4 Hours Private Bishkek
Food Tasting Tour


This gastronomic walking tour offers a unique flavor of Bishkek, showcasing traditional Kyrgyz cuisine and famous landmarks. From the buttery and flaky Kattama at a simple tea place, to the oriental Lagman and kebab at a famous restaurant, and the traditional samsa at Tandyr Samsy, you'll experience the best flavors of Bishkek. Along the way, you'll also learn about the city's rich history and culture by visiting famous monuments and landmarks.
Begin with a warm welcome at a local tea spot, where you'll savor the rich, buttery layers of Kattama, a traditional Kyrgyz bread, setting the tone for a journey filled with culinary delights. As we meander through Bishkek, we'll visit iconic spots like Ala Too Square and the grand White House, enriching your experience with tales of history and culture.

Our adventure continues at Faiza, a beloved restaurant known for its unchanged, exquisite menu since 1998. Here, you'll indulge in a personalized selection of dishes, from the savory Manty and Samsy to the hearty Lagman and Kebabs, each a testament to Kyrgyzstan's culinary heritage. But the journey doesn't end here; we'll sweeten the experience with ChakChak, a honey-drenched dessert enjoyed with refreshing green tea, introducing you to the sweeter side of Kyrgyz cuisine.

The tour wouldn't be complete without a visit to the vibrant Osh market, a sensory overload of colors, scents, and flavors. Here, amidst the hustle and bustle, you'll taste local sweets and witness the rich tapestry of Central-Asian bazaar culture. Join us to discover the heart of Bishkek, one bite at a time, on this unforgettable food tasting tour.

What to expect

Osh bazaar
In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel to start your unique food tasting journey in Bishkek. Our first destination is the vibrant Osh Bazaar, a cornerstone of local culture. This bustling outdoor market is more than just a place to shop; it's where you can truly immerse yourself in the flavors and daily life of Kyrgyzstan. From fresh food products and spices to an array of local delicacies, Osh Bazaar offers an authentic taste of the region. Amidst the lively crowds and rich aromas, you’ll have the chance to sample traditional foods and understand why this market is a beloved spot among both locals and visitors.

First Meal - Tea with Kattama

After exploring Osh Bazaar, we'll continue our culinary adventure at a cozy, family-run restaurant known for its exceptional tea brewed in a traditional Russian samovar. Here, you’ll get to taste Kattama bread, a cherished element of Kyrgyz cuisine. Kattama is a crispy, golden brown flatbread made from a simple blend of flour, water, and salt, cooked to perfection on a hot griddle. The combination of this warm, flavorful bread with aromatic tea from the samovar offers a genuine and delightful breakfast experience, letting you savor the true essence of local dining traditions.
Ala-Too Square, White House, Guard of Honor, Monument of Lenin and more
After enjoying our delicious first meal, we will take a leisurely walk to discover some of Bishkek's most famous landmarks. Our journey will take us to Ala-Too Square, where we can see the impressive Guard of Honor, and the Monument of Manas near the Kyrgyz History Museum. As we stroll through the city, we'll also experience the vibrant atmosphere of Panfilov Park, catch a glimpse of the White House, and view the historic monument of Lenin. This part of the tour not only allows us to digest our meal but also to soak in the rich culture and history of Bishkek, making our way to the next culinary stop.
Philharmonic Hall
Visiting the Philharmonic Hall is a memorable part of our tour, nestled among Bishkek's key landmarks like universities and governmental buildings. We'll admire its stunning architecture and historical significance, capturing the essence of the city's cultural heart. After soaking in the sights, our culinary adventure leads us to Faiza, a beloved local restaurant known for its traditional Kyrgyz dishes. Here, we'll delve into flavors that have been treasured for decades, continuing our exploration of Kyrgyz cuisine.
Second Meal - Faiza Restaurant
At Faiza, one of the oldest and most loved restaurants in Bishkek, our tour continues with a taste of authentic Oriental cuisine. This place is famous for its wide variety of flavors and dishes that appeal to everyone, no matter where they come from or what they prefer to eat.
Faiza is more than just a restaurant; it's a place where everyone feels welcome. It doesn't matter who you are – you'll find something on the menu to enjoy. Whether you're in the mood for a meaty dish or a vegetarian option, Faiza offers some of the best culinary experiences in the city, bringing people together over great food.

Victory square

After enjoying the flavors at Faiza, we'll take a scenic drive to Victory Square, picking up our tour from there. On the way, we'll pause at notable spots like the Central Mosque, the Circus, and the Wedding Hall, each adding its own story to our journey. The day's adventure concludes with a special treat at a restaurant renowned for its desserts. Here, we'll indulge in ChakChak, a traditional honey-soaked treat, paired with refreshing green tea. This sweet finale introduces you to the delightful side of Kyrgyz cuisine, rounding off our culinary exploration with a taste of tradition.
Afterward, we will drop you off at your hotel in Bishkek, marking the end of the tour. We wish you a beautiful evening ahead!

What is included?

Air-conditioned vehicle with a driver(pick up/drop off hotel)
English speaking guide
Three meals at 3 different restaurants
Bottled water
Osh Bazaar excursion
Discover the main sights of Bishkek city


  • 90 USD

    Private tour for one person

  • 60 USD

    Group of 2 people

  • 40 USD

    Group of 3-4 people


    Group of 5 and more people


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