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Handicraft tour

Handicraft tour


 

Cultural Tour: Kyrgyz handicraft         

This tour offers you the great opportunity to discover the magnificent land of celestial mountains, located in Central Asia. You will enjoy seeing our nomadic handicraft, wild nature, untouched places, and unforgettable ancient sights! The whole tour is dedicated to national felt carpets and you will meet Kyrgyz masters and even participate in carpets producing! Then we will drive to the places where nomads live to see their carpets that are made many years ago! You will be taken back to the time of nomadic life, their traditions, culture and food!

 

Tour summary:

Day 1: Bishkek

From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel. After check in you will have some rest. Then you will have your breakfast and we will visit Art Gallery in the center of our capital. There is a special hall dedicated to Kyrgyz felt carpets and handicraft. Your guide will tell you the ways of their production and amazing facts concerning their meanings and history! Then we will start our way to Djangicher village. There is a house where children from poor families live. This house has its own factory for making carpets and national souvenirs. They are the most famous in the capital and even have international support to keep their skills. Here you will get acquainted with their handicraft teachers and they will tell you about ancient and modern way of making felt carpets. In the evening we will come back to your hotel.

 

Day 2: Bishkek - Kochkor

In the morning we will start our drive to Kochkor village that is famous for its felt masters. The road will go along mountain gorges and you will have a great chance to enjoy their beauty! At the Kochkor village you will meet a Kyrgyz family. They have a nice small museum of applied art and some of their things are more than 100 years old. All these handicrafts were collected from the nearest villages. This family will show you the way  national woolen felt carpets are produced. You even can create your own carpet. You will have a traditional dinner with a local family, accompanied by a special national music show. Overnight in a guesthouse.

 

Day 3: Kochkor

At 8 o'clock is your breakfast. This day you will spend in Kochkor village. They have the biggest woman community that still practices the skills of their ancestors. They keep all traditions and every carpet they make is unique. Here you will find out about the secrets of Kyrgyz masters and the sacred meanings of nomadic patterns. We will get acquainted you with the president of this association and you will be able to get any kind of information you need! Also you will visit some houses where people have national carpets and you will see that even today they are very popular among local people. Even in modern flats in big cities Kyrgyz people have a special corner "tor" where they have carpets and blankets in a special way. Overnight in a guesthouse.

 

Day 4: Kochkor - Naryn 

At 8 o'clock is your breakfast. Then we will start our way to Naryn town through the impressive Tien Shan Mountains. This town is situated near the longest river of Kyrgyzstan - Naryn (600 km). The road will surprise you by variety of mountains and landscapes. We will have a picnic in a picturesque place to feel the wind of freedom. On the way we will see nomads that live in their collapsible dwellings yurts. They use them for 2000 years! They are made of felt and wood without using a single nail! In Naryn town we will spend our night.

 

Day 5: Naryn - Tash Rabat

In the morning you will be transferred to the Tash Rabat - Caravanserai on the Great Silk Road (Stone Castle from the 14th century). The building is a unique one. Tash Rabat is located at the very heart of Tian Shan Mountains. And it has no analogue in the whole world, because it was made of stones and furthermore it is hidden in the mountains at a height 3200 m above sea level. At this place nomads live and you will have a chance to visit their yurts and to watch their old carpets. You will spend the night in yurts as real nomads near by the Tash Rabat caravanserai.

 

Day 6: Tash Rabat - Son Kul lake

After breakfast we start our drive to the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan Son Kul Lake. Lunch will be taken on the way. Son Kul Lake is surrounded by mountains and it is the highest alpine lake in Kyrgyzstan, situated at an altitude of 3013 meters above sea level. Kyrgyz nomads started to come to this wonderful area with their families for rest and relaxation. Herders of the Naryn region come to the lake to use it as a pastureland. After our arrival, you will visit local nomads to explore their dwellings and handicraft. Dinner and overnight in nomadic collapsible dwelling - yurt. It is made of a wooden skeleton, covered with felt coverings.

 

Day 7: Son Kul lake

At 9 am is your breakfast. Free time at Son Kul Lake, where you will have the opportunity to explore its nature on your own. You can ride along the lake on a horse, or just relaxing in the atmosphere of the wild, but calm nature. Lunch will be served at 2 pm. Then you will see also ancient petrogliphs that are more than 2000 years old. It is a great chance to get acquainted with nomadic traditions and culture. You will go to local nomadic families to see their yurts and to find out more about their handicrafts. National dinner will be served in original nomadic houses - yurts. You will spend the night in yurts as nomads do. It is a great chance to feel nomadic life!


Day 8: Son Kul - Bishkek

After breakfast you will be transferred to Bishkek. On the way, you will see mountains in different shapes. You will be carried away by the amazing scenery offered through views the untouched nature. The road will go along mountain gorges and unpaved roads. These places are famous for their amazing nature where you can enjoy the incredible views all way long. Also it is possible to meet real nomads there. Night in a hotel. At 7 pm a farewell dinner is served.

 

Day 9: Flight home

Early in the morning you will be transferred to the airport.

 

 

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