Kyrgyzstan

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Michael Voss
Kyrgyzstan Travel Specialist


Kyrgyzstan is a nirvana for active travellers; with a wildly beautiful landscape of stunning mountain ranges, vast lakes and alpine valleys, hiking boots are an essential part of the kit list. Sparsely populated and on very few western tourists’ radar, this is crowd-free immersion in big nature at it’s best.

The capital, Bishkek, is a great place to start Kyrgyzstan holidays. It is a capital city struggling to establish its identity it is also a city packed with leafy streets and parks, and even still houses a Lenin statue as a reminder of its former-Soviet period, though this has been demoted to a small, tucked-away square.

Visitors in the know are drawn to Lake Issyk Kul where the emerald-green water is flanked by red desert on one side and snow-capped mountains on the other. Trekking opportunities are also available, taking visitors into Karakol Canyon to experience its panoramic views, discover prehistoric petroglyphs and try Kyrgyz-style treatments in a sanatorium. Kyrygystan holidays combine cultural immersion with exposure to the natural environment. Our tours allow visitors to get involved in community initiatives and interact with locals; choose to stay with a family in a traditional yurt (where a glass of fermented horse's milk is a must-try), and embrace the tumult of the daily bazaar at Osh to haggle for souvenirs or sit back and people watch. 

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Popular Destinations in Kyrgyzstan

   Bishkek
   Lake Issyk-Kul
   Tash Rabat



Specialist Recommendations

   Osh
   Lake Son Kol


Regent Kyrgyzstan Specialist


Michael Voss
If you only have limited time or it’s your first visit, travel around Lake Issyk-Kul – the second highest Alpine Lake in the world. Whilst surrounded by stunning mountains you can travel across the steppe, witnessing the remnants of the country’s Silk Road history and the ongoing nomadic lifestyle of the Kyrgyz people. Visit ancient ruins and see where pioneers explored from Europe across to Asia, and in summer see yak herders tending to their flocks or hunting with eagles.

Michael's Tips
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Stay in a traditional yurt with the nomadic tribes who spend the summer herding their cattle on the Kyrgyz steppe.
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Visit Jayma Bazaar in Osh to purchase anything from dried fruit to carpets, and try kumis – a local delicacy.
3
Attend a game of kok-buru, AKA “headless goat polo”, a traditional game played by the country’s best horseriders.




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