Uz-Kyr: Golden Ring of Central Asia -15 days

The hidden treasure of Central Asia

China – Bishkek – Issyk Kul – Choktal – Jetty Oguz – Kochkor – Sonkul – Bishkek – Och – Andijan – Fergana  -Marguilan – Rishtan – Kokand – Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara-Khiva – Tashkent – China 

Day 1//China -Bishkek

Central Asia trips

Flight to Bishkek by China  airlines

Day 2// Bishkek   (35 km) 

Arrival and meet at the airport with the guide. Start Central Asia trips. Breakfast is in the city. Visit the city: place dustlik, the opera, the park Dubovy, and the museum historic. Transfer to a hotel and accommodation. Continue our visit towards the biggest bazaar of city <Osh bazaar> and the statue of Lenin in the center of city. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3//Bishkek-Issyk Kul- Chok Tal (250 km)

Breakfast. We go to the lake Issyk-Kul (1600 m), the second the biggest lake on the mountain in the world. Walk on the short of lake that pearl Kyrgyzstan. Lunch. Continue the road for visiting Burana and the city archaeological remains of <Balasagun>. Arrive in Chok Tal and accommodation in the hotel. Dinner, overnight at hotel.

Day 4//Chok Tal – Jety Oguz          (230 km)

Breakfast. Departure to Karakol, the former garrison commander Prejvalski. Visit on the road, rock Cholpon Ata prints, museum and memorial Prejvalski. Walk in the large market bustling Karakol. The premises offer to taste traditional local specialties. Lunch. Following the road. Arrive late afternoon. Visit the Dunhuanne mosque and the Orthodox Cathedral of the Trinity. Installation under the Yid. Night and dinner in a yurt.

Day 5//Jety Oguz – Kochkor  (250 km)

Breakfast.Continue Central Asia trips.Breakfast. Drive to Kochkor along the south shore of Lake Issyk Kul. Along the way, visit the Jeti Oguz valley and sources of Manjili Ata. Joining the hunter eagle. Lunch at the hunter and meets with his family. Following the road to the city Kochkor. Visit an artisan family and particippation the folk concert. Having dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6//Kochkor-Song Kul    (100 km)

Breakfast. Depart towards to the lake Song Kul (3016 m) pass through the pass Kalmak Achu (3448 m). Arrive and accommodation in the yurt. Lunch. We will part in a competition of hours Kirgiz (Ulak-Tarish, Kiz-kumay, Tyin-Enmie, Odaryw). Dinner. Overnight in the yurt.

Day 7// Song-Kul-Bishkek-Osh

Breakfast. Road to Bishkek. Lunch.  Arrive to Bishkek and transfer to the airport. Fly to Osh. Arrive and transfer to a hotel. Dinner overnight at the hotel.

Day 8// Och – Border Dostlik-Andijan-Marguilan (120 km)

Breakfast. Stroll in the city Osh across his bazaar very colorful and the Chaykhana ( tea house). Visit the museum’s city. Lunch. Transfer to the border Uzbekistan and  meet with the guide Uzbek. Road to Marguilan, arrive and accommodation to a hotel, Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 9// Marguilan-Rishtan-Kokand-Tashkent (400 km)

Breakfast. Continue Central Asia trips. Visit the factory silk <Ikat>. Road to Rishtan-town of ceramics. We will stop off to visit the workshop’s ceramists. Lunch. Go to Tashkent through the pass Qamchiq (2200 m). Late in the afternoon we will arrive to Tashkent, accommodation at hotel. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10//Tashkent-Samarkand  (300 km)

Breakfast. Transfer to the railway station at 7.30. Leave for Samarkand, by train Afrosiyab. Arrive and accommodation at the hotel. Visit the the Mausoleum GuriEmir (Tamerlane’s Tomb), Lunch, Registan Square is one of Central Asia’s most iconic sights Ulugbek, Sherdor and Tillakori madrasahs and theatre of historical costume “El Merosi”(“The People’s Heritage”). Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11//Samarkand-Bukhara   (280 km)

Breakfast. Visit the necropol Shaki-Zinda and the observatory Ulug-Bek. Lunch, Road the Bukhara. Arrive later afternoon, accommodation at a hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12// Bukhara

Breakfast. Sightseeing tour is in Bukhara. Visit the Ismail Samani Mausoleum (IX-X c), Chasma- Ayub Mausoleum, Bukhara local bazaar, Ark Fortress or town citadel and Bolo- Hauz Complex, currently still used old Madrasah Miri-Arab (XVIc), Poi-Kalon Ensemble including the Minaret Kalyan, Taqi (Trading domes), Ulug-Bek Medreses (XVc). Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13//Bukhara-Khiva    (450 km)

Breakfast. Continue Central Asia trips.  Depart to Khiva. Lunch is on the road. Arrive at later afternoon, accommodation at a hotel. Stroll in the city and dinner overnight in the hotel.

Day 14// Khiva-Urganch-Tashkent

Breakfast. You will debut the visit from the entrance to the fortress gate “Ata Darvaza” in Itchan- Qala. Lunch. We will continue the visit through others architectural monuments: Kunya-Ark, Said Alauddin Mausoleum, Arab- Mukhammadkhan Madrasah, Pakhlavan Makhmud Mausoleum, the minaret of Islam-Khoja, Tash- Khovli, the Palace and Khan’s Harem, Kaltaminar, Juma mosque, Caravan saray or the bazaar in nowadays. Dinner. Transfer to the airport and fly to Tashkent. Arrive and accomadation. Overnight at the hotel. Finish Central Asia trips.

Day 15// TashkentChina 

Transfer to the airport and fly to China

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