Tour Program

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Day 1: Arrival in Bishkek.
Itinerary

Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting at airport. Transfer and accommodation in the hotel after 14:00. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day
2
Day 2: Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake (250 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 9:00 AM a group gathering in the hotel lobby. Sightseeing program in Bishkek at 10:00 AM: the central Ala-Too Square, Historical Museum, flagstaff (and changing of the guard), statue of Lenin and Freedom Monument, Philharmonic Hall, monument to Manas. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata along the northern shore of Lake Issyk Kul (250 km), the second largest alpine lake in the world after Lake Titicaca in South America. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.
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3
Day 3: Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Jety-Oguz Gorge - Issyk-Kul Lake (350 km, 7-8 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Round trip to the city of Karakol (Eastern shore of Lake Issyk Kul). Guided sightseeing tour around Karakol: Przhevalski museum, a wooden Orthodox Russian church and impressive wooden Dungan mosque, built without metal nails by the Dungan people. Lunch in Karakol - tasting Ashlyamfu, the national dish of Uighurs and Dungans (noodles with pieces of starch in the sauce). After lunch transfer to the Jety-Oguz Gorge (25 km) with its famous red rocks, The Broken Heart and The Seven Bulls. Drive back to Cholpon-Ata. Overnight at the hotel.
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4
Day 4: Issyk-Kul Lake - Museum of petroglyphs - Ruh Ordo - Issyk-Kul Lake - Bishkek (300 km, 6-7 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Visiting a Museum of petroglyphs, an open-air site with about 2000 petroglyphs dating from 800 BC to 1200AD in Cholpon-Ata. Visiting Ruh Ordo Cultural Center. Transfer to Bishkek. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. Leisure time. Overnight at the hotel.
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5
Day 5: Bishkek. Departure.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out until 12:00 AM. Depending on departure time: walking in the city centre, visiting bazaars, leisure time. Transfer to “Manas” airport (30 km). Departure.
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