Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan unique tour
Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan Tour offers the most prominent sights of two neighbouring Central Asia countries.
Day 1 Airport – Almaty
Arrival in Almaty Airport. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport. Transfer to hotel. After rest visit Panfilov park, Zenkov Cathedral, Central State Museum of Kazakhstan Republic Square. Enjoy panoramic view at Kok – Tobo Hill, Visit Medeo Gorge. Check in to the Hotel.
Day 2 Almaty – Charyn canyon
Your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby early in the morning. Depart Almaty and drive to Charyn canyon (229 km 3-4 h) Located in the east of Kazakhstan Charyn canyon amazes with a huge gorge cliffs of various colours and shades. The canyon is a part of the Charyn National Park territory where you can see the old ash – tree grove, the Castle valley and 154 m canyon with cliffs resembling towers. As you arrive the destination, you will have some time for picnic and rest. After that walk along canyon and enjoy its beautiful view. Drive to Saty village (Kolsay). Dinner overnight in homestay.
Day 3 Kazakhstan ( Kolsay ) – Kyrgyzstan ( Karakol )
After breakfast continue transfer to the Kazakh – Kyrgyz border. Meet with Kyrgyz Driver and guide at the border and transfer to Karakol via Karkyra valley. Arrival in Karakol we will visit Prejevalsky museum, Wooden Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque in Chinese style. Dinner in a café. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 4 Karakol – Altyn Arashan
In the moring transfer to Altyn Arashan gorge by Russian car 4WD vehicle. Altyn Arashan (Golden Spa) gorge one of the most famous gorges in Karakol there you will see wonderful fur tree forests and hot springs. Overnight in Homestay.
Day 5 Altyn Arashan – Karakol – Zheti Oguz
After breakfast we will be transferred to the Karakol city. On arrival Lunch in restaurant. After Lunch go to Zheti Oguz ( Seven Bulls ) gorge and Broken Heart Rock. Overnight in the yurt.
Day 6 Zheti Oguz – Skazka canyon – Barskoon waterfall – Bokonbaevo
In the morning transfer to Bokonbaevo on the way visit Skazka canyon. Picnic in Barskoon watrefall. Arrival to Bokonbaevo There will be a Kyrgyz folklore dinner show with Kyrgyz national music and songs. Family run accommodation.
Day 7 Bokonbaevo – Kochkor – Song Kol lake
After breakfast we have eagle hunting show and Archery. Transfer to Kochkor visit Kyrgyz national felt carpets workshop. Transfer Song Kol lake ( 120 km ) On of the highest lakes in Kyrgyzstan ( 3016 m above sea level). There you can ride a horse, see edelweiss flowers, camels, yaks, golden eagles and watch how local women make Kyrgyz national drink – Kyrgyz ( Mare’s milk). In this magnificent place you can see hundreds of herds and a lot of different yurts.Dinner. Overnight in the yurt camp.
Day 8 Song Kol lake (Horseback riding)
After breakfast we will see Kyrgyz national Games: Kok Boru, Kyz Kuumai, Er Enish, Tyiyn Enmei, Lunch in yurt. After lunch we start horse trek around Song Kol lake 2-3 hours. Dinner, Overnight yurt camp.
Day 9 Song Kol – Bishkek
At 9:00 transfer to Bishkek (400 km). On the way stop to see Burana tower, remnants of ancient city Balasagun ( 9- 11th centuries) Arrival in Bishkek. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 Bishkek – Airport
Transfer to the Manas international Airport (FRU). End of the tour.