Tour Program

Day
1
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.
Meals
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Accomodation
Hotel 3*
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.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel 3*
Day
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.
Meals
B L -
Accomodation
Hotel 3*
Day
4
Day 4: Karakol - Lake Son-Kul (390 km, 7-8 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer along the southern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake to one of the most beautiful mountain lake Son Kul (3016 m). Son Kul Lake is known for its traditional summer pastures (Jailoo) and alpine meadows. Here, tourists can get acquainted with the nomadic lifestyle of the native peoples of Kyrgyzstan. Accommodation in a yurt camp. Dinner. Overnight in yurts.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Yurts
Day
5
Day 5: Lake Son-Kul - Village Kazarman (180 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Kazarman village via Kurtka and Kara Koo highways (2625 m). lunch en route. Upon arrival in Kazarman accommodation in local houses. Dinner. Overnight at local house.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Local house
Day
6
Day 6: Transfer from village Kazarman to Osh (260 km, 6-7 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at local house. Transfer to Osh – southern capital of Kyrgyzstan via Sarykyr highway (3080 м). Further drive to Uzgen, sightseeng around Uzgen: Visit Uzgen minaret (XII c) and mausoleum of Karakhanids (X-XII вв). Continue driving to Osh. Arrival and check in. Overnight at hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
7
Day 7: Osh (excursions). Transfer Osh - Base Camp of Lenin Peak (290 km, 5-6 hrs).
Itinerary
Breakfast at the hotel. At 09:00 AM a group gathering in the lobby. Guided sightseeing tour around Osh: Suleyman Mountain and Museum, local bazaar. Futher transfer to Mountain Yurt Camp (Base Camp) on Edelweiss Meadow at Lenin Peak foot (3,600 m). Lunch en route (lunch-boxes). Arrival at Base Camp and accommodation in tents. Hike up to Lukovaya (Leek) Meadow (3800 m). Dinner at the Yurt Camp. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Tents
Day
8
Day 8: Base Camp and its surroundings.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the Base Camp. A walking trip to lakes across Achik-Tash River Valley. Walking to the yurts of the locals, acquaintance with the life and traditions of Kyrgyz nomads. Lunch and tasting of koumiss. Master class in plov cooking in the evening. Dinner. Overnight in tents.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Tents
Day
9
Day 9: Base Camp of Lenin Peak - Osh.
Itinerary
Breakfast at the camp. Transfer to Osh and check-in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
Hotel
Day
10
Day 10: Osh. 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. Departure.
Meals
B - -
Accomodation
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