Tour 3: Nomadic Path
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor - Son Kul - Kochkor - Chon Kemin - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
This wonderful trip will allow you to visit the best parts of Kyrgyzstan such as legendary lake of Son Kul where you can meet real nomads. Also you will ride horse in a beautiful Chon kemin gorge and hike in Ala Archa gorge of striking beauty. Besides there will be lots of visits to workshops and local master who will share their experience and talents with you.
Day 1: Bishkek - Burana - Kochkor
Finally you have chosen us for visiting Kyrgyzstan with our Nomadic Path tour. Your trip starts in the Manas International Airport, from which in 30 minutes you will find yourself in the capital - Bishkek. Here in the country everything is located at the altitudes due to the mountain location. The City tour will cover the following sites - Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. Then your way is going along Burana Tower created in the 11th century, it was totally investigated and restored by the Soviet researches. The end of the day will be spent in the way to Kochkor village and night in the home of one of hospitable dwellers.
Day 2: Kochkor - Son Kul
Being in Kochkor village you will have breakfast, enjoy the beauties of the territories and start for the well-known Son Kul Lake. This is where you will start learning a lot about nomadic culture during this tour of Nomadic Path. The lake is at the altitude of 3016m above sea level, and can be visited just from June to September due to high precipitations amid. Mainly emerald-green pastures and valleys are main sites of the cattle of the herders. Night will be like real nomads have - in the yurts.
Day 3: Son Kul - Kochkor
Having seen the attractiveness of Son Kul Lake travel of Kochkor village, ride a horse there, communicate with local dwellers and get to know the peculiarities of the country from them. All together the village is a place of witnessing of crafts of carpets creation. All the way will be going along picturesque landscapes of Kyrgyzstan and the night will be in the home of the citizen of the mountains.
Day 4: Kochkor - Chon Kemin
After Kochkor we drive the guests to the village Chon Kemin. The village is peculiar for being the site of national park views and of course testimonies of Kyrgyz culture. You have a choice to travel here and witness hospitality of the citizens, incredible views and of course opportunities to ride a horse. Inside of the village there are different paths leading to mountains where you can take a hike. Along mountain forests of Chon Kemin guests can feel fresh air, pure sites and traditional customs of the locals. And being very hospitable people, they will give you a home for spending night.
Day 5: Chon Kemin - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
As we know it is great to be in Chon Kemin, but we need to return to Bishkek and visit Ala Archa gorge, and simultaneously National Park. For now all of the guests and local residents can freely make a tour there and walk along Tien Shan mountain range, feel the pristine beauty and even get a little bit far. But previously just highly honored people could enter these sites. Then you are coming back to Bishkek and sleep in the hotel. These kinds of tours in Kyrgyzstan will enrich your knowledge and inspire your spirits. Thanks that you choose to travel with us!
Day 6: Bishkek - Airport
Early in the morning our team will drive you to airport.
02 pax - Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax - 655 $
04 pax - 410 $
06 pax - 315 $
08 pax - 275 $
10 pax - 245 $
Single - 85 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
All dinners - 75 $
All lunches and dinners - 150 $
English speaking guide - 400 $ per group
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 15 $ per person
Kochkor - Homestay
Son Kul - Yurts, "Nomadic Dream" camp (4 pax in 1)
Chon Kemin - Homestay
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
- Entries to all museums
- Supply with mineral water as a tour is developing
- Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Service does not include:
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide