The capital city of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek is a young city which came into being less than 200 years ago. With a population of 800,000 people, Bishkek is a green city with 20 parks and sprawling Botanical Gardens. Though not home to medieval monuments, this city boasts of many beautiful gorges, and is a great holiday destination for a nature lover.
Arrive at the Manas International Airport in Kyrgyzstan. Have your breakfast en route to Issyk-Kul. Transfer and check-in to your hotel in Issyk-Kul. The pearl of Kyrgyzstan, a lake surrounded on two sides by the majestic Terskey and Kungei Ala-Too mountains is called Issyk Kul, which translates to hot lake. The coasts of the lake are famous for their unique nature and crystal clear fresh air. The day is at leisure.
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and proceed on the sightseeing tour of Issyk-Kul. Visit popular places like the Ethnographical Museum and the resort town of Cholpon-Ata on the northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake. Cholpon-Ata petroglyphs are located between the northern, western and north-western outskirts of Cholpon-Ata. The drawings theme is varied but the main pictures are the images of animals: deer, bulls, horses, wild rams, goats and wolves. Ruh Ordo is a unique cultural center in the open air in the town Cholpon-Ata, on the shore of Lake Issyk Kul. It gives each visitor the opportunity for spiritual development and self-discovery and combines elements of various cultures and religions. You can take the optional boat cruise on the Issyk-Kul Lake at an additional cost. Later, embark on an excursion to Semenovka gorge. Treat your eyes to the sights of beautiful mountains, glacial waters and Tien Shan fir trees.
Post breakfast, check-out from your hotel. Transfer to Bishek. En route, visit the Burana Tower. It is located within a large archaeological and architectural complex near Tokmok, which is exactly 80 km to the east of Bishkek. The unique minaret was built in the 11th century in the medieval town Balasagun, the capital of mighty Karakhanid Empire. After arriving in Bishkek, proceed on the city tour. Visit the Opera and Ballet House, Oak Park, Ala-Too Square, Victory Square and State Historical Museum. Transfer and check-in to your hotel in Bishkek.
Check-out of your hotel early in the morning. Transfer to the Manas International Airport for your flight back home. Return home with beautiful memories of your holiday.
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