NOMAD’S LIFE EXPERIENCE TOUR 10 DAYS

Have you ever experienced nomadic lifestyle? Do you want to explore and stay with nomad people in the yurts? Then, this tour gives you a great chance to visit Kyrgyz Nomadic families and staying in a yurt. In addition, most attractive places like pearl of Kyrgyzstan Issyk-Kul Lake, high mountainous alpine lake Song-Kul, Tien Shan mountain ranges and best-preserved Silk Road site Tash-Rabat, that is carefully restored stone building that once housed an inn on the Great Silk Road.

Take a horseback riding through picturesque places of the valleys and gorges. Big contrast between visiting places; Alpine glaciers, red rocks and semi deserts will give you unforgettable memories. Taste traditional Kyrgyz cuisine cooked at the stake inside of a yurt, in best tradition of nomadic people.  Welcome to nomads Land! 

 

Useful information

• Season: June - September

• Duration: 7 nights/8 days

• Type of tour: Culture tour

• Altitude: Up to 3600 m

• Accommodation: Hotel/GH/Yurts

• Visa: United Kingdom & European

   citizens don’t need visa.

• For more information go to

   www.mfa.gov.kg

• Currency: Som (KGS)

• Time zone: GMT / UTC +4, +5

ITINERARY:

Day 1 ARRIVAL DAY

Meet the group at Bishkek International “Manas” Airport. Transfer to hotel for rest. After

lunch, city tour of Bishkek.

Day 2 BISHKEK - CHON-KEMIN

After breakfast, drive to Chon-Kemin valley. En route visit Burana

Tower. Lunch en route. Upon arrival free time for walking. Dinner

and overnight in guest house.

Day 3 CHON-KEMIN - TASH-RABAT

After breakfast, drive to Tash-Rabat caravanserai, which is a well preserved

15th century stone caravanserai in Naryn region.

 Dinner and overnight in a yurt camp.

Day 4 TASH-RABAT - SON-KUL

After breakfast, drive to Son-kul. Lunch in Naryn. Son-kul is an

alpine lake in northern Naryn Province. The altitude of the lake

3016m. Upon arrival to Son-kul, hiking around yurt camps. Dinner

and overnight in Yurts.

Day 5 SON-KUL - KYZYL-OI

After breakfast, drive to Kyzyl-Oi village. Kyzyl-Oi is quite different

from the other mountain villages in Kyrgyzstan. It existed even

before the October Revolution in 1917, and has therefore kept its

distinct Central Asian character with its reddish clay houses. After

lunch you can ride on horses (opt.) to gorge and enjoy magnificent

view of Kokomeren River. Dinner and overnight at local house.

Day 6 KYZYL-OI - KYZYL-TUU - BOKONBAEVO

After breakfast, drive to Bokonbaev village in Issyk-Kul region.

En route stop in Kochkor for master class of Uzbek food “Plov” and Kyrgyz bread

“Kattama”. Further drive to Kyzyl-Tuu village, which is a

fascinating destination for those interested in

Kyrgyz nomadic culture who would like to see the yurt installation

and demonstration of how to set it up. Then

drive to Bokonbaev village. Upon arrival is possible to have a

master class of national soup “Shorpo” with “Samsy” (opt).

Day 7 BOKONBAEVO - JETI-OGUZ - KARAKOL

After breakfast, you can see Eagle-hunting show (opt.). Then drive to

Karakol town. En route visit Barskoon and Djeti-Oguz

Gorges and have easy trek. Upon arrival in Karakol, to take part in a

master class of cooking Uigur “Lagman” with “laza” sause.

Day 8 KARAKOL - ISSYK-KUL

After breakfast, short city tour in Karakol. Then drive to Cholpon-

Ata, visit history museum and petroglyphs. Possible boat cruise

(opt.).

Day 9 ISSYK-KUL - BISHKEK

After breakfast, drive to Bishkek. En route lunch at local café near Tokmok town.

Upon arrival, check in the hotel and leisure time. Dinner.

Day 10 DEPARTURE DAY. BISHKEK AIRPORT

Transfer to airport. See the group off.