15 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

15 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bishkek
— 4 nights
2
Naryn
— 2 nights
3
Tosor
— 1 night
4
Karakol
— 3 nights
5
Cholpon Ata
— 1 night
6
Tokmok
— 2 nights

4
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.
You've now added UAZ Buhanka Rental to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ala-Archa Gorge, walk around Panfilov Park, contemplate the long history of Monument to Manas the Great, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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

Brussels, Belgium to Bishkek is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Bishkek is 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in September: highs in Bishkek hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naryn.

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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UAZ Buhanka Rental ©
UAZ Buhanka Rental
Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Ala-Too Square ©
Ala-Too Square

2
nights
Naryn

Naryn ©
Perched high in the Tian Shan range, Naryn offers scenic views of the mountains and a picturesque gorge cut by the Naryn River.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Shyrdakbek Korgon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Song Kol Lake. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Torugart Pass.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naryn trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bishkek to Naryn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tosor.

Things to do in Naryn

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Shyrdakbek Korgon
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Song Kol Lake ©
Song Kol Lake
Torugart Pass ©
Torugart Pass

1
night
Tosor

Tosor ©
On the 15th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Barskoon Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Canyon Skazka, and then take in breathtaking views at Canyon Fairy Tale.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tosor holiday builder.

You can drive from Naryn to Tosor in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Karakol.

Things to do in Tosor

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Barskoon Waterfall
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Canyon Fairy Tale ©
Canyon Fairy Tale
Barskoon Waterfall ©
Barskoon Waterfall

3
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.
Karakol is known for nature, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Altyn Arashan, explore the activities along Issyk-Kul Lake, stop by Issyk Kul Brand Shop, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathederal.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Karakol journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tosor to Karakol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Cholpon Ata.

Things to do in Karakol

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Altyn Arashan ©
Altyn Arashan
Issyk-Kul Lake ©
Issyk-Kul Lake
Ala Kul Lake ©
Ala Kul Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Ruh Ordo Cultural Center, examine the collection at Museum of Petroglyphs, examine the collection at Historical Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Oluya Cholpon Ata Mausoleum, then delve into the mystery of Abandoned Airport Cholpon Ata, and finally delve into the mystery of Abandoned Runway.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cholpon Ata day trip planning site.

You can drive from Karakol to Cholpon Ata in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tokmok.

Things to do in Cholpon Ata

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Museum of Petroglyphs ©
Museum of Petroglyphs
Ruh Ordo Cultural Center ©
Ruh Ordo Cultural Center
Historical Museum ©
Historical Museum

2
nights
Tokmok

Tokmok ©
Tokmok is a city in the Chuy Valley, northern Kyrgyzstan, east of the country's capital of Bishkek. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Burana Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokmok online attractions planner.

Drive from Cholpon Ata to Tokmok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Tokmok

Historic Sites
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Burana Tower ©
Burana Tower

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