Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Bishkek.
Itinerary
Meeting at Manas airport. Transfer to Bishkek. Hotel check-in. Guided sightseeing tour around Bishkek: Kyrgyz National Philharmonia, Manaschi and Statue of Manas, Ala-Too Central Square, changing the guard ceremony, National Historical Museum, Statue of Lenin, Old Square, Oak Park, Opera & Ballet Theater, Victory Square and TsUM (‘Central Universal Department Store’). Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
- - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
2
Bishkek - Ala-Archa National Park - Bishkek.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. One-day trip to Ala-Archa National Park 40 km south of Bishkek: moderate grade hike to waterfall, ascent to Vladimir Ratsek’s hut, lunch in gorge, descent. Overnight rest in Bishkek hotel.
Meals
B L -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
3
Bishkek - Ala-Archa National Park - Bishkek.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake, visiting Burana Tower en route. Arrival at Issyk-Kul Lake shore. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
4
Issyk-Kul Lake - Naryn.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Visiting site of petroglyphs in Cholpon-Ata. Transfer to Naryn. Stopping in village of Kochkorka to watch traditional production of felt articles. Arrival in Naryn. Accommodation in yurts or guest house and overnight rest in them.
Meals
B - D
Accomodation
Yurt tent or Guest house
Day
5
Naryn - Kyrgyz-Chinese border (Torugart Mountain Pass) - Kashgar.
Itinerary
Early breakfast in yurts or guesthouse. Transfer to Kyrgyz-Chinese border (Torugart). Visiting Tash-Rabat Caravanserai en route. Clearing customs. Meeting in China. Transfer to Kashgar. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
6
Kashgar.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Guided sightseeing tour around Kashgar: China’s largest mosque Id Kah; Afaq Khoja Tomb, Xinxiang holiest Islamic site and Sufi pilgrimage place; handicraftsmen street; old town. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
7
Kashgar.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Visiting Kashgar’s Sunday Bazaar, Central Asian biggest market with an astonishing range of merchandise. A trip to Mauri-Tim Stupa, remaining part of once a large Buddhist temple, located at a distance of 30 km northeast of Kashgar, and to picturesque neighboring village Atush. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
8
Kashgar - Chinese-Kyrgyz border (Irkeshtam Mountain Pass) - Lenin Peak Yurt Camp.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Chinese-Kyrgyz border (Irkeshtam). Clearing customs. Meeting in Kyrgyzstan. Transfer to Lenin Peak Yurt Camp. Overnight rest in yurts.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Yurt tent
Day
9
Lenin Peak Yurt Camp - Osh.
Itinerary
Breakfast in yurt camp. Horse riding excursions. Transfer to Osh trough Alai Valley and Taldyk Mountain Pass (3,600 m). Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
10
Osh - Kyrgyz-Uzbek border - Andijan - Margilan - Ferghana.
Itinerary
Breakfast in htel. Guided sightseeing tour around Osh: holy Sulayman Mountain, Babur’s house, local museum and famous Osh bazaar. Transfer to Kyrgyz-Uzbek border. Clearing customs. Meeting in Uzbekistan. Transfer to Margilan through Andijan. Visiting the famous silk mill Yodgrlik and local bazaar. Arrival in Ferghana. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
11
Ferghana - Rishtan - Kokand - Tashkent.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Rishtan to see its potteries and famous ceramics. Transfer to Kokand. Guided sightseeing tour around Kokand: Khudoyar-Khan Palace, Madori-Khan Mausoleum, Jami Mosque. Transfer to Tashkent through Kamchik Mountain Pass. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
12
Tashkent - Samarkand.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to railway station. Departure on Afrosiab premium service high-speed train (08:00 - 10:10). Meeting at railway station in Samarkand. Transfer to hotel and hotel check-in. Guided sightseeing tour around Samarkand: Registan Square, most famous square in Central Asia (Ulugbek Madrasah, Sher-Dor Madrasah, Tilla-Qori Madrasah); Gur-e Amir Mausoleum, Tamerlane’s resting place; Rukhabad Mausoleum; after lunch Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Shakh-i-Zinda Necropolis, Ulugbek Observatory. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
13
Samarkand - Shakhrisabz - Bukhara.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Bukhara through Shakhrisabz, birthplace of Tamerlane. Guided sightseeing tour around Shakhrisabz: Ak Saray Palace, Dorus Saodat Complex, Dorut Tillavat Architectural Ensemble, Kok-Gumbaz Mosque. Arrival in Bukhara. Leisure time to stroll around evening city, visiting shopping arcades, etc. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
14
Bukhara (night train to Tashkent).
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Guided sightseeing tour around Bukhara: Samanids Mausoleum, Chashma-Ayub Mausoleum, Bolo Hauz Complex, Ark Fortress, Po-i-Kalyan Complex, Kalyan Minaret, Ulugbek Madrasah; after lunch Lyab-i Hauz Architectural Ensemble, Kukeldash Madrasah, Nadir Divan-Beghi Madrasah, domed shopping arcade. Transfer to railway station. Night train to Tashkent (20:05 - 06:00). Overnight rest on train.
Meals
B L -
Accomodation
Train
Day
15
Tashkent.
Itinerary
Meeting at railway station at 06:00. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast in hotel. Guided sightseeing tour around Tashkent: Khast-Imam Square, Barak-Khan Madrasah, Kafal-al-Shashi Mausoleum, Kukeldash Madrasah, Tashkent oldest bazaar Chorsu; after lunch: Applied Arts Museum, Independence Square, Amir Timur Square. Overnight rest in hotel.
Meals
B L -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
16
Tashkent.
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. If departure time allows: leisure time to go to Chorsu Bazaar, stroll around city center, visit Independence Square, Alisher Navoi Central Park, etc. Transfer to airport. Departure from Uzbekistan.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
- - -