Kyrgyzstan tour 2
Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 2
Activity: Cultural tour
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Cholpon Ata - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga
Our travel company offers you to visit the most celebrated places of interest in Kyrgyzstan. You will visit Burana Minaret that was built at the end of the 11th century; also you will see Issik Kul Lake - the treasure of Kyrgyz republic. Issyk - Kul is the second largest mountain lake in the world after the Lake Titicaca in South America. Beside that we are going to show you 8 century B.C petroglyphs. And some other sightseeing!
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Issyk Kul Lake
Meeting in the airport, transfer (270km.) from the Airport to the hotel in Cholpon Ata. We will visit the Burana Tower - minaret from the 11th century and Balbals cemetery. Balbals are stone structures that were put by the Turkic people in the honor of the outstanding warriors. Cholpon Ata (1600 m. a. s. l.) is the resort town and cultural - historical center on the northern shore of the 2nd biggest mountain Lake in the world - Issyk Kul.
Day 2: Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol
Breakfast. Transfer from Cholpon Ata to Karakol town that is the administrative and cultural center of the Issyk - Kul Region. We will visit ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.), including the local museum of Issyk - Kul, on the way to Karakol. As an option you can have one hour cruise on a steam boat to enjoy the beauty of the lake. Overnight stay is in the guesthouse in Karakol.
Day 3: Karakol - Tamga
This morning will be entirely devoted to a guided City Tour in Karakol. This tour includes the visit of the Prejvalsky museum, one of the world's greatest explorers. This will be followed by the visit of an old wooden Orthodox Church. Later, you will visit the Dungan mosque. One of its highlights is the fact that it is built in Chinese style without using a single metal nail. Lunch. After that we will start our way (30km) to Jeti Oguz - remarkable gorge of seven red rocks. There you will see also the Broken Heart Mountain, which you will be told marvelous fable about. Transfer to Tamga Village.
Day 4: Tamga - Bishkek
Breakfast. You will drive along the Issyk-Kul Lake southern shore to Bishkek City. Lunch. You will have a city tour as soon as we are in Bishkek. This city tour includes the visits of the Central Ala-Too Square, Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Pobeda Square (Victory Square), the Historical Museum of Kyrgyzstan, National philharmonic, Osh Bazaar, The Kyrgyz Gallery of Fine Arts and many other interesting places and monuments.
Day 5: Bishkek
At the time arranged previously according to your flight details your guide will meet you in the hotel to accompany you to Manas Airport.