Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan classic tour
Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan group tour offers the most prominent sights of two neighbouring Central Asia countries
Day 1: Almaty city – Arrival
Welcome to Central Asia! Today we meet you at the airport and pick you up at the hotel where you can have a rest. Today you can relax in the city by yourself. In the nearby hotel, there will be plenty of cafes and restaurants. And we can take you to the panorama of Almaty which we call Kok Tobe. Then we will have the first dinner in a local ethno restaurant.
Day 2: Almaty city > Charyn Canyon (By car)
After your breakfast, we head to Charyn canyon, which is like a small Grand Canyon in Central Asia. We will walk around and have a picnic. And we will drive to the Kazak family which lives in Saty village. Today we stay in the local guest house. And The host feeds us with local Kazak meals. You can explore a very calm and charming village by walking around.
Day 3: Charyn-Canyon > Kolsai Lake > Kaindy Lake (By car)
After breakfast, we drive to Kolsai Lake which is one of the most visited places. And have very nice views on the background there is Tien-Shan Mountain range. After lunch, we will explore Kaindy Lake. Kaindy lake has a very specific view coz of a sunk forest. Overnight at same guest house.
Day 4: Saty Village (Kazakhstan) > Karakol city(Kyrgyzstan) (By car)
Today we leave Kazakhstan and drive to Kyrgyzstan. We will cross the border. The border crossing procedure will take around one or half an hour. Lunch is on the way to Karakol along the river and today we can make trekking to the lake Ken-Suu. Overnight at the Guesthouse in Karakol. Dinner in the guest house.
Day 5: Karakol – Altyn Arashan (By car)
After breakfast at 9:00 by car to Altyn Arashan through a beautiful gorge. Arrival in Altyn Arashan we have lunch. After take a hot natural shower (Hot spring). Dinner overnight in guesthouse. Here is Very beautiful scenery, view to always snow covered Palatka peak 5020m.
Day 6: Altyn Arashan – Ala Kul Lake – Altyn Arashan (Horse riding 6 hours, walking 2 hours)
In the morning we take the breakfast and we continue our Horseback riding to Ala Kul Lake. The lake lies in the glacier valley of the left riverhead of Kurgaktor River, at an altitude of 3532 meters above sea level with beautiful views of the snow-capped peaks. You will be amazed by this extraordinary lake. Ala-Kul Lake is a rock-dammed and hidden treasure between lofty Terskey Ala Too Mountains. Picnic by the Ala-Kul Lake view 3900m. After we back to Altyn Arashan. Dinner, Overnight in guesthouse.
DAY 7: Altyn Arashan – Karakol – Zheti Oguz (By car)
After breakfast we drive back down to Karakol. Arrival in Karakol lunch. After lunch we go to Zheti Oguz, It means “Seven Bulls” which comes from the fact that the rocks look like seven bulls. Dinner overnight in yurt.
Day 8: Zheti Oguz – Skazka – Bokonbaevo – Kochkor (By car)
Enjoy with a beautiful view of the kok Jaiyk valley, Later head to the southern shore of Issyk-kul, on the way visit Skazka canyons, admire rock formations shaped by wind erosion. In Bokonbaevo we have eagle show and Archery. Here is you will have opportunity to make picture with eagle and try archery. Arrival in Kochkor. Dinner overnight in guesthouse.
Day 9: Kochkor – Kyzart – Kilemche(Horse riding)
After breakfast go by car to Kyzart start Horse riding to Kilemche. Picnic on the way. Arrival in Kilemche. The name means “like a carpet,” and this swathe of grass covers whole mountain ranges, with shadings as subtle as any shyrdak (shyrdak is a Kyrgyz felt carpet). Dinner in a yurt.
Day 10: Kelimche – Song Kul lake (Horse riding)
Spend the morning climbing to Jalgyz Karagai pass (3400m), enter the lake basin. The trek offers superb views of grassland and mountain ranges. After lunch at Jaman Echki, follow the lakeshore east to, and meet the host family of Kyrgyz shepherds. Overnight in yurt，enjoy typical local food, such as fermented mare’s milk.
Day 11: Song kol lake – Tash Rabat (By car)
After breakfast transfer by car to Historical place from the Great Silk Road Tash Rabat (6 hours), it was occupied 10th century Lunch in Naryn city. Arrival to Tash Rabat we visit inside. Dinner overnight in yurt.
Day 12: Tash Rabat – Kel Suu lake (By car)
After breakfast transfer by car to Kel Suu lake (7 hours), Picnic on the way. We going via Kok Kyia pass 3400m. Arrival to yurt camp, walking around valley. Dinner overnight in yurt.
Day 13: Kel Suu lake – Naryn (Walking/By car)
After breakfast walking up to Kel suu lake (1:30min one way) Lunch in yurt. After transfer by car to Naryn overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 14: Naryn – Burana tower – Bishkek (By car)
Today we go to Bishkek, capital city of Kyrgyzstan. On the way visit an important point on the ancient Silk Road — the Burana Tower architectural complex, dated back to the 10th century, monuments include a minaret, remnants of a castle, and ancient warrior cemetery. Lunch In Boom gorge. Arrival to Bishkek city tour. Dinner in restaurant. Overnight hotel
Day 15: Bishkek – Airport
Transfer to the Manas international Airport (FRU). We hope you enjoyed your trip to Central Asia!