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Yssyk-kul Lake Tour

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Issyk-kul Region
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Description On a 3-day tour to Issykkol, we will visit the Burana tower. We help a local family in the village of Kyzyl-Tuu to build a yurt town, they show us and tell us interesting stories . .
Country: Kyrgyzstan
City: Issyk-kul Region
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Nature Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Package Itinerary


On a 3-day tour to Issykkol, we will visit the Burana tower. We help a local family in the village of Kyzyl-Tuu to build a yurt town, they show us and tell us interesting stories and facts about the yurt town. We also visit Eagle House and Skazka Canyon. We will even spend the night at the lodge in Jety-Ogi, so you will have the opportunity to visit the hostel. We explore the Maiden's Spit waterfall and other legendary places of Zeta-Oga. We will go to the city of Karakol and discover a unique youth city. To petroglyphs, an open-air museum in Cholpon-Ata, and just…

So, this 3-day tour around Issyk Kul will make you fall in love with mountainous Kyrgyzstan. Book your tour now and you won’t regret it …

Day 1: Bishkek - Village Tour

We will pick you up from your hotel in Bishkek in the morning. The first goal is to visit the Burana tower, preserved from the time of the ancient city of Balasagyn (XI-XIII centuries). Then we pass the Boom gorge and continue along the southern coast of Issyk-Kol. We will have lunch with a local family in the village of Kyzyl-Tuu and help them build a Kyrgyz yurt town. We will drive to Bokenbaev village to visit the eagle house in Bokenbaev village.

The next point is Skazka Canyon. People also call it Fairy Canyons. The last point of our first day is the Zety-Ogyz pass. Dinner and overnight at the Jety-Ogi hostel.

Day 2: Sightseeing Yeti Ogyz - Karakol - Holy Trinity Cathedral

After breakfast at the campsite in Yety Ogyz, we will go to the Yeti Ogyz mountain, climb the Kyz Tukirik waterfall, and so on. We see the scales of the Light Heart and hear the legend about all these aspects.

Then we will go to Karakol. After all, today is the day of meeting with the city of youth Karakol. When we arrive in Karakol, we will go to the Deer Market, and for lunch, we will eat the famous dishes of the city of Karakol, “Al-lam-fu” and fried potato cutlets. Ashlin-fu is the national dish of the Uighurs and Dungens. These are noodles with a little starch, cold soy sauce, and hot sauce.

So, the next destinations we will visit are Holy Trinity Cathedral and Dungan Mosque as part of a city tour. Then we will go to the mineral hot springs Ak Suu kench where we will swim at the thermal spring pool. Overnight in a guesthouse in Karakol

Day 3: Bishkek - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Bishkek, north of Issyk-Kol. Because in Cholpon-Ata we will visit the open-air museum of ancient petroglyphs and the Ruch Ordo cultural complex. Here we have lunch in one of the cafes.

After passing the Boom Gorge, we will come to a special eating place called "Amin package", which is popular with local residents. There we eat “Kattama” (traditional Kyrgyz bread), drink “Samur” milk tea (a traditional teapot of our nomadic ancestors), and listen to stories about our food.

In the evening we will come to Bishkek, and we will deliver you to your hotel after the amazing tour around Yssyk-Kul Lake

Price Includes:


English speaking guide

Lodgings with breakfast (1 night in Yurt Camp, 1 night in the guesthouse)

Entrance fees ( Przhevalsky Museum, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Dungan Mosque, Rukh Ordo complex, Petroglyphs museum, and Burana tower

Lunch in Kizil-Tuu Village on day 1

Dinner in Jeti-Oguz Yurt Camp on day 1

Tasting of Apamdyn Kattamasy, and Samoor tea

Tasting of “Ash-Lyam-Fu, and “Pirozhki” in Karakol

Price Excludes:

Personal Insurance

Additional costs that are not mentioned above.

Lunch, and Dinner in Karakol

Lunch in Cholpon-Ata

Accommodations, and meals in Bishkek

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