Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-16808
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Ends Almaty, Kazakhstan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Learn about the diverse cultures of Central Asia.
  • Soak in the breathtaking mountain scenery.
  • Connect with the locals during yurt and village guesthouse stays.
  • Wander the Soviet streets of Bishkek.
  • Take in the beauty of Song Kul Lake and Kaindy Lake.
  • Trek to the sunken forest.
  • Learn how yurts are built.
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The tour "Highlights Of Kyrgyzstan And Kazakhstan" starts from Bishkek and ends in Almaty. This is a city sightseeing trip that takes 9 days taking you through Bishkek, Saty, Karakol, Chong Kemin and 5 other destinations in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover a part of the world that's getting noticed for its beautiful landscapes and its warm people. This nine-day tour takes you off the beaten path and into the cultures of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Begin in Bishkek enjoying city time with optional activities that get you closer to the colourful and artsy culture here. Spend two nights in a traditional yurt and get to know the welcoming families of the nomadic Kyrgyz culture. Finish in Almaty but not before driving through the stunning Charyn Canyon.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Bishkek
  • Day 2: Bishkek/Chong-Kemin
  • Day 3: Chong-Kemin/Song Kul
  • Day 4: Song Kul/Tamga
  • Day 5: Tamga/Karakol
  • Day 6: Karakol
  • Day 7: Karakol/Saty Village
  • Day 8: Saty Village/Almaty
  • Day 9: Almaty
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (3 nts), village guesthouse (3 nts), yurt (1 nt), village homestay (1 nt)
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
    Note: Allow USD165-215 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private van, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Yurt Building Demonstration, Barskoon
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group, Bishkek
  • Your Local Living Moment: Overnight in a Yurt, Song Köl
  • Your Local Living Moment: Tamga Village Stay, Tamga
  • Half-day city tour (Bishkek)
  • Burana Tower visit
  • Felt-making workshop visit
  • Karakol city tour (half-day)
  • Nikolai Przhevalsky Museum
  • Saty Village stay
  • Kaindy Lake and sunken forest exploration
  • Charyn Canyon stop
  • City tour (Almaty)
  • Transport to/from all included activities and between destinations
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Bishkek and from Almaty are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 27 April 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 27 April 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Highlights of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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