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Individual tour to Kazachstan and Kyrgzstan. This private tour can be completely customized to your wishes.

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Tour

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2 weeks tour to Kazachstan and Kyrgyzstan

This private tour to Kyrgyzstan and Kazachstan brings you to the great wonders of the Tian Shan mountains. Endorse in nomad life, hike in green pastures, see snowy peaks and blue lakes and visit the vibrant cities of Bishkek and Almaty.

from 2530,-
16 days

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Tour
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Day 1 Arrival in Bishkek
Arrival at Manas International airport. Your driver and a guide will meet you at arrival gates. You will get into a comfortable car and have a drive to Bishkek.

Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan, located 35 km far from the airport. Hotel check in. Rest

After some rest your trip starts with sightseeing tour. Your first place to visit is the Main Ala Too Square, with the Monument of Manas hero in the middle of it. Moving northward from Ala-Too Square is a quieter and less spacious place known as Erstwhile(Old) Square. It served as the country’s main square during the Soviet era. 
You walk to Oak Park, the oldest park, constructed in 1890 by famous botanist Aleksey Fetisov.

Overnight in a hotel.
Day 2 Bishkek - Ala Archa National Park - Bishkek
After breakfast drive to Ala Archa National Park, located in a picturesque gorge of Ala Archa 40 km from Bishkek. It is a popular place for hiking, skiing and mountaineering including trips to more than 20 glaciers. It covers the area of 200 km² - mostly forested valleys, waterfalls and rivers rich in trout. The altitude of ranges varies from 1500m to the highest point 4895m (Peak Semenov Tien Shanskii). Several rare species of fauna and especially traditionally revered juniper trees are under protection in the Natural Park. It has very diverse fauna: mountain meadows are the habitat for wild goats, deer and marmots. Ala Archa National Park is one of the few places of the habitat of the rare snow leopard. Hike in the gorge.

Return to Bishkek. Upon arrival you can visit a famous Osh market and buy dome souvenirs.

Overnight in a hotel.
Day 3 Bishkek - Kyzyl Oi village
In the morning start driving to Kyzyl Oi village (In Kyrgyz language it means "Red Bowl").

Your way goes via wonderful Too Ashuu Pass and Suusamyr Valley.

Arrival in Kyzyl Oi, accommodation in a local family’s house. Kyzyl Oi is remarkably different from the other mountain villages of the Kyrgyz Republic. The elevation is 1,800 metres a. s. l.

Overnight at a local family's house.
Day 4 Kyzyl Oi village - Son Kul Lake
In the morning transfer to Son Kul Lake. Here the Kyrgyz people still live in traditional simplicity.
You can spend time with always friendly Kyrgyz families and taste their fresh airan (yogurt) and kumis (a fermented national drink from mare's milk), visit yurts of nomads.

Dinner and overnight in a yurt camp.
Day 5 Son Kul Lake
Full day at Son Kul Lake.
You can have a walk around the area and ride to the mountains. Meals and overnight at yurt camp.
Day 6 Son Kul Lake - Bokonbaevo
After breakfast transfer to Bokonbaevo village on the south shore of second biggest mountain lake in the World – Issyk Kul Lake.

Upon arrival you will be accommodated in a local family’s house.
Day 7 Bokonbaevo - Dzhety Oguz - Karakol
After breakfast drive to Dzhety Oguz gorge.
On the way visit Skazka Canyon.  The canyon was named due to its bizarre rocky landscape, which for many years has been transformed by wind into fabulous sculptures and formations.

Upon arrival in Dzhety Oguz you can walk and take pictures.
After excursion drive to Karakol, situated in the east of the lake area, at the foot of the most picturesque mountains of Tien Shan. This sleepy but very interesting old Russian town was first erected by Cossacks in the middle of 19th century and became an important garrison settlement.

Overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 8 Karakol. Excursion to Altyn Arashan gorge
In the morning you will make a short sightseeing tour in Karakol. Visit Dungan mosque, a unique construction in Chinese style, but serving as a mosque. Also you will see an Old Russian Orthodox Church – Holy Trinity Cathedral.

After excursion transfer with a special truck to Altyn Arashan gorge. Walking in the gorge. Linch with the luch-boxes.
Drive back to Karakol.

Overnight in a GH.
Day 9 Karakol - Karkara
After breakfast drive to Karkara valley. Karkara valley is a paradise in reality. It’s situated in the east part of Issyk Kul lake, right along the border with Kazakhstan. This is a center of trekking and alpinism.
Here you can stay in tents or yurts, take helicopter excursion to see the area or reach famous 7000 m peaks Khan Tengri and Pobeda to climb (not included in to the price!).

Upon arrival accommodation at Basecamp.
Day 10 Karkara - Saty village near Kolsai Lakes
After breakfast drive to Saty village via Kyrgyz-Kazakh border Kegen.

Accommodation and dinner in a guesthouse.
Day 11 Kolsai Lakes
After breakfast in the guest house, transfer to the first Kolsai lake. The lake is located at an altitude of 1818 m, has a length of 1,450 meters, a width in the wide part of 400 meters, and a depth of 80 m. It was formed as a result of seismic activity. The slopes surrounding the lake create a peculiar crown of Shrenk Tien Shan relict trees, growing only in this region of our planet. Rainbow trout lives in the lake. The lake at all times of the year and at different times of the day is beautiful in its own way. It is especially beautiful in the fall, when against the background of evergreen firs, deciduous plants bloom with all the colors of the rainbow. Above the gorge, if you climb the scenic path, which lies in a virgin forest, after six and a half kilometers you find yourself on the second, Middle Lake. This part of the way we will walk. The lake is located at an altitude of 2250 meters, in a hollow, also formed as a result of a powerful earthquake and collapse of the eastern slope. The lake has a length of one kilometer and a width of up to 550 meters as well as considerable depth. Snack. Rest near the lake. Return down.

Dinner and overnight at the guest house.
Day 12 Kolsai Lakes - Charyn canyon - Altyn Emel
After breakfast drive to Charyn canyon. Excursion through canyons.
After lunch (with lunch-boxes) drive to Basshi village (Altyn Emel Nationalpark).

Overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 13 Altyn Emel
Visit Singing dunes and Aktau&Katutau Mountains.

Return to GH, overnight.
Day 14 Altyn Emel - Almaty
After breakfast drive to Almaty.  
Almaty may have lost its status as capital of Kazakhstan, but it remains the country’s first city, cultural, educational, tourist and business capital and main transport hub. This beautiful town at the foot of the emerald Tien Shan Mountains is rightly called a garden city.

Overnight in a hotel.
Day 15 Almaty
Full day in Almaty.  Your excursion starts from the Panfilov’s Park with Zenkov’s Orthodox Cathedral, Great Patriotic War Memorial and Museum of Kazakh Folk Musical Instruments. Continue sightseeing tour at Zelonniy Bazar (Green Bazaar), Central Museum with Ethnographic and Archaeological departments, Medeo skating rink, Independence Monument on Republic Square and evening visit to Kok Tube hill.

Overnight in a hotel.
Day 16 Departure
Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.

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