Itinarary: Bishkek – Ala-Archa – Burana – Kegety Gorge –Bishkek.
Day 1. Airport – Bishkek – Ala-Archa – Bishkek
Breakfast, lunch, dinner included
Arrival at the International “Manas” Airport. Jannat travel representative meets you at arrivals. Transfer to the city. The drive takes approximately 40 min. Early check in is included. Arrival to the city of Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan with a population of about over one million people. At an elevation of 700-900 m above sea level.
Check in at the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel. Little rest after breakfast and start tour in Bishkek and surroundings. Firstly, we drive to the natural park Ala-Archa for a light walk, relaxing and meeting the nature of Kyrgyzstan. After walking, transfer back to Bishkek and have a light half day city tour. Visit Central Square Ala-Too, Monument of the National Hero Manas, Statue of Lenin, Kurmanzhan Datka Monument, Oak Park, Old Square with Parliament House.
Day 2. Bishkek – Burana – Kegety gorge (90 km)
Breakfast, lunch, dinner included
After breakfast, drive to Kegety Gorge. On the way visit Burana Tower – middle age minaret, built in Balasagun town – the capital of Karakhanid State (IX-XI AD). Explore ruins of that important trading point at the Great Silk Road and visit a little local museum and a collection of Balbals, Turkic ancient stone sculptures. After excursion in Burana, continue driving to Kegety gorge. The gorge itself is beautiful: half of it is covered with mixed coniferous and deciduous forests, in which there are many birches, mountain ashes, pines and larch trees. Each side gorge has a forest. The main gorge has 2 large beautiful waterfalls. The first of them, 42 m high, is close to the beginning of the gorge. The second one, which is 36 m high, is nearer to the end of the gorge.
Arrival to Kegety Gorge, accommodation in the guest house. After short rest we will begin hiking approximately 7,5 km (3-4 hours) to Kol-Tor Lake, ascending an elevation of 900 meters. The hike reveals the picturesque valley with a view of Kol-Tor Lake – located at an altitude of 2,725 meters with its unusually beautiful turquoise color.
Lunch and dinner in the guest house.
Day 3. Kegety Gorge – Bishkek (90 km)
After breakfast, hike along the beautiful gorge and also visit waterfall on the other side of the gorge. After excursion drive to Bishkek. Free day in Bishkek.
Optionally: Folklore Show of traditional Music (extra cost) available upon request
Overnight in a hotel.
Day 4. Bishkek – Airport (30 km)
Early breakfast in the morning. After breakfast transfer to the airport, flight back home. End of the tour.
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The cost includes:
– Accommodation in 3* 4* hotels, and guest house 2-4 pax
– Meals as per program (B – 4, L – 1, D – 1)
– Professional Arabic speaking guide
– Transport (from arrival till departure)
– Entrance fee to Burana Tower
– Drinking water (1 liter per person a day)
– Sim card with internet
The cost does not include:
– Tips for driver and guide
– Personal expenses
– Alcohol and soft drinks
– International airfare
– Visa and visa support
– Folklore Show
– All other charges and services not mentioned under “Included”
Please have in mind that the summer in Bishkek can be hot. The temperature can reach up to + 38-39 C. and up in the mountains it can decrease to below 0 C. The weather in the mountainous areas is unpredictable.
if you want or plan to exchange US/Euro to Kyrgyz Som (local currency), we recommend to take the notes of 20, 50, 100 USD/Euro without any spots, inscriptions, stamps and other types of damage, because exchange offices and banks do not accept such damaged banknotes.