Sights of Kyrgyzstan

Sights of Kyrgyzstan - Sary Chelek

Sary Chelek

Sary Chelek The name “Yellow Bucket” may not seem particularly appealing to tourists or to suggest a natural paradise but this would be misleading. “Yellow Bucket” is in fact a translation of “Sary Chelek” and , to those who know Kyrgyzstan , the name of “Sary Chelek” conjures up images of an area of outstanding natural beauty, an alpine lake with crystal …

Sights of Kyrgyzstan - Tash-Rabat caravanserai

Tash-Rabat caravanserai

"Tash-Rabat" (XV c.) caravanserai is unique architectural monument of the early Middle Ages and one of the main archeological sights of Kyrgyzstan, being a symbol of Tenir-Too mountain architecture. It is situated in tash Rabat picturesque canyon-gorge (Naryn region) on 3200 m height. In times of the Great Silk road Renaissance "Tash-Rabat" served as a caravanserai, in our understanding an original …

Sights of Kyrgyzstan - Sonkul lake

Sonkul lake

One more fantastic high-mountain Sonkul lake is located in the huge cavity between Sonkultau and Moldotau ridges on 3016 m height above the sea level. The lake stretches on 29 kms in length and on 18 kms in width, reaching 22 m depth. This is one of the largest high-mountain lakes and largest natural fresh-water reservoir of Kyrgyzstan with 278 km2 area. Sonkul lake has a tectonic origin. It is fed …

Sights of Kyrgyzstan - Inylchek glacier

Inylchek glacier

Eternal snow and glaciers occupy approximately 4 % of the territory of Kyrgyzstan which is about 8 thousand km2. Inylchek is considered as the largest (60 kms) and fastest glacier of Kyrgyzstan having two sleeves named Northern and Southern Inylchek. It is located to the east of Issyk-Kul lake on Khan-Tengry massif, the most high and remote part of all Tien-Shan. The area is characterized by powerful …

Sights of Kyrgyzstan - Arslanbob


Arslanbob is unique creation of the nature, a blossoming oasis at height of 1600 m above the sea level and one of the most beautiful resorts which is situated in the south of Kyrgyzstan. The Arslanbob area is located in the tract of Babash-Ata ridge, on the western and southern slopes of Ferhana and Chatkal ridges and first of all it is well-known for its tremendous relic nut-fruit woods occupying …