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Kyrgyz info

Kyrgyzstan is located in Central Asia, surrounded by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tadjikistan to the south and China to its East and South-East. Republic became independent in the year 1991 and since then is a democratic Presidential Republic Kyrgyzstan. The capital city is Bishkek, formerly called Frunze with about 1 million inhabitants, the country as a whole has about 5 million inhabitants and an area of 198.500 km2.

Longitude
Bishkek - 74( East (Similar to New Delhi).

Latitude
Bishkek - 42( North Similar to Istanbul, Madrid, New York.

Elevation
Highest - 7437 m - Peak Pobeda
Lowest - 401 m - The Laikal district in the Ferghana Valley
Average - 2750 m
Bishkek - 750 m
93% of Kyrgyzstan higher than 1500 m above sea level, and 41% above 3000m.

Area
198,500 sq. km (76641 sq. miles)
Similar to England and roughly equal to the combined areas of Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.
It stretched from East to West to 925 km and from North to South for 453 km

The common length of Kyrgyzstan's borders is 4508 km.

Neighbouring Countries
China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan.

Population
6 million people with the density - 24 per sq. km    
among them 38% - urban, 62% - rural
51% - female, 49% - male
Approximately one sixth of the population lives in Bishkek and Chu Valley.
The native Kyrgyz make up just over 50% of the population - of the over 70 other nationalities the major ones are: the Russians (17%), Uzbeks (13%), Ukrainians, Germans and Tartars.
40% of the population is under 14 years old and 8% of the population is over 60 years old
Shortly after country became Independent there was large-scale emigration of ethic Russians and Germans by the reason of the decline of industrial job opportunities and growing Kyrgyz nationalism.

Religion
Muslim (Sunni), and Russian Orthodox.

Languages
State - Kyrgyz.  Official - Russian, (In common use especially in the capital and Northern region).

Life Expectancy
In 1995: Male: 63.9 - Female: 72.6

National symbols:
Flag, Emblem.

Administrative structure:
The Republic is divided into 8 administrative districts, the 7 regions ("oblasts"):
Chu Oblast,
Issyk-Kul Oblast,
Talas Oblast,
Naryn Oblast,
Osh Oblast,
Djalal-Abad Oblast,
Batken Oblast,
and the capital district of Bishkek.
The oblasts are in turn subdivided into 39 counties (rayons). The rayons consist of a total of 429 local communities (Ail okmotu). Bishkek has 4 rajone.

Membership of international organizations:
Kyrgyzstan is a member of: United Nations (and its specialized agencies such as UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNHCR), IOM, WHO, FAO, ILO; CIS, GIS, Central Asian Economic Community, ECO, World Bank, IMF, EBRD, IDB, ICAO, OECD, OSCE, Intelsat, WTO - World Trade Organization, WTO World Tourism Organization, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

Our company will help you to find new opportunities to discover our world. You can do it in Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the very center of the Tien-Shan Mountains. During this tour you will see our celestial mountains and two the most famous lake in Kyrgyzstan. First of all you will see the biggest lake Issyk Kul that is surrounded by mountains. Afterwards you will visit our famous Son Kul Lake that is situated at an altitude of 3016 m. a. s. l. You will sleeps in yurts as nomads did for many years and it is a great chance to find out more about Kyrgyz life. Read the tour...
 


Kyrgyzstan tour:
 Tour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

P
laces to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

During this tour you will be able to see the most beautiful parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes highlights of our country that attract so many people. You will visit both parts of our country. You will see our celestial mountains, beautiful lakes and ancient architecture. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places
 to visit: Bishkek - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga - Bokonbaiva - Kochkorka - Son Kul - Bishkek 

If you are tired of every day fuss and you are bored just to lie somewhere in the beach and do nothing our tour is right for you. This tour offers you a great opportunity to discover the magnificent land of celestial mountains, located in Central Asia. . Here you will find many interesting things; you will see the land where primordial nature still exists, the land where people are far from world vanity and managed to preserve traditions of centuries The whole tour goes along the Great Silk Road passing through the impressive Tian Shan massif. You will visit the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk-Kul, as well as the picturesque Son Kul Lake, situated on a high plateau in the centre of Kyrgyzstan (3013m. above sea level). Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 4

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 13 days

Places to visit:
 Bishkek - Chong Kemin - Son Kul Lake - At Bashi - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek 

Experienced tourists say «If you have not seen 
Central Asia, you have not seen the world!". You can not imagine how many places you are going to see in Kyrgyzstan, small but sunny country covered by celestial mountains and juniper forests, with shining lakes and rapid mountainous rivers; with hospitable people who will be glad to show you their way of life and their peace of heaven. You will visit ancient Burana Tower, the second largest lake in the world Issyk-Kul; also it includes visiting of the ancient Tash Rabat Caravanserai (Stone Castle), primeval stone inscriptions, churches, mosques and many others places of interest. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 5

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 13 days

Places to visit:
 Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

Welcome to our Celestial Kyrgyzstan. You have found absolutely quiet place in our busy world you were looking for.  Our company wants to present you a perfect tour for tourists who like nature. We made a special tour the south and north of Kyrgyzstan During this tour you will see our famous lakes Sary Chelek and Son Kul. You will get opportunity to feel nomad's life staying for a night in Yurts. Read the tour...


Kyrgyzstan tourTour 6

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit
 : Torugart - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek 

This tour is organized for people who have transit from Chinese-Kyrgyz border on Torugart pass and then to Bishkek city. In Kyrgyzstan you will get a chance to live in hidden places that are completely far from civilization. You will see our famous caravanserai that was built inside a mountain and also you will have time to relax in a quite atmosphere of Son Kul Lake. 
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Kyrgyzstan tourTour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 5 days

Places to visit: 
Bishkek - Burana Tower - Cholpon Ata - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga 

In time many traditions of different peoples sank in to oblivion. It doesn't concern Kyrgyzstan, here people keep and revere their traditions and customs. You will have chance to know many interesting  sometimes even unbelievable things here. You also will many interesting places; Burana tower that was built in 11 century; the pearl of Kyrgyzstan - Issik Kul Lake. It is the second largest mountain lake in the world. Also we are going to show you ancient petrogliphs that are dated to the 8 century B.C. And many others interesting sights of Kyrgyzstan. 
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FORGOTTEN PATH

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek

Congratulations! You found the absolutely quiet place in our busy world! All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and limpid blue lakes - then this tour is right for you! It is an unforgettable travel where you will see not only different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake, but also you will get the idea about traditional nomads' life while hiking along the Great Silk Road! Read more...
 

MYSTERIOUS LAND

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city

During this astonishing tour you will be able to visit the most amazing parts of Kyrgyzstan. This tour includes the most known highlights of Kyrgyzstan that attract so many people from the whole the world. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. It will be a great chance to explore something new and to feel life of nomadic people. Read more... 
 

KYRGYZ LEGENDS

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Jukku gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu - Djeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Issyk Kul - Bishkek city

Welcome to Kyrgyzstan small but sunny country! We want to present you a perfect tour for tourists who like nature and trekking. We can organize a special tour that will take place on the southern shore of