Nature/ Bird Watching Tour

DSC_6059The Nature/ Bird Watching trip is designed especially for active nature lovers designed. You can observe special species of local birds inhabiting in various landscapes of Kyrgyzstan as well as migrant birds. Big groups of colourful butterflies and screams of marmots will also catch your attention. This tour can also be taken as a photo trip. For more specific information, please contact us.

 

 


The best time for travel: from 25.Mai till 5.July
Group size 5 people.

Day Route Short description
1 Manas – Bishkek Arrival in Bishkek. Have a rest. Before lunch brief information about tour and places to be visited. Drive to fish pond. Have a welcoming dinner at the restaurant. Overnight stay in hotel/guesthouse
2 Bishkek – Ala-Archa Start after breakfast around 10 o’clock, drive to National Park Ala-Archa, have a lunch in the park along the river or hike up to the waterfall. Evening come back to Bishkek. Overnight stay in hotel/guesthouse.
3 Bishkek – Orto Aryk village Breakfast transfer to the west to Orto Aryk village. Accommodation and meals by lokal family.
4 Orto Aryk After breakfast go deep into the gorge along the river, discover wild raspberry bushes, butterflies, birds etc. Have a picnic in nature.  Accommodation and meals by lokal family.
5 Orto Aryk – Bishkek –  Chon-Kemin Breakfast, Head to Chong – Kemin valley, National Park since 1997, take detour drive through ponds, observe birds. Lunch en route.  Arrive in Chong – Kemin valley, dinner & overnight is at a guesthouse.
6 Chon-Kemin Go to the forest early morning. Observation birds/ wild animals in the gorges, fir tree forest, along river and slopes of mountains.
7 Chon-Kemin – Son-Kol Head to Song – Köl, the mountain lake on 3016 m altitude, after breakfast.  Have a lunch in Kochkor, some stops on the way in Kalmak Pass and arrive in yurt camp on the north shore of Song –Köl.
8 Son-Kol Wake up very early and looking for birds around the lake with picnic. Watching and/ or participation in everyday life of shepherds: milking mares, making national milk products like kymyz (a fermented mare’s milk) or airan (a sour dense milk product), tending cattle. Overnight is in yurt.
9 Son-Kol  – Kochkor  Breakfast, drive to Kochkor via 33 parrots serpentine and Dolon pass. Lunch en route. Accommodation in CBT guesthouse.
10 Kochkor – Tuura-Suu Leave very early, transfer to Tuura-Suu. Lunch en route. Setting up the camp and after lunch looking for Ibiss up along the river. Sleeping in tents.
11 Tuura Suu – Kol Tor – Saruu Travel to Költör and stop around swamp, then further to Saruu. Lunch en Route. Dinner and overnight is at a local family.
12 Saruu – Juuku Suu Breakfast up to your wishes, Today you go to Juuku – Suu Gorge, to hot mineral springs. This is popular among local people.  Hiking to waterfall through pass covered with fir trees and rocky mounts along a mountain river.  Enjoy peaceful nature during the picnic. Come back to village for dinner. Overnight is by the family
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13 Saruu – Grigorevka After breakfast drive to Grigorevka, on the way visit Karakol city – the Dungan Mosque styled as a Chinese pagoda, the Russian Orthodox Church. Accommodation is by local family.
14 Grigorevka – Chyrpykty Further head to Chyrpykty with some stops on the way, to Semenovka gorge, driving through a gorge with mountain slopes covered with thick forest. And make a stop in Cholpon – Ata to visit historical museum and an open – air petroglyph (rock painting) gallery (5 km from Cholpon – Ata). Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight in Chyrpykty.
15 Chyrpykty – Bishkek Head to Bishkek on the way, visiting the Burana tower (15 km from the main road), an architectural complex of the 10 – 11thcenturies (the Great Silk Road).Lunch en route. Arrive in Bishkek afternoon. Farewell dinner. Overnight in hotel.
16 Abfahrt  Say goodbye to Kyrgystan!

The price include full board, a tour guide and transfer from arrival till depature, EXCEPT flight, visum costs and alchohol beverages.