The tour will start from the Torugart pass, Tash-Rabat, Son-Kul lake, Karakol city, Altyn Arashan gorge, Issyk-Kul lake, Bishkek city, Kara-Kul city and Osh city. Tash-Rabat caravanserai on the Silk Road (13th century).
8 days

Tour schedule

Day 1

Torugart - Tash-Rabat (105 km)

  • Meeting at the Torugart Pass and transfer to Tash-Rabat.
  • Lunch on the way, lunch boxes.
  • Inspection Tash-Rabat.
  • Accommodation in a yurt in the yurt camp.
  • Dinner.
Day 2

Tash-Rabat - Son-Kul (350 km)

  • After breakfast, transfer to Son-Kul Lake, where you will in reality experience a nomadic lifestyle.
  • Accommodation in a yurt in a yurt camp on the shore of Lake Son-Kul.
Day 3

Son-Kul - Karakol (405 km)

  • After breakfast, transfer to Karakol.
  • Accommodation at the hotel 3 *, lunch.
  • Excursion around the city with a visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, a Muslim mosque, a bazaar and a monument and museum of N.M. Przewalski.
  • Dinner at the hotel.


Day 4

Jety-Oguz gorge (35 km)

  • After breakfast at the hotel - Excursion to the Jety-Oguz gorge, where you will see the famous red rocks “Broken Heart” and “Seven Bulls” and you will have a chance to see a demonstration of traditional hunting with eagles for hares.
  • Return to the city of Karakol. Lunch at the hotel.
  • Free time. Dinner.


Day 5

Altyn-Arashan gorge (50 km)

  • Breakfast in the hotel.
  • Transfer to Altyn-Arashan gorge (means “Golden Source”). Here you relax all day.
  • Lunch - lunch boxes.
  • Dinner and overnight at the hotel.


Day 6

Karakol - Issyk-Kul Lake (140 km)

  • Breakfast in the hotel.
  • Transfer to the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul.
  • Accommodation at the hotel 3-4 *.
  • Dinner.
  • Excursion to the open-air museum: petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata and the local history museum
  • Boat ride
  • Visit Ruh Ordo - cultural center to them. Ch.Aytmatova.
  • Dinner at the hotel.


Day 7

Issyk-Kul Lake - Bishkek (265 + 30 km)

  • Early breakfast.
  • Moving to Bishkek - the capital of Kyrgyzstan.
  • On the way visit the Burana Tower (XIc) and the archaeological museum.
  • Lunch at the restaurant on the way.
  • A short bus tour of Bishkek: the central square of Ala-Too, flagpole, a monument to Manas.
  • Accommodation at the hotel 3-4 *. Dinner.
Day 8

Bishkek - Manas airport (35 km)

  • Breakfast in the hotel.
  • Departure home




What is included:

  • All ground transfer with driver
  • All entrance tickets listed in the schedule
  • Accommodation
  • Nutrition
  • Tour Guide
  • Mineral water during excursions


Not included

What is not included:

  • Visa (but if necessary, we can help)
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Meals, except for the tour and alcohol
  • Other expenses required by the client
  • Tips and other souvenir shopping
  • Other attractions not included in the tour


Detailed information


Among the monuments of medieval architecture of Central Asia there is nothing like the stone fortress of Tash-Rabat, hidden in a remote gorge, at an altitude of 3200 meters surrounded by snowy peaks and inaccessible ridges of the Central Tien Shan, not far from the border of Kyrgyzstan and China. Tectonic lake Son-Kul, located near the Kyrgyz-Chinese

border, at an altitude of 3000 m. The total area of ​​the lake is 287 sq. km. On the coast of Son-Kul Lake, rich in vegetation, you can engage in horse riding, hiking and rafting. Karakol is the regional center of the Issyk-Kul region, located in the eastern part 12 km from the lake. It was founded in 1869 as a military and administrative center on the caravan road to Kashgaria. The resort in Altyn Aralash was organized in 1963 on the basis of hot springs with increased mineralization and radioactivity. Water sources contains radon and is used in the treatment of diseases of the nervous system and some other diseases. Tourists can take baths in the hot springs and enjoy the beautiful scenery and take walks.