Tour info
Apricots and Apples Tour

Season: Middle of July – End of September

Farmer's Location: Barskoon or Kyzyl-Suu village

Size Of The Group: min - 2 pax, max – 8 pax

Type of the tour: Agrotour

Destination: Southern Shore of Issyk-Kul Lake

Itinerary:

Day 1

Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek in the morning. City tour in Bishkek. Visit Victory Square, Oak Park, Ala-Too Square. State Historical Museum. Lunch and dinner at the local restaurants. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 2

Bishkek – Barskoon/Kyzyl-suu (340 km)

Transfer to the Southern Shore of Issyk-Kul Lake (320 km). Drive along Chu River, a natural border between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Drive through narrow Boom Gorge to Issyk-KulLake. Arrival to farmer’s family in Barskoon or Kyzyl-Suu village.The family is growing BIO products, mostly apples and apricots. Welcome dinner and accommodation in the farmer’s family.

Day 3-5

Barskoon/Kyzyl-suu

These days you will have a chance to get acquainted with traditional Kyrgyz lifestyle, participate in the morning field works and horticultural activities.

In the afternoons, it will be possible to organize:

Visiting “Fairytale” canyon for hiking excursion;

Swimming in the lake;

Visiting house of eagle hunter;

Horse riding;

Excursion to Barskoon Gorge

Day 6

Barskoon/Kyzyl-suu – Karakol (80 km)

Transfer to Karakol (90 km). On the way, visit Djety-Oguz Gorge for short hiking. Local people tell many legends about famous red rock formations in this area. City tour upon arrival in Karakol. Karakol is multiethnic town. More than 44 ethnic groups live in the town. You will visit Orthodox Church, Muslim mosque in Dungan style and bazaar during the city tour. Dinner in Uighur family. Accommodation in hotel.

Day 7

Karakol – Bishkek (420 km)

Transfer back to Bishkek. On the way ruins on the ancient city Balasagyn and Burana Tower,the remains of Karakhanid's empire in Central Asia. Farewell dinner.Accommodation in hotel.

Day 8

Bishkek

Transfer to the airport. Departure.

Additional information for the tour

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* This tour can be combined with other out tours or included additional activities or couple of days according your wishes.

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