Bishkek - Torugart - 2
1 - Day
Arrival in Bishkek , then drive to the hotel Alpinist/Grand hotel /Shah Palace.In hotel you will have a breakfast ,then after 2 hours time for sight seeing . Visit of the National Historical Museum , the Art – Galleries , the famous Osh Bazaar and short stroll through the small parks in the center of Bishkek. Dinner in a restaurant.
2 - day
After breakfast go to the super market for buying lunch and then drive to the Too-Ashuu Pass to the Suusamyr Valley, the heart of Kyrgyzstan,over ground roads to visit small villages (Suusamyr ,Kozomkul ,Chayek , Kyzyl –Oy), on this way visit ( Kojomkul village named after a local hero who stood 2.3m tall and weighned 165 kilos , remains a legend in these parts . There is a Kojomkul monument in the field behind the school , mausoleum sits on the ridge above, and there is a fascinating ,if tumbledown ,yurt-shaped shrine at the end of town. Built in 1924 it commemorates one of Kojomkuls friend and the large inscribed stone outside the gumbaz was reputedly placed there by Kojomkul single- handedly ), and drive along the many rivers (west Karakol , Suusamyr , Kekemeren ) and through the red rock canyons area; sleeping in tents ,makinf small hikes, watch the million stars in the sky and light a bonfire at the nite and to have dinner there.
3 - day
After breakfast go over the Karakeche Pass go up to Song –Kul Lake and see how Kyrgyz herd the many cattle they bring to the mountain plateau and women make a kymyz(this is the national drink which makes from the horse milk). Dinner in the yourt.
4 - day
This full day of rest to explore the area, walking or riding on a horse.
5 - day
After the breakfast drive to Kochkor via the Pass Kalmak-Ashuu, there have lunch in the restaurant, stay in the home stay, walking in Kochcor see how women make the local felt carpets, shyrdaks and ala-kyiyz.
6 - day
Drive to the Naryn 230 km. In Naryn stay in home stay dinner is up to you home stay or restaurant.
7 - day
After breakfast go to the super market for buying lunch for 2 days. Finally in to the direction of the south 120km , to the famous Tash Rabat Valley and Tash Rabat Caravansaray, dated back to the 15th century, at an altitude of 3200m, accommodation in a local yurt.
8 - day
After breakfast, transfer to the Kyrgyz-Chinese border, Torugart 100 km, where Chinese transport brings you to Kashgar.