Along Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in 18 days

Our 18-day tour offer historical places and interesting excursions in two Central Asian countries. Our journey start with the main sights of Uzbekistan.  Uzbekistan is an incredible country of archaeological heritage, a diverse and exceptional culture, lively cities and bazaars with welcoming local people. Arriving at Tashkent, the largest city of Central Asia, you will admire the dynamic city with rich history. Furthermore, Kokand town, located at the entrance to the fertile Fergana Valley will delight you Oriental sights.

 

Kyrgyzstan is a land of pure and life-giving nature. First, visit The Holy Mountain “Suleiman Too” in Osh. Onward Arslanbob, the largest wild walnuts forest in the world and most favored place to visit. This area is the most spectacular, walnut trees are growing on mountain slopes and around rocks and waterfalls.

Issyk-Kul is the world’s second-largest alpine lake, surrounded by Tian-Shan Mountains, which creates its own unique climate. Most favorite diverse little town for adventurers and explorers is Karakol.

Be sure! If you are looking for an adventure through Central Asia, the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan tour is the best tour for seeing a lot thoroughly exploring these two countries.

Useful Information

• Season: May - September

• Duration: 17 nights/18 days

• Type of tour: culture tour

• Altitude: up to 4000 m

• Flight: TK

• Accommodation: hotel/GH/yurts/tents

• Visa: United Kingdom & EU

  citizens don’t need visa.

• For more information go to

  www.mfa.gov.kg;  www.mfa.uz

• Time Zone:  GMT/UTC +4; +5

• Currency: Som (KGS), Sum (UZS)

ITINERARY:

 

Day 1 ARRIVAL DAY. TASHKENT AIRPORT

Arrive to Tashkent airport and transfer to hotel for overnight.

Day 2 TASHKENT

After breakfast, visit Old Tashkent and Chorsu bazaar. After lunch

visit Alisher Navoi Opera & Ballet Theater, Amir Timur Square,

Applied Art Museum.

Day 3 TASHKENT - KOKAND - FERGANA

After breakfast, drive to Fergana via Kamchik mountain pass to

Kokand. Visit Khudayar Khan’s Palace, Juma mosque and Minaret,

Necropolis of Modarikhan. Then proceed to Rishtan and visit

ceramic workshop of Mr. Rustam Usmanov. Arrive to Fergana.

Day 4 FERGANA - MARGILAN - OSH

After breakfast, drive to Margilan. Visit famous Margilan Silk

Factory and proceed to Uzbek-Kyrgyz border “Dustlik”. Transfer

to Osh city. After lunch, Osh CSS.

Day 5 OSH - ARAVAN - ALAI

Drive to Alai. En route visit Aravan’s petroglyphs. Lunch en route.

Upon arrival at Alai, Shaman Show with Alai’s women (opt.).

Dinner and overnight in yurts.

Day 6 ALAI - ACHIK-TASH

After breakfast, drive to Achik Tash. Upon arrival easy trekking.

Meals and overnight in base camp.

Day 7 ACHIK-TASH - OSH

AM free time. After lunch, drive to Osh. Dinner and overnight at the

hotel.

Day 8 OSH - ARSLANBOB

After breakfast, drive to Arslanbob. Upon arrival cooking master

class of Tandyr (Oven) Samsy and visit potteries. Dinner and overnight

in local house.

Day 9 ARSLANBOB - KOK-BEL

After breakfast, drive to Kok-Bel. En route degustation of local

watermelon and melon. Dinner and overnight in guesthouse.

Day 10 KOK-BEL - BISHKEK

After breakfast, drive to Bishkek. En route stop for degustation of

mountain honey and trout for lunch. Dinner at local restaurant.

Day 11 BISHKEK - ALA-ARCHA - BISHKEK

AM free time. Then transfer to Ala-Archa National Park. After

lunch easy trekking. Horse riding is optional. Drive back

to Bishkek.

Day 12 BISHKEK - CHON-KEMIN

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

and Konorchok canyon. Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight in

Guest House.

Day 13 CHON-KEMIN - DJENISH

After breakfast, drive to yurt camp “Third Eye” in Djenish village.

En route stop for yurt installation show (opt.). Dinner and

overnight in yurts.

Day 14 DJENISH - KARAKOL

After breakfast, drive to Karakol. Visit Sunday animal market and CSS.

Take part in cooking master class of “Manty”. Overnight in guest

house.

Day 15 KARAKOL - CHOLPON-ATA

After breakfast, drive to Cholpon-Ata. En route visit mountainous

lakes Ak-Sai. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 16 CHOLPON-ATA - BISHKEK

After breakfast, drive to Bishkek. En route visit local Kyrgyz family

and have lunch. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 17 BISHKEK

Full day city tour in Bishkek. Lunch and dinner at local restaurants.

Overnight in hotel.

Day 18 DEPARTURE DAY

Transfer to airport for flight to home. See the group off.