Exploring the fabulous gorge Chon Kemin

Exploring the fabulous gorge Chon Kemin, Kyrgysztan tours

Tour title: Exploring the fabulous gorge Chon Kemin

Places to visit: Bishkek, Ala Archa, Kochkor, Son Kul, Chon Kemin

Day 1: Bishkek
Today you will be met by your guide at Manas International Airport and escort you to the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. The incredibly beautiful capital of Kyrgyzstan, which was built on the site of the old Jul fortress. You will be offered to have a city tour in Bishkek and visit: Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, the National Arts Museum, National Philharmonic, and many highlights. Your tour will end with a visit to the Asian Bazaar, where you can take photos and bargain with sellers. Today you can enjoy the beautiful views of the capital and learn a lot of interesting facts about the Kyrgyz people. This night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek - KochkorThis day you will lead to Ala Archa gorge. National Park near Bishkek. Ala-Archa is a 2,280 ha state nature Park of Kyrgyzstan, located 30 km From Bishkek, on the Northern slope of the Kyrgyz Tien Shan range at an altitude of 1600-4860 m. You can enjoy the views and gorges and learn a lot of interesting information about the flora and fauna. Juniper covers the mountains of the gorge, in the gorge itself is translated as "variegated juniper". Then you will transfer to Kochkor village. On the way you will explore Burana Tower. these are the remains of the city of Balasagun, which was the capital of the Karakhanid Empire in the 9th century. The tower itself was built in the 11th century. You can go up and see the nearby open-air Museum of Balbals stone statues erected in honor of the warriors. The night will be in a home stay.  

Day 3: Kochkor - Son Kul
Today you will transfer to mesmerizing lake Son Kul. the lake is located in the Naryn region, surrounded by two ridges Tien Shan Son Kul too and Moldo too. It is situated at the altituted 3016 meters. since ancient times, this was a favorite place for the Kyrgyz to rest, nomads brought with them portable housing yurts and located near banks lake. They also brought livestock here and used the land for pasture. Once you arrive, you will be able to walk around the lake, explore the area, take photos of unsurpassed nature and enjoy the clean air.  You will rest the night in the yurt.

Day 4: Son Kul - 33 parrots Pass - Kochkor - Chon Kemin
After breakfast you will departure to Kochkor village through 33 parrots pass (3 133 m). Along the way, you will find incredibly beautiful streamers and you can make stops for photos. After arrival to Kochkor village you will be able to meet the local family which will represent you the way of manufacturing of national felt carpets. During the tour you will explore a small handicraft museum there. Then the route will lead you to picturesque Chon Kemin village. You will spend the night in in a house of a Kyrgyz family.

Day 5: Chon Kemin - Bishkek
Chon Kemin is a beautiful gorge located in the Chui region near the capital Bishkek. You will find beautiful nature and views of the gorge. Since ancient times, the Kyrgyz have revered centuries-old customs and traditions and are proud of their folklore, which also includes the world-famous "epic Manas". The indescribable beauty of Kyrgyzstan attracts more and more tourists from all over the world. You will be able to enjoy clean air and environmentally friendly products. Today you can ride horses for about 3 hours and see fabulously beautiful views of the gorge. The tour will be finished with driving to Bishkek. You will spend the night in the hotel.

Day 6: Bishkek - Airport
In the morning is transfer to airport