Tour to Kyrgyzstan -Tasty traditions of the nomadic culture. - 1 Day

Trip code: WTE-16267
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Overview

Having bought food at the traditional market, enjoy cooking and eating traditional dish – Plov, at a house of a Kyrgyz family, in the afternoon get to know the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic, its historical and cultural legacy.

Meeting point and time: Main door of the State Historical Museum, Ala Too Square, 9 am.
09:00 – 11:00 Food shopping at the traditional market
11:00 – 13:00 Master class of Plov cooking
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Bishkek sightseeing tour
Useful things to take with you:
Hair bandage
Light walking shoes for city tour.
A flask for water.
Sunglasses.
Photo camera.
A smaller backpack.

Bishkek travel highlights

  • The Culture and Hospitality of the East
  • Unique architecture
  • History and sights from the times of Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great to the present day
  • National cuisine, pilaf, samsa, lagman
  • Seasonal Kyrgyzstan fruits, vegetables, berries

Itinerary

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In the morning start from the place we agree beforehand in Bishkek city (it can be a hotel, a guest house, In the morning food shopping at the Central Osh Bazar. We buy all the ingredients to cook Plov (traditional dish of rice, carrots and meat) together with the members of a kyrgyz family.

Upon arrival to the house of local family, we start our cooking master class which will take around 2 hours.

Both cooking and lunch take about 3 hours.

After lunch transfer to the city center for sightseeing tour which is mainly on foot and lasts about 3 hours.

Start at the main Ala Too Square with the Manas Monument, then walk around to the Old Square with the Parliament House and the Lenin Statue, walk through the Oak Park to the Statue of Kurmandzhan Datka at Erkindik Boulevard and Open Air Art Gallery, walk to the Opera and Ballet House, further to the Victory Square with the Eternal Flame.

Souvenirs shopping opportunities: ZUM department store at the very end of the city tour.

At the tour one of the two museums in the city center can be visited – the State Historical Museum(at the moment it is closed for repairs) or the House Museum of Frunze.

The tour ends at around 5 pm; you can be delivered to your hotel, or any place agreed in advance..

The price includes:

  • - English, German, Russian speaking guide
  • - Transportation from object to object
  • - Mineral water 1 l p/p,
  • - Entrance and ecological fees where necessary.
  • - Cooking master class

Price is not included:

  • -Spanish, Kyrgyz, French, Japanese speaking guide – please check with a manager availability of a guide and extra charge.
  • -Alcoholic drinks at lunch

Trip Facts

  • English, German, Russian
  • Minimum 1 persons, Maximum 20 person
  • Year around
  • Medium, normal physical shape and good appetite
  • Group Travel, Private Travel

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