From Bishkek to Karakol

From Bishkek to Karakol, tours in Kyrgyzstan

Tour's name:  From Bishkek to Karakol

The tour route: Bishkek- Alamedin Gorge-Konorchek-Chon Kemin-Issyk Kul-Karakol

Day 1: Bishkek
You will meet today your driver after landing at Manas International Airport and then you will transfer to Bishkek. Bishkek is one of the beautiful cities of Kyrgyzstan and its capital. Today you will have a city tour and explore the prominent attractions of the city. You will observe following highlights: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many others places of interest. In addition, you will have a unique opportunity to discover another attraction of the city of Osh Bazaar. Where you can plunge into the color of the Eastern Bazaar, bargain with sellers and get a discount do not forget to take photos of this wonderful place. The night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek 
You are going to visit today one of the most incredible places Alamedin gorge. Having a journey around the gorge you will be surprised by the beauty and observe here the cows, horses and sheep, and also see the yurts. The Yurt is a portable dwelling widely used by Mongolian, Siberian and Asian nomads.  You will observe the gorge which is covered with majestic trees and also see beautiful river which ends with amazing waterfall that flows from the rocky mountains. Today you will enjoy the picnic near this waterfall. You will have a great opportunity to relax here spend time without civilization, enjoy the fabulous views. Then you will transfer to Bishkek for overnight.

Day 3: Bishkek - Konorchek - Chon Kemin 
This day you will start your tour with departure to fabulous Boom gorge. Inside of the gorge is situated amazing Canyon Konorchek. Today you will explore this wonderful area. It consists of unique red rock formations. Your hiking one-way will take about 2 hours. Upon arrival to the Canyon you will observe the spectacular views. You will have a chance to discover the area. Meander around and take a lot of photos. Your trip will not be difficult and you will just cross over big stones several times. Then you will transfer to to Chon Kemin gorge. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore
The destination of the day is magic Issyk Kul Lake, the largest lake in Kyrgyzstan and one of the deepest lakes in the world. Issyk-Kul is located in the North-East of the country, between the Tien Shan mountain ranges, at an altitude of 1608 meters above sea level. The name " Issyk-Kul "means" hot lake" in Kyrgyz. According the route you will visit in your tour ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). They represent a bright and original example of rock art in Central Asia. In this place you will have a chance to overlook the panorama view of the Issyk Kul Lake. You will spend the night in the hotel.

Day 5:  Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol
After breakfast you will transfer to two amazing gorges: Grigorievskoe and Semenovskoe gorges! You will be surprised by the views and the most interesting that they liked in the end, if you will drive in one gorge you will drive out to another. Travelling along the gorges you will observe yurts and you will have a chance to stop here a lot of times, observe landscapes, take photos, and enjoy fresh air. After you will drive to Karakol, you will direct along northern shore of Issyk Kul. You are going to explore today outstanding art of architecture Dungan mosque. The building is painted according to Dungan traditions-the columns are red, the walls of the building are purple and the roof, like the ornaments, is painted green. Dungans believe that each color has a specific function.  After you will discover an old wooden Orthodox Church. You will spend the night I n the hotel.

Day 6: Karakol - Kegen
In the morning is transfer to Kazakh border. 

02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax - 720 $
04 pax - 460 $
06 pax - 365 $
08 pax - 320 $
10 pax - 290 $
Single - 85 $

Half board - 75 $
Full board - 150 $ 

English speaking guide - 445 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Boutique Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:
- Meals
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide