BY THE ROUTE OF ANCIENT CARAVAN (TOUR BY THE GREAT SILK ROAD )

Theme: Landmarks, Sport, Walking, Dining, Nature, Farm/Agriculture, Eco friendly, History

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  • Osh, Och, Kirghizistan

  • Osh, Och, Kirghizistan

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Tour begins from ancient city Osh. There were passing by 3 branches of Great Silk Road through the city, because it was the last valley city before the difficult mountainous part of the road.   That is why; the excursion begins from Osh – the pearl of Great Silk Road, from the city with rich history and culture, with peculiar contrast of traditions and customs of the nation, living here from ancient time, with its winding streets, tasty food, legends, myths and with focus to cultural and social life of the city – the eastern bazaar. And the main  attraction of the city is mount “Taht-i-Suleiman” – the archeological monument, the witness of the history of the city, in its’ foothills monuments are located, beginning from late Neolithic era through the modern time.

   The South of Kyrgyzstan – is an amazing and wonderful region. It is beautiful, peculiar and absolutely not like other regions of our country. Warm climate, wonderful nature, white peaks of mountains, hospitable people – everything of this is an advantage and pride of our region. And that is why; the third day of our excursion will be to the most amazing places of Pamir branches – to Kozhokelen. High great mountains, seems like giant, that surround the twisting road, in which were passing by most of the caravans of merchants. And the amazing red cliffs and also beautiful surrounding landscape will forever leave a long-lasting impression in the soul

The fourth day of the tour – trip to the great Alay, where Kyrgyz people have saved centuries-old traditions of nomadic lifestyle, the area, where was born great woman of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanjan Datka, the great political figure at the end of XIX century – beginning the XX centuries, who played a significant role in the history of the nation. The culmination of the day will be the acquaintance and with the participation of skilled craftswomen in Kyrkool village, where You can try to make your own felt carpet with your unique pattern.   

         In the fifth day of our tour we will visit one of the picturesque lakes of Kyrgyzstan –  Sary-Chelek. On the way we will stop by Uzgen town, we will visit the medieval sightseeing places (XI-XIIcenturies), will visit rice plantations, where is a special sort of rice is grown – devzra, we will get to know how to choose correctly the rice at rice bazaar. And of course, being in Uzgen town and not trying pilaf, and moreover not knowing the secrets of this tasty eastern food – is unforgiveable! After lunch we will go to our final point – to Sary-Chelek lake. On the way we will see fairy landscapes of wild nature, high mountains, and rivers.  The lake Sary-Chelek by itself – is one of the picturesque freshwater lakes and the main sightseeing place of Sary-Chelek reserve. The dammed-type lake will not leave indifferent to its beauty anyone!

Our employees will endeavor to do everything, that your stay in Kyrgyzstan is an unforgettable experience of a trip to the still insufficiently known country in touristic sphere, the country of nomadic people. 

D - 01

Meeting at Dustlik customs

Transfer to the hotel.

D-02 Osh

 Sightseeing tour in Osh, in one of the ancient  central Asian cities, by visiting:

Ancient bazaar (from II century. B.C.);

The workshop of hereditary artisans;

Smithies, where you can purchase your own dagger, right at smithies’.                                                

Beshik rows – the eastern cradle, where you will get to know about the rules and customs in putting the child into cradle, and also holidays that are connected with this custom;

The workshop in producing tandyrs. The masters will share their secrets in processing of clay and making from them unique ovens for baking breads;

Art gallery Saimaluu-Tash – showing the  skillful art of Kyrgyz nation;

Walking at the oldest neighborhood (VIII c.);

Visiting medieval mosque and garden of Ravat Aabdulkhan XVIc.

 Lunch at foothill of Taht-i-Suleiman mountain.

Excursion at That-i-Suleiman mountain by visiting:

The museum of spiritual culture, showing the beliefs of residents; 

Settlements and places of worship of Zoroastrian priests late bronze age;

Cool caves and grots, each of them have interesting story;

«stone hospital» under open air;

The mosque  which is located in the highest level  Taht-i-Suleiman (1106 m. above sea level);

Viewing platform, which opens up a view to the whole city;

Petro glyphs gallery of Late Bronze Era (XIV-XIII  B.C.)

Asaf Ibn Buharya mausoleum XVII-XVIII century.

Transfer to the hotel

D-03 Osh – Kozhokelen –Osh

Departure to Kozhokelen (3-3.5 hours).

Three-hour trip passing by interesting places:

The Papan reservoir;

Shyrpyldak canyon (Murmuring);

Chal-Kuiruk canyon (Old tail);

       Arrival to Kozhokelen.

       Walking to Blue Grot.

       Excursion to Kozhokelen waterfall.

       Lunch in the meadow by Blue Grot.

Departure to Osh city.

D-04 Osh-Gulcha-Kyrkool-Osh

Departure to Kyrkool village (1-1.5 hours).

