Kyrgyzstan

Issyk – Kul

Issyk – Kul lake Issyk Kul is known locally as the “Pearl of Kyrgyzstan.” It is a large lake surrounded by mountains and one of the most prominent touristic highlights of the country. Issyk Kul lake was formed roughly 25 million years ago and has an endorheic basin. Issyk Kul is located at an altitude […]

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Kyrgyzstan – Top 10 Places to See

Kyrgyzstan – Top 10 Places to see Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful countries in Central Asia. Our list of top ten places to see in Kyrgyzstan includes gorgeous wild mountain pastures inhabited by modern semi-nomads living in summer yurts, as well as large alpine lakes dotting a landscape characterized by charming villages.  The […]

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Visit Alay – Top Things to Do

Visit Alay – Top Things to Do Alay is situated in southern Kyrgyzstan, in Osh Province. This area is rich in historical heritage, natural beauty and amazingly hospitable people. You can find different names and districts with the name Alay or Alai, so you might hear Pamir-Alay, Trans-Alay, Chong Alay, Kichi Alay, the Alay Mountains […]

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Burana Tower in Kyrgyzstan

Burana Tower (Minaret) Date built: 11th century, during the Karakhanid Empire Height: 24.6 meters, original height used to be over 40 meters Location: modern Kyrgyzstan, 80km to the East of Bishkek, the tower used to be in the center of the Balasagun city in the 11th century) “I was transfixed…when I found out about an […]

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