The most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan

The best of Kyrgyzstan

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan
Inserted: 15.12.2018
Author: Petr Liška ©

Kyrgyzstan, as a very mountainous Central Asian country, offers countless of beautiful places – mountain lakes and valleys, glaciers, as well as colorful rocks and, of course, beautiful countryside with jurtas and herds of domestic animals. Come and see the most beautiful places in this country

Engilchek Glacier

The most famous glacier of Kyrgyzstan

| Altitude: 3 365 m / 11 040 ft

Kyrgyzstan is a very mountainous country, but on Engilchek Glacier you can really feel like you are at the… continue reading

Sonkol Lake

Lake belonging to herdsmen

| Altitude: 3 017 m / 9 898 ft

One of the biggest attractions of Kyrgyzstan is a huge lake Sonkol (3 017 m asl) with an area of 20×16… continue reading

Chan Tengri

The northernmost seven-thousander of the world

| Altitude: 7 010 m / 22 999 ft

Chan Tengri (7 010 m asl) is the northernmost seven thousander of the world. On the top is a border between… continue reading

Köl Ükök lake

Amazing lake over Kochkor

| Altitude: 3 047 m / 9 997 ft

The biggest tourist attraction in the vicinity of town Kochkor is beautiful lake Köl Ükök (3 047 m asl). This… continue reading

Pik Teacher

The famous peak at Bishkek

| Altitude: 4 545 m / 14 911 ft

Pik Učitel is one of the more easily accessible peaks in the Ala Archa National Park, where you can easily… continue reading

Lake Ala Köl

Tourist magnet

| Altitude: 3 520 m / 11 549 ft

High-lying lake Ala Köl (also known as Ala-Kul) (3 520 m asl) is the largest tourist attraction around the… continue reading

Lake Sary-Chelek

Lake gem aside of interest

| Altitude: 1 876 m / 6 155 ft

The Sary-Chelek area is one of the most beautiful in Kyrgyzstan, but foreign tourists often miss it. However,… continue reading

Skazka Canyon

Fairytale canyon

| Altitude: 1 629 m / 5 344 ft

This canyon is a smaller version of the famous American Grand Canyon. The atypical rock formations, colorful… continue reading

Pik Karakol

The highest peak in Terskey Ala-Too

| Altitude: 5 216 m / 17 113 ft

Peak Karakol (5 216 m asl) is heavily glaciated mountain at the end of the valley Karakol. It is also the… continue reading

Lake Issyk Kul

Kyrgyz Sea

| Altitude: 1 603 m / 5 259 ft

Huge lake Issyk-Kul (1 603m asl) where you feel almost like by the sea, is the second largest navigable high… continue reading

Wooden cathedral in Karakol

The largest monument in Karakol

| Altitude: 1 750 m / 5 741 ft

The wooden Orthodox cathedral in Karakol is considered its greatest monument. The church itself has quite a… continue reading

Seven bulls

Red rocks in Jeti-Ögüz

| Altitude: 2 030 m / 6 660 ft

Below the town of Karakol, on the eastern side of Lake Issyk-Kul, is the village of Jeti-Ögüz, from which we… continue reading


The last fragment of a defunct city

| Altitude: 939 m / 3 081 ft

Burana Tower is the most famous minaret in Kyrgyzstan. At the time of its greatest glory, she was over 40… continue reading

Broken Heart

A broken heart in Jeti-Ögüz

| Altitude: 2 205 m / 7 234 ft

Near the town of Karakol is one of the most famous places in Kyrgyzstan – Broken heart. Legend has it that it… continue reading

Petroglyphs in Cholpon Ata

Three thousand years old engravings

| Altitude: 1 725 m / 5 659 ft

With an overview of the largest historical monument in Cholpon Ata, respectively in the whole vicinity of… continue reading


Capital of Kyrgyzstan

| Altitude: 748 m / 2 454 ft

Bishkek is the largest and capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It has almost a million inhabitants. In its center you… continue reading

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