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Treasures of Silk Road

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Kyrgyzstan   China  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Photography and Videography  
Season: June - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 230 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2725 US Dollar (USD)

1 Sunday
Airport – Bishkek (30km/30min). Transfer to the hotel (early check in is included). Accommodation.
Suggested Flight Istanbul-Bishkek TK357 D0045 A0855.
Excursion to Ala Archa Natural park (40km/45min drve one way). Easy hiking.
City tour: Central Ala Too Square, State History Museum (closed on Mondays), Lenin Statue, Manas monument, Parliament House, White House, Change oа Guard, Osh bazaar (closed on Mondays), etc.
Optionally: Folklore show during the dinner.
Optionally: Fashion show – Kyrgyz national ornaments in modern designs.

2 Monday
Bishkek city – Cholpon Ata town
We drive to Issyk Kul Lake region. En route we stop at “Burana tower” historical complex for an excursion.
Upon arrival in Cholpon Ata town we visit Petroglyphs open air museum.
Optionally: One hour boat cruise on the lake.

3 Tuesday
Cholpon Ata town – Karakol town
En route to the Eastern lakeshore we stop at Scythian burial mounds and Przhevalskii museum. In Karakol we visit Dungan mosque and Russian Orthodox Church – Holy Trinity Cathedral built of wood without a single metal nail.
Optionally: Children Folklore during lunch (dancing, singing and reciting poems in Kyrgyz, Russian, Dungan and Chinese languages)
Optionally: Cooking master class (manty dunplings and lagman noodle dish.

4 Wednesday
Karakol town – Son Kul Lake
We drive along the Southern shore.
Optionally: Golden eagle Hunting demonstration.
In Kochkor village we stop for visiting handicraft museum-shop.
Drive up to the second largest lake in the country goes over Kalmak Ashuu mountain pass (3446m)

5 Thursday
Son Kul Lake – Naryn town
The morning we spend exploring the area, visiting nomads and hiking up to the Petroglyphs.
Later we drive down to Naryn town over Moldo Ashuu pass (3660m).
In Naryn we stop at the Central blue mosque, Central Square and Independence Monument. We also visit Art Gallery if it happens to be open (there is no fixed working schedule).
Optionally: Horse riding games at Son Kul lake.
Optionally: Yurt setting up demonstration.

6 Friday
Naryn- Torugart pass (3700m)– Kashgar
In the morning we leave for China. En route we cross At Bashi and Arpa valleys, pass by Chatyr Kul Lake. Crossing Kyrgyz and Chinese customs takes about 2-3 hours. We change our guide.

7 Saturday
Kashgar city tour
Today’s tour starts by visiting Apak Hoja Tomb which is located in the northeast of Kashgar city. Kashgar Old Town. Id Kad Mosque.

8 Sunday
In the morning we visit Sunday Cattle market.
Drive to Tashkurgan, breathtaking views. On the way we visit Karakul Lake. There are two Kirgiz settlements along the shores of the Karakul Lake, living in yurts and mud stone houses. We will pay a visit to the local family and have a taste of their traditional snacks.

9 Monday
Excursion to the Stone City which is located in the north of Tashkurgan town and dates to the Tang dynasty. Several coins and documents from Hotan have been unearthed here.
Drive back to Kashgar city.

10 Tuesday
Kashgar – Irkeshtam – BC Achik Tash
Drive to the border crossing at Irkeshtam pass.
Drive to Achik Tash Base Camp at the foot of Lenin peak (7134m)

11 Wednesday
BC Achik Tash – Osh city
Our drive to the second capital city of Kyrgyzstan Osh city goes over Taldy mountain pass (3619m). In Osh we visit Suleiman Mountain, Bobur mosque and History Museum.

12 Thursday
Early morning departure to the airport.
Suggested flight: TK361 Osh-Istanbul D0400 A0635.

1 State History Museum (closed on Mondays), Osh bazaar (closed on Mondays)
2 “Burana tower” historical complex, Petroglyphs open air museum
3 Przhevalskii museum, Dungan mosque and Russian Orthodox Church
4 Handicraft museum-shop
5 Art Gallery (if it is open)
7 Apak Hoja Tomb, Kashgar Old Town, Id Kad Mosque.
8 Sunday Cattle market
9 Stone City
11 Suleiman Mountain, Bobur mosque and History Museum.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

2 2725
4 1855
6 1595
8+1 1545
10+1 1475
12+1 1385
15+1 1280
Single Supplement 280

Class B
2 2585
4 1740
6 1490
8+1 1425
10+1 1360
12+1 1285
15+1 1175
Single Supplement 230

About This Supplier
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Location: Kyrgyzstan
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2002
Client Request Served: 341

M08937 is a private company, which has been working in the tourism market since 1998. The main activity of M08937 is organization of different tours for both groups and individuals in Kyrgyzstan as well as in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Drawing upon our passion for travel and uncommon experiences we have compiled an...

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