Accommodation in Bishkek and other large cities such as Caracol, you can book via Booking.com A variety of housing is large, you can spend a night in a yurt for 15 USD per couple, there are also hostels and cheap hotels.
A double room at a hotel, with facilities in the room, without breakfast costs from 15,1 USD = 1 200 KGS For the central location of the hotel will have to pay 2 times more. Typically, the owners of the hotels give taxi drivers a fee of about 2,5 USD = 200 KGS
The level of service in hotels is relatively low, you will be given only the most necessary, all the rooms can be smoking. In addition the hotel search can be complicated by the lack of signboards.
If you are looking for housing in small villages in the mountains or near the Issyk-Kul, it is better to look for yourself, on arrival, in homes with a sign "guest house" or "Rent", then the price per night will be 2,5 - 6,3 USD = 200 - 500 KGS lower than on booking.com
In a village like Kaji-Sai, you can easily find 10 guest houses of different levels of comfort, up to the stated three stars for 44 USD = 3 500 KGS for two. You will be guaranteed a comfortable room, a common bathroom with shower, fully equipped kitchen for all in the yard and the hospitality of the hosts. TV, fridge in the room or in the common room. Price per person from 5 USD = 400 KGS but in off-season
In hot season, which begins in mid-June, residents of Issyk-Kul expect a large influx of tourists from Kazakhstan and the price for hotels jumps 2 times. If the place is popular, it can be filled by appointment in advance.
You can view prices, book accommodations and read about the pros and cons of various hotel search engines in my review of hotel and apartment reservation systems
In Karakol you can take a horseback tour 7,5 USD = 600 KGS for 1 hour, with a guide 12,6 USD = 1000. KGS If you decide travel yourself:
In Bishkek, you can visit the cinema, adult ticket varies 1,4 - 2,3 USD = 110 - 180. KGS for 3D 2,1 - 2,9 USD = 170 - 230 KGS