Kyrgyzstan is a country, which is comfortably located between the Uzbek deserts, Kazakh steppes, Tajikistan and Western China. The territory of Kyrgyzstan is famous with the Tien Shan and the Pamirs mountain systems. Everyone who is choosing his tour to Kyrgyzstan tries to include in the program such well-known highest world peaks as Peak Pobeda (7439 m.), Lenin Peak (7134 m.) and Khan Tengri Peak (7010 m.). These grand mountains have turned Kyrgyzstan into the land of the glaciers, noisy mountain rivers and brisk streams, huge snow fields with Alpine meadows and magnificent fertile valleys.
The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek city, which is not only an administrative, but cultural and educational center as well. The population of Bishkek is about 1 million people; while the population of the whole Kyrgyzstan is little bit over 6 million people.
If someone asks what does mark Kyrgyzstan out other destinations, we would mention 3 things:
- Kyrgyzstan on the Great Silk Road
The Great Silk Road left some monuments and ruins of settlements that are interesting for tourists.
In 2015 4 monuments in Kyrgyzstan were acknowledged as UNESCO heritage. So now there is possibility to see and visit those Silk Road places that are noted in history books. High altitude passes and lakes, deep canyons with traditional nomadic houses named yurts, historical objects belongs to the legacy of the Silk Road and many more breathtaking things can give an unforgettable experience of all tours in Kyrgyzstan.
Usually people choose the tours that include route in several neighboring countries – Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, China etc.
- Nomadic culture and the real nomads
There are only 2 countries in world that still have the real nomads – the nomads who follow the original nomadic way of life. These are Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan. Coming to Kyrgyzstan people have the chance to see what the nomadic way of life is about. They can get acquainted with the local nomads at summer pastures and even feel the nomads themselves by spending a night in a real yurt.
- Mountain systems of the Tian Shan and Pamir and active sports
The third reason is our beautiful mountains. Kyrgyzstan is mountainous country – 93% of the country is mountains. There are plenty of trekking and hiking routes both for beginners and professionals. Active vacation is getting more and more popular. People don’t want just beach vacation. Thus for those who choose Kyrgyzstan tours we can offer great combination of active tours and cultural programs.
Yes, travel in Kyrgyzstan is ideal for those tourists who undertake a journey, first of all, to gain new knowledge of the history and culture of the nations and to get impressions from meeting new people.
We hope that you will choose Kyrgyzstan as your next destination and we will make sure to show you its all the beauty and diversity of this beautiful country.