Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
You will be picked up at the airport and driven to Bishkek. A walking tour of Bishkek's city center. Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, the National Philharmonic, and many more attractions can be found here. We'll go to the Ala Archa Gorge. During the Soviet period, only VIPs were allowed to stroll here. The Ala Archa Gorge might be found on a tributary of the Tien Shan Mountain range. Bishkek is only 45 kilometers away. A short climb may be done to acquire a bird's-eye perspective of the gorge. We'll go back to Bishkek. You will eat a meal. At the hotel you will spend the night.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul southern shore - Bokonbaevo
In the morning, you'll take a visit to Issyk Kul Lake. The lake is known as "Central Asia's gem." Hiking up to the lake provides views of the adjacent mountains in the distance. Along the way, you'll see the Burana Tower (an 11th-century minaret) and the Balbals open-air museum (stone warriors). We continue our journey to the lake after a traditional dinner. We'll stop at Bokonbaevo hamlet to meet with a local eagle hunter. He uses eagles to hunt hares and foxes. This is the traditional method of nomad hunting. Dinner and night at the guesthouse.
Day 3: Bokonbaevo - Fairy Tale - Barskaun, snowmobiles
Today you will enjoy The Skazka Canyon, also known as Fairy Tale Canyon. It is located on the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. In this spectacular view, the red sand dunes take on a variety of brilliant shapes. A stroll in this canyon while on the Issyk-Kul provides not only beautiful scenery but also a sense of oneness with nature. You exercise caution so as not to jeopardize the Creator's efforts. The splendor of these lumps astounds. We'll drive to Barskaun after the trek. After lunch, you'll get a couple of hours to ride snowmobiles around the area. At the guesthouse you will spend the night.
Day 4: Barskaun, snowmobiles
We'll be traveling through the valley and across frozen lakes, surrounded by snow-capped peaks and perhaps wild mountain goats. Because of its remoteness from civilisation, the area is home to a multitude of wild animals. You'll be spending the next few days in nature by yourself! There are no other hotels in the area, and there are no guests! You just have the stunning Kyrgyz Mountains to look at! You'll bring a picnic lunch. You'll be able to spend the entire day snowmobiling in breathtaking scenery. Night and dinner at the guesthouse.
Day 5: Barskaun, snowmobiles
Today, we'll continue our journey across some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. The breathtaking grandeur of the mountains and snow will take your breath away. Today's goal is to reach the foot of a big glacier! This is a sight that will irritate you! We must travel and enjoy ourselves in this planet. Make the most of your downtime! You'll bring a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at the guesthouse.
Day 6: Barskaun, snowmobiles
We'll keep riding our snowmobiles! We have a lot of area and vistas because we are at such a high height. Today's route takes you through tiny canyons and spectacular alpine valleys! It's a great way to get some exercise and disconnect from the outside world! There is nothing except you and the wild world! There are so many wonderful emotions and sentiments! Kyrgyzstan is a country you will fall in love with! These are fantastic locations for snowmobile excursions! Night at the guesthouse.
Day 7: Barskaun - Issyk Kul southern shore - Jeti Oguz - Karakol
We'll go to Jeti Oguz Gorge or Seven Bulls are well-known red sandstone formations. Broken Heart Mountain is close by as well. We'll snap a few pictures there, and you may climb to the top of a mountain for a panoramic view of the canyon (20 minutes). We next proceed to Karakol. The Dungan Mosque will be your final destination. One of its most notable features is that it was constructed entirely in the Chinese style, with not a single metal nail visible. The expedition will next proceed to a historic wooden Orthodox Church. At the guesthouse you will spend the night.
Day 8: Karakol - Issyk Kul northern shore - Bishkek
You will be moved to Bishkek today. We'll drive along the northern shore of Issyk Kul Lake this time. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have a bird's-eye view of the entire lake. In Cholpon Ata, Rukh Ordo is a one-of-a-kind cultural and spiritual complex of culture and religious tolerance. Its position, right on the lake's edge, perfectly reflects the lake's majesty and splendor. We'll take a brief break to show you some ancient stone inscriptions (dating back to 800 B.C.). These petroglyphs were created by shamans some 2 000 years ago. This site offers a panoramic view of Issyk Kul Lake and gives the impression of being in the middle of nowhere. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Night at the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
07 pax - 2 330 $ per person
08 pax - 2 250 $ per person
Single - 80 $
Bishkek - "Plaza" Hotel 4*
Chon Kemin - "Emily" Guesthouse
Barskaun - mountain mini guesthouse
Karakol - "Green Yard" Boutique hotel
- Mineral water
- Entrances to museums
- English speaking guide
- Snowmobile costumes and helmets
- 2 snowmobile guides (forward and below the group)
- Transport: 1 minibus for airport transfer and city tour + 2 cars 4X4 for Day 2 to Day 8
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- Deposit for snowmobile - 800 $ (if no damages we give it all back)