North wind of Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Places to visit: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Konorchek - Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol - Jyrgalan - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bishkek
Day 1: Bishkek
Today you will be transported from the airport to the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. The capital is full of the wonderful monuments and historical buildings. The first day will be dedicated to the city tour. You will see such places as the central and old square, the square of victory, the museum of arts, oak park and etc. Towards the end of the tour, you will be brought to the bazaar in order to feel the atmosphere of the traders. You will then spend your night in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Alamedin gorge - Bishkek
The following day you will be going to the Alamedin gorge. A hike towards the waterfall will open up some great views for you. You will have a picnic by the water before returning back to the capital.
Day 3: Bishkek - Konorchek - Chon Kemin
The next day you will start traveling towards the Issik Kul lake, however first of all you will stop by the Konorchek canyon. Two hour hike will lead you towards the great spot for the great panoramic view, if you will not feel tired after the two hour hike, then you make spend one more hour in order to walk around and take more pictures before continuing towards the Chon Kemin. In the evening you will be brought to the Chon Kemin guesthouse for the night.
Day 4: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore
The following morning you will continue your tour towards Issik Kul lake. The lake is not only the second largest alpine lake in the world, but also it has many other important features. There is a collection of stones with petroglyphs that date back to 800 BC. The place is also a great spot in order to take some pictures of the panoramic view of the Issik Kul lake. In the evening, you will be brought to the hotel by the lake.
Day 5: Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol
The following morning you will travel towards Karakol city along the northern shore. On your way to Karakol, you will go through the two wonderful gorges that are linked with each other. You will even have a short rest there among the beautiful scenery of nature. Upon your arrival to Karakol, you will betaken on a tour to see the Dungan mosque which was built without using a single nail, and a wooden church. Your night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 6: Karakol - Jyrgalan
The next day, you will go to the Jyrgalan valley. The valley is a great place to spend your time surrounded by the nature. The place is really great because it is ready for any season, since during summer you may enjoy the beautiful green valley and the scenery and during winter you may ski on the hills of the valley.
Day 7: Jyrgalan - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bishkek
This day you will be taken to the Jeti Oguz gorge. If you would like it, you may spend 20 minutes in order to hike towards the top of the mountain and have a panoramic view of the seven red-rock hills that look like massive bulls. Afterwards, you will be going to the Bokonbaeva village in which you will be introduced to the eagle-hunter. He will tell you many interesting facts about the bird and the process of hunt with the bird. In the end og the da, you will arrive to the capital in order to spend the night in the hotel.
Day 8: Airport
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport.