There are many people that want to travel in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia.
Winter is rather cold and snowy, severely at high elevations. The average temperature in the winter is about + 1 °C (34 °F). In the middle of December and in the second half of February there are first frosts. One of the coldest months is January when the minimal average temperature is -10 °C. The temperature becomes colder at high altitudes. Precipitations like heavy snowfalls are typical for highlands not in lowlands. During winter it's impossible to pass mountains treks and paths, as most local boarding houses are closed. But, winter is the season of winter sports. Near Karakol town in Tian Shan Mountains one of the largest resorts is located.
Spring climate is rather mild with the first hot days of May. March starts with thawing, April and May with rainfalls that cause the threat of flood from snow melting in different areas and before setting off for a tour you are advised to bear that in mind. With heavy rains most of local paths can be passed. Spring is known for temperature to be about + 16 °C (60 °F), it is the season of new fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to be rebirthing. In Spring farmers and gardeners plant the seeds, than temperatures slowly rise. All these vary on the location, but in mountains it happens rather slowly.
Summer is the time of warm temperatures that rise above 35 °C (95°F). In the summer temperature can even rise at about 45° C (113° F). It is rather cooler in mountains, in the dependence with altitudes, during summer in mountains it can be rather freezing. Summer is the time when Kyrgyzstan should be investigated.
You are free to visit mountain lakes, green pastures and panoramic view peaks during a tour. Nomadic Kyrgyz people are glad to give a stay in yurts - nomadic timber homes. In summer it is high time to ride a horse, to hike and trek. Small and big mountain lakes, as Issyk Kul are open for swimming for those who travel.
To have a convenient boarding house you should take care of it beforehand, as booking during summer period is a complex process.
Autumn is the time of bright colors of trees and plants. September is a month, when weather is still warm and hot like in the summer. In case you don't want to travel in crowded places in hot weather, autumn is a perfect time to avoid all it. Mountain gorges are overwhelmingly beautiful during this time, as the trees become yellow, orange and red, with fir trees still green. Mountain tops are white, that give us a view of fascinating weather. The average temperature is + 16 °C (60 °F), maximum of which is + 3 °C (37.5 °F). With every high altitude it becomes cooler.
Autumn is a period for taking photo tours. A remarkable background is made with great yellow fields, people and tractors working on it, and white-topped mountains of course. And you can view all these in the course of a tour. In November it becomes colder and rainy, and roads are closed.
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