Silk Road Tour miracle: Tour 1
Destinations: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Duration: 12 days
Places to visit: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek- Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore- Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol- Skazka - Bokonbaevo - Kyzyl Tuu - Bishkek- Almaty - Issyk - Almaty - Tashkent- Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara - Tashkent
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
In the first day of the great tour the guests will be the ones to arrive at Manas International Airport, where the driver of our company meets you and takes to the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek. Then there goes to be the city tour, with visiting of such places as Pobeda Square (Victory Square), Duboviy Park (Oak Park), Central Ala-Too Square, Old Square, National Philharmonic. After the guests of Kyrgyzstan have seen sightseeing, they take a way to Ala Archa gorge. Right here it is possible to travel along the paved path and immerse in nature, feel fresh air. Then they are always ready to climb the heights of the gorge. The day ends with the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Bishkek - Burana - Issyk Kul northern shore
In order for all the beauties to be seen by the visitants, we offer the opportunity to travel a tour to the pearl of Kyrgyzstan, Issyk Kul Lake. This is the lake located in the very mountains, at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. On the way to it the guests of the country take a stop at the territory of Burana tower. It is the minaret of the 11th century, with the balbals standing around it. They were set here for the protection of the souls of the people and the territory. Also, here you can witness the inscriptions of 2000 years old. The night will be organized in the hotel.
Day 3: Issyk Kul - Grigorievskoye - Semenovskoye - Karakol
Today we are making a tour along the Issyk Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. The region opens us various gorge of exquisite beauty, as Semenovskoye and Grigorievskoye. These gorges tend to be with wonderful fields and valleys, greenery here is everywhere. Then the destination of the day is the Karakol city. Here we make a visit of the Dungan mosque seen to be in the Chinese style. Then the Orthodox Church built without nails is visited. The night is organized in the guesthouse.
Day 4: Karakol - Skazka - Bokonbaevo
As Kyrgyzstan is a mountain country, the Jeti Oguz gorge (Seven Bulls) is visited all along the tour. This is the rock formation literally in the form of the bulls, of red color. Our guides will tell legends connected to it. Then the point of the tour is the Broken Heart Mountain, which can be vaulted in 20 minutes. For the next destination of the breath-taking tour is Skazka (Fairy Tale) Canyon, which can be taken into account passing the Tosor village. Bokonbaevo village is the site where eagle hunting can be seen. The eagle here are trained by the berkutchi. The night will be in the yurts.
Day 5: Bokonbaevo - Kyzyl Tuu - Bishkek
The day is taken as the return to Bishkek. The tour back is made along the Kyzyl Tuu village, where the masters of yurt creation can be seen. The yurts are made of felt and wood. Then we spend the night in the hotel of Bishkek.
Day 6: Bishkek - Almaty
From Kyrgyzstan the group makes a tour to Kazakhstan, the road of which takes about 4 hours. On coming to the southern capital of Kazakhstan the guests are going to immerse in history and culture of the people, visiting the Green Bazaar. Pay attention to the necessity of bargaining for getting the goods for lower prices. Then we make a city tour to Panfilov Park as the oldest park of the country. Then everyone takes a way to Zenkov Cathedral and Medeo Gorge. The latter of which is the famous skating rink. Kok-Tobe hill will be visited as one of the tallest TV towers of the country. The night will be booked in the hotel.
Day 7: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty
The very morning the boarders have breakfast and take a way to the Issyk Gorge passing Trans-Ili Alatau and the Kuldja tract. The members of the group should pay attention to the beauty of the mountains, nearly touching the sky. Kazakhstan is seen to be the country where the popular "Golden Man" monument can be visited. The museum of the same name makes a home for the ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of culture. At the same time all of the wanderers make a route at the height of 1756m above sea level. The tour to the lake Issyk and the gorge of the same name will be visited. The lake is said to appear 10 000 years ago, in the result of the natural disasters. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 8: Almaty - Tashkent
From Kazakhstan we make a way to Uzbekistan, with the flight to be in the morning at 12:15. The capital of Uzbekistan is Tashkent and the tour to be made along the Independence Square which was set in honor of the victory in WW2, then we make a witness of the local Broadway and Amir Timur square. Then we recommend visiting of the Tashkent metro found the opening in 1977. Many old sites as Chorsu Bazaar, Kukaldash Madrasah and Hast Imam and various religious schools will be visited. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 9: Tashkent - Samarkand
Samarkand is the city of Uzbekistan which can be reached on train. Near the city you will find out of it to be in the Valley of Zerafshan River. At the same time it is seen as the oldest city of Uzbekistan, compared with Babylon and Rome. Being in this city the guests are going to travel a city tour along the sights as Registan square, Shakhi-Zindeh, Mausoleum Guri Emir and Bibi Khanum Mosque. Most of religious sites are of the 15-17th centuries. In the museum there is the collection works of art. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 10: Samarkand - Gijduvan - Bukhara
This day will be devoted to the tour to Bukhara. And the guests are going to travel to Gijduvan village, where the pottery workshop was located. At the same time the exquisite ceramics is here, with the skills to be given throughout generations. The tour in Uzbekistan continues to Bukhara, famous for the memorial complex of Al Bukhary. Named in honor of the researcher, where the collection Sahih al-Bukhari is located. The night will be in the hotel of Bukhara.
Day 11: Bukhara - Tashkent
Almost in the last day of the tour in Uzbekistan the visitants travel to Tashkent back. And the oldest city of Citadel Ark created in the 4th century is located. The guests are going to make a witness of the Samanids mausoleum of the 9-10th century. Then the route is made along the Chashma Ayub mosque. The mosque is created with forty columns. The perfect architecture of Poi Kalon complex, Kalon minaret, Kalon mosque and Mir Arab Madrasah. The night will be made in the hotel.
Day 12: Tashkent - Departure
The morning starts with the breakfast in the hotel, and then the way to the airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 485 $
04 pax - 1 135 $
06 pax - 920 $
08 pax - 860 $
10 pax - 790 $
Single - 180 $
Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $
Half board - 165 $*
Full board - 295 $*
Entrance fees in UZ* (with escort guide only) - 35 $ per person
To be 2 in one yurt (now 4 pax) - 10 $ per person
Flight tickets Bukhara - Tashkent - 55 $ per person
English speaking guides:
KG - 505 $ per group
KZ - 235 $ per group
UZ - local 120 $ per person or escort 315 $ per person
Bishkek - "Discovery" 3* or "Garden" 4*
Issyk Kul - "Karven" Resort
Karakol - "Karagat" Hotel 4* or "Green Yard" Guesthouse
Bokonbaevo - Yurts (4 pax in 1)
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Tashkent - "Samir" Hotel 3*
Samarkand - "Ideal" Hotel 3*
Bukhara - "Porso" Hotel 3*
- Mineral water supply
- Train tickets Tashket - Samarkand
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Travel insurance
- English speaking guide
- Museum admissions
- Flight tickets Bukhara - Tashkent