KYRGYZSITAN, KASHGAR AND HUNZA VALLEY

Tour operates: June to September
No of days: 17 Tour cost from: 1485 Euro

Tour Route: Bishkek-Issik Kul-Tash Rabat-Kashgar-Tashkurgan-Khunjerab pass-Gulmit Hunza-Karimabad

Transport: Private busses 4×4 Jeeps, domestic economy flights

Tour starting point: Bishkek

 

Day by day itinerary:

Day 01: Bishkek

On arrival at Bishkek airport transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Issik-kul Lake

Breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the northern shore of Issyk-Kul (260 km – 4-5 hours). On the way, we visit Burana tower, rock carving and the Ethnographical museum. Burana tower is the palace of the ancient town Balasgyn (XI-XII),

Overnight at the hotel or health resort, (B-L-D)

Day 03: Tash-Rabat

Transfer to Tash-Rabat (XII) (370 km, 5-6 hours). Overnight at Yurt, (B-L-D)

Day 04: Kashgar

After breakfast transfer to Torugart, Kyrgyz-Chinese border post (115 km – 3 hours). Meet your Chinese guide and transfer to Kashgar. Overnight in hotel, (B-L-D)

Day 05: Tashkurgan

Drive on the famous Karakorum highway to Tashkurgan. On the way, we stop at the Karakul Lake for a stunning view of Mustaghata Mountain. Overnight at Tashkurgan. (B,L,D)

Day 06: Gulmit

After immigration formalities, we drive via Khunjerab pass (4750m) to Pakistan to the friendly village of Gulmit (B-L-D).

Day 07: Gulmit

Gulmit hike through Ghulkin village and glacier to Borith Lake. On the way, we stop at a local family house for lunch. Drive back to Gulmit (B-L-D).

Day 08: Karimabad

Drive to Karimabad, the capital of Hunza. Visit the ancient Baltit fort, free afternoon to wander around the beautiful village (B-L-D).

Day 09: Karimabad

Early morning jeep ride to Duiker village for sunrise. Later, we drive to Hopper glacier (B-L-D).

Day 10: Karimabad

Full free day to explore Karimabad, (B-L-D)

Day 11: Tashkurgan (China)

We drive to Sost and depart Hunza valley. On arrival at Tashkurgan meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. (B-L-D)

Day 12: Kashgar

Drive back to Kashgar. Free day to explore the town. Overnight at the hotel, (B-L-D)

Day 13: Kashgar Sunday market

Full day sightseeing of Kashgar including visiting the famous Sunday market, Eid Ga mosque, Appak Khoja tomb. (B-L-D)

Day 14: Sary Tash

In the morning you will be transferred to Irkeshtam China-Kyrgyz border where you will meet your local Kyrgyz guide. Transfer to Sary-Tash (110 km – 3 hours). Dinner and overnight in a Home stay. (B-L-D)

Day 15: Osh

Transfer to Osh (180 km – 3 – 4 hours).Sightseeing of Central Square and the old church (Russian Orthodox), overnight in guest house or home stay. (B-L-D)

Day 16: Bishkek

Today we visit Suleiman Mount and Museum at the foot of the mount, famous Osh Bazaar (it open from 10:00 until 16:00) evening flight to Bishkek overnight at hotel. (B-L-D)

Day 17: Onward flight

Transfer to the airport for onward flight. (B)

Guarantee departures: Every Tuesday

Minimum 2 people.

Tour cost

No of Pax. 2-5 6-9 10-18
Price in Euro per person TBA TBA TBA

 

TOUR COST INCLUDES

  •  All domestic transportation and transfers, domestic flights mentioned in the itinerary.
  •  Twin sharing accommodation at hotel plus with en-suite private facilities
  •  Meals full board
  •  All the sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary and entrance fees
  •  English-speaking guides

 TOUR COST EXCLUDES

  •  Visa Fees.
  •  Expenses in hotels such as laundry, telephone and room service, etc.
  • Optional activities
  •  Meals not mention above
  • Personal expanses
  • Single supplements
  • Tips for guides and drivers

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