KYRGYZ FLOWER WATCHING TOUR 12 DAYS

Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountainous scenery and a big variety of mountain flowers. More than 90 % of Kyrgyzstan’s territory is mountainous and over 40% exceeding 3000 meters above Sea level. In these high altitudes, are growing Edelweiss, a flower of wind chimes bell, a flower of forget-me-not, a flower of the Genus Otocillus, a cornflower, a flower of purple Syringa, Hibiscus syriacus. There are plenty of flowers of Salvia officinalis, Camellia sinensis, red poppies etc.

 

The best time of a year for flower-lovers are spring and the beginning of summer. This part of the season, give us a great opportunity to watch different kind of tulips, chamomiles, poppies, snowdrops, Edelweiss and other kind of flowers. All the tours for flower watching are guided by experienced Flower guides, arranging the best season and places to visit. Our journey will take place in a very beautiful picturesque places as: Chon-Kemin gorge, Son-Kul Lake, Jergalan Village, Altyn-Arashan Spa Area, Tash-Rabat Caravan Sarai, Chatyr-Kul Lake and At Bashi, Bosogo Valley.

 

 

Useful Information

• Season: April-June

• Duration: 11 nights/12 days

• Type of tour: special tour

• Altitude: up to 3350 m

• Flight: TK

• Accommodation: hotel/LH/yurts/tents

• Visa: United Kingdom & EU

   citizens don’t need visa.

• For more information follow the link

  www.mfa.gov.kg

• Currency: Som (KGS)

• Time zone: GMT / UTC +4 +5

 

ITINERARY:

Day 1 ARRIVAL DAY. BISHKEK AIRPORT

Meet the group at Bishkek airport and transfer to hotel.

PM city tour: Central Square Ala-Too, History Museum

(under reconstruction), Osh Bazaar, Panfilov Park. Dinner at local

Restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 BISHKEK - CHON-KEMIN

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

Tower of XI century. Upon arrival free time for walking around

the village. Horse riding in Chon-Kemin valley is optional

(opt.)Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.

Day 3 CHON-KEMIN – ISSYK-KUL LAKE

After breakfast, drive to Lake Issyk Kul - the 2nd largest high mountainous

lake in the world. Lunch on the way. Upon arrival, a boat cruise

with unforgettable view of the lake (opt.). Dinner and overnight

at the hotel.

Day 4 ISSYK-KUL – JERGALAN VILLAGE

After breakfast, drive to the village Jergalan. Lunch in guest

house. After lunch, take a trip around the guesthouse. Enjoy

flower watching and horseback riding (opt.).

Then you can watch the Yurt installation show (opt.) and have a

frog therapy. Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.

Day 5 JERGALAN – ALTYN-ARASHAN VALLEY

After breakfast, drive to Altyn-Arashan hot spring valley at 3800 m altitude.

Here you can enjoy the thermal bath and watch the flowers.

Dinner and overnight in tents.

Day 6 ALTYN-ARASHAN – KOCHKOR

After breakfast, drive to Bokonbaevo on the southern shore of

Issyk-Kul Lake. Enjoy the Eagle Hunting Show (opt.).

After lunch in local Kyrgyz family, drive to the village of Kochkor.

Dinner and overnight in local house.

 

Day 7 KOCHKOR – SON-KUL LAKE

After breakfast, drive to the 2nd largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Son-

Kul lake. Cross the mountain pass and enjoy a breathtaking view

of the grassland highland plants along the road. Upon arrival,

dinner and overnight in yurts. Horse riding is optional.

Day 8 SON-KUL - AT-BASHI – TASH-RABAT

After breakfast, drive to Naryn through Dolon pass and arrive

at At-Bashi. Lunch in local cafe/house. After lunch visit the

«Bosogo» gorge. Then drive to Tash-Rabat Caravanserai. Dinner

and overnight in yurts.

Day 9 TASH-RABAT – CHATYR-KOL LAKE

After breakfast, drive to the 3rd largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Chatyr-

Kol lake. Lunch with lunch-boxes. Enjoy alpine plants near the

Chatyr-Kol lake at 3350m altitude. Dinner and overnight in tents.

Day 10 CHATYR-KOL LAKE – NARYN

After breakfast, drive to Naryn city. On the way lunch at local house or cafe.

 After arriving in Naryn you have a

nice trip to the Salkyn-Tor Gorge. Watch flowers in the gorge.

Overnight in guesthouse in Naryn.

Day 11 NARYN – BISHKEK

After breakfast, drive to Bishkek. Lunch on the way in Kochkor.

Dinner at local restaurant in Bishkek. Overnight in hotel.

Day 12 DEPARTURE DAY

After breakfast transfer to Bishkek airport for home flight. After

all formalities, see the group off.