On the way by visiting:

The museum of Kurmanjan Datka at Gulcha village.             

Arrival to Kyrkool.

Participating in the process of felt carpet making – alakiyiz.

Lunch.

Departure to Osh city.

D - 05 Osh- Uzgen – Sary-Chelek

Departure to Sary-Chelek (6 hours).

On the way, excursion to Uzgen town by visiting:

minarets and mausoleums XI-XII centuries;

medieval operating bath XIV-XVIcenturies;

The gumbez of Imam Serhasi, the Islamic jurist XI century.

      Lunch at teahouse.

      Visiting rice plantation.

      Visiting rice bazaar.

      Departure to Sary-Chelek.

      Arrival to Arkyt village. Dinner. Lodging.

D-06 Sary-Chelek

Departure to Sary-Chelek Lake (1 hour).

According to your wish, the trip with horses or the trip by cutter Sary-Chelek lake can be arranged. 

      Lunch

   Dinner and lodging at village Arkyt.

D-07 Sary-Chelek – Osh

Departure to Osh Transfer to the Airport

Day 1
Arrive in

 

D - 01

Meeting at Dustlik customs

Transfer to the hotel.

 

 

 

 

Day 2
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D-02 Osh

 Sightseeing tour in Osh, in one of the ancient  central Asian cities, by visiting:

Ancient bazaar (from II century. B.C.);

The workshop of hereditary artisans;

Smithies, where you can purchase your own dagger, right at smithies’.                                                

Beshik rows – the eastern cradle, where you will get to know about the rules and customs in putting the child into cradle, and also holidays that are connected with this custom;

The workshop in producing tandyrs. The masters will share their secrets in processing of clay and making from them unique ovens for baking breads;

Art gallery Saimaluu-Tash – showing the  skillful art of Kyrgyz nation;

Walking at the oldest neighborhood (VIII c.);

Visiting medieval mosque and garden of Ravat Aabdulkhan XVIc.

 Lunch at foothill of Taht-i-Suleiman mountain.

Excursion at That-i-Suleiman mountain by visiting:

The museum of spiritual culture, showing the beliefs of residents; 

Settlements and places of worship of Zoroastrian priests late bronze age;

Cool caves and grots, each of them have interesting story;

«stone hospital» under open air;

The mosque  which is located in the highest level  Taht-i-Suleiman (1106 m. above sea level);

Viewing platform, which opens up a view to the whole city;

Petro glyphs gallery of Late Bronze Era (XIV-XIII  B.C.)

Asaf Ibn Buharya mausoleum XVII-XVIII century.

Transfer to the hotel

 

Day 3
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D-03 Osh – Kozhokelen –Osh

Departure to Kozhokelen (3-3.5 hours).

Three-hour trip passing by interesting places:

The Papan reservoir;

Shyrpyldak canyon (Murmuring);

Chal-Kuiruk canyon (Old tail);

       Arrival to Kozhokelen.

       Walking to Blue Grot.

       Excursion to Kozhokelen waterfall.

       Lunch in the meadow by Blue Grot.

Departure to Osh city.

 

 

 

Day 4
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D-04 Osh-Gulcha-Kyrkool-Osh

Departure to Kyrkool village (1-1.5 hours).

On the way by visiting:

The museum of Kurmanjan Datka at Gulcha village.             

Arrival to Kyrkool.

Participating in the process of felt carpet making – alakiyiz.

Lunch.

Departure to Osh city.

 

Day 5
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D - 05 Osh- Uzgen – Sary-Chelek

Departure to Sary-Chelek (6 hours).

On the way, excursion to Uzgen town by visiting:

minarets and mausoleums XI-XII centuries;

medieval operating bath XIV-XVIcenturies;

The gumbez of Imam Serhasi, the Islamic jurist XI century.

      Lunch at teahouse.

      Visiting rice plantation.

      Visiting rice bazaar.

      Departure to Sary-Chelek.

      Arrival to Arkyt village. Dinner. Lodging.

 

Day 6
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D-06 Sary-Chelek

Departure to Sary-Chelek Lake (1 hour).

According to your wish, the trip with horses or the trip by cutter Sary-Chelek lake can be arranged. 

      Lunch

   Dinner and lodging at village Arkyt.

 

Day 7
Arrive in

D-07 Sary-Chelek – Osh

Departure to Osh Transfer to the Airport

Theme

  • Landmarks
  • Sport
  • Walking
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Farm/Agriculture
  • Eco friendly
  • History

Additional Information

Route plan: Osh-Kozhokelen-Osh-Gulcha-Kyrkool-Osh-Uzgen-Sary-Chelek- Osh

Tour duration: 7 days and 6 nights

Seasonality: June - October

Number of people: till 12 people

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Duration: 7 Days
Language: English, Ozbek, Русский
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