Tour to Arslanbob - Trip to the south of Kyrgyzstan
Tour to Arslanbob

Trip to the south of Kyrgyzstan

Tour to Arslanbob
(Trip to the south of Kyrgyzstan)

We often visit Issyk-Kul lake, travel to gorges near Bishkek for mushrooms, corporate parties, and just on weekends. But few of us were in the south of the country and seen this part of Kyrgyzstan. Want to visit the south? Visit the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan - the city of Osh? Have you been to the largest walnut forest in the world? We suggest that you check this out - we suggest that you go with us to the Arslanbob gorge.

This trip will be unforgettable: you will plunge into a peculiar flavor of the southern part of Kyrgyzstan, where Kyrgyz, Uzbek and Tajik cultures mix, where Asia is felt in the smells, noises of eastern bazaars and in every word of local residents. You can climb the famous Suleiman-Too mountain, see the city of Osh which is 3000 years old, take a walk along the shady paths of the Arslanbob forest, see two waterfalls one of which reaches a height of 80 meters; a folklore concert using national Kyrgyz instruments will be organized for you, hospitable hosts will treat you with delicious dishes and provide overnight accommodation. On your way back to Osh you can visit the city of Uzgen which houses the architectural and historical complex of Uzgen minaret after visiting which you will also stop by at the uzgen rice bazaar where you can find more than 20 varieties of rice.

This trip will open you a new Kyrgyzstan, a peaceful neighborhood of peoples, an amazing combination of antiquity and modernity. Don't you want to come with us? Join now!

Available Dates

  • July 10 - July 12, 2020 | 10 places Book
  • July 24 - July 26, 2020 | 10 places Book
  • Aug 07 - Aug 09, 2020 | 10 places Book
  • Aug 21 - Aug 23, 2020 | 10 places Book
  • Price 8000 KGS per person / group of 10 pax
  • Price 10500 KGS per person / group of 4-6 pax
  • *Individual dates are also available.
  • Trip details

    Intensity Level 1
    Season Summer, Spring, Autumn
    Begins in Bishkek
    Ends in Bishkek
    Wildlife Marmots, Birds, Predator birds, Rodents, Hares, Foxes

    Price:

    Great for Couples Individuals Families

    A tour to the Arslanbob gorge not only includes a visit to the largest walnut forest in the world, but also allows you to visit the city of Osh, visit a museum in one of the caves of Suleiman-Too Mountain, climb the mountain itself and drive through the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan. You can also visit the city of Uzgen, where the Uzgen minaret and the famous rice bazaar are located. But the most important thing of course is Arslanbob itself where you will spend two days with the opportunity to walk along forest paths to beautiful waterfalls and panoramas from where you can see the entire gorge. You will stay at the guest house the owners of which will be happy to treat you with national dishes, organize a folk concert for you and give you a chance to see how the locals live as well as how to grow and collect nuts in Arslanbob.

    What's Included:

    • Accommodation according to the program
    • Transport (2-4 people - Mitsubish Delica, more than 4 people - Mercedes Sprinter)
    • Meals - Full board
    • Guide in Arslanbob
    • Entrance fees for the excursions
    • Folk concert in the village of Arslanbob

    What's not included:

    • International flights Bishkek - Osh - Bishkek (about $ 30 one way)
    • Personal expenses
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Any changes to the program
    Day
    1

    Bishkek - Osh – Arslanbob (200 km / 3h). Today we will have a flight to the southern capital of Kyrgyzstan - the city of Osh. Osh is known for its ancient mosque and Mount Suleiman-Too (the throne of Solomon) which is a pilgrimage site for Central Asian Muslims. At Osh airport we will be met by a car that will take us to the Arslanbob gorge. The road will take us about 3 hours. Upon arrival, we will be accommodated in the house of local residents and have lunch. After lunch, we will take a short walk to the waterfall which reaches a height of 25 m. The walk will take about half an hour. After the walk we will climb the panorama from where you can see the entire gorge. We will have some time to enjoy the view and take wonderful photos. Dinner and night at the house of local residents.

    Day
    2

    . This day we will spend in the gorge. We will take another walk to the second waterfall which is much larger than the first and reaches a height of 80 m. This walk will take us about 2 hours. Arslanbob is a natural forest that appeared in ancient times. Some scholars claim that its age may exceed 50 million years. Its area is about 700,000 hectares and numerous walnut, pistachio, almond, cherry plum, pear and many other trees grow on this vast territory (about 130 species of plants). Some walnut trees are over a thousand years old. Arslanbob is the largest walnut forest in the world and belongs to the protected areas of Kyrgyzstan.
    We will spend our day walking along the shady paths of the walnut forest and in the evening we will watch a folklore show of national Kyrgyz instruments. Overnight at the guest house.

    Day
    3

    Arslanbob – Osh. After Breakfast we will depart to the city of Osh. On the way, we will visit the ancient city of Uzgen which was founded in the 8-9 centuries on the steep terrace of the Kara-Daria River. It was once a major shopping center with a powerful fortress. To this day, only the architectural complex built in the 11-12th centuries has been preserved. It consists of three mausoleums which were originally the tombs of the Karakhanid rulers and the Uzgen minaret itself which reaches a height of 27 meters.
    After an excursion to the amazing structures of the early Middle Ages we will have lunch at a local cafe and then visit the famous Uzgen rice market where one can find more than 20 varieties of rice. Arrival in the city of Osh where there is going to be a small city tour with a visit to the Suleiman-Too mountain and the central square. Late flight to Bishkek is going to be at the end of the day. The car will meet you at the airport Manas and take you back to Bishkek. End of the program.

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