Tasting 10 Types Of Honey In A Unique Ethnic Shop

Extremely natural healthy Issyk-Kul honey, the best brand of our city.

Want to sweeten a trip to Karakol? Sample exclusively natural & healthy Issyk-Kul honey - one of the visiting cards of our city. Issyk-Kul honey is an environmentally-friendly product that is extracted at an altitude of about 2000 m above sea level, where rare blue bumblebees live. These places are the natural environment of melliferous herbs, flowers, shrubs and trees. Unlike many places in the world     , these plants are not processed with special chemicals that promote natural growth, but with natural environmentally friendly nectar and pollination. At the tasting, you will learn that honey is not only tasty but also healthy! Join us for a tea party with traditional Karakol bread and more than 10 varieties of honey and honey products; learning the sensory analysis of honey, the reveals the olfactory and gustatory notes of each variety. Learn and feel how to distinguish natural honey from counterfeit, as well as how to properly store and consume honey.

At the honey tasting, you will:

  • Learn about honey and all its useful properties;
  • Learn sensory analysis of honey: visual analysis, olfactory sensations, taste sensations;
  • Learn the characteristics of natural honey and the signs of counterfeit honey;
  • Learn how to store and consume honey correctly;
  • Taste over 10 varieties of honey and honey products;
  • Drink tea with honey and traditional Karakol bread.
  • Visit the local apiary (by prior arrangement).

Tasting 10 Types Of Honey In A Unique Ethnic Shop

1 hour | From 1600 som per person

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Tour Details


Available daily, by prior reservation 2 days in advance.    


1 hour


Any time convenient for your group

Minimum Group Size

From 5 people (or upon special request)


Russian (English speaking guide available upon request*)


Rain or shine.

Meeting Point

EthnoMir Craft Store, 150/1 Zhamansarieva St.


From 350 soms per person, with additional cost for apiary visit.