Discover to son kul and issykkul - 6 days
Day 1 / Transfer Bishkek – Issyk-Kul Lake
Arrival in Bishkek. Meeting with guide. Transfer to the Issyk Kul lake. On the route visit Burana tower, which dates from the 11th century. Lunch in a local restaurant. Following route to village Bokonbaeva. Issyk-Kul lake is first curiosity Kyrgyzstan. At the end of the day arrival to the village of Bokonbaeva installation in a guest house. 290km.4h
Day 2 / Transfer Bokonbaev – Song Kul Lake :
In the morning we visit the Kyrgyz handicraft center in Kochkor. Opportunities to shopping of felt souvenirs. Driving to mountainous Lake Son Kul. We cross the Kalmak Ashu Pass at 3446 m. Outdoor picnic from the panoramic view to the jewel of the nomads – Son Kul. Arrival to the yurt camp in the afternoon. Walk and discovery of daily life in the yurts. Dinner and overnight in a yurt at 3016m. 150km. 4h of driving
Day 3 / Song Kul Lake:
The whole day is at our disposal. We spend the day exploring the life of nomads. We walk on the hills of the lake in search of petro glyphs. Picnic outdoors. Back to yurt camp. Free time walk alongthe lake. Dinner and overnight in the yurts.
Day 4 / Transfer Son Kul – village of Kizil Oy :
After a restful night in a yurt, we take our vehicle to reach the village of Kizil Oy. We leave the lake Son Kul by the pass of Kara-Keche 3300m.alt. Panoramic views from the pass and coal mine. Descent to the Jumgal Valley. Picnic on the view of the River Kokomeren. Following road along the beautiful river Kokomeren to the village of Kizil Oy. Arrive and check in a local guest house. Walk and free time in the mountainous village. 150km, 4/5h of driving.
Day 5 / Transfer Kizil Oy – Bishkek :
In the morning we head towards the Kyrgyz capital. We cross the Suusamyr Valley. Visit a small local museum. Pass through the Too Ashu Pass at 3300m alt. with the tunnel on the top to reach Bishkek. Lunch in a restaurant on the way. Arrival to Bishkek, in the afternoon. Installation in a local guest house. Walk and explore the city center. Overnight at the guest house. 220km.
Day 6 / Bishkek - Airport
Transfer to airport, flight back home.
Duration: 6 days
I’m Nomad invites you to discover the fascinating region, lost in the middle of Tien Shan. This program allows you to discover daily life in a yurt. But also the landscape of canyons and mountains and the ancient culture of nomads.
Highlights: Kyrgyz capital, Issyk Kul lake, Son Kul lake, Eagle hunting, Handcraft felt center, yurt stay, Kokomeren canyon, Suusamyr valley.
Itinerary: Bishkek> Issyk-Kul lake> Kochkor city> Son Kul lake> Kizil Oy village> Suusamyr valley > Bishkek.
Trip season: From June till begging of September
Price per person in USD
The visa is not required for Swiss nationals, EU, US, Canadian and Japanese (44 countries in all, see list on www.mfa.kg) passport with at least 6 months valid for a period do not exceed 60 days.No mandatory vaccine.
The program is indicative. It is subjected to any changes in the functions of flight schedules, weather conditions and other unforeseen conditions.
I’m Nomad recommends you 7h of sport per week, before the trip
The dinner and camp gear will be provided by I’m Nomad. In strong currency rate changes, we reserve the right to modify the program or price.
The program level is easy.
There are discounts for children. Information by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org !
During the trip, the guide will offer rides 2 / 3h steps.
According to the possibility, I’m Nomad suggests you to read the Lonely Planet guidebook.
Provide your personal medicament because the guide has only a basic pharmacy.
All information about climate in Kyrgyzstan you can get in www.gismeteo.com
Please, consult with I’m Nomad 3 days before the trip !
LOCATION - Kyrgyzstan
AGE - 6+
DATES - Jun-Sep
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