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Kyrgyzstan Group Tour

20 Nov 2019 - TransIndus Relaunch Special Kyrgyzstan: Art of the Nomads Group Tour with Joan Pollock for June 2020

TransIndus are pleased to announce a second departure of their 13-day Kyrgyzstan: Art of the Nomads small-group tour for 2020. Designed and led by charity founder, fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and keen photographer Joan Pollock, the itinerary coincides with the annual Shyrdak Festival of Felt Art that takes place in the Naryn district. Here travellers can observe the traditional Kyrgyz craft of felt carpet-making and purchase local arts directly from the artisans themselves.

The itinerary starts and ends in the capital city, Bishkek, and covers the highlights of Kyrgyzstan including the striking Burana Tower, the mountain-backed lake of Issyk-Kul and the historic architecture of Karakol. Travellers will also experience the nomadic way of life with overnight stays in genuine yurt camps with the opportunity to watch a demonstration of how eagle hunters catch their prey and enjoy a horse ride through the stunning landscape.

With Kyrgyzstan featuring on Wanderlust’s 2020 Travel Hotlist and appearing alongside neighbouring Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the number one spot of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020: Top Regions, this tour offers a unique cultural journey through a country that should be on the must-visit list for all curious and intrepid travellers next year.

The cost of this 13-day small-group tour is £1995 per person based on a twin-share basis. The price includes 12 nights’ accommodation on a half-board basis (except in Bishkek), the services of English-speaking guides, entrance fees, all relevant transfers and transportation. The tour departs on the 18th June 2020 with a maximum group size of 16.

If you would like further information about this tour, please contact Sibi Kaur at or 0208 566 3739.

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