Tashkent - Aksu-Dzhabagly nature reserve – Taraz - Bishkek – Issyk-Kul – Naryn – Torugart pass
8 days and 7 nights:
The program of the tour day by day:
1 Day. Tashkent – Shymkent – Aksu-Dzhabagly reserve
Transfer from Tashkent Check point “Gysht Kuprik\Zhibek Zholy” (the Uzbek-Kazak border). Registration of formalities of customs and boundary service on border Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan . Meeting on the Uzbek-Kazakh border. Transfer: Check point “Zhibek Zholy – Shymkent town - Aksu-Dzhabagly nature reserve (220 km). Lunch on the way. Arrival in Zhabagly village, transfer to guest house, accommodation in guest house. Dinner and overnight at the guest house.
2 Day. Aksu-Dzhabagly nature reserve.
Breakfast. Transfer to start place of horseriding. Horseriding to Kishi-Kaindy field base (H-1800 m) (7 km, 1,5-2 hours). Excursion to waterfall on Kshi-Kaindy river. Walking at field base environs. Lunch-picnic. Back to Aksu- Dzhabagly. Dinner and overnight in guest house.
3 Day . Aksu-Dzhabagly – Taraz - Bishkek.
Breakfast. Transfer: Aksu-Dzhabagly – Taraz town – Bishkek (400 km). On the way excursion mausoleums of Aisha-Bibi and Babdzhy-Khatun (XI – XII centuries) in Aisha-Bibi village. Visit to mausoleums Karakhan and Daut-Bek in the Taraz town. Lunch on the way. Arrival on the Check point “Chaldavar”, Registration of formalities of customs and boundary service on border Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Transfer to Bishkek, arrival in Bishkek. Transfer to hotel, accommodation in the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
4 Day . Bishkek.
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Bishkek, visiting the most interesting Bishkek sights such us: Victory square, Main Russian Orthodox Church, Kyrgyz music hall, Famous oriental Osh market, Ala-Too square, History museum, ZUM-huge supermarket. Lunch at the local restaurant. Excursion to Ala-Archa national nature park. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
5 Day. Bishkek – Issyk- Kul.
Breakfast. Transfer: Bishkek – Cholpon-Ata town - Bulan-Sogotu village (Issyk-Kul lake) (280 km) , the world's second largest alpine lake after lake Titicaca in South America . Lunch on the way. Also on the way visiting XIV century Burana tower, located on the territory of ancient town called Balasagyn. On the way e xcursion to petrogliphs in Cholpon-Ata. Dinner and overnight in sanatorium. Arrival in Bulan-Sogotu village. Accommodation in the hotel “Aurora”. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
6 Day . Lake Issyk-Kul.
Breakfast. Rest. Cutter trip on Issyk-Kul lake (2 hours). Lunch in the hotel. S wimming in lake. Lunch. Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
7 Day. Lake Issyk-Kul – Naryn.
Breakfast. Transfer: Issyk-Kul lake - Balykchi town – Kochkorka village - Naryn town (272 km) over Dolon pass where opens beautiful panorama of Kyrgyzstan's landscapes. On the way visiting “wool souvenirs” shop in Kochkor village. Lunch on the way. Accommodation in guest house. Dinner. Overnight.
8 Day. Naryn – Torugart pass.
Breakfast. Transfer: Naryn - Torugart pass (H-3752) (230 km) through Ak-Sai valley, named the “North Pole of Cenral Asia” or the coldest place of Central Asia in winter time. (it may reach –56.6 centigrade sometimes). Crossing Kyrgyz-Chinese border. Registration of formalities of customs and boundary service on border Kyrgyzstan and China. Transfer to Kashgar.