If you do not know how to spend your weekends, then look further:
Tour 1: Bishkek - Belogorka gorge - Bishkek
Belogorka gorge is a very beautiful place with rocky mountain views everywhere! Today we will have a short hiking tour there. The path is not difficult and at the end you will see a waterfall. You will have enough time to take photos standing right under the water and afterwards we will have a picnic. Even the road to the gorge will surprise you by its beauty. After your short hiking tour we will come back to Bishkek and you will still have time to go shopping and to buy souvenirs.
Tour 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek
Today you will visit Alamedin gorge. While hiking in this amazing gorge you can see cattle and even yurts. Yurts are nomadic dwellings and it is possible to live in them all year round. The mountains in this gorge are covered with fir trees and along the entire route is a mountain river which ends with a waterfall that flows from the rocky mountains. You will have a picnic near this waterfall. This is a great chance to have a rest far from civilization and to enjoy the views of Mother Nature. After hiking we will return to Bishkek.
Tour 3: Bishkek - Konorchek - Bishkek
In the morning we will drive to the famous Boom gorge. There is a spectacular canyon inside Boom with unusual red rock formations. You will stop there to have a radial hiking trip to Konorchek canyon. The road to these red rocks takes about 2 hours one-way. At the end you will see an incredible view of this canyon. If you are not tired then you can spend one more hour walking around to experience the panoramic view. The road to the red canyon is not a difficult one. It runs along amazing rocky mountains. Three times you will need to cross over some big stones. After hiking we will drive back.
Tour 4: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Bishkek
Your guide will pick you up at 9 a.m. Then we leave Bishkek and we drive to Burana Tower. It is a minaret from the 11th century. Burana Tower was used during the Great Silk Road as a sign for travelers that there was a city to have a rest. You can still see the outlines of the old city around the tower. Nearby you will see an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). These grave stones that look like warriors were made in honor of brave soldiers that died for their Motherland. After an interesting excursion and climbing on the top of the tower is transfer back.
Tour 5: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Issyk Ata Bishkek
Today we will drive to Issyk Ata gorge. On the way visiting of Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors). Issyk Ata is translated as a Sacred Spring. There are natural hot springs that appeared many centuries ago. A lot of people worshiped them from that time and even today there are many travelers that come to pray there. We will visit this gorge and you will have a short hiking tour to a small waterfall. Then is drive back to Bishkek.
Tour 6: Bishkek - Issyk Kul - Bishkek
Today you will be transferred to the celestial Issyk Kul Lake, the second largest alpine lake in the world (1608m.above sea level). The lake is called "the pearl of Central Asia". Thanks to the salty water, Lake Issyk Kul possesses curative qualities. You can come up to the lake and to see mountains all around it! The water of the lake is very clean. In Cholpon Ata town you will have an opportunity to visit ancient stone inscriptions. Then is drive back to Bishkek. On the way visiting of Burana Tower (an 11th century minaret) and an open air museum of Balbans (stone warriors).
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