Silk road Journey

Season: May - September
Duration: 07 days
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Category: Summer
Type: Trekking and Hiking

 

Itinerary of the trip:

Day 1 TORUGART-NARYN (198 KM, 3-4 HRS)
Meet the group at Kyrgyz-Chinese border “Torugart”. After border formalities drive to Naryn. Dinner and overnight in guest house.


Day 2 NARYN-ISSYK-KUL (264 KM, 4-5 HRS)
After breakfast drive to Issyk-Kul. Visit Petroglyphs of Cholpon-Ata - above the town is a huge field of stones, many with pictures scratched or picked into their south-facing surface. They apparently date from about 500BC to the 1st century AD, and were probably made by Scythian (Saka) people, predating the arrival of the Kyrgyz in the area. Dinner and overnight in hotel.


Day 3 ISSYK-KUL-KARAKOL (210 KM, 3-4 HRS)
After breakfast drive to Karakol. En route excursion to Grigorievskoe gorge. Picnic in the gorge. After excursion continue drive to Karakol. Visit museum of M.V.Prejvalsky, one of the world’s greatest explores; Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque. Dinner at local café. Overnight in guest house.


Day 4 KARAKOL-BISHKEK (445 KM, 7-8 HRS)
Early morning drive to Bishkek by the south shore of Issyk-Kul lake. En route visit Burana Tower and Ak-Beshim ruins. After excursions continue drive to Bishkek. Dinner at local restaurant upon arrival Bishkek. Overnight in guest house.


Day 5 BISHKEK-ALMATY (250 KM, 4-5 HRS)
After breakfast sightseeing of Bishkek. Visit Ala-Too Square, Panfilov Park, History Museum. Lunch at local restaurant in Bishkek. After lunch drive to Almaty via Kyrgyz-Kazakh border “Ak-Jol” (Kordai). Upon arrival dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.


Day 6 ALMATY
In the morning after breakfast city tour of Almaty. Visit Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral, Museum of Musical Instruments and Central State Museum. After lunch visit Medeo and Kok-Tube Mountain. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in hotel.


Day 7 DEPARTURE DAY
Midnight transfer to Almaty International Airport of Bishkek for taking return flight to home by LH (BA, OZ, etc.). After all formalities see group off. ** Registration 2 hours before the flight.

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