Tour Program

Day
1
Meeting in Manas airport, transfer to Burana tower.
Itinerary
The tower, along with grave markers, some earthworks and the remnants of a castle and three mausoleums, is all that remains of the ancient city of Balasagun, which was established by the Karakhanids at the end of the 9th century. After Burana tower we are moving to Cholpon-Ata city through Boom gorge, silk road caravans used to pass by this route. On arrival to Cholpon-Ata after lunch in cafe we will visit open air excursion in petroglyph museum. Most petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata are dated to II millennium BC - VIII millennium AD. The drawings theme is varied but the main pictures are the images of animals: deer, bulls, horses, wild rams, goats, wolves and many others. There are also the scenes of animals attack, riders on horseback and many images of people. After petroglyphs we are moving to Karakol city. We will visit local sights such as: Holy Trinity Church, Dungan Mosque and souvenir shops. Accommodation and dinner in Green Yard hotel.
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Day
2
Moving to Karkyra through Chon-Ashuu pass, further to Sary-Jaz valley (Echkili-Tash).
Itinerary
Early morning we departure by all-wheel comfort jeeps toward Sary-Djaz through Too-Ashuu pass, the height of the pass 3822m, Sary-Jaz is located on the altitude of 2700m-3600m. There are ranges such as Sary-Jaz - Peak Semenov 5816m and Terskey Ala-Too- Peak Karakol 5280m. By the way we will visit the Ak-Chunkur cave ( which means «white hole») which is on the height of 3150m in 7 km to the east from Echkili-Tash. The length of this cave is 70m, the height 10m. The traces of an ancient man and cave paintings were discovered in this cave. In this mountainous kingdom many animals inhabit such as: argali, ibex and others. In Echkili-Tash you can see many snow peaks. You can see summit of famous Khan-Tengri peak (7010) in clear weather.
After lunch moving to Karkyra through Turuk pass. This place well known for its green diversity. Returning back to Karakol through Basharin pass. Accommodation and dinner in hotel Green Yard/Tagaytay/Amir.
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Day
3
Moving to Almaty through Karkyra, Kegen border point.
Itinerary
We will visit Tamerlane’s stones . The trip to the east from Tup by picturesque road. From the left side of the road- Kungey Ala-Too massif, from the right side – firry and foliar forests. There are many beekeepers here. Not far from Santash village there are kurgans and remains of the Caravanserais, where the Tamerlane’s troop used to pass. The legend has it that they were composed by the army of Tamerlane. When the commander went on his campaign, he ordered each soldier to take a stone with them, and here, at the pass, they all laid these stones into a large mound. Upon return, soldiers who survived took a stone each from the mound and placed it by their side. Therefore, there are now two mounds made of stone, one of which became a monument of the victims who died on a foreign land.
After we proceed to to Bishkek or Almaty through border check point.
Program could be changed upon request from you.
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