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Following the footsteps of the Silk Road caravans 12 days, 11 nights

Offer with the price starting from 1343 € depending on the number of travelers



Discover Kyrgyzstan by traveling along the ancient Silk Road. The road between China and Kyrgyzstan, is a mixture of loud cities and exotic landscapes . This journey includes a trip to the beautiful Song-Kol lake and majestic mountains where you can make acquaintance with the lives of nomads and stay overnight in a Yurt. It will be an amazing life experience!

Season: from June to September

Day 1
Arrival and first acquaintance with the capital of Kyrgyzstan

Flight to Bishkek. Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Sightseeing tour of the city with visits to:

  • The Victory Square, the Oak Park with the stone sculptures
  • The Manas and Ala-Too Square
  • The Museum of History where you will learn about the origin of the country
  • The Osh Bazaar, one of the largest markets in the city

Dinner in the restaurant with traditional Kyrgyz cuisine

Night at the hotel

Day 2
The Ala Archa National Park

Depart for the Ala Archa National Park, meaning 'colorful juniper,’ which is located in the Tian Shan Mountains near the city of Bishkek

Make acquaintance with the park and its valleys and gorges during a pleasant walk in landscapes of exceptional beauty. After which, you can wind down with an outdoor picnic lunch (weather permitting)

Departure to the village of Kochkor, a high mountain settlement with a calm and friendly atmosphere

In Kochkor, you will visit a family-owned enterprise specializing in the manufacture of handmade felt

Dinner and overnight at the guest house

Day 3
Following the footsteps of the Silk Road caravans

Departure to the Tash Rabat, crossing the Moldo Ashuu Pass (3400 m) and moving along one of the Silk Road paths leading to the Torugart Pass and China

On the way. stop in the city of Naryn to have lunch at a local traditional restaurant

Arrival in Tash Rabat, accommodation in a yurt camp

Dinner and night in a yurt

Day 4
A trip to the largest walnut forest

In the morning ,acquaint yourself with Tash Rabat, the name of which can be translated from Kyrgyz as a 'stone fortress'

Located in Tian Shan at an altitude of about 3500 meters, the Tash Rabat caravanserai, built in the 15th century, was used to serve as a stop for merchants and travelers on the caravan routes of the Silk Road

Departure to Köl-Suu Lake, situated in the valley of the Kok-Kiya, near the border of China

Köl-Suu, or Kel-Suu, is a lake with emerald waters at a height of 3514 meters, surrounded by rocky mountains with many caves, gorges and small Islands

Accommodation in a yurt camp

Dinner and night in a yurt

Day 5
The emerald lake of Köl-Suu

You will spend the whole day on the shore of a mountain lake

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to spend time among snow-capped mountains, vast meadows and nomadic yurts

Dinner and night in a yurt

Day 6
Through the Alpine Pastures

After breakfast , you will depart to Naryn, a small town that takes its name from the Naryn river, the main tributary of the Syr Darya

Along the way you will explore the green pastures dotted with yurts and nomads with their herds

Arrival in Naryn and transfer to the restaurant (where you will have a traditional dinner) and hotel check-in

Night at the hotel

Day 7
Song Kol, the pearl of Kyrgyzstan

Departure to the Song Kol (Song Köl), the Alpine lake, where Kyrgyz cattle breeders live in summer

Crossing of the Kalmak-Ashuu Pass (3543 m) and descent to the lake shore

Warm welcome to the nomad family and accommodation in a yurt camp

Take the unique opportunity to discover the nomadic life, habits and customs of the locals

Dinner and night in a yurt

Day 8
Make acquaintance with the customs and traditions of the Kyrgyz people

Departure to the Issyk-Kul Lake or 'hot lake' in Kyrgyz language, along its southern shore

On the way stop in the village of Kyzyl-Too to meet with a local family and learn the secrets of yurt production

In the village of Bokonbaevo, you will meet the family of an eagle hunter and see his bird of prey

Dinner and night at the guest house in Bokonbaevo

Day 9
The natural wonders of Kyrgyzstan

Departure in the direction of Karakol, the main town of the Issyk-Kul region, driving past the 'Fairy Tale' Canyon (“Skazka”), astounding with exotic forms of its reddish-yellow rocks

Continuation of the route towards the valley of Jety-Oguz, also known as the 'Valley of the Seven Bulls'

The Jety-Oguz Valley with its waterfalls, spectacular gorges and red rocks, the most famous of which are the 'Broken heart' and the 'Seven Bulls', one of the most beautiful places in the country

In the evening you will enjoy a national Dungan dish called ashlan-fu (noodles, vegetables, eggs…)

Overnight at the guest house in Karakol

Day 10
The spectacular Kyrgyz gorges

After breakfast the group continues its journey in the direction of Karakol (through Grigorevskoe and Semenovskoe gorges), a magnificent place with rapid rivers, winding paths and slopes covered with pine forests

- You will enjoy a pleasant stay in the heart of the wild nature

Trip to the Valley and National Park of Chong-Kemin. This eco-friendly area is a perfect place for the wildlife lovers

Overnight at the guest house

Day 11
11 Back to the civilization

Breakfast at the campsite

Return to Bishkek through the pastures of the Suusamyr Valley, the land of nomads and shepherds, and through the pass of Too Ashu (3400 m), surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery

Arrival in Bishkek and visit to a local market where you'll have an opportunity to do some shopping before leaving

Night at the hotel

Day 12
Departure

It is the end of your trip, we will provide airport transfer service

PRICE PER PERSON FROM :

Hotels 3* B&B homestay with a local
2
people
1784 €
per person
4
people
1343 €
per person
6
people
1140 €
per person
8
people
1025 €
per person
Suppl. single
131 €
per person

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in a standard room for 2 people
  • All transfers by private car, as well as road transport according to the program
  • Guide services
  • Full board
  • Entrance tickets to museums according to the program

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Extra charge for individual room
  • Additional visits and activities not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses (drinks, tips, etc.))
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