All over the globe Kyrgyzstan is known as the country of self-drive routes where you have an opportunity to visit picturesque sites. Kyrgyzstan attracts travellers and mountaineers with endless pastures and high-altitude lakes, wide paths with nomads or remote places full of herds of horses. All these places are open for you in Kyrgyzstan. We offer to rent a car with a driver or without a driver.
As for details, Kyrgyzstan has a rather poor road system with 70% of roads full of dirt and gravel. Our company is glad to present 4WD off road tours. Staring a tour of such kind you have an opportunity to investigate Kyrgyzstan and to see all peculiar features of the country. A tour in Kyrgyzstan may be started from the gorge Ala Archa located in 45 km from Bishkek. In the natural park you may have a hiking tour as well as to wonder the paths of the huge territory.
Chon Kemin gorge is the destination of great interest. Being in Kyrgyzstan you can ride a horse even if you are not a professional. The gorge gives us opportunities to witness nomads wandering about their pastures. High mountains and forest are so magnetically attractive that make you to vault and to see the panoramic view of it.
Lake Issyk Kul is known as the pearl of Kyrgyzstan, surrounded by mountains, from north and south. The lake is considered to be the second highest altitude lake. The first one is lake Titicaca in South America. Kyrgyzstan is visited any season of the year due to the fact that Issyk Kul never freezes and may be always visited. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan and visiting Issyk Kul it is recommended not to miss Grigoryevskoe and Semenovskoe gorges, Jeti Oguz gorge, Barskoon waterfalls and Fairy Tale (Skazka) Canyon. In the beast of the lake there is a town Karakol known for small paths, greens pastures and wood huts. Famous places of interest are the Russian Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque and Memorial Museum of N. M. Przhevalsky. Also, you have a wonderful opportunity to visit the animal market in Karakol on Sunday.
In course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you have a great opportunity to witness the culture of nomad way of life. People in Kyrgyzstan live like nomads even in present time. The village Kochkor is a stay of national cuisine and production of carpets; it is the place of demonstrations of musical abilities of singing and playing national instruments.
Travelling in Kyrgyzstan with car rent it is advised not to pass Tash Rabat and lake Son Kul as these sites are located near Kochkor village. Tash rabat is a shelter for all passing the Great Silk Road. And Son Kul is a high-altitude lake located in the north of Naryn. Son Kul is 3016 m or 9895 feet above sea level. Kyrgyzstan is a place where you can visit emerald-green pastures of lake Son Kul. The necessary detail to be known is that tourists may visit the lake only in the summer. And even during summer time it is rather cool there due to high-altitude location. As for temperatures, during summer time it may be about 11 ˚ C (52˚ F) and even lower at night.
There are a lot of different villages in Kyrgyzstan. Some of them are well-known to citizens of the country, some of them are not. The village located far from in the mountains is Kazarman village. It is located near the border of Kyrgyzstan with Uzbekistan. It is one of the most ancient cities of the Central Asia at the head of the Fergana Valley. Those travelling in Kyrgyzstan along the Great Silk road have an opportunity to use the border of Dostuk as the way of pass it.
There are a lot of regions in Kyrgyzstan, and one of it is Jalal Abad. In this region the Uzgen minaret is located with the largest natural walnut forest Arslanbob. Right here you may wander along green paths and fresh air is everywhere. On your visiting Arslanbob you will find out that despite walnuts other trees as apple, pear, cherry plum, cherry and others grow here.
Due to mountain location Kyrgyzstan has a pearl as Toktogul reservoir despite lakes themselves. The Toktogul reservoir is the largest one in Central Asia. It may be visited in the course of a tour in the Naryn region. The reservoir is 284 km2. Making tours in Kyrgyzstan with an offer to visit picturesque valleys of Tien Shan, and Suusamir valley particularly. It is located in the middle of the Talas Alatau and the Kyrgyz Range. It is very pleasant to make a tour in such a place as there are emerald-green grasses, high mountains and lots of impressions to get. We recommend to rent a car and travel there.
With a tour in Kyrgyzstan of such type it becomes easy to visit almost all regions of Kyrgyzstan, and most breath -taking routes are as follows:
Day 1: Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek
Day 2: Bishkek - Chon Kemin
Day 3: Chon Kemin - Issyk Kul lake northern shore
Day 4: Issyk Kul northern shore - Grigorievskoye - Karakol
Day 5: Karakol - Jeti Oguz (can sleep here) - Issyk Kul southern shore - Kochkor
Day 6: Kochkor - Kichi Naryn - Naryn (or drive directly to Tash Rabat via Dolon pass)
Day 7: Naryn - Tash Rabat
Day 8: Tash Rabat - Son Kul
Day 9: Son Kul - Kyzyl Oi
Day 10: Kyzyl Oi - Bishkek
In case our guests have extra time, we may continue a tour with:
Day 9: Son Kul - Kazarman
Day 10: Kazarman - Osh
Day 11: Osh - Arslanbob
Day 12: Arslanbob - Toktogul
Day 13: Toktogul - Bishkek
Day 14: Flight
Kyrgyzstan is a very overwhelming country thanks to the great location. With this location we can invite dear guests to enjoy the beauties of the country during any tour in Kyrgyzstan. Our managers are ready to organize car rent in Kyrgyzstan to be of great impressions especially for you. Welcome to Kyrgyzstan and if you have any questions contact our company or visit our website to find answers there.