Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan
KAZAKHSTAN & KYRGYZSTAN
- 28 DAYS
DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN ALMATY (KAZAKHSTAN) (L/D) – Transfer to your hotel and after lunch you will be taken to see the Medeo Ice skating rink followed by the cable car ride to Shymbylak Ski resort. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Almaty.
DAY 2 ALMATY (B/L/D) – City tour visiting Zenkov Cathedral & Museum of Musical Instruments in Panfilov Park. After lunch you will be taken to see the Big Almaty Lake with a stop along the way to see a falcon show. Continue on to Kok-Tobe Hill. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Almaty.
DAY 3 ALMATY – KOLSAI LAKE (B/L/D) – Early departure to Kolsai lake via Charyn Canyons. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at a Kolsai Lake area guesthouse.
DAY 4 KOLSAI LAKE – KAINDY (B/L/D) – Visit to three beautiful lakes – after the first lake, enjoy a light scenic trek to the second lake and then continue on to Kaindy lake where you will also enjoy a picnic in the countryside. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at a Kolsai Lake area guesthouse.
DAY 5 KOLSAI LAKE – KARAKOL (KYRGYZSTAN) (B/L/D) – Early departure to Karakol passing through picturesque Karkyra-Kegen valleys. Pass Kyrgyz-Kazakh border and check in at your hotel followed by dinner.
DAY 6 KARAKOL – TOSOR (B/L/D) – City tour of Karakol with a visit to the local Museum, Dungan Mosque and the old wooden Orthodox Church. Continue on to Tosor village stopping at the breathtaking Djety-Oguz gorge. Light walking and a picnic followed by an excursion to the wonderful Barskoon waterfall. Dinner and overnight in a Yurt Camp.
DAY 7 TOSOR – SKAZKA CANYON (B/L/D) – Free time on the South shore of Issyk-Kul lake. After lunch enjoy a scenic tour of Skazka Canyons. Dinner and overnight at a guesthouse.
DAY 8 TOSOR – SON-KUL LAKE (B/L/D) – Transfer to Son-Kul, the 2nd biggest lake in Kyrgyzstan. Rest of the day at leisure and dinner and overnight in yurts.
DAY 9 SON-KUL LAKE – CHON KEMIN (B/L/D) – Drive to Chon Kemin Gorge with a visit to Konorchek canyons along the way. Time to explore and learn how to make Boorsok, Kyrgyz traditional bread. Dinner and overnight in a guesthouse.
DAY 10 CHON KEMIN – CHUNKURCHAK (B/L/D) – White water rafting adventure on the Chu / Chon Kemin rivers. Continue on to Chunkurchak stopping at 11th Century - Burana Tower. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 11 CHUNKURCHAK – ALA-ARCHA NATURE PARK – BISHKEK (B/L/D) – Free time to enjoy the scenery before leaving to Ala-Archa National Park for light trekking. Continue on to Bishkek. Check in to your hotel followed by dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 12 BISHKEK (B/L/D) – Sightseeing tour of the city, Ala-Too square, Oak Park and Victory square. After lunch visit Osh bazaar – an oriental market with diversity of local food, clothes and souvenirs.
DAY 13 BISHKEK (B/L/D) – Time at leisure to explore the city. In the evening enjoy a romantic dinner at the famous Supara restaurant.
DAY 14 DEPARTURE (B) – Transfer to the airport for your flight.
• Accommodation in hotels, guest houses and Yurt camps in Twin room sharing basis
• A/C Transport
• Entrance fees to sites listed
• English speaking tour guide
• All excursions by tour guide
• Ecological fee
• Eagle hunting show
• Cooking class Boorsok
Terms & Conditions apply
PROGRAMME CAN BE CUSTOMISED TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS