23 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

23 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

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23 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Arslanbob
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Talas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Suusamyr
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Naryn
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kochkor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Barskoon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Karakol
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Grigoryevka
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Bishkek
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Brussels

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day
Arslanbob

Arslanbob ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Arslanbob Waterfalls and then explore the striking landscape of Arslanbob Walnut Forest.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Arslanbob route maker tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Arslanbob is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Arslanbob is 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Talas.

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Arslanbob Walnut Forest ©
Arslanbob Walnut Forest
Arslanbob Waterfalls ©
Arslanbob Waterfalls

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Talas

Talas ©
Talas is a town in northwestern Kyrgyzstan, located in the Talas River valley between two mountain ranges. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Gumbez of Manas.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Talas vacation maker site .

You can drive from Arslanbob to Talas in 8.5 hours. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Suusamyr.
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Gumbez of Manas ©
Gumbez of Manas

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Suusamyr

Suusamyr ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Suusamyr Valley.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Suusamyr vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Talas to Suusamyr takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naryn.

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Wildlife Parks Nature
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Suusamyr Valley ©
Suusamyr Valley

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Son Kul Lake and Naryn Historical Museum of Ethnography. Take a break from the city and head to Song Kol Lake and National Park Salkyn-Tor. The adventure continues: hike along Kok-Kiya Valley, appreciate the views at Tash Rabat, take in the dramatic natural features at Torugart Pass, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Kara-Keche Pass.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Naryn sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Suusamyr to Naryn in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kochkor.

Things to do in Naryn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tash Rabat
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National Park Salkyn-Tor ©
National Park Salkyn-Tor
Torugart Pass ©
Torugart Pass
Song Kol Lake ©
Song Kol Lake

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nights
Kochkor

Kochkor ©
Kochkor is a village in northern Naryn Region of Kyrgyzstan. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Orto-Tokoy Water Reservoir and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kol-Ukok Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Jailoo Sarala-Saz and then take in the awesome beauty at Jailoo Kilemche.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kochkor holiday planner.

Drive from Naryn to Kochkor in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Barskoon.

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Kol-Ukok Lake ©
Kol-Ukok Lake
Orto-Tokoy Water Reservoir ©
Orto-Tokoy Water Reservoir

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Barskoon

Barskoon ©
Barskon, Barskoon or Barskaun, ancient Barsgan, Barskhan or Barsqan is a small settlement on the southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul in the Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Barskoon Gorge, don't miss a visit to Barskoon Waterfall, explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Fairy Tale, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Yuriy Gagarin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Barskoon Plateau.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barskoon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kochkor to Barskoon takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Karakol.

Things to do in Barskoon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Karakol Gorge and Karakol Peak. Escape the urban bustle at Jyrgalan Valley Trekking/Freeride Skiing and Issyk-Kul Lake. On the 23rd (Tue), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Altyn Arashan. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Dungan Mosque, walk around River Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Telety Pass, and explore the stunning scenery at Jeti-Oguz Canyon (Seven Bulls Rocks).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Karakol trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Barskoon to Karakol by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grigoryevka.

Things to do in Karakol

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Jeti-Oguz Canyon (Seven Bulls Rocks)
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Altyn Arashan ©
Altyn Arashan
Karakol Gorge ©
Karakol Gorge
Karakol Peak ©
Karakol Peak

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Grigoryevka

Grigoryevka
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grigorevskoye Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grigoryevka tour planner.

Getting from Karakol to Grigoryevka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bishkek.

Things to do in Grigoryevka

Outdoors Parks Nature
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Too-Ashu Pass and Issyk-Ata Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to Ala-Archa Gorge and Alamedin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Boom Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Konorchek Canyons, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Prince Vladimir.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bishkek trip planner .

Getting from Grigoryevka to Bishkek by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Bishkek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for home.

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Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Issyk-Ata Gorge ©
Issyk-Ata Gorge
Alamedin Gorge ©
Alamedin Gorge

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