Day 2 Bishkek - Cholpon Ata town
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today we have interesting day as we leave the city and head to the countryside.
At first we stop to learn more about the Great Silk Road and visit Burana Tower Historical complex.
Burana Tower (ancient minaret) is located in 12 km far from Tokmok town. The territory where the tower is located was called Balasagyn town. This town had the strategic meaning for Great Silk Road. Here you will see a small museum with exhibits found at excavations, providing more details about this ancient settlement, and become familiar with collection of Balbals, turkic grave marks.
Lunch at a local Kazakh family in Tokmok.
Continue to the Issyk Kul Lake after lunch.
Issyk Kul Lake is the second largest alpine lake in the world after Titicaca located in South America. Its length reaches 182 km, and width is 58 km, maximum depth is up to 668 m. During the summer period the water reaches up to 20-23 Co.
On the way you admire beautiful landscape and changing of scenery.
Arrival at Cholpon Ata town and visit local famous petroglyphs site.
After excursions, drive to your accommodation: a resort area with private beach on the shore of Issyk Kul.
Dinner in a local restaurant.
(Breakfast – hotel, lunch – local Kazakh family, Dinner – resort)