Recommended Sample Trips to Kyrgyzstan

Below are three sample multi-day Kyrgyz-Travel trips, click here to see a full list of all our Kyrgyz-Travel destinations. We are also pleased to travel to other places you have heard about in Kyrgyzstan and are more than happy to customize any combination of the following to fit your travel needs and timeline. Contact us to arrange a personalized itinerary!

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Bishkek Philharmonic fountains Baatyr statues

Capital city of Bishkek and the starting point for your Kyrgyz-Travel Tour


Sample 3 day trip

Day 1: Trip starts in Bishkek beginning with Manas International Airport (FRU) pickup and goes directly to Lake Issyk Kul.
Day 2: After an overnight stay at a nice yurt camp on the beach, drive to Fairy Tale Canyons for a scenic morning hike and enjoy afternoon beach time.
Day 3: Leave Bel Tam yurt camp to visit Salt Lake and go swimming (floating on the water!) Return to Bishkek for souvenir shopping at Osh Bazaar or sightseeing of the city. Overnight in a hostel or apartment before early morning departure to the airport.

Beltam yurt camp Issyk Kul Lake

3 Day Trip to Issyk Kul Lake


Sample 5 day trip

Day 1: Trip starts in Bishkek beginning with Manas International Airport (FRU) pickup and, after a stop in Kochkor for lunch and some locally made handicrafts, head south to Tash Rabat Caravansarai.
Day 2: After an overnight stay at a yurt camp alongside the fortress, ride horses up to the panoramic view of Lake Chatyr Kul at over 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) before returning back to the yurt camp for a hot kazan dinner.
Day 3: Leave Tash Rabat yurt camp to visit the Koshoy Korgon ruins and museum outside of At Bashy on the way to Naryn. Take an easy hike into the caves, along the Naryn river or up to the flagpole for a fantastic panoramic view of Naryn city before a comfortable night’s stay at a local guesthouse.
Day 4: Drive to Lake Song Kul and try some fresh mountain kumys as we pass the many flocks of animals tended to by local shepherds. Camp out in a yurt alongside the peaceful 3,000 meter mountain lake and try some fried fish caught that morning.
Day 5: Return to Bishkek for souvenir shopping at Osh Bazaar or sightseeing of the city. Overnight in a hostel or apartment before early morning departure to the airport.

Tashrabat caravan monastery yurts

5 Day Trip to Tash Rabat, Koshoy Korgon

Reflective water Song Kol Lake Birds

and alpine lake Song Kol


Sample 7 day trip

Day 1: Trip starts in Bishkek beginning with Manas International Airport (FRU) pickup and a tour of the capital city complete with stops to the historical or art museums and biking around the square.
Day 2: Drive to Karakol for a stay in a nice guesthouse after spending the afternoon walking around town to see the historic sites like the Russian Orthodox Cathedral and Dungan Mosque.
Day 3: After stocking up on supplies, drive through Karakol valley to embark on a trek through the Karakol Gorge and national park before camping under the stars.
Day 4: Finish the climb up to Alakul Lake and camp by the shore in a tent. Polar bear swimming for those brave enough to jump in the cold glacier fed water!
Day 5: Hike out over Ala Kul Pass (3,900m) and backpack to the Altyn Arashan valley to be welcomed by the Karakol River and Altyn Arashan natural hotsprings. Spend the night in a guest house and soak in the camps private hot springs.
Day 6: Hike out from the Altyn Arashan gorge until reaching Ak-Suu village on route to Karakol. Drive along the southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul with an overnight in a nice beachfront yurt camp.
Day 7: Leave yurt camp and visit the Salt Lake or Fairy Tale Canyons on route to Bishkek. Overnight in Bishkek before early morning airport departure.

Ala Kul Lake Mountains

7 Day Karakol & Ala Kul Lake Trip

Salt Lake Issyk Kul Dead Sea

plus swimming in Salt Lake


Sample 9 day trip

Day 1: Trip starts in Bishkek beginning with Manas International Airport (FRU) pickup and goes directly to Lake Issyk Kul.
Day 2: After an overnight stay at a nice yurt camp on the beach, drive to Fairy Tale Canyons for a scenic morning hike and enjoy afternoon beach time.
Days 3-6: Leave Issyk Kul to COMBINE the 5 day tour (see above) of Tash Rabat and then Lake Song Kul.
Day 7: Drive from Song Kul to Jalalabad via Kazarman over rough mountain roads. Spend the night in a hospitable guest house and try some traditional Uzbek food.
Day 8: Visit the Arslanbob natural walnut forest and waterfalls.
Day 9: Make the long trip over the picturesque M41 Pamir highway to Bishkek and spend the night in Bishkek before early morning Manas airport departure. (OR drive to Osh and explore the city before flying out from the Osh International Airport- OSS.)

Skazka Canyon Fairy Tale Canyons Issik Kul Lake

9 Day Trip to Lakes:

Song Kul Lake yurt animal herd

Issyk Kul & Song Kul and

Arstanbab fruit trees walnut grove valley

Arslanbob walnut forest


 
 
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