Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
You will meet your guide at the airport and drive to capital city of Kyrgyzstan and you will start your amazing tour. It will take 30 munites to drive to Bishkek. Today before noon, you will explore city with your guide. Starting from Victory Square (Pobeda Square), which is the symbol of victory over fascist Germany in World War II. Next Dubovyi Park (Oak Park), main Square Ala Too, Old Square, National Philarmonic Hall, White House, House of Parliament. After lunch at the local restaurant, we will travel 40 kmto the south to reach National Park Ala Archa. The Ala Archa Park is located in the gorge with the same name. Before, it was a residential park, but today everyone in the city can enjoy weekend hikes and treks not far from the city. We will hike to see a panoramic view of snow-caped mountains and evergreen spruces. Later drive back to Bishkek. Night in a hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
Your guide will wait you at 8 am at the hotel and you will start your tour to Issyk Kul Lake, the largest in Kyrgyzstan. Issyk Kul is a charming lake located between Tien Shan Mountains and famous as a "pearl of Central Asia". Furthermore, it is the second biggest mountain lake in the world on the altitude of 1608meters above sea level. On the way to the lake, you will take a break at the Burana Complex. It includes the remains of old city Balasagyn during 11th century and unique collection Balbals, ancient stone warriors. Night is in a hotel near the lake.
Day 3: Issyk Kul lake - Karakol
In the morning, you will continue your adventurous tours to Karakol city. En route, we will stop to discover an interesting site. The second biggest collection of stone paintings which is visited by many travellers . This open Air Museum of Petroglyphs in Cholpon Ata dating back to 800 BC and were found on the foothills of mountains. It says that, these paintings on the rocks were depicted by shamans more than 2000 years ago. Later drive following the northern shore of the lake. In Karakol town, you will visit old Dungan Mosque and wooden Orthodox Church. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 4: Karakol - Jeti Oguz - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
This day will start from visiting red rock formations named Jety Oguz, included in most tours in Kyrgyzstan. In translation from Kyrgyz language Jety Oguz means Seven Bulls, it is because of its forms. At the entrance of the gorge, you can have a photo stop with the view of spectacular Broken Heart Mountain. After short hiking to the panoramic view, we will travel to Bokonbaeva village, the land of eagle hunters. Here we have an opportunity to meet local eagle hunter and learn more about this traditional way of hunting. Then arrive to Kochkor village. You will spend night at homestay.
Day 5: Kochkor - Bishkek
Kochkor is rich in skilled handicraftswomen, who make traditional felt carpets. Today you will participate in making one of them. The process of making starts with beating and cleaning sheep wool, then dye them into different colors. Later when wool is completely ready, we press it with the help of special mat and hot water. This process is very entertaining and interesting to everyone. Afterwards, you will have time to look at the souvenir shops of local women organizations. Drive back to Bishkek to finish your tour in Kyrgyzstan and have some free time for shopping or just relaxing. Night in a hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning, your guide will transfer to the International Airport Manas.