9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

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9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bishkek
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Balykchy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cholpon Ata
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Teploklyuchenka
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Karakol
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Tokmok
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

2
nights
Bishkek

Bishkek ©
Wandering the grid-like, tree-lined streets of Bishkek, you'll discover the friendly atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, and Soviet-era architecture of the country's political center.
On the 29th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Monument to Those Who Died For Freedom and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ala-Archa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of State History Museum, then stroll around Panfilov Park, then steep yourself in history at Ala-Too Square, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Osh Bazaar.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bishkek trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Bishkek is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Bishkek is 2 hours. In November, Bishkek is colder than Dubai - with highs of 13°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Balykchy.

Things to do in Bishkek

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Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Ala-Too Square ©
Ala-Too Square
Osh Bazaar ©
Osh Bazaar

1
night
Balykchy

Balykchy
Balykchy is a town at the western end of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan, at an elevation of about 1,900 metres. On the 1st (Sun), explore the activities along Tuz-Kol, Dead Lake.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Balykchy attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Bishkek to Balykchy takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cholpon Ata.

Things to do in Balykchy

Parks Nature
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1
night
Cholpon Ata

Cholpon Ata ©
A well-established resort town, Cholpon Ata lies on the shores of Lake Issyk-Kul, backed by the alpine peaks of the Tian Shan range.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy some diversion at The Equestrian Hippodrome, take an unorthodox tour of Abandoned Airport Cholpon Ata, see the interesting displays at Historical Museum, then head outdoors with Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Petroglyphs.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cholpon Ata trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Balykchy to Cholpon Ata in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Teploklyuchenka.

Things to do in Cholpon Ata

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Museum of Petroglyphs ©
Museum of Petroglyphs
Ruh Ordo Cultural Center ©
Ruh Ordo Cultural Center
Historical Museum ©
Historical Museum

1
night
Teploklyuchenka

Teploklyuchenka
For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Teploklyuchenka vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Cholpon Ata to Teploklyuchenka takes 2.5 hours. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Karakol.
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2
nights
Karakol

Karakol ©
Set in the foothills of the Tian Shan mountains, Karakol reigns as Kyrgyzstan's trekking and climbing hot spot, surrounded by snowy peaks and scenic natural attractions, including canyons, waterfalls, lakes, and hot spring resorts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathederal, then walk around Park Pobedy, and then take in the natural beauty of Altyn Arashan. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Nikolai Przhevalsky Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Issyk-Kul Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Karakol online trip itinerary builder .

Karakol is just a stone's throw from Teploklyuchenka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Tokmok.

Things to do in Karakol

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Altyn Arashan ©
Altyn Arashan
Issyk-Kul Lake ©
Issyk-Kul Lake

1
night
Tokmok

Tokmok ©
Tokmok is a city in the Chuy Valley, northern Kyrgyzstan, east of the country's capital of Bishkek. On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tokmok Mosque and then enjoy breathtaking views from Burana Tower.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tokmok trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Karakol to Tokmok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tokmok

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Tokmok Mosque ©
Tokmok Mosque
Burana Tower ©
Burana Tower

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