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Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan

Discover a part of the world that's getting noticed for its beautiful landscapes and its warm people. This nine-day tour takes you off the beaten tourist path and into the cultures of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Begin in Bishkek enjoying city time with optional activities like day hikes and horseback riding that gets you close to the stunning nature here. Spend one night in a traditional yurt and get to know the welcoming families of the nomadic Kyrgyz culture. Finish in Almaty but not before driving through the stunning Charyn Canyon.


Highlights

Learn about the diverse cultures of Central Asia, soak in the breathtaking mountain scenery, connect with the locals during a yurt stay, wander the Soviet streets of Bishkek.


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Yurt Building Demonstration, Barskoon Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group, Bishkek Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Ozero Sonkël' Your Local Living Moment: Bokonbayevo Village Homestay, Bokonbayevo. Half
day city tour (Bishkek). Burana Tower visit. Community
based tourism (CBT) stay. Felt
making workshop visit. Yurt building presentation (Kizil Tuu). Karakol city tour (half
day). Saty Village stay. Charyn Canyon stop. City tour (Almaty). Transport to/from all included activities and between destinations.


Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (4 nts), yurt (2 nts), CBT houses (2 nts).


Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners


Transport

Private van, walking.


Group Leader

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring will vary according to the trip style you have chosen, the countries you are visiting and when you are travelling. Generally speaking though, you should pack as lightly as possible. On the vast majority of our trips you are expected to carry your own luggage (please see below for exceptions), and though you will not be required to walk long distances with your luggage (max 30 minutes) we recommend keeping the weight under 10kg/22lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures travellers! Most travellers carry their luggage in a backpack, although an overnight bag with a shoulder strap would suffice if you travel lightly. Smaller bags with wheels are acceptable, although we recommend your bag has carry straps as well, as you may be required to negotiate bus and railway station steps. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water and a camera etc for day walks and day trips.

Day 1 Bishkek

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Day 2 Bishkek/Chong-Kemin

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Day 3 Chong-Kemin/Song Kul

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Day 4 Ozero Sonkëlâ??/Bokonbayevo

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Day 5 Bokonbayevo/Jety-Oguz

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Day 6 Jety-Oguz/Karakol

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Day 7 Karakol/Saty Village

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Day 8 Saty Village/Almaty

Arrive at any time.

Day 9 Almaty

Arrive at any time.

Details

Prices from: €1099.00

Duration: 9 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max:

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My Own Room Exceptions

Days 3, 4, 5, 7 will not have MOR available.

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