We want to welcome you in a hospitable country of Kyrgyzstan. The people of Kyrgyzstan have been nomads from the ancient times till the Soviets and preserved the most part of their ancient traditions and customs that you can experience during your tours in Kyrgyzstan. We will try to show it authentic Kyrgyz life within your travelling time. Here you can sleep in real yurts made of wool and felt, ride horses and enjoy the panoramic views, overcome passes and try exceptional foods made of lamb, beef, horse in the best restaurants of Bishkek.
Our company has a strong client-oriented attitude and we will be happy to provide you best services possible. Our managers will help you to design a perfect route for travelling taking into account all your preferences and suggestions. We will assist with the logistics and make sure your will have a great time in Kyrgyzstan.
Besides Kyrgyzstan, our company has an experience of organizing great Silk Road tours as well. According to your request, we can do tours in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan separately or together. These countries make a great combination together as some of them such as Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have great architectural heritage and others like Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan boast with exceptional landscapes. Aprt from tours in Central Asia, we can arrange Car rent services on the territories of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.
If you wish to explore Central Asia, then contact us immediately.
Our company is happy to present you exclusive tours for different taste and category along the countries in Central Asia which include Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Our tours along the Silk Road are full of interesting excursions, exciting activities in the nature, visits to ancient sites and ruins, hospitable people and unique and tasty cuisine. All the five countries have something in common but yet differ from each other immensely. Let us tell you more about them further.
Turkmenistan is a desert queen buried in mysteries of the antiquity and nature attractions. You can start your tour with flying in to Ashgabat, the capital of the country, which is amusing by it with the largest quantity of marble buildings. You will be amazed by tales of antiquity visiting the ruins of Nisa, Mary, Merv and Kunya Urgench during historical tours in Turkmenistan. The Darwaza gas crater, made mistakenly by human is the main natural attraction while the canyons of Yangikala, underground lake of Kow Ata, uniqueness of Nokhur village, beautiful shore of the Caspian Sea and others will add a wonderful charm to your trip. It is Uzbekistan to cross the border and enter Uzbekistan in several check-points.
Uzbekistan is a lullaby of Eastern culture with a great number of historical monuments dating back from ancient times to the rise of Islamic era on the territory of Uzbekistan. You will see so many beautiful cities such as Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva filled with glorious madrasahs, mausoleums, and other architectural complexes. If you wish to see something out of ordinary then visit the Aral See with abandoned ships and the city of Nukus with amazing museum of forbidden art. We can provide cars for rent. Enjoy the views of Chimgan mountains and extraordinary Charvak lake. Learn how to cook Uzbek national pilaf, and reveal the secrets of ancient methods of producing Samarkand paper and silk.
If you choose Tajikistan as your travel destination be prepared to explore the amazing mountains of Pamir, with its charming villages located on the border with Afghanistan. You will see the legendary Wakhan corridor and enjoy the views of spectacular mountain passes of 4, 000 meters and turquoise lakes such as Bulunkul, Yashil Kul, Iskanderkul, and Hafkul. You can explore the history of ancient cities such as Dushanbe, Khujand, Istaravshan and Penjakent.
Kazakhstan is a country of great contrast. On one hand, it is one of the fast-developing countries in Central Asia with modern cities, and it is also a country of nomads who are deeply rooted to their thousands years traditions and customs which you will be happy to explore during your visits at Hunn village, national museums at the same time enjoying the beautiful nature of national parks such as Altyn Emel with famous singing dunes, Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, amazing Borovoye national park and lots of others. For those who are interested in history, there is a chance to visit ancient cities of Turkestan and Shymkent. Also you can take a car for rent.
Kyrgyzstan is real paradise who is fans of wild nature and mountains. Tien Shan Mountains filled with gorges, valleys and mountain lakes. The nature is so untouched and pristine, that you will feel a real freedom from hectic life of big cities. While travelling in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to embark into the culture of nomads, sleep in yurts and learn about their lifestyle. You will have lots of interesting outdoor activities like trekking, horse riding, hiking, rafting or skiing during your tours in Kyrgyzstan. We also have cars for rent in Kyrgyzstan.
