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Overland Kyrgyzstan

Trip Rating

Review

Days/ Duration

08 nights / 09 days

Tour Style

Jeep Tours

Group Size

8 to 14 people

Season

May to October

Location

Kyrgyzstan

Meeting Point

Bishek

Skill Level

Advanced

Accommodation

Hotels / Homestays / Yurt Camps / Guesthouse

Weather

weather

Starting From Heart

Rs169500

Overview

Let’s have a wonderful and adventurous tour to Kyrgyzstan.

 Kyrgyzstan, the land of celestial mountains, true nomadic lifestyle and  the real spirit of freedom and happiness.

It’s a Paradise for travelers looking beyond the horizon of the well-known destinations and only the well travelled visit this country.

For those seeking Luxury / Pleasure / Nightlife / Parties and a famous place for a selfie we would suggest you to stay away and instead visit West Europe, Maldives, Thailand, Bali , China or U.S.A for now, as Kyrgyzstan  remains a real paradise for adventurers, explorers and only for the  REALLY WELL TRAVELLED !!!

KYRGYZSTAN is a former Soviet Union republic. It is the furthest located country from the ocean. Located on the west part of Tianshan mountain ranges, 95% of its territory is mountainous.

This location has formed a unique local culture and stunning natural views. Some of the landscapes are so beautiful, that if there is a chart of beautiful landscapes on the Earth, those of Kyrgyzstan would rank among the highest!

Itinerary


Day 1 | Airport – Bishkek (  30 km, 40 min)
Arrival to Manas Airport in Bishkek, our team welcome you in the airport and drive you to the comfortable hotel in Bishkek.
For dinner we go to one of the best restaurants in Bishkek where you can taste Indian food.
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 | Bishkek – Burana – Cholpon-Ata ( 290 km, 5h)
At 09:00 a.m pick-up cars from hotel to the highway where we will pick up cars and start journey. Our journey begins with a visit of the Burana Tower. The Burana Tower is an ancient minaret in the Chuy Valley in the north part of Kyrgyzstan. The tower with funerary monuments, earthworks, remains of the castle and three mausoleums – that’s all what last out of the ancient Balasagyn town that was founded by Karakhanids at the end of the ninth century.

Lunch at the guesthouse of the local family in Tokmok. Then we pass the Boom gorge and enter the Issyk Kul region, the homeland of the biggest lake of Kyrgyzstan. Lake Issyk Kul was a stopover on the Great Silk Road, the route of caravans coming from the Far East to Europe. We stop in Cholpon Ata, a resort city located on the northern shore of the lake.
Dinner at the restaurant. We will stay in the resort hotel with a private beach.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 | Cholpon Ata – Griogoriev and Semenov Gorges – Karakol ( 170 km, 3-4h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 10 a.m.
This day we are going to ride the fascinating mountain roads of Grigoriev and Semenov gorges. They are located 60 kilometers from Cholpon Ata. These gorges are considered as one of the most famous attractions of the lake. Pine trees and green hillsides cover the mountains. You can hear the noise of the mountain river with clear
water, which flow down to the valley. The valley is crowned with two snowy peaks: the peak of Kum-Bel (4200 m) and Eshenbulak peak (4647m).

Lunch at the Kyzyl Tash farm in Jarkynbaevo village along the way. Upon arrival to Karakol we visit the Russian Orthodox cathedral, which recalls Karakol’s time as
a garrison town on the edge of the Russian Empire. Then we go to the Dungan mosque, designed by the Chinese between 1907 and 1910 for the local Dungan community. Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 | Karakol – Tepke – Karakol ( 140 km,)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 09 a.m.
We go for driving via Jyrgalan pass and our destination is farm in Tepke village.
Upon arrival to local farm Reina Kench, we have lunch. Then we visit the farm: garden, stables with breeding horses, cows, sheep and goats. After we enjoy the national horse games. These kind of games will be shown: Kok Boru (two teams ‘compete’ for the carcass of about 30 kg), Kurosh (wrestling on horses. A rider should get the other rider down the horse by pushing and seizing.), Tiyin Enmey (game where the rider tries to pick up coins or other small items from the ground while riding).
On the way back to Karakol we will take a boat trip to enjoy the beauty of Issyk Kul Lake and the majesty of the snow-capped mountains of Tien Chan (about 1 hour).
Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 | Karakol – Jety-Oguz – Barskoon – Skazka – Kochkor ( 320 km, 6h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 9 a.m. A long day ahead with several visits along the way.
Our first stop is Jeti Oguz. The name of the gorge is symbolic. It means “seven bulls” in Kyrgyz because there are seven giant red-brown rocks resembling furious bulls standing together. We can do a short hike to the panoramic point, where we will have a beautiful view over the canyons.

Next place is Barskoon gorge is known by beautiful and powerful waterfalls. The most famous are the Bowl of Manas and the Leopard Tears, located at an altitude of 2,500 m above sea level, at a distance of 12 km from Barskoon village.

Lunch at the guesthouse along the way. After we visit Skazka canyons, which signify Fairy tale. Here you can find objects of surprising shapes and sizes. A real skyscraper or an animal may appear in front of you while you walk and explore this place.
Overnight and dinner at the hotel in Kochkor.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 | Kochkor – Tash Rabat – Naryn ( 350 km, 6h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 9 a.m. The goal is to reach the caravanserai Tash Rabat, so you overcome the mountain pass Dolon at 3030 meters above sea level.
As you drive along the beautiful road leading up to the high mountains, you can enjoy
incredible views of summer pastures and small villages.

