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The Seventh International Marathon of Kyrgyzstan 

"Run The Silk Road"

Dear sportsmen and amateurs of running!
We invite you to participate at the Seventh International Marathon of Kyrgyzstan Run the
Silk Road, which is held on the 12 of May, 2018 on the northern shore of Issyk Kul lake
Marathon it is not just a kind of sport, it is also a great chance to increase the touristic potential of a country. Every year each of the developed countries held marathons, where tens of thousands of runners and fans from all over the world gather together.

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Tour description

 Meals Accomodation
9 of May


Airport - Bishkek city (30 km). Excursion to Ala Archa Natural Park (45km).

Upon arrival to the airport you will be met by your guide and drive to the hotel for check-in.
After short rest and breakfast in the hotel drive to Ala Archa Natural Park for easy hiking along the valley. After the excursion return to Bishkek.
Lunch at local cafe with national cuisine.
After lunch sightseeing tour. Visit: Central Ala Too Square, State Historical Museum (closed on Monday), Parliament House, the Guard of Honor changing ceremony, Lenin Statue,Victory Square.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Shah Palace/Futuro
2 Thursday.
10 of May
Bishkek Issyk Kul Lake. Bosteri Village (280 km).

In the morning after breakfast you will drive to Issyk Kul lake en route visit 3 historical sights listed in UNESCO in 2013:
- Nevaket ancient  settlement/ Krasnaya Rechka
- Suyab ancient settlement/ Ak Beshim
- Balasagyn ancient settlement/ Complex Burana

Lunch in local Kazakh family in Tokmok town.
After lunch we continue our trip to Issyk Kul lake.

Overnight in the hotel.
B,L,D Kyrgyzskoe Vzmorie
11 of May

Bosteri Village.

Registration day to marathon (registration will be in the hotel).
After breakfast drive to the open air Petroglyphs museum and Ethnographical museum in Cholpon Ata town.

Lunch in a local café.

Optionally: Boat cruise at Issyk Kul Lake.

Return to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel
B,L,D Kyrgyzskoe Vzmorie
4 Saturday.
12 of May
Marathon Day.

Optionally: Party after marathon.

B,L,D Kyrgyzskoe Vzmorie
5  Sunday.
13 of May

Bosteri village - Karakol town Karakol gorge  (170km).

After breakfast in the hotel drive to the Karakol town along the Northern Shore of Issyk Kul lake. En route visit Przhevalski museum, continue driving to Karakol gorge. Easy hiking along Karakol gorge. Drive to Karakol town.

Lunch in local cafe.

Visit: Dungan Mosque and Russian Orthodox Cathedral.   
Dinner in a local Uigur/ Dungan family.

Optionally:  Cooking traditional dishes in Uygur or Dungan family.
Amir/Green Yard/Tagaitai  
6 Monday.
14 of May

Karakol town Bishkek city (450km).

After breakfast transfer to Bishkek along the Southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake.
On the way we can make stop in the most picturesque spots: beuaty of Issyk Kul lake and veiws of fabulous Terskei Ala Too mountain range.
Visit local womens cooperative in Bokonbaevo village where they produce felt handicrafts.

Lunch in local Kyrgyz family in the village.

Upon arrival to Bishkek accommodation in the hotel.

Dinner in a local restaurant.

Overnight in the hotel.
B,L,D Shah Palace/Futuro
7  Tuesday.
15 of May
Bishkek city Airport Manas (30 km).

After breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred to the International Airport Manas.
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