Tour with a visit to the most beautiful lakes

This tour is a great opportunity to visit the two most famous lakes in Kyrgyzstan, as well as plunge into the atmosphere of nomadism.

Tour program
3 days
Bishkek, Burana Tower, Son-Kul Lake, Issyk Kul Lake, Fairy Tale canyon, Barskaun gorge

On the first day, we will head to lake Son-Kul - a peaceful place with untouched nature. We will go there in the morning, no later than 10:00.

On the way, we will visit the medieval Burana tower - a place that you can read about in every guidebook to Kyrgyzstan! Burana is one of the main ancient buildings in our country, and we will be happy to show you this place. We will visit the territory of the settlement, climb to the top of the tower, visit a small museum with interesting archaeological finds that were made during the researches.

After the tour to Burana, we will continue our way through the Boom gorge, we will go to other regions of the country - first to Issyk Kul Lake, and then to the Naryn region.

Our next stop will be in the village of Kochkor. Here we will stay for lunch and visit a small museum. We will arrive at the shores of Son-Kul in the late afternoon. We will stay in yurts, taste delicious national dishes and have a rest after a long road.

After breakfast in the yurt, we will drive to the most famous lake in Kyrgyzstan - Issyk Kul Lake. Almost all our way will be accompanied by the beautiful scenery around us. On this day we will stop on the southern shore of the lake in the yurt camp near the village of Kadji-Sai.

After lunch in a yurt, we will go for a walk in the Fairy Tale canyons, which impress with their shapes and variety of red and yellow shades. After a walk along Fairy Tale canyons, we will return to the yurt camp, have dinner and enjoy the tranquility that reigns on the shore of Issyk Kul.

Having breakfast, we will go for a walk to Barskaun gorge. After walk, we will head to Bishkek. We will arrive in Bishkek in the evening, taking you to your hotel with a lot of vivid impressions and good memories of Kyrgyzstan!

Services for additional payment:

In the evening of the second day we can organize a demonstration of eagle hunting show for additional fee (5000 soms).

Also in the evening of the second day we can organize folklore show for additional fee (5000 soms).

Clothes and equipment:

You can take all necessary things. Please take into consideration that in summer time the temperature in Bishkek city reaches up to 40 oC and in the mountains the temperature decreases to 10 oC. Be prepared for unexpected changes of the weather.

Recommended: rain-coat, sweater/fleece, wind-stopper, enough t-shirts and other underwear (think of taking smth with long sleeves to avoid sunburns), hat (remember – the sun can be violent), sun-screen cream (30 or higher), insect repellent (skin + clothes), good trekking boots for easy hikes in the mountains, walking shoes (don’t need heavy ones) for the city walks, flash light (torch).

Personal first aid kit (most likely problems: blisters, sunburns, allergy, diarrhoea, sore muscles after hikes. Take painkillers, anti-histaminic, antibiotics of general action, and anything you need for your usual medical conditions), personal hygiene kit (disinfection gel is highly recommended) + some toilet paper.

A small towel, swimming suit (for Issyk-Kul), sunglasses, photo camera, notepad and a pen to make notes as you travel, a smaller backpack, except for your normal suitcase.

Tour prices
Private tour for one person
1010 USD
Group of 2 people
1070 USD
(535 USD per one person)
Group of 3 people
1155 USD
(380 USD per one person)
Group of 4 people
1240 USD
(310 USD per one person)
If there are more than 4 participants in your group, please contact us for pricing this tour.
Transport service
Guide service
Accommodation in the yurt camp at Son-Kul Lake
Accommodation in the yurt camp at Issyk Kul Lake
Bottled water for all periods of the tour
Does not include
Flight tickets
Horse riding
Accommodation in Bishkek
Dinner on the last day in Bishkek
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