See nature and city in 2 days
Ala-Archa Walking tour
Cooking master Show
Kyrgyz Food Tour
In this tour you are going to visit one of the most famous places in Bishkek Ala-Archa National Park, and also get to visit a local family outside of Bishkek and have a cooking show.
Ala-Archa National Park and cooking master show in local house (35 km from Bishkek, 45 minutes - 1 hour)
Kyrgyzstan is famous for mountains. Just 50 minutes from Bishkek we have beautiful National Park - "Ala-Archa" Enjoy views of the Ala-Archa that is 30 km from Bishkek, where you will see glaciers on the top of mountains. By the way to National Park, you can also see life of people that live in a city and in a village. After arrival at National Park Ala-Archa, you are going to forget the noisy city and relax in a piece. After 1 hour walking in Ala- Archa we are going to drive to the village and visit one family that lives in a village. The family will prepare for you lunch, however before you are going to see the way of cooking of traditional dish with explanation and learn how to cook Kyrgyz traditional food. Maybe after coming back to your homeland, you will cook traditional Kyrgyz food to your friends. Local families will also glad to make excursion to their farm and garden. Come back to your hotel with a good memory.
Bishkek - Burana Tower - Chon-Kemin (190 km 3.5 hour of driving)
The next morning we are going to take a small walk in the lovely Chon Kemin valley. On the way, we are going to stop in Burana Tower. Dubbed a minaret, now it is more probably a watchtower. Built by the Karakhanids (“black Huns”) in the 9th century, it once stood 44m high but an earthquake reduced it to its current 25m. The tower is all that remains of Balasagun, which, at least according to Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Roads, was once believed to be the center of the world. Next to Burana Tower, we are going to find balbals that are gravestones, that was collected from some parts of Kyrgyzstan. And you are also welcome to the museum where you can see excavations that were found in area of Balasagun. After visiting Burana Tower we are going to drive to Chon-Kemin valley and have short walking there. Have lunch and come back to Bishkek.
This tour will start after going out from Hotel
This tour will finish in Bishkek.
Transfers from Airport can be provided for extra charge.