B-10. Bishkek - Issyk-Kul - Tash-Rabat - Torugart
Itinerary: Bishkek - Burana - Cholpon-Ata - Chon-Ak-Suu, Ak-Suu - Karakol - Arashan - Karakol - Jety-Oguz, Barskoon - Tamga - Tash-Rabat - Torugart
Duration: 7 days
Best season: May - September
Accommodation: hotel, guest house, yurt
Tour grade: moderate
Max. altitude: 3800 m
Total distance: 1300 km
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Itinerary
Day 1

Bishkek
Meeting at the airport.
Accommodation in a hotel or a guest house.
Tour around Bishkek city or a trip to Ala-Archa gorge.

Bishkek
Day 2

Bishkek - Cholpon-Ata
Travel to Cholpon-Ata town, Issyk-Kul Lake.
On the way, visit historic monument Burana tower of XI century, archaeological museum and Ornok - petroglyphs. Accommodation in a hotel or a resort.
Visit Cultural Centre Ruh Ordo and a local History museum.

Ornok. Petroglyphs.
Day 3

Cholpon-Ata - Karakol
Visit Chon-Ak-Suu and Ak-Suu gorges.
Excursion around Karakol (Przewalski museum, Russian Orthodox church and a mosque in the style of a Buddhist pagoda).
Accommodation in a guest house.

Karakol, Memorial Complex of Przhevalsky
Day 4

Karakol - Arashan
Excursion into Arashan gorge.
Bathing in thermal springs.

Altyn-Arashan
Day 5

Karakol - Tamga
Visit Jeti-Oguz and Barskaun gorges.
Exploration of red rocks and waterfalls.
Accommodation in a guest house.

Jety-Oguz gorge
Day 6

Tamga - Tash-Rabat
Visit caravanserai Tash-Rabat (X-XIV centuries) on the Silk Road.
Accommodation in a yurt.

Tash-Rabat.
Day 7

Tash-Rabat - Torugart
Travel to the Kyrgyz-Chinese border Torugart.

Tash-Rabat gorge.
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Tash-Rabat gorge.