Tour Program

Day
1
Arrival in Bishkek, city tour
Itinerary
Arrival in Bishkek early in the morning. Transfer to the Shumkar Guesthouse. The panorama of a city with a backdrop of the majestic snow-covered Ala-Too Mountains will await you during your excursion around the city in the afternoon. Overnight in the guesthouse. (800 m above sea level).
Meals
_ L D
Accomodation
Guesthouse
Day
2
Bishkek - Cholpon-Ata
Itinerary
Transfer to Lake Issyk-Kul (270 km). Visit a place on the Great Silk Road - the Burana Tower (11th Century) the remains of Karakhanid's Empire in Central Asia on the way. Enjoy a short picnic in the Boom Canyon. Excursion to the Petroglyph Open Air Museum in Cholpon-Ata. Accommodation in a guesthouse. (1,600 m above sea level).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Guesthouse
Day
3
Cholpon-Ata - Song-Kul lake
Itinerary
Transfer to Lake Song-Kul (270 km). Visit a felt carpet workshop, where you can not only buy souvenirs but make them yourself, on the way. Local people live and graze their livestock on the meadows (jailoo) around the lake, from June till September. You will taste the wilderness and freedom of nomadic life here. It will be possible to taste the Kyrgyz traditional drink kymyz (fermented mare's milk). Overnight stay in a yurt camp. (3,016 m above sea level).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurt Camp
Day
4
Song-Kul lake - Naryn
Itinerary
Transfer to Naryn (160 km). Excursion to a Kyrgyz Art Gallery supported by Mairam Akaeva, the wife of the Kyrgyz President. Kyrgyz folklore programme in the evening. Family-run accommodation in Naryn (1,900 m above sealevel).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Homestay
Day
5
Naryn - Tash-Rabat
Itinerary
Transfer (115 km) to this historic resting place on the Great Silk Road - the Tash-Rabat Caravan-Sarai (12th C). Free time in the afternoon. You can go for a short walk or a horse riding excursion and visit Kyrgyz shepherds who live in this area. Overnight in a yurt camp. (2,800 m above sea level).
Meals
B L D
Accomodation
Yurt Camp
Day
6
Tash-Rabat - Kyrgyz-Chinese Border
Itinerary
Transfer to the Kyrgyz-Chinese Border (150 km). You will cross the high point of this tour, the Torugart Pass (4,010 m above sea level). Meeting Chinese guide. End of our services.
Meals
B _ _
Accomodation
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