Discover nomad’s soul

Day 1

11, July. Manas International Airport – Bishkek city – Ala Archa National Park – Bishkek.

Arrival at Manas International Airport. Your tourist guide will meet you at arrivals with Colors of Kyrgyzstan meeting plate. Transfer to a hotel. An early check in is included. After breakfast and rest you meet at the lobby of your hotel with tourist guide and other members of the group. 9 a.m. we start our tour. Drive to Ala Archa National Park (45 km far from Bishkek). Light hike along Ala Archa river. Drive back to Bishkek city. En route we stop at Baytik Baatyr Masoleum (leader of a local tribe). Lunch at a local café. Upon arrival in Bishkek city you we start a sightseeing tour of Bishkek. You will see the Main Ala Too Square, White House, Lenin Monument, Parliament House, and Frunze Museum. Dinner in a restaurant of traditional cousine. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 2

12, July. Bishkek city – Son Kul Lake.

Today in the morning after breakfast we drive to Son Kul lake. The drive is 360 km, so we start early. The road lies through Boom gorge passing by Orto Tokoi Reservoir. We driver over Kalmak Ashuu Pass (3445 m asl) and get to Son Kul Lake. Son Kul lake in Kyrgyz language has a meaning The Last Lake. It is located at the altitude of 3016 m asl. The area is famous for nomads to graze their animals. You will have a chance to meet real nomads and flocks of sheep grazing on the lakeshore. You can talk to them and take pictures. Lunch at a local family. Dinner and overnight at yurt camp. Accommodation in yurts, 4-6 pax in one yurt, toilets outside, shower is available.

Day 3

13, July. Son Kul Lake – Tash Rabat Caravanserai.

Today we drive over Moldo Ashuu mountain Pass (3665 m asl) with stunning views. Lunch at a local family in Naryn town. After lunch we continue our way to Tash Rabat. Upon arrival excursion to Tash Rabat Caravanserai. Dinner and overnight at yurt camp. Accommodation in yurts, 4-6 pax in one yurt, toilets outside.

Day 4

14, July. Tash Rabat Caravanserai – Naryn town – Kochkor village.

After breakfast we drive to Naryn town. Lunch at a local café. Sightseeing tour of Naryn town: we visit Central Blue Mosque, Central Square and Art Gallery (if it is open) Continue our way to Kochkor village over Dolon Pass (3030m asl) In Kochkor village we visit a handicraft museum-shop. Dinner and overnight at the local family. Accommodation according to rooming list you will share the facilities with the other members of the group.

Day 5

15, July. Kochkor village – Jety Oguz Gorge – Karakol town.

After breakfast we start our way to Karakol town. The road lies along the southern shore of Issyk Kul lake. Issyk Kul is a second alpine lake after Titicaca and second transparent lake after Baykal. En route we visit Jety Oguz gorge. There you will see Broken Heart and Seven Bulls Rocks. Ask your tourist guide to tell you more about the place. Upon arrival in Karakol town dinner at a local family. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 6

16, July. Karakol town – Cholpon Ata town.

After breakfast we will have a sightseeing of Karakol. You will visit a Dungan mosque, Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral. Drive to Cholpon ata town. En route 12 km far from Karakol you will visit  Przhevalsky Museum - Memorial Complex. In Cholpon Ata  we visit Open Air Museum of Petroglyphs and Ethnographical Museum of Cholpon Ata. After excursion lunch at a local café. Dinner and overnight at a hotel on the shore of Issyk Kul Lake.

Day 7

17, July. Cholpon Ata town – Bishkek city.

In the morning after breakfast we will drive to Bishkek city. Our way lies along the Nothrn shore of Issyk Kul Lake. En route we visit Burana Tower (UNESCO site). Lunch at a local family After lunch continue our drive to Bishkek. Dinner at a local café. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 8

18, July. Bishkek city – airport.

Breakfast and airport transfer.

About us

Welcome to Ak-Sai Club webpage! We are very excited to share with you who we are as a company and what makes our company unique from the others. Ak-Sai Club is a professional travel company with over 20 years of giving memorable travel experience to tourists in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. We show these beautiful destinations mostly unseen on the maps and making it accessible to people who has the thirst of discovering untapped beauty of the nomad lands. We offer you the best outdoor travel experience in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan - beautiful mountains, high altitude lakes, flowing clear rivers and abundant number of yurts with friendly people. We, as Ak-Sai club, will show how amazing Central Asia is through the local’s eyes. We ensure that each our client is given full attention on their travels. Our motto is to always deliver the best service rather than giving empty promises. We ensure that you will get the perfect tour programs best fitted to every tourist. We are very excited and looking forward to share this journey with you very soon!