Traveling in Kyrgyzstan
Trip schedule: Bishkek – Toktogul – Sary Chelek – Arslanbob – Osh – Kazarman – Tash Rabat – Kochkor – Bishkek
Travel time: 16 days
Total distance: 1950 km
Highest altitude: 3200 m
Accommodations: hotel, homestay and yurts
Month: June – September
Travel price: € 1275 p.p.(4 people), € 1495 p.p.(3 people), € 2050 p.p.(2 people)
Included: All excursion (sightseeing, hiking, walking, horse riding), transportation, entrée fees, all meals and guide
Flights: Not included
The trip leaves many variations seeing the beautiful Kyrgyzstan. Along the way many trips are made in the rugged mountain scenery, on foot and on horseback. In the beautiful walnut forest Arslanbob a 3 day trek held under the guidance of a local guide.
Culture and nature are the focus of this trip. You get to know the locals, and you can experience what life is like in the semi nomads in the mountains. A real experience for a few nights to spend in yurts and enjoy the clear starry sky.
* All meals are included
♦ 30 km ♦ 30 min ♦ hotel Bishkek
We meet you at the Manas airport and transfer you to a hotel in Bishkek. After a short rest and a breakfast, you take a sightseeing tour of the capital Bishkek. Victory square, state museum, Ala-Too Square, an image gallery and the Osh bazar are on the program.
♦ 275 km ♦ 5 h ♦ guest family Toktogul
After breakfast you drive to the Toktogul lake, a reservoir lake between the mountains.
♦ 240 km ♦ 5 h ♦ guesthouse Sary-Chelek
You journey continues to the nature reserve Sary-Chelek. A protected area with an area of about 234 km2. The fauna in the mountainous area is overwhelming. Besides the Sary-Chelek Lake, there are six more lakes here located surrounded by a beautiful fauna and many animals are also present here
♦ guesthouse Sary-Chelek
Today you have a day hike through the nature park accompanied by a local guide. The route is along several lakes on small treks surrounded by flowers, during the day you have a picnic.
♦ 225 km ♦ 5 h ♦ guest family Arslanbob
The journey continues to Arslanbob, the largest natural walnut forest in the world.
♦ tent Arslanbob
Today you start a three-day hike through the walnut forests. Of Arslanbob. A local guide will join you with horses to carry the luggage. You will sleep in tents and the food will be prepared by your cook. Enjoying the nature and be active.
♦ 146 km ♦ 3.5 h ♦ guesthouse Osh
Your trip goes further to the city of Osh. The second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, which is over 3000 years old and famous about the old silk routes. On the way in Uzgen you visit a minaret and a mausoleum more than 800 years old. They are built in the Karakhanid time
♦ guesthouse Osh
Today you have a sightseeing tour of the city Osh. You will visit the holy Sulajman mountain, a place of pilgrimage and Jayma bazaar. A oriental bazar where you buy all kinds of stuff, clothes, food, housekeeping equipment and souvenirs.
♦ 260 km ♦ 6 h ♦ guest family Kazarman
You drive to Kazarman over the Kok Art pass (3318 m), a bad road with a beautiful view over the mountains
♦ 175 km ♦ 5 h ♦ yurt Tash-Rabat
The trip goes further to Tash-Rabat, an old caravanserai from 15th century. Salesman along the Silk Road stayed here to sleep, storage their merchandise and horses, also used it to sell their products to other sales man.
♦ yurt Tash-Rabat
You ride today to the Tash-Rabat Pass (4000 m). The route goes through a beautiful valley, where you will encounter many marmots on the way. The last part is too steep for the horses, here you need to walk, on the pass you have a beautiful view of the lake Chater-Kul, that lies on 3500 m. If you climb another 200m higher, you have a beautiful panoramic view of the whole lake.
♦ 233 km ♦ 4 h ♦ guest family Kochkor
Today you travel to the village of Kochkor, here you can in a souvenir shop, felt buy stuff made by local women.
♦ 200 km ♦ 3.5 h ♦ hotel Bishkek
The trip goes back to Bishkek, on the way you will visit the Burana Tower, an old minaret from the 9th to 11th century. Here is also a Turkish cemetery with all graceful tombstones, bali ball called is an impressive sight, also the small museum with archaeological finds is worth a visiting.
♦ 30 km ♦ 30 min
We take you to the airport Manas. Departure.