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  • Let's Wander Kyrgyzstan!

    Want to see the best Southern Kyrgyzstan has to offer? Limited on time? Well then, this is the tour for you!  During our highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan tour you’ll experience Jalal-Abad and Osh’s most notable destinations including, Sary-Chelek Biosphere Reserve, Arslanbob National Park, and Osh City, on this thrilling 5 day tour.  Take in majestic scenery, walk in the footsteps of ancient heroes, and learn how to make traditional Kyrgyz food with Tenti.  Let’s Wander. 

    BRIEF ITINERARY
    • Day 1

      Bishkek to Sary-Chelek

    • Day 2

      Sary -Chelek

    • Day 3

      Sary-Chelek to Arslanbob

    • Day 4

      Arslanbob to Osh

    • Day 5

      Osh

    • Day 6

      Osh to Bishkek

    • Highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan
    • Highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan
    • Highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan
    • Highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan
    • Highlights of Southern Kyrgyzstan
  • Tour dates and prices

    • Dates Price Status MORE INFORMATION
      599$ Book now

      Winter is coming! Get out of the city one last time before it strikes.  Join Tenti on,October 11th to the 16th for our tour to Southern Kyrgyzstan.  Marvel at Mother Nature’s beautiful changing foliage as you hike through picturesque forests.  Rest on the shores of one of Kyrgyzstan’s stunning lakes, trek through Alexander the Great’s magnificent walnut forest, and soak in the history of Osh’s famous pilgrimage site, Sulimann Mountain.  Treat yourself to an autumn adventure with Tenti. Let’s Wander!

      Sorry, no scheduled dates available at this time. Book this tour for yourself or your group under private groups tab. 

    • Dates don’t fit your plans? Don’t worry, we’re flexible! We can arrange this tour just for you.  Just contact us with your preferred dates and we’ll take care of everything else.  Our personalized service lets you design the perfect vacation for you. Best part: When you choose your own dates your departure is guaranteed! Plan your trip for friends and family, with the peace of mind that everything is pre-arrange by our experts at Tenti. 

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  • THE ROUTE

    BRIEF ITINERARY
    • Day 1

      Bishkek to Sary-Chelek

      Depart Bishkek early in the morning for Sary Chelek.  Along the way, take time to admire the beautiful scenery as you cross through high mountain passes and picturesque valleys.  Take time during your journey to stretch your legs and snap a few pictures of these amazing views.  Arrive at your guesthouse in the evening, get settled in and enjoy a meal prepared by your hostess. 

    • Day 2

      Sary -Chelek

      After breakfast, start the Five Lakes valley hike at Sary Chelek, the jewel of the Sary Chelek Biosphere Preserve.  Hike through the valley and admire the stunning beauty of this protected area. Stop on the shores of Lake Bakai for lunch.  In the evening, return to your guest house to relax. 

    • Day 3

      Sary-Chelek to Arslanbob

      Start the day with a lazy morning then, depart for Arslanbob.  Arrive there late in the afternoon.  Once you’re settled into the guest house your guide will take you to explore the famous walnut forests, that legend says was planted by Alexander the Great.  In the evening return to your guest house for dinner.

    • Day 4

      Arslanbob to Osh

      Depart after breakfast for a trek of Arslanbob National Forest's beautiful waterfalls.  Start at the small waterfall, a destination for locals and tourists alike before trekking to the big waterfall.  The hike itself is short but steep in places.  Enjoy a picnic lunch while watching the power of the falls.  Return to town, were you will meet your driver and depart for Osh City.  
       

    • Day 5

      Osh

      After breakfast depart for a walking tour around Osh city ending at Sulimann Mountain.  Take time to explore this historic pilgrimage site before heading to Osh’s Grand Bazaar. There you meet your local guide who will help you purchase supplies for your final evening’s dinner. Tonight with the help of local cooks you will learn how to prepare Southern Kyrgyzstan’s national food, a’sh.

    • Day 6

      Osh to Bishkek

      Depart from Osh for your return flight to Bishkek.  Upon your arrival to Bishkek, your driver will take you to your requested destination within the city limits. 

    • Is This Tour For You?

      This fantastic tour includes a variety of day hiking tours and an easy walk through Osh City.  The hikes are steep in some places and we recommend tourists have some basic hiking experience before signing up.  The longest hike, The Five Lakes of Sary Chelek, takes approximately 6 hours to complete so you should be able to hike comfortably for that amount of time.  All in all, this tour is great for people who enjoy hiking and want to experience the nature of southern Kyrgyzstan. 

    • Whats included:
      • A professional and qualified, English speaking driver and guide
      • All accommodation as described under the accommodation tab
      • All meals (vegetarian options available)
      • All land transport required by the itinerary (4-wheel-drive vehicles)
      • Return flight to Bishkek
    • What's Not Included
      • International airfares
      • Travel insurance
      • All personal expenses; including alcohlic beverages
      • Hotel charges for additional services
      • Consular fees for Kyrgyzstan tourist visa
      • Kyrgyzstan visa support
    • Meals

      During the tour all of your meals will be provided.  Most meals will be prepared specially for the group by each destination's host.  

      Please inform Tenti of any food allerigies or dietary restriction when booking your tour, so we can ensure your meal is prepared properly.

    • Accommodation

      All accommodations for the duration of the tour will be provided. (4 nights Guesthouse, 1 night hotel) Accommodations for this tour are a combination of guesthouses and hotels.  Guesthouses have shared facilities, while the hotel in Osh has en-suite facilities. Prices for this tour are based on double and multiple occupancies.  Single occupancy upgrades may be available, speak with your Tenti representative for more information.

    • Recommended Packing

      Gear

      • Sunscreen
      • Bug-spray
      • SPF-rated lip balm
      • Sunglasses
      • Water bottles (preferably with filtration system)
      • Hiking boots or shoes
      • Backpack
      • Spare eyeglasses or contact lenses
      • Prescription medication
      • Toiletries

      Clothing & Footwear Packing List

      • Moisture-wicking T-shirts
      • Moisture-wicking underwear
      • Quick-drying pants/shorts
      • Long-sleeve shirt (for sun, bugs)
      • Sun-shielding hats
      • Swimsuits
      • Boots or shoes suited to terrain
      • Socks (synthetic or wool)
      • Sleepwear
      • Rainwear (jacket and pants)
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