Our company also organizes car rent services. Our fleet is filled with the new models of reliable jeeps which are excellent choice for driving in a mountainous country like Kyrgyzstan. On our cars for rent it is possible to drive to neighboring countries such as Tajikistan, to visit the famous Pamir Highway and Wakhan corridor or make a trip to a fascinating southern part of Kazakhstan. Car rent is one of the ways of exploring the new sites independently fully immersing into local culture, meeting and communicating with people, discovering new attractions. You can follow your own pace and be spontaneous, stopping where you like and have a rest. If you are uncertain of the itinerary, we are ready to help you to suggest you a wonderful tour program and suggest the places for staying overnight choosing the best options of accommodation at the most reliable prices. Along with the car that you rent, we will provide with the necessary equipment suitable for comfortable camping with all the tableware and even the tents and mats. Our professional staff of car rent will provide you with technical and telephone support 24/7. All our cars for rent are ensured. You can be sure of the quality of them. In order to rent a car, let us know your travel dates and we will make the necessary arrangements and bookings. You can send your documents' copies to let us prepare the car rent agreement in advance. Upon arrival you will get the car for rent and start off your adventures immediately.
Summer tours in Kyrgyzstan
The best time to visit Kyrgyzstan is in warmer months as all the roads and passes are open. You can easily drive to the furthest corner of our country during your tours. You will be simply amazed by the panoramic views driving up the Son Kul Lake which is located at the altitude of more than 3, 000 meters where you can meet nomads and sleep in yurts. We can give a car for rent in Kyrgyzstan for self-drive tours. You can make extreme drives in wonderful Kichi Naryn gorge and overcome Ara Bel pass which is almost 4,000 meters and enjoy unforgettable scenery. You can swim at the world's second largest lake known as Issyk Kul and explore ancient sites around it. In summer tours you can make a tour in the southern part of Kyrgyzstan connected with a fantastic mountain road through Kazarman. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan in summer and the beginning of autumn will give you tons of positive impressions and spirit of adventure.
Winter tours in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan in winter is not less beautiful though some passes and roads are blocked by snow. You still can make a wonderful road to Naryn visiting historical site of Tash Rabat caravanserai hidden in the bosom of mountains along the Silk Road. In winter you can drive around the lake of Issyk Kul, visit its gorges like Barskaun, Jeti Oguz or Grigorievskoye. You can equally visit its historical sites as Rukh Ordo cultural complex, ethnography museum and petroglyphs in Cholpon Ata. You can ride the horses or sleighs in Chon Kemin gorge during your winter tours. Kyrgyzstan can also be proud of winter sports tourism. You can take a car for rent in Kyrgyzstan and to drive in the mountains. Our cars for rent are very reliable. There are many ski resorts including the largest one near Karakol, which used to be a training arena for all Soviet sport teams. Beautiful valleys, frozen waterfalls, gorges with pine trees all covered with snow will be great scenery to be around in winter in Kyrgyzstan.
Guide school in Kyrgyzstan
Our company operates as a guide-preparatory school for young enthusiastic people who want to work in tourism industry. We cooperate with professors from Universities who deliver interesting lectures which we anchor with practical work. The best graduates are selected to work with our company who has the best knowledge of the country's history, culture and others. We take care of the training of the experienced guides regularly conducting different seminars on history, archeology, geography, and other interesting subjects. You can be sure that our tours are conducted with the most qualified and enthusiastic guides in Kyrgyzstan.
Silk Road was one of the most influent engines of developing cultural and historical events and relations. It was the reason of rising on new civilizations which contributed the exchange of cultures and religions. During our tours along the Silk Road you will be able to explore lots of interesting crafts which are kept from generation to generation. In the land of melting pot of cultures, Uzbekistan, one can find a big variety of pottery workshops, which has a unique style and coloration. During your tours in Uzbekistan you can see the master-class of ceramics in cities like Samarkand, Bukhara, Gijduvan and Fergana valley. If you are interested in more crafts in Uzbekistan, then you should not miss Konigil village near Samarkand where the local family will demonstrate the ancient method of producing parchment paper. Most importantly it is not just the show, but is in real need for writing manuscripts and restoration of ancient materials. During your tours you can learn lots of interesting facts about this craft in Uzbekistan. Also one can find a silk factory in Samarkand as well where you can find a great number of colorful carpets with different patterns and shapes. In Kyrgyzstan there is one more craft which is popular and used to be the irreplaceable part of the material world; felt was used for the external part of their portable dwelling, yurt, and most of their clothes and items of household. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan you can visit a handicraft center in Kochkor village at Fatima's house, whose family runs the Women Cooperation to support locals craftswomen. There are many things to explore during your tours along the Silk Road, which we will be happy to organize.
