Tour 2: Green Tour
Duration: 6 days
In short: Bishkek – Burana – Kochkor – Son Kul – Kochkor – Chon Kemin – Ala Archa – Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek – Burana –Kochkor
After your arrival you will be met and transferred to Bishkek. It will take 30 minutes to reach the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. At first you will have a guided city tour to visit the major sites of it such as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic, and many other places of interest. On the way to Kochkor village you will have a break at the Burana Tower. It is 11th century minaret that was used at Great Silk Road times as token for travelers that there was a city to have a rest. Near it you can see an open air museum of Balbals, stone warriors). Night is in a home stay.
Day 2: Kochkor – Son Kul
In the morning you will have a drive to Son Kul Lake that is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. This lake is encircled by mountains and is the highest mountainous lake in country with the altitude of 3 013 meters above sea level. Local people started to come here for rest and calmness. For herder this please this place is used as a pastureland. You will have time for resting and enjoying pristine virgin nature of the lake and its surroundings. Night is in the yurts. They are made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings.
Day 3: Son Kul – Kochkor
You will have time to explore nature of Son Kul Lake after breakfast. You can have a horse ride near the lake and plunge in the atmosphere of calmness and relaxation that this mysterious lake gives you. In addition you will have opportunity to speak with local people and find more about their way of life. Agtrer it you will have a drive to Kochkor village. This village is situated in the gorge. You route will go through the most picturesque passes along the top of a mountain. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 4: Kochkor – Chon Kemin
Morning drive to Chon Kemin National Park, where the village is situated. Here you will have opportunity to see the most amazing mountain views. Such places are usually remaining untouched and have traditional and rich in culture while the capital is quite developed. Even with This large territory are virtually unaffected by foreign visitors. People here will greet you with open arms and unrivalled hospitality. In Chon Kemin you will have a 3 hour horse riding tour. You will rise to the top of the mountains through a mountain forest and on the top breathtaking view will wait you. The night is in a home stay.
Day 5: Chon Kemin – Bishkek – Ala Archa – Bishkek
In the morning drive to Bishkek city. After arrival you will visit Ala Archa gorge. This national park in Soviet Union times was opened only for V.I.P. people who had permission to be there. The Ala Archa gorge is on a spur of the Tien Shan mountain range. It is just 45 km from Bishkek. After the short hiking tour you can enjoy the picturesque panoramic view of this gorge. Also you can visit waterfall but for it you need to hike a little bit longer. Overnight is in a hotel.
Day 6: Bishkek – Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 655 $
04 pax – 410 $
06 pax – 315 $
08 pax – 275 $
10 pax – 245 $
Single – 85 $
Early check-in – 35 $
Single early check-in – 60 $
All dinners – 75 $
All lunches and dinners – 150 $
English speaking guide – 400 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) – 15 $ per person
Kochkor – Homestay
Son Kul – Yurts, “Nomad’s Dream” camp (4 pax in 1)
Chon Kemin – Homestay
Bishkek – “Discovery” 3* or “Garden” 4*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
If you want to find out more about places included in this tour – please read below.
For more details – click on the NAME of the place.
Bishkek is the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, located at the foothill of Kyrgyz Ala Too range.
Ala Archa gorge is a famous National park with picturesque scenery in 40 km from Bishkek.
Burana is a tower from the 11th century in ancient town of Balasagyn on the Great Silk Road.
Balbals are stone statues in honor of distinguished warriors in Turk culture in the 6-7th centuries.
Chon Kemin gorge is part of national park with pristine nature and cozy small villages.
Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge is a peaceful ride on a horse to hill with a panoramic view.
Felt show in Kochkor is accompanied with the visit of museum of ancient handicrafts.
33 parrots pass is famous for winding serpentines leading to famous Son Kul lake.
Son Kul is a high mountainous lake where you can encounter nomads and live in yurts.