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Tour to Burana Tower
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Duration: Full day
Size of Group: optimal number is 12
Season: Year-round

Route:Bishkek - Burana Tower - Bishkek

Transfer from Bishkek to Burana Tower (80 km). Sightseeing tour, including: Burana Tower, air museum, mausoleums and museum complex. Return to Bishkek (80 km)

Situated 10 km to the South of Tokmok - the tower is all that remains of the ancient city of Balasugan, at the entrance to the Shamshy valley. Established in the 10th century on the site of an older settlement, the city was the birthplace of the poet, Jusup Balasugyn (1015-?) who wrote an epic poem called Katadgu Bilig ("The knowledge which brings happiness"), which has been translated into several languages - including a recent translation into English by Walter May.

Along with Kashgar, Balasugan was one of the capitals of the Eastern Khanate when the Karakahanid state split up. (The capital of the Western Khanate was Samarkand). It was spared from destruction by Genghis Khan's Mongols, and renamed Gobalik ("good city") in the 13th century, but it lost its importance and had disappeared by the 15th century.

Prices includes: Price does not include:
  • Lunch;
  • English (German) - speaking guide;
  • Transport;
  • Entrance fees, excursions;
  • Excursion.
  • Alcoholic or soft drinks;
  • Souvenirs, shopping, personal expenses;
  • Fees for photography;
  • Tips to personnel.

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We hope you like the program and assure you that we are absolutely open to any suggestions to increase the range of our services for the entire satisfaction of our clients and are happy to meet your special requirements.

You can alter the duration of your tour and places of visits by adding one of the extensions. Our tour operator will work closely with you or your travel agent to carefully prepare an itinerary based on your stated interests.

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