If you are a fan of outdoor activities, our company can offer a big variety of them such as hiking, trekking, horse riding, rafting, and camel riding. The countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan have the most of places where it is possible to organize them. Due to the abundance of mountains in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, there can be organized a great number of tours with elements of trekking and hiking. You will have a wonderful chance to explore the nature and amazing Tien Shan and Pamir Mountains. You can ride horse in the gorges of Chon Kemin and picturesque lake of Son Kul located at the altitude of 3,000 meters. In the fast flowing rivers of Chui and Chon Kemin, you can get a real adrenaline and enjoy the fresh water during your rafting tours. Camel riding tours are possible to organize by the Lake of Aidarkul Lake along the semi desert area listening to the music of local folklore show, sleeping in yurts and indulging into the atmosphere of antiquity with harmony with nature. You can take a car for rent and travel in Kyrgyzstan. Our company can offer you different kinds of activities to make your tours enjoyable and full of adventure. Let us know what you prefer and we will make a wonderful tour.
In all countries of Central Asia there is a possibility to see folklore shows which are represented by small concert performed by the great artists. You will have a chance to get acquainted with national music and instruments. Usually we offer them to do during the farewell dinner on the last day of your tour. In Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan there is a tradition of raising birds of prey to hunt for animals like hares, mountain goats, foxes and lots of others. In Kazakhstan you can see the show of imitation of hunting with a hawk, while in Kyrgyzstan you can see the golden eagle catching the real rabbit and killing during your tour with eagle hunting. Besides, there are festivals dedicated to horse games which play important role in the life of nomads. You can learn about the horse games while watching the main of them in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during your tours in these amazing countries. Silk and Spice Festival in Uzbekistan will help you to explore a culture of Uzbek people and all the nations living along the Silk Road. This festival takes place in May or June in Bukhara and is accompanied with folk music, fashion shows, master classes, national sport events and handicraft exhibitions. If you have a certain desire to see something spectacular, let us know and we will try to match your tour with certain festivals or cultural events.
Highlights of Central Asia
Central Asia consists of five amazing countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. It is obvious, that each country has their own peculiarities characteristic to it only, but have also some things in common like the eastern hospitality, love for celebrations and riot of colors. Kyrgyzstan is in the heart of Central Asia and is sure to take a place in your heart as well when visiting its amazing nature during your tours. It is an ideal place for relaxation in the wilderness and freshening your mind. The popular but yet not crowded places like Son Kul lake, Tash Rabat caravanserai, Arslanbob walnut forest and others will not leave indifferent. Take a car for rent in Kyrgyzstan to have a great tour. Kazakhstan is a country of great controversy where you can see the fast developing cities such as Nur- Sultan and Almaty and at the same learn the traditions of ancient steppe nomads during your historical and cultural tours in the country. We offer you to make a tour to the southern part of Kazakhstan to see beautiful sites and nature attractions like Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, Charyn canyons, Tamgaly Tas petroglyphs and many others. Tajikistan is famous for astonishing Pamir Mountains and great Wakhan corridor. During your tours you can get acquainted with Wakhi people and learn about their traditions and customs. Moreover, there is a chance to get familiarized with the history of ancient civilizations that lived and left the artifacts on the territory of cities of Penjakent, Istaravshan and Khujand. You can take a car for rent to travel here. So many words are told about Uzbekistan but it will be never enough if you think of it as your travel destination. Exploring its glorious cities one by one, you will be simply amazed by the great art work of the countless building of Islamic era. Turkmenistan is quite reserved but still hospitable and tourist-friendly country, where you will explore a totally new world. Its ancient sites, modern cities and resorts, fascinating natural attractions will make your tour not alike to any of yours that you had before. With our company you your tour along Central Asia will be full of sites, places, events and cuisine that will take your breath away and make your heart beat faster.
The best time to travel in Central Asia
In order to catch the best time to travel in Central Asia and to make the trip most enjoyable, one should decide which countries he would like to visit. Each country has specific climatic peculiarities which can make comfortable or uncomfortable staying in it. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have hot summers and mild winters. The best time to travel there is spring and autumn months, as it will not be too hot or too cold. Combined tours of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are the most popular. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have a sharp continental climate and due to the presence of high mountains, the winter lasts longer while the snow in the tops of mountains never melts. As you will be travelling at the altitude of no lower than 2, 000 meters at the least, you will have a weather cooler for 10 degrees by Celsius than in cities. On top of all, some mountain roads and passes can be blocked with snow. That's why to travel to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan it is the best in summer and September. Kazakhstan is a country of steppes and semi-deserts, except the southern part of it where there is a chain of Tien Shan Mountains. So when choosing the best season for travelling you should take into account which region you want to visit. Different parts of Kazakhstan have different climate. Generally speaking, summer and autumn months are the best to travel in Kazakhstan.
