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To Kyrgyzstan

Real adventure & unknown places

25 April – 5 May 2019

Kyrgyzstan is an ecological paradise, stretched out between two huge mountain ranges. In this country, the traditions and untouched nature are still untouched.

Together with Tom you can now discover this unknown country!

Taste delicious Kyrgyz cuisine, visit the nomads, sleep in yurts and see the colors of the natural landscape, accompanied by the unforgettable hospitality of this beautiful country.

Tom Grond

Tom Grond is a professional travel blogger and has been traveling the world since 2012. You can follow his adventures through his social media accounts. Tom likes a good challenge and would like to further explore Central Asia. This time he is not going to do this alone, but he would like to share it with you. He challenges you to join him in this adventure.

Tom: Traveling makes me a better person, with every day I’m on the road. Don’t waste time, live now and explore the world.

Program

Discover the rivers and mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Day 1: On April 25 you arrive at the airport of Manas in Biskek. In the afternoon we immediately go to discover the area. We make a hike through the beautiful Alamedin gorge, which is also known for its natural hot springs. In the evening we have a wonderful traditional dinner while enjoying traditional Kyrgyz music.

Day 2: Today we enter the raft boat and control the waters of Kyrgyzstan. After this, we continue along the most beautiful and popular lake of Kyrgyzstan, called Issyk Kul.

Day 3: On day 3 we start with a visit to the old petroglyphs. After that, we drive along the north bank of the lake and stop at the Semyonovka valley, where we make a big hike. In the afternoon we drive to Karakol, where everyone can explore the city on their own.

Become one with the Nomad culture

Day 4 & 5: This morning we leave early with an old Russian truck to the Altyn Arshan valley. This valley lies at an altitude of 2345 meters. It is a beautiful ride, straight through the high mountains. Eventually we end up at the Ala Kul lake, where you can enjoy the natural hot springs at the lodge. If possible, we will walk a bit further towards the snow line. After a wonderful night, in the middle of the mountains, we make a beautiful walk of a few hours towards Karakol.

Day 6: Today we visit several highlights of Kyrgyzstan. We will take a beautiful walk in Jeti Ögus, along the rock formations of red sandstone. After this, we continue to Skaska Canyon, where again we take a nice walk, this time past the fairy-like rock figures. At the end of the afternoon, we reach the yurt camp Manjyly. After a delicious evening meal, we sleep in this traditional accommodation.

The unspoiled nature of Kyrgyzstan

Day 7:
After a night in traditional yurts, we visit one of the falconers. The falconer will show us what his profession entails and how his family trains these amazing animals. How close do you dare to get around these impressive animals? After this we continue our way to Son Kul, where we stay again in a traditional accommodation.

Day 8: Today we visit the Son Kul lake, which lies at an altitude of 3016 meters. We will discover this amazing mountain lake on a horse or on foot.

Day 9: Today we are on our way to the capital Bishkek. It will be a long traveling day. During the ride, we visit several cultural and historical sites. In the evening we are going to explore the pubs and bars in Bishkek.

Day 10: We finish this adventurous trip with a last good walk through the Tian Shan mountains, highlighted the Ala Archa waterfall. In the evening we will finish this wonderful authentic trip together.

Day 11: End of the journey. Transfer to the airport. 

General information

Accommodation

The overnight stays take place in three-star accommodations (very basic, but neat). The traditional accommodation/yurts, tents, are furnished on the way of living as the Nomads.

Group

To maintain the quality and the personal touch, the maximum for this trip has been set at ten participants. We guarantee a trip based on a minimum number of final participants. A trip can already be guaranteed with fewer participants. For questions about the group composition or other questions, please contact us via mail.

Transport

We have our own bus throughout the journey. In the north side of the Son Kul lake is the road network is very accessible, so that we can travel great distances in a short time. The Southside of the lake will take a bit more time.

Everyone will book the flight to Kyrgyzstan by themselves. If desired, you can contact Pacuara Travel for advice. On April 25 you are expected at the airport in Manas. Ideally, arrival in the morning.

Price

Date: 25 April – 5 May 2019

Duration: 11 days

Price: € 1559, –

  • All accommodations
  • Ground transport with guide / driver
  • Meals
  • Entrance tickets for parks and activities
  • Activities as described in the program
  • Toll
  • English speaking guide
  • National and international flight
  • Travel & medical insurance (mandatory)
  • Extra snacks & drinks
  • Personal expenses

Activities that you can request during the trip.

Spa Ala-Medin (€ 2.50- € 8.00)
Horse riding Son – Kul lake

Booking form

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Our partners

We work together with various organizations so we can offer you a journey with as much certainty of success as possible. Below you will find our partners, with whom we work together.