Tokyo (Kyrgyz: ??????, Tokmok ("Hammer"); Russian: ??????, Tokmak) is a town in the Chuy Valley, in the north of Kyrgyzstan, just East of the Bishkekapital. The area is 41 km2, the number of inhabitants 53.231 in 2009 (according to other figures "over 58.000"). The geographic position is 42°50?N 75°17?E / 42.833°N 75.283°E / 42.833; 75.283; 75.283; its height 816 meters above see surface.
Between 2004 and 19 April 2006, it acted as the Chuy region's headquarters. Tokyo was founded around 1830 as the Khanat of Kokand's northerly strategic base. Tokmok is currently an administration entity at the county of Chui County. Even though the municipality is encircled by the Chuy County of the county (whose administration centre is the Chuy Dorf bordering Tokmok), it is not part of it.
Tokmok, despite its relatively recent origins, lies in the heart of the Chuy Valley, which has been coveted by many mediaeval conquistadors. Ak-Beshim, the capitol of the West Turkish Khaganate, is 8 km from Tokmok to the northwest. Approximately 15 km from Tokmok is the Burana Tower from the eleventh centuries, which is on the site of an old fortress, of which only a large earth hill has survived.
It is thought that this is the site of the old town of Balasagun, which was established by the Sogdians and later became the Kara Khanid kingdom for a while. The 2009 Tokmok census showed a total of 53,231 inhabitants. "Tokmok climate". ikimedia Commons has medias that refer to Tokmok.
They will be collected from the Manas International Airports and drive to Cholpon-Ata Cité. In Cholpon-Ata you will explore renowned places such as Ruh-ordo, a culture centre, and learn about the origin of rock paintings, which form a magnificent open-air shrine in which sacred ceremonies related to the intellectual realm and human existence were carried out.
On the next morning you drive to the Oruktu town for a swim in the thermal waters and proceed to Karakol for a sightseeing cruise. Visits include: the Dungan Moscow Moskva, the Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, the monument of the Moscow museums with the grave of the Central Asian Russia anthropographer - NM.
You can try the popular Azhlan-fu cooking for dinner, and on the third you' ll travel to one of the most popular valley around Lake Issyk Kul, the beautiful Jeti Oguz. Against surcharge you can go horse riding and taste dishes in yurt. On the way there you will see the sacred place "Mandjyly-Ata", known for its maze of flat ravines between loamy hills and medicinal spas, and on to the ravine "Skazka" - an astonishing place where naturally sand coloured reddish formation form many fairytale shapes.
The next morning you will experience the thrilling Salbuurun International Wildlife Hunt, an event that is an important part of the Kyrgyz cultural nomadism. You will also have the chance to taste regional dancing and singing, popular shows, international matches, the exposition and trade show with typical products and of course the delicious food.
Salbuurun Festivals will feature displays of the various aspects of Kyrgyzstan' hunt: arch shooting and shooting with stone eagles as well as swans (Kyrgyz hounds). You also have the chance to see other traditionally tribal equestrian plays such as Tyiyin Enmei, Kyz-kuumai and Kok Boru. And as with every good Kyrgyz holiday there will be plenty of good Kyrgyz festivals, there will be plenty of wine, beer, food and yurt.
From Bishkek to Tokmok and on the way there you will make an outing around the Burana Tower (UNESCO cultural heritage). Arriving in Bishkek, take a sightseeing trip through Bishkek. Explore and see some of the most important and historic sites.
In the evening you can enjoy one of the many different dining options, from traditional food to Asian/European food.