Kyrgyzstan is situated in the middle of Central Asia and occupies an area of 198, 500 square kilometers. The major part of the territory is mountains which are called Tien Shan. From Chinese it means "celestial mountains" and they stretch for than 1, 500 km. There are three mountain peaks that exceed the altitude of 7, 000 meters (Pobeda Peak (7439 m), Lenin Peak (7 134 m) and Khan Tenri Peak (7, 010 m). Besides there 23 peaks which are over 6, 000 meters and 80 peaks over 5, 000 meters. As one can see, Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for alpinism and mountaineering. You can book a car for rent in Kyrgyzstan to have an amazing tour. Our company can organize tours with elements of trekking, hiking and horse riding. Our guests always admire the beauty of the country and authenticity of local culture. The majority of the population makes Kyrgyz people, more than 80 percent. Further go the Uzbek and Russian population. There are also small minorities of Dungan, Uigur, Korean, German, Ukrainian and many others. Kyrgyz and Russian is spoken almost everywhere. The national currency is called som (KGS) which can be easily changed at the banks or exchange offices in big cities and towns during your tours in Kyrgyzstan.
The official name of Tajikistan is called the Republic of Tajikistan and is located in Central Asia with a territory of 143, 100 square kilometers. The population makes more than 9 million people. It borders on Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and China and is a landlocked country. It was previously home for earlier civilizations such as Achaemenid Empire, Sasanian Empire, Hephthalite Empire, Samanid Empire and Mongol Empire. Later on Tajikistan was part of Timurid Dynasty, Russian Empire and subsequently Soviet Russia and eventually became independent. Nowadays Tajikistan represents a riot of cultures, a row of historical sites and monuments and wonderful nature. Your tours will go along the beautiful chain and mountain ridges of Pamir Highway and Wakhan Corridor. Car rent is easy to organize in Tajikistan. You will visit lakes of exceptional beauty such as Karakul, Bulunkul, Yashil Kul, Hafkul, Iskanderkul and others. When travelling in Tajikistan with our tours you can learn a lot of things and interesting facts about history and culture of Tajik people.
Uzbekistan is a neutral state located on the border with Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan and has an access to the Aral Sea. The name of the country is translated as the "land of freedom loving people". The capital of the country is Tashkent, but other major cities like Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva also popular and busy during touristic seasons. The population makes more than 34 million people. The national language is Uzbek. The national currency is Uzbek sum. The history of Uzbekistan is long and rich in different events. The territory of the country served home for many earlier empires starting Transoxiana and Turan, Bactria, Sogdia, Fergana, Margiana and lots of others. Nowadays Uzbekistan is on the top country for visitors among other countries of Central Asia. During your tour along Uzbekistan you are able to explore its architectural masterpieces, as well as enjoy culture through shows, master classes and festivals. Uzbekistan will make a great combination with Kyrgyzstan if you want to do a combined tour; as the first will have lots of architecture and culture while the latter will be full of mountains and beautiful nature.
Kazakhstan is a transcontinental country mainly located in Central Asia. Its territory occupies the ninth place in the world, covering 2,724,900 square kilometers. Its neighbors are China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan and has an access to Caspian Sea. The terrain is represented by a big diversity of landscapes such as flatlands, semi-deserts, steppes, rock canyons, snow-capped mountains and deserts. The history of Kazakhstan is rich. From ancient times the land was inhabited by Scythian and Persian tribes, replaced by Turkic nomads whose lifestyle was inherited for ages later until the first invasion of Tsarist Russia. Nowadays the most visited cities are Nur-Sultan, the capital city with modern buildings, Almaty, post-Soviet city wit lots of historical monuments, Turkestan, Otrar and Shymkent with architectural heritage of the Silk Road. We can book a car for rent for you. Among the nature attractions in Kazakhstan you can visit amazing Charyn canyons, the miniature of Grand Canyons, picturesque lakes of Kolsai, Kaindy, Borovoye, Big Almaty and Issyk, petroglyphs with ancient inscriptions of Tamgaly Tas, Altyn Emel singing dunes and lots of others. Kazakhstan's touristic sites attract many visitors from all over the world.
Turkmenistan is the least populated country in Central Asia with a population of 6 million people. It borders on Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Iran and the Caspian Sea. Turkmenistan was at the crossroads of many civilizations for ages. It was populated by the Achaemenid Empire, later with Turkic tribes coming from Mongolia, known as Oghuz who eventually formed the ethnic basis of Turkmen people. Its one of the most visited sites, Merv, was the largest and busiest city along the Silk Road. You will learn the history of the country with visiting the ancient sites like in city of Mary, outskirts of Ashagbat, Nisa archeological object, Kunya Urgench and many others. Darwaza gas crater will be the highlight of your tour where you should spend overnight in tents to see the glittering hole in the earth under millions of stars. The beach resorts of Awaza by the Caspian Sea will make your tour unforgettable. Turkmenistan is a travel destination that is gaining popularity each day, so don't miss the opportunity and visit it at the soonest.