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Issyk-Ata Gorge Exploration Tour

1 Day

Overview

Begin a journey to the enchanting Issyk-Ata Gorge, a place where history, culture, and natural beauty intertwine. This one-day tour from Bishkek offers a deep dive into the gorge’s rich past, from its significance as a Buddhist site in the 12th-14th centuries to the therapeutic allure of its hot sulfur springs. Explore ancient artifacts, including a revered depiction of Buddha, and marvel at the natural splendor of waterfalls and serene lakes. The Issyk-Ata resort, known for its healing waters since 1895, provides a perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Itinerary

08:00 AM - Departure from Bishkek:
Meet your guide and group in central Bishkek and set off towards the Issyk-Ata Gorge in a comfortable vehicle.

10:00 AM - Arrival and Historical Introduction:
Upon arrival, receive an introduction to the area's Buddhist history and visit the ancient Buddha depiction, setting the tone for the day's explorations.

10:30 AM - Hiking to Waterfalls:
Embark on a guided hike to the Marble Waterfall, located just 1.5 kilometers from the resort. Optional extensions to other waterfalls such as Bala-Partak and Jary-Tash may be available depending on the group's pace and interest.

12:30 PM - Picnic Lunch:
Enjoy a picnic lunch in a picturesque location, offering a chance to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings.

02:00 PM - Hot Springs Relaxation:
Spend the afternoon at the Issyk-Ata resort, soaking in the therapeutic hot sulfur springs. Choose between various pools and enjoy the health benefits of the mineral-rich waters.

04:00 PM - Lake Visits and Cultural Insights:
Visit the serene lakes in the Ayak-Kel area, including the largest, Orto-Kel. Throughout the day, your guide will provide insights into the local culture, history, and significance of the natural landmarks.

05:00 PM - Departure for Bishkek:
Begin the journey back to Bishkek, reflecting on a day filled with natural beauty, historical exploration, and relaxation.

07:00 PM - Arrival in Bishkek:
Arrive back in Bishkek, concluding the tour with new memories and a deeper appreciation for Kyrgyzstan's natural and historical treasures.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Transportation to and from Bishkek
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to Issyk-Ata resort and hot springs
  • Picnic lunch

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver (optional)

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