B-14. Lakes in Kyrgyzstan
Itinerary: Bishkek - Burana - Tamchi - Ornok - Cholpon-Ata - Chon-Ak-Suu - Ak-Suu - Karakol - Karakol gorge - Karakol - Jeti-Oguz - Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Tamga - Barskoon - Tamga - Fairy Tale - Choku-Bulak - Kara-Kel - Tash-Rabat - Tash-Rabat pass - Tash Rabat - Kekjerty - Son-Kul - Kochkor - Kokomeren - Suusamyr - Toktogul - Kara-Suu - Toktogul - Sary-Kamysh - Kara-Suu - Sary-Kamysh - Sary-Chelek - Bishkek
Duration: 19 days
Best season: June - September
Accommodation: hotels, guest house, yurts
Tour grade: moderate
Max. altitude: 4150
Total distance: 3340
Itinerary map

Itinerary
Day 1
Bishkek
Meeting at the airport.
Accommodation at the hotel. Breakfast. The Rest.
Lunch Time.
Walk and familiarity with Bishkek.
Dinner.
Bishkek
Day 2
Bishkek - Tamchi
Breakfast. The departure of the Issyk-Kul Lake (north coast).
On the way visit Burana Tower.
Lunch in Balykchi.
Accommodation in a guest house in Tamchi. Bathing in the Issyk-Kul.
Dinner.
Issyk-Kul lake
Day 3
Tamchi - Cholpon-Ata
Breakfast. Transfer to Cholpon-Ata.
Along the way inspection petroglyphs Ornok.
Lunch in Cholpon-Ata. Accommodation in a boarding house or hotel.
Visiting the Museum of Local History and Ruh-Ordo.
Dinner.
petroglyphs Ornok
Day 4
Cholpon-Ata - Karakol
Breakfast.
Visiting Chon-Ak-Suu, Ak-Suu.
Lunch on the way.
Karakol - visiting the museum Prjevalski.
Accommodation in guest house. Dinner.
Chon-Ak-Suu
Day 5
Karakol
Breakfast.
Excursion to Karakol.
Picnic.
Return to Karakol. Inspection of mosques and churches.
Dinner.
museum Prjevalski
Day 6
Karakol - Tamga
Breakfast. Transfer to Tamga village.
Jeti-Oguz gorge. Inspection of the waterfall. Picnic.
Chon-Kyzyl-Suu. Bathing in hot springs.
Swimming in the lake Issyk-Kul.
Tamga - accommodation in guest house. Dinner.
Chon-Kyzyl-Suu
Day 7
Tamga
Breakfast. Excursion to the gorge Barskoon. Inspection waterfalls.
Picnic.
Arabelskie syrty. Lake in the eternal verzlote.
Swimming in the lake Issyk-Kul.
Dinner.
gorge Barskoon
Day 8
Tamga - Kara-Kel
Breakfast.
Inspection Tale canyons and Choku-Bulak. Salt Lake Kara-Kel.
Lunch at the cafe.
Bathing in the Salt Lake and Issyk-Kul.
Accommodation in a yurt. Dinner.
Salt Lake Kara-Kel.
Day 9
Kara-Kel - Tash-Rabat
Breakfast.
Moving in the valley of Tash-Rabat.
Lunch on the way
Inspection caravanserai Tash-Rabat.
Accommodation in a yurt. Dinner.
caravanserai Tash-Rabat
Day 10
Tash-Rabat
Breakfast.
Lifting riding at Tash-Rabat. Panorama of Chatyr-Kul.
Lunch Time.
Explore the area.
Dinner.
Panorama of Chatyr-Kul.
Day 11
Tash-Rabat - Son-Kul
Breakfast.
Transfer to Son-Kul Lake. Visiting the Valley of the Dead - Kekjerty. Petroglyphs and burial mounds. Waterfall Son-Kul.
Picnic. Pass Torpok Teskey (33 parrot). Panorama.
Accommodation in a yurt on the northern shore of Lake Son-Kul. Dinner.
Lake Son-Kul
Day 12
Son-Kul - Kochkor
Breakfast. Transfer to Kochkor.
Lunch at the cafe.
A visit to the studio for traditional felt carpets. Can also take a personal part in making them.
Visiting the museum of national arts and crafts. Buying souvenirs.
Accommodation in guest house. Dinner.
museum of national arts and crafts
Day 13
Kochkor - Suusamyr
Breakfast.
Moving in the valley Suusamyr. Picnic by the river Kokomeren.
Museum Kojomkul.
Accommodation in a yurt on Suusamyr. Explore the area. The Rest.
Dinner.
valley Suusamyr
Day 14
Suusamyr - Toktogul
Breakfast.
Moving to the shore of the Toktogul reservoir. On the way visit Lake Saz-Kel in the gorge It-Agar. Chichkan gorge - Lunch.
Accomodation in a recreation center on the banks of the Toktogul reservoir.
The Rest. Bathing. Dinner.
Lake Saz-Kel
Day 15
Toktogul
Breakfast.
Excursion to Lake Kara-Suu. Swimming in the lake.
Picnic.
Return to the recreation center.
Dinner.
Lake Kara-Suu
Day 16
Toktogul - Sary-Kamysh
Breakfast.
Transfer to the village of Sary-Kamysh.
Lunch on the way.
Inspection of stone pillars Kara-Jigach.
Accommodation in guest house. Dinner.
stone pillars Kara-Jigach
Day 17
Sary-Kamysh
Breakfast.
Excursion to Lake Kara-Suu
Picnic.
Return to the guest house.
Dinner.
Lake Kara-Suu
Day 18
Sary-Kamysh - Sary Chelek
Breakfast.
Transfer to the lake Sary-Chelek.
Lunch Time.
Riding on a motor boat on the lake.
Accommodation in guest house. Dinner.
lake Sary-Chelek
Day 19
Sary-Chelek - Bishkek
Breakfast.
Return to Bishkek.
Lunch at the gorge Chichkan.
Accommodation in a hotel in Bishkek.
Dinner.
gorge Chichkan
Day 20
Bishkek
Transfer to the airport. Fly home.

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