Time: 4:39

Duration: 22 days

Season: June - September

Placement: hotel, guest house, yurta, tent

Complexity level: the moderate

Maxims. height: 4100 m

General distance: 2400 km


Great Silk Way is one of the biggest achievements in the history of a world civilization. The widespread network of caravan tracks crossed Europe and Asia from the Mediterranean coast to China and since ancient times served as an important means of business relations and cultural exchange between the East and the West. The longest part of the Silk way lies across the territory of Central Asia. You have an opportunity to pass in the wake of ancient caravanners.

Day 1


Meeting at the airport.

Accommodation in a hotel. Rest.

Tour around Bishkek or to Ala-Archa gorge

Day 2

Bishkek - Toktogul

Transfer to the city of Toktogul.

Valley Suusamyr, Chichkan, It –Agar gorge, lake), Toktogulsky reservoir.

Accommodation in hotel or the guest house.

Day 3

Toktogul - Sary-Chelek

Transfer to Sary-Chelek's lake. A walk.

Accommodation in the guest house in Arkit.

Day  4

Sary-Chelek - Arslanbob

Transfer to Arslanbob. Horseback  riding to small and big falls.

Accomodation in the guest house.

Day 5

Arslanbob- Osh

Transfer to Osh. Visit to the Suleyman mountain. Mausoleums and mosques. East market.

Accommodation in hotel or the guest house.

Day 6

Osh - Zhalalabat

Transfer to Zhalalabat.

In Uzgen visit to a minaret and mausoleums.

Zhalalabat - healing and sacred sources.

Accommodation in hotel or the guest house.

Day 7

Zhalalabat - Kazarman

Transfer to Kazarman

Accommodation in the guest house.

Day 8

Kazarman - Saymaluu-Tash

Horseback riding to a plateau Saymaluu-Tash where there are over 100 thousand petroglyphs.

Accommodation in a tent.

Day 9

Saymaluu-Tash - Kazarman

Return to Kazarman

Day 10

Kazarman - Tash-Rabat

Transfer to the Tashrabat gorge through Bayetovo.

Visit to a caravanserai Tash-Rabat (the X-XIV centuries).

Accommodation in a yurta.

Day 11


Horseback riding to the Tash-Rabat pass (4100 m), from where opens a view to the lake Chatyr-Kul

Day 12

Tash-Rabat - Bash-Kainda

Transfer to Bash-Kainda's gorge.

Walking and rest

Accommodation in a yurta or tent.

Day 13


Hiking or horseback riding to Bash-Kainda's falls. Height is 220 m.

In the evening return to camp.

Day 14

Bash-Kainda - Son-Kul

Transfer to the lake Son-Kul.

Kekzherty tract – petroglyphs and grave-mounds.

Visit to the Son-Kul falls. Teskey-Torpok pass (3182 m) (also known as 33 parrots).

Panorama of mountains. Stone circles of Tash-Tulga. Grave-mounds.

Accommodation in a yurta.

Day 15

Son-Kul - Kochkor

Transfer to Kochkor. Visit of a salt cave - Chong Ace - speleological sanatorium.

Workshop on production of traditional felt carpets. Personal participation. Acquisition of souvenirs.

Accommodation in the guest house.

Day 16

Kochkor - Tamga

Transfer to Tamga.

Canyons Choku-Bulak, Skazka.

Swimming in the Lake Issyk Kul.

Accommodation in the guest house.

Bath house.

Day 17

Tamga - Karakol

Transfer to Karakol.

Arrival to Barskaun gorge and Zheti-Oguz. Exploration of falls.

Accommodation in the guest house.

Day 18


Tour to the gorge Arashan.

Bathing in a thermal source.

Return to Karakol.

Day 19


Tour to the gorge Karakol.

After a lunch visit to the Museum of local lore, orthodoxy church,

mosques, Przhevalsky's museum.

Day 20

Karakol - Chong-Ak-Suu

Transfer to the gorge of Chong-Ak-Suu through Ak-Suu. Mountain lakes.

Accommodation on recreation camp.

Day 21

Chong-Ak-Suu – Tamchy

Transfer to Tamchy.

Cholpon-Ata – visit to the cultural center Rukh-Ordo,

museum of local lore, petroglyphs.

Ornok - petroglyphs.

Accommodation in the guest house.

Day 22

Tamchy - Bishkek

On the way visit to canyons Kok-Moynok.

Burana tower (the XII-XIV centuries).

Accommodation in a hotel.

Day 23

Drop off at the airport for departure.

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