Legends of ancient Arslanbob

Legends of ancient Arslanbob, tours in Kyrgyzstan

Tour's name: Legends of ancient Arslanbob

The tour route: Bishkek-Toktogul-Sary Chelek-Arslanbob-Uzgen -Djalal Abad -Osh

Day 1: Bishkek - Toktogul
Upon arrival you will meet with your guide at Manas International Airport and accompany you to Toktogul. You will drive to the south of Kyrgyzstan. While travelling you will admire the fabulous beauty of incredible views of the magnificent mountains and gorges. You are going to transfer through fascinating Tue Ashuu which stores the magical beauty of panorama views. The pass is over 3 000 meter high. The pass contains many stories and legends; one of them is connected with the famous hero Kozhomkul. You will drive on one of the most beautiful roads. Your tour will be filled with incredible photos. You will spend the night in a guesthouse.

Day 2: Toktogul - Sary Chelek
You will start your journey with transferring to Sary Chelek lake. A powerful earthquake that occurred many centuries ago, as a result of which collapsed rocks blocked one of the tributaries of the Kara-Suu river. The river filled the valley with water and so began the history of the freshwater lake Sary-Chelek.The lake is not quite small, it stretches from South-West to North-East for 7.5 km. In some places it reaches a depth of 234 meters. The location of this amazing lake in the center of a National reserve, at the foot of the Chatkal mountain range, at an altitude of 1,873 m above sea level. You will spend the night in a home stay.

Day 3: Sary Chelek - Arslanbob
Today you will start your tour at 8 a.m., you will transfer from Sary Chelek to Arslanbob walnut forest. You will drive along mesmerizing huge mountains and you will observe the gorgeous landscapes. On the way you will break for photos. You will drive today on the most amazing roads. According the route tour you will stop over near small yurts to drink the Kyrgyz drink Kumis, sour milk drink. You will arrive to Arslanbob in the evening. In the valley of the Kyrgyz Chatkal mountain range, the village of Arslanbob is home to the world's largest natural walnut forest. The night will be in home stay.

Day 4: Arslanbob
Starting off with exploration of Arslanbob walnut forests, that covers 11,000 hectares Nuts are extracted in the forest, which covers the West and East of Arslanbob with its intricate network of trails. Paths intertwine through the entire forest, which is sometimes covered with pasture grasses and blooming wild apples. Nuts are collected by people of all ages living in this area. Nuts are exported not only in Kyrgyzstan, but also all over the world. You will see today a lot of fascinating places. In course of the tour you will see locals and communicate with them. Your night will be in homestay.

Day 5: Arslanbob - Uzgen - Djalal Abad - Osh
After breakfast you will direct to amazing city Osh. You will drive about 6 hours and your road will be full of incredible views. The way will be on a mountain road. En route you will discover Djalal Abad town and its popular Uzgen Tower. The tower was erected in 11th century by Karakhanids. An ancient Kyrgyz city on the Bank of the Karadarya river, the same age as the Silk Road. While journeying you will see a divine highlands and admire excellent panoramic views. Today you will take a lot of photos. After arrival you will discover streets of Osh and reach the remarkable destination Suleiman Mountain. The mountain is located in the center of one of the most ancient cities in Central Asia - Osh. The height of the sacred mountain is 150 meters, the length is more than 1 km, and the width is 560 meters. The mountain is considered sacred and many pilgrims want to visit this sacred place every year. You will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 6: Osh - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport.