Kyrgyz Tours

Famous for its glorious landscapes, Kyrgyzstan is a land of mountains and alpine lakes. Here is a selection of Kyrgyz tours that can be combined with Uzbek, Kazakh or Western China trips (Urumchi,  Kashgar and Irkeshtam or Torgart pass). Of course we can combine elements of all the tours to create a special program just for you. 

Both deluxe and budget accommodation packages are available. Depending on the season, yurt stays are possible.

Option #1: 6 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Bishkek, Karakol, Tamga and Issyk Kul
Option #2: 6 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Bishkek, Son-Kul and Issyk Kul
Option #3: 5 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Osh, Bishkek, and Issyk Kul
Option #4: 9 Day Horse Riding Tour in Kyrgyzstan
Lake Issyk Kul region
 
 
Option #1: 6 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Bishkek, Karakol, Tamga and Issyk Kul

Day 1:   Tashkent to Bishkek. 
Transfer to Tashkent airport, flight to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour in Bishkek visiting Ala-Too Square, Philarmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square, State History Museum.

Day 2: After breakfast travel from Bishkek to Issyk-Kul (250 kms). On the way visit Burana tower at the place of the ancient city Balasagyn. Arrival at Issyk-Kul lake, check in to the hotel. Free afternoon during which you can swim, take a boat cruise or walk along the beach and enjoy the magnificent scenery.

Day 3
: Drive to Karakol (180 kms). Visit the wooden Russian-orthodox church, the Dungan Mosque and the Prezhevalsky Museum. Overnight in Karakol.

Riding in the Tien Shan ranges
Day 4: 
After breakfast drive to Tamga (140 kms). On the way visit Jety-Oguz gorge where you can go horse riding or hike. Enjoy a picnic lunch. Drive further to Tamga village. Dinner and accommodation in guest house.

Day 5: Return to Bishkek (350 kms). Lunch on the way. Transfer to Bishkek hotel.

Day 6: Bishkek-departure. Transfer to the airport, departure. End of the tour.

Inclusions:

  •  Twin accommodation
  •  Breakfast  Days 2- 6
  •  Land transportation throughout the whole trip.
  •  English speaking guide Days 1 - 5.

  •  Sightseeing visits according to the program, including entrance fees to sites and museums. (Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately)
  •  Payment for additional night in Bishkek in case of early arrival

Exclusions:
  •  Hotel charges for additional services
  •  Single supplement
  •  Optional activities at Issyk-Kul, e.g. boat cruise
  •  Visa fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan
  •  Meals except where specified
  •  International airfares
  •  Visa support
  •  Personal insurance and items not mentioned above
Cost: Please contact us, advising the number of people in your party.
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Option #2: 6 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Bishkek, Son-Kul and Issyk Kul

Season: mid June – mid September

Day 1:   Tashkent to Bishkek. 
Transfer to Tashkent airport, flight to Bishkek. Arrival in Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour in Bishkek visiting Ala-Too Square, Philarmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square, State History Museum.

Day 2:   Bishkek to Son-Kul (380 kms)
. After breakfast,drive to the unique lake Son-Kul (3016 m above sea level) via Kochkor village. Traditional food for dinner and overnight in yurts.

Day 3:   Son-Kul
  Free day at the lake. Today you can go horse riding or hiking. In this magnificent place you can see hundreds of herds and a lot of different yurts, where you  will be invited to have kymyz. Kymyz is the national drink made of fermented mare's milk and served with traditional bread, other diary products and home made jam. Dinner and overnight in the yurt.

Kyrgyz yurts

Day 4:  Son-Kul to Issyk Kul (300kms). 
After breakfast drive to the north to lake Issyk-Kul, where you have a free afternoon to relax. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.

Day 5: Issyk-Kul to Bishkek (250kms).
 Morning trip to Cholpon-Ata, where visitors can see ancient rock inscriptions and also visit the Ethnographical Museum. Return to the hotel. In the afternoon return to Bishkek. Overnight Bishkek.

Day 6: Bishkek-departure
. Transfer to the airport for departure. End of tour.



Inclusions:

  • Twin accommodation
  • Breakfast Days 2 - 6
  • Transportation throughout the whole trip. 
  • Sightseeing visits according to the program, including entrance fees to sites and museums. (Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately)
  • English speaking guide Days 1 - 5.

  • Payment for 1 extra night in Bishkek in case of early arrival
 Exclusions:
  •  Hotel charges for additional services
  •  Single supplement
  •  Visa fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan
  •  Meals except where specified
  •  International airfares
  •  Visa support
  •  Personal insurance and items not mentioned above
Cost: Please contact us, advising the number of people in your party.
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Option #3: 5 Day Kyrgyzstan Tour includes Osh, Bishkek, and Issyk Kul
 
Burana Tower
Day 1:  
In the morning transfer from your base in Uzbekistan (e.g. Ferghana, Andijan, Tashkent) to the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border point and complete formalities. Transfer to guest house in Osh, followed by sightseeing to Suleyman mosque in the mountains of Osh and the bazaar of historic Osh. Overnigh Osh.

Day 2: Catch the morning flight to Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing in Bishkek includes visits to Oak Park, Central Square, Philharmonic, and the State History museum.

Day 3: In the morning drive to Issyk-Kul Lake (260 km). On the way stop to see Burana tower, which is all that remains from ancient city Balasagyn (XI - XIII). Continue driving to Issyk-Kul, where you will have a free afternoon to relax in this magnificent area.

Day 4:

Drive to Cholpon-Ata, where you can see ancient rock inscriptions and also visit the Ethnographical Museum. Drive back to Bishkek. Overnight in Bishkek.

Day 5: Bishkek-departure
. Transfer to the airport. End of tour.

Inclusions:

  • Twin accommodation
  • Breakfast Days 2 - 5 
  • Transfers at airports, pick up and drop at the borders
  • Transportation throughout the whole trip. 
  • Sightseeing visits according to the program, including entrance fees to sites and museums. (Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately)
  • English speaking guide Days 1 - 4.

  • Air ticket Osh to Bishkek
Exclusions:
  •  Hotel charges for additional services
  •  Single supplement
  •  Visa fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan
  •  Meals except where specified
  •  International airfares
  •  Visa support
  •  Personal insurance and items not mentioned above
Cost: Please contact us, advising the number of people in your party.
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Option #4: 9 Day Horse Riding Tour in Kyrgyzstan  

 Season: mid June – mid September

This program is suitable for inexperienced riders.


Day 1: Arrive Bishkek, transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing tour: Oak Park , Ala -Too Square, Philarmonic hall, Statue of Manas, Victory Square . Overnight in the hotel.

Day 2: 
Morning transfer to Issyk-Kul Lake (320 kms). En route visit Burana tower, which marks the original site of the Karakhanid town, Balasagun. Continue driving to Issyk-Kul. Accommodation is in the guest house on the south shore of Issyk-Kul Lake in Tamga village.

Day 3: Meet horseman. Start riding in Tamga gorge to the famous stones with Tibetan inscriptions (Tamga Tash). Lunch. Ride to Chegedek gorge. Overnight in tents.

Day 4: Ride on the Altyn Kungey mountain plateau, then you will ride down to Too Karyn plateau. Overnight in tents.

Day 5: Ride towards Tosor gorge and then ride down to Chankyr Kul lake. Overnight in tents.

Day 6: Free day at the lake. Today you will be able to relax and enjoy the beauty of the area. Overnight in tents.

Day 7: Ride down to Barskoon gorge via Kerege Tash gorge, where your vehicle will be waiting. Transfer to Tamga. Dinner and overnight in a guest house.

Day 8: Transfer to Bishkek (320 kms). Farewell dinner. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 9: Transfer to Bishkek airport (30 kms), departure.  End of services.

Inclusions:
  • Twin accommodation in hotels, guest houses and tents as specified
  • Meals – for  groups of 1 to 5 people, breakfast only on Days 1,2,8,9. Other days of the horse riding tour, full board; For groups of 6-10 people full board during the entire tour
  • Transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Sightseeing tour program in all cities according to the program, including entrance fees to sights, museums. Camera/video fees are not included and paid separately;

  • Services of a cook during horse riding tour
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Rental of horses
  • Services of horseman
  • Payment for one extra night in Bishkek in case of early arrival on Day 1
Exclusions
  • Hotel charges for additional services
  • Single supplement
  • Consular fees paid upon collection of the entrance visa to Kyrgyzstan
  • Visa support;
  • International airfare
  • Personal insurance and items not mentioned above. 
Cost: Please contact us, advising the number of people in your party. 
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