9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

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9 days in Kyrgyzstan Itinerary

Start: Sharjah
Fly + Bus:  4 h
1
Bishkek
— Few hours
Drive:  6 h
2
Karakol
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Tokmok
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Bishkek
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Sharjah

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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.
To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bishkek day trip planning tool.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates to Bishkek is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sharjah to Bishkek is 2 hours. In March, Bishkek is much colder than Sharjah - with highs of 18°C and lows of 3°C. You'll set off for Karakol on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Karakol to Barskoon to see Monument to Yuriy Gagarin about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Altyn Arashan, make a trip to Lenin Statue, stroll around River Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ala Kul Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Karakol online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bishkek to Karakol by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tokmok.

Things to do in Karakol

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Monument to Yuriy Gagarin
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Issyk-Kul Lake ©
Issyk-Kul Lake
Altyn Arashan ©
Altyn Arashan
Ala Kul Lake ©
Ala Kul Lake

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Tokmok

Tokmok ©
Tokmok is a city in the Chuy Valley, northern Kyrgyzstan, east of the country's capital of Bishkek. For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokmok day trip website.

You can drive from Karakol to Tokmok in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Bishkek.

Things to do in Tokmok

Historic Sites
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Burana Tower ©
Burana Tower
Tokmok Mosque ©
Tokmok Mosque

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Bishkek

Bishkek ©
Enjoy Bishkek some more: explore the striking landscape of Ala-Archa Gorge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Osh Bazaar, contemplate the long history of Ala-Too Square, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Those Who Died For Freedom.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bishkek trip itinerary tool.

You can take a shuttle from Tokmok to Bishkek in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bishkek

Parks Nature Museums
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Ala-Archa Gorge ©
Ala-Archa Gorge
Osh Bazaar ©
Osh Bazaar
Ala-Too Square ©
Ala-Too Square

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