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Silk Road Tour In Kyrgyzstan

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Country: Kyrgyzstan
City: Osh
Duration: 9 Day(s) - 8 Night(s)
Tour Category: Culture Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Package Itinerary


Kyzyl-Art – Sary-Tash – Osh – Chichkan Gorge – Son-Kul Lake – Naryn – Tash-Rabat - Kochkor – Bishkek



Day 1

Cross Kyrgyz-Tajik border post Kyzyl-Art. Drive to Sary-Tash village (50 km - 1-2 hours). Dinner and overnight in local Kyrgyz family house.

Day 2

Breakfast. Transfer to Osh (180 km - 3 hours). City sightseeing: Suleiman – Mount and Museum at the foot of the mount, Famous Osh Bazaar (it open from 10:00 until 16:00). Overnight in home stay.

Day 3

Transfer to Chichkan Gorge via Karakhanids Mausoleum (XI-XII cen.) in Uzgen, Jalalabad along the picturesque mountain of Osh highway and Toktogul Reservoir (460 km - 8 hours). Overnight in a small guest house on the bank of the mountain river.

Day 4

Transfer to high-mountain Son-Kul Lake (300 km, ~ 6 hrs), which is located in a huge picturesque intermountain hollow at the altitude of 3000 m.a.s.l. There are fine opportunities for walking and horse-back riding, contacts with local shepherds, who have kept their way of life and traditions of their ancestry up to now. Accommodation in traditional Kyrgyz yurts.

Day 5

After breakfast transfer to Naryn (145 km - 3 hours). It is a long, narrow town that straddles the fast flowing Naryn River and is set between high, steep cliffs. Accommodation in home stay.

Day 6

Breakfast. Drive to Tash-Rabat (ca 3.500 m a.s.l., 115 km - 3 hours) which is situated in the picturesque Kara Koyjun canyon (‘Black Rabbit’), close to the Chinese border; it has been an important stopover  for the caravans along the Great Silk Road between Far East and Europe. Free programme: bird watching, hiking in the area (warmly recommended!). As options in Tash-Rabat (at an extra charge on the spot): horseback riding. Accommodation at Yurt Inn. Dinner.

Day 7

Breakfast in the yurt. Transfer to Kochkor village (230 km - 5 hours). Visit handicraft and souvenir shops, local museum and as option see making of the Kyrgyz national carpet "Shyrdak". Accommodation in Home Stay.

Day 8

After early breakfast drive to Bishkek (235 km - 4 hours). On the way excursion to Burana Tower (from the XI-th century). Upon arrival check in for accommodation at the hotel. If the time allows we visit the local market “Osh”-bazaar, famous for its exotic fruits and vegetables as well as a number of marvellous hand-made souvenirs.

Day 9

Early transfer to the airport (about midnight, 40 km) and departure.


Price is valid for group of 4 persons


Price includes the following service:

  •  Accommodation in standard double room:
  1.             Sary-Tash, Osh, Naryn, Kochkor – CBT home stay
  2.             Chichkan Gorge – Ak-Ilbirs or Ozon guest house
  3.             Son-Kul Lake, Tash-Rabat – yurt inn
  4.             Bishkek – Alpinist hotel, 3*
  •  Transfers by 4WD minivan
  •  French speaking guide
  •  Meals: as stated above
  •  Excursions + entrance fees

Price does not include:

  •  Kyrgyz visa fee
  •  International air-fare
  •  Full board 
  •  Latecheck out on day 9
  •  Alcohol beverages


  •  Yurt Inns operate from late June till early September
  •  Accommodation in any Yurt Inn is usually 5-6 persons of the same gender in a yurt, however if the Yurt Inn will not be fully booked by the time of the group arrival, double occupancy may be arranged without extra fee
  •  Weather in the area of Chickan, Son-Kul Lake, Tash-Rabat and other mountain areas of Kyrgyz Republic is quite cold even in summer time, and it is highly recommended to have warm clothes and raincoat.


Programme can be changed by request in regard to duration and service level.

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