Day 1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. On arrival our guide and driver will meet and transfer to hotel.  Afternoon city tour including visit to National History museum, Genghis square. Welcome dinner at local restaurant
Hotel***, B&B
Day 2 Day trip to Terelj National park. Excursion in the national park. Visit Genghis Khan Monument complex. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Dinner at local restaurant.
Hotel*** B&B
Day 3 City tour in Ulaanbaatar including visit to Gandan Monastery to see the morning chanting and 26.5m tall standing Buddha stature. Then visit to Choijin lama temple museum. Evening program is folklore concert. Optional: visit to cashmere factory shop, souviner shop.
 Hotel***, B&B
Day 4 Day trip to Khustain Nuruu National Park. Excursion in the national park to see wild horses and other wild animals. Visit nomad family. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Dinner at local restaurant.
Hotel***, B&B
Day 5 Departue
Day 6 Arrival to Bishkek. Check in the Hotel***. S/S tour. Visit History museum, Osh bazaar, the center part of the city. 
Hotel***, B&B
Day 7  Drive to Con-Kemin village. On the way visit Burana Tower. 
Chong-Kemin – founded in 1997 in the Chong-Kemin river valley and included almost all the forest farms of the Kemin district. The park’s main task is to preserve the unique landscapes with their diversity of fauna and flora. It contains hunting and botanical reserves – and the mausoleum of Shabdan Baatyr. There is a nice guest house – perfect place where you can see the real life of the Kyrgyz people.
Burana Tower – situated 10 km south of Tokmok, is all that remains of the ancient city Balasagun, which was established by the Karahanids at the end of the 10th century.  The entire museum complex today includes the tower itself (24.6 m high), reconstructions of mausoleums, a mound that is all that remains of the palace, a collection of balbals (grave stones) and a museum. From the Tower, it is possible to head into the mountains to a picturesque valley to the Kegety or Shamshy gorges.
 Home stay, Full board
Day 8 After breakfast drive to Karakol. On the way visit Petrogliphs. Issyk-Kul Open Air museum is the most accessible and visitable part of North Issyk-Kul accumulation of the petroglyphs. That site was gigantic temple under open sky, which occupied western part of modern Cholpon-Ata town, and where ancient people worshipped to celestial bodies and did sacraments and mysteries. An Open Air Museum, sometimes referred as a Stone Garden, 5 kilometers from Cholpon Ata, covers some 42 hectares and contains a number of prehistoric monumental structures. Said to date from 500 BC-100 AD, they depict wolves , long-horned ibex, goats, horses, snow leopards, sacrifices and some hunting scenes. Their creators are thought to be Sak and Usun peoples.
Prezhevalski Museum is located 12km from Karakol. It is situated just on the shore of the great lake.
It was built to commemorate the famous Russian traveler and scientist Nikolai Prezhevalski, who dedicated 21 years of his life to the investigation of the Issik-Kul valley and the mountains surrounding the region. He died not far from the place where the museum and the memorial to his honor are built.
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral built originally of stone in 1872, replaced the new towns first Christian place of worship, a jurt. Destroyed by an earthquake in 1890, a new cathedral was completed in 1895, of wood on a brick base. The ravages of communist secularism stripped the cathedral of its domes. Rebuilding was completed in the early 1990s for deconsecrating in 1991 and 1997.
Dungan Mosque – distinctly Chinese building looks bizarrely out of place in Karakol. It is a masterpiece of Dungan architecture, featuring a carved frieze of fine workmanship. Inside its imagery is an eclectic mix, testament to the Dungans pre-Islamic Buddhist past,   combining a pomegranate with Buddhist imagery such as the shell and wheel of fire. Completed in 1910 it was built entirely without nails using an uncommon grey-blue brick. Instead of a minaret, the mosque has a wooden pagoda. 
 Hotel***, Full board
Day 9 Drive to Bishkek along the Southe shore of the lake Issyk-Kul 
 Hotel***, Full board
Day 10 Departure to Dushanbe
Arrival in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. Transfer to hotel. Lunch in the national restaurant and short discussion to future days Tour Program.  After lunch excursion in the city, visit Museum of Antiquities, the highlight of the museum is A great Buddha in Nirvana, Main Square with the monument of  I.Somony, the founder of Tajik Nation, Flag-Pole park with the highest Flag-pole in the world in (2011).
Hotel****, Full board
Day 11 Dushanbe Excursion. After breakfast drive to ancient excavation Ajina-Teppa near Kurgan-Tube (110km.), Lunch on the way, after drive to Hissar Fortress (35km), the Madrassah museum. Many centuries ago there were a noisy market and caravansarai, after visit Local market “Bazar”, the east is famous for it trade and you can try yourself in bargaining with local sellers
Hotel****, Full board
Day 12 After breakfast drive to Penjikent. On the way visit Iskanderkul Lake, sightseeing in surrounding area. Lunch in the national Choy-hona (tea-house). Continue drive to Penjikent via Anzob pass (3378m.)
Guest House, Full board
Day 13 After breakfast sightseeing in Penjikent, visit: National Museum, Penjikent  excavation. . Lunch in the national Choy-hona (tea-house). After lunch start driving to Istaravshan. (former Ura-Tepa). Visit medresse complex “Kuk-Gumbaz”, sightseeing in surrounding area.
Hotel***, Full board
Day 14 After breakfast start driving to Khujand. Lunch. After lunch sightseeing in Khujand, visit: Panjshanbe Bazar, central Mosque, Timurmalik fortress near with bank of the river Syr-Darya.
Hotel****, Full board
Day 15 Departure
The above program includes:
–    accommodation at hotels with breakfast as per the itinerary
–    transport for transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary 
–    entrance fees to museum and sites
–    flights to/from Khuvsgul
–    Spanish speakin guide in Kyrgyzstan and ESG in Mongolia and Tadjikistan
–    Full board
Doesn’t include:
–     Airfare Bishkek – Dushanbe
–    visa fees (Visa support – $30 and visa p.p.$35 in Tadjikistan)            
–    Items of personal nature

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