Upon arrival to Tash Rabat, lunch at the yurt camp. After lunch we visit the caravanserai. Tash Rabat is a historical monument founded by monks in the 10th century. During the Silk Road, Tash Rabat lost its religious significance, and the monastery provided a stay for caravans and travelers. Then we go to Naryn. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 | Naryn – Son Kul ( 120 km, 3-4h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 10 a.m.
Today we drive off-road towards Son Kul Lake at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by green meadows, long used by nomads for grazing their animals. On the way, we will stop to see a magnificent waterfall located just below the road leading to the pass. Then we follow this winding road to overcome the mountain pass called 33 parrots.

When you arrive at the yurt camp, you can appreciate the hospitality of local shepherds and learn about their lifestyles and customs. Dinner and overnight at the yurt camp.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Yurt camp (Nomads Dream Yurt Camp or similar) *
*2 pax per yurt. There are 3 showers and 4 toilets in the camp. Inside the yurt there are comfortable beds and stove.

Day 8 | Son Kul – Suusamyr Valley – Bishkek ( 330 km, 7-8h)
Breakfast in the yurt. Departure early morning. Today is a long day of driving through the beautiful places of the country. We descend from Son Kul lake by the pass and the coalmine Kara Keche. We get Kyzyl Oy, a mountain village located at an altitude of about 1800. Here you have lunch at the guesthouse.

Then we continue to drive towards the capital. The road to Bishkek passes through the Suusamyr valley and the Too Ashu pass. From the mountain pass, there is a clear view over the whole valley with green grass and yurt camps. We will return to civilization by descending from the pass and following one of the most important roads in the country.

Upon arrival to Bishkek, dinner in the restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 | Bishkek – Airport – Departure ( 30 km, 40 min)
Breakfast in the hotel, departure transfer for those who have an morning flight out. rest can proceed for Biskek sightseeing.

We start our city tour in Bishkek. We will visit the heart of the city, Ala-Too Square. After, we can enjoy a walk in Oak Park, one of the favorite places of local people. Bishkek is known as the greenest city in Central Asia thanks to its countless parks and alleys.
After lunch, we will have time to visit the local market – Osh bazaar. Here you can appreciate the creativity and talent of local artisans. Just as you step into the market, you plunge into the oriental atmosphere: an infinite flow of people and a great variety of goods and colors.
On time transfer to the airport to board flight for onward journey.

Thing to do extra


-Explore Local Markets
-Interact with Nomads
-Visit Eagle Hunters Family
-Photography

 

Food and Meal


During this tour, you will be served daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner at either the hotel or while on the road. Every day you get the best food with local taste and flavor for all hotels and resorts and camps Buffy best healthy breakfast with Local and western touch. Lunch serves on the way at local restaurants or cooked by our crew. Dinner will be at hotel and resort or camp where you stay. On some places, we can plan to visit the best city restaurant

Type of stay


Accommodation type

Bishkek – Hotel 4* (Plaza Hotel or similar)
Cholpon Ata – Hotel 4* (Caprice Resort Hotel or similar)
Karakol – Hotel 3* (Karagat Hotel or similar)
Kochkor – Hotel 3* (Nomad Lodge Hotel or similar)
Naryn – Hotel 4* (Grand Khan Tengri or similar)
Son Kul – Yurt camp (Nomads Dream Yurt Camp or similar) *
*2 pax per yurt. There are 3 showers and 4 toilets in the camp. Inside the yurt there are
comfortable beds and stove.

Getting there


STARTS AND END POINT OF TOUR
The Start and end of the tour is Bishek, the team will meat you at the airport at the time of arrival.

 

 

Skill level


Intermediate

star can ride for three to five hours
star Quite Good riding experience
star little assistance required
star comfortable with extreme curves and leans
star average experience with unsurfaced roads
star steep ascents and descents

 

Advanced

star can ride for five to six hours
star extensive riding experience
star assistance on demand (if required)
star experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
star comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

 

Arrival

%upon arrival, you will receive Planet Way Round made route map with detailed
program.

Including the package cost

  1. 08 Nights accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis at Good ROOMS & tents.
  2. All meals Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner for duration of trip.
  3. Guidance to best places for Meals at Pay N Eat ( if any).
  4. 4X4 Vehicle for duration of trip from day 2 onwards.
  5. Fuel for vehicle.
  6. English speaking accompanying guide for duration of tour.
  7. Accompanying team with PWR crew and local guide & Driver for duration of trip.
  8. Eagle hunting show.
  9. Felt making show.
  10. Horse games at Tepke.
  11. Walki -Talki sets for communication between vehicles.
  12. All permits & permissions.
  13. Basic medical assistance.
  14. Group arrival & departure transfers from airport in suitable vehicle.
  15. Things to carry list.

Not including the cost

  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Early check in if any.
  4. Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
  5. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  6. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  7. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  8. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  9. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  10. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  11. VISA charges – 52 USD per person
  12. GST ON BILLING
PAX COST
Applicable cost based on 04 travelling pax in vehicle INR 176500 per person with stay on twin / double share basis of room
Applicable cost based on 02 travelling pax in vehicle INR 198500 per person with stay on twin / double share basis of room
Single room supplement INR 32500 additional per single room
 

Refundable vehicle security deposit – USD 400 per vehicle

GST 5% extra on billing
Above cost is based on travel in self drive vehicles and inclusive of fuel

Flexible booking


We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why, when you book with us you have
the flexibility to change your travel plans – with assurance that you’ll have options to rebook when it suits you. As long as you notify us about changes to your travel plans at least
21 days before your scheduled departure, you can pick new travel dates or an entirely

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
  • Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS

Durations

08 Nights / 09 Days

Month

Aug
July
June
September

Tour's Location

Kyrgyzstan

FAQs

Can you book a hotel for me?
Yes, sure we can book hotel stay for you for your pre and post tour days.
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
Is basis first aid available with the team
The accompanying team carries with it basis first aid for emergency use

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