Gems of Kyrgyzstan

Duration of this Trip 5 Days Priced From $2, 799 per person

The grand, rugged Kyrgyz Republic is an adventurer's dream come true! Over eighty per cent mountainous, Kyrgyzstan boasts some of the highest altitudes and the second largest mountain lake in the world. Picturesque, with stunning sunsets, Issyk-kul is also a premier bird watching destination. Eighty different nationalities call Kyrgyzstan home and you will never find a warmer welcome, be it in a yurt in the valleys or in a home in the capital, Bishkek. Historical and cultural monuments, from primitive rock petroglyphs and the remains of ancient settlements and medieval fortresses, to Soviet era architecture lie in wait for you. Its a road less traveled, with treasures for everyone.  Come explore the Silk Road history and wealth of natural beauty that is Kyrgyzstan! Visitors are honored guests and welcome at celebrations and festivals or to a meal with a local family. A semi-nomadic nation, there's horseback trekking and hiking in the foothills, and dining under the stars. Shop for wool, silk, and embroidered fashion and home décor at artisan workshops and museums of fine arts. Kyrgyzstan is the lair of the snow leopard, and new discoveries on road of the intrepid traveler! 

At a Glance


5 Days

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$2, 799 per person


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Day 01: Bishkek
Days 02-03: Issyk kul Lake
Day 04: Bishkek
Day 05: Departure


Day 1.Bishkek (Kyrgyz capital)

Early morning arrival in Bishkek. Accommodation. Sightseeing tour. Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Philharmonic, Statue of Manas, Victory Square. Visit the Central Museum, the Panfilov park and the bazaar. Dinner

Day 2. Bishkek - Issyk Kul

Sightseeing day drive to Issyk Kul Lake stopping at Burana tower (XI c.) in ancient Balasagun City. Visit Burana tower of Kharakhanids along with castles and mausoleums. The tower enables visitors to climb to the top. Arrival in Issyk Kul, one of the largest and deepest alpine lakes in the world. Issyk-Kul means "warm lake" and is a popular destination in the Ala-Tau mountains that form the northern arm of the Tien Shan range. Enjoy the beaches and lake tour. Accommodation at Karven Issyk Kul 4*

Day 3. Issyk Kul

Sightseeing tour around Issyk-kul: Cholpon-Ata picturesque gorges along with ancient petroglyphs (II millennium BC), visit the Ethnographical Museum, the Memorial Complex of Przhevalsky (famous traveler and explorer of Central Asia; Altyn-Arashan springs ("Golden Springs"). Accommodation at Green Yard Guest House.

Day 4. Issyk Kul- Bishkek

After breakfast return to Bishkek (400km - 7 hours). Dinner at the local restaurant in Bishkek. Overnight in the hotel Alpinist.

Day 5. Bishkek

Departure from Bishkek (Kyrgyz capital) International airport.

Land Tour Costs

From $2, 799 for 6-10 travelers

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll through flowing parks filled with natural beauty and monuments to the past!
  • Hike along the Tien Shen Mountain Range as you explore Issyk Kul Lake's picturesque gorges and pure mountain springs!
  • Climb to the top of the Burana Tower and look out over the ancient Balasagun City!

Visited Countries


Visited Cities & Places

Bishkek, Balasagun City, Cholpon Ata, Issyk kul Lake

Suggested Extensions

Uzbekistan Cultural Discovery Tour, Hidden Treasures of Nomadic Mongolia, Wonders of the China Silk Road

Reading Lists

Lonely Planet Central Asia (2010),
Frances Wood "The Silk Road, Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia"
Colin Thubron "The Lost Heart of Asia"

What's Included

  • Visa support
  • Ground Transportation
  • English-speaking guide/escort
  • Hotel accommodation in double room
  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments

What's Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Charges in hotels or yurts for additional services
  • Consular fee for Kyrgyzstan tourist visa

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Gems of Kyrgyzstan Tour

An 5 Days 4 nights tour available as scheduled group tour or as custom private tour.

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Land Tour Costs

From $2, 799 for 6-10 travelers

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