19 % of travelers visit Kyrgyzstan in summer time season which means moreover that costs move up as well. But not many people identify that it's likewise bizarre to go to Kyrgyzstan in winter. In the course of winter tours in Kyrgyzstan its countryside looks astonishing covered with snow.
Winter is an opportunity to see a miscellaneous challenge of Kyrgyzstan, knowledge the tranquil, tour off the overcome tracks and meet the district population. Travelers will however have many exciting opportunities at some point of their tour, diverse from a trip across the Issyk Kul Lake to sports excessive in adrenaline, like ski journeying or ice climbing. The coldest month of the year is the perfect time to esteem frozen waterfalls, practice a wholly special horse-riding trip, get vibrant pictures of eagle hunting and farfetched winter scenes. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan in winter you also will have a chance to try delicious national cuisine and other interesting things.
Kyrgyzstan winter tours are waiting for you to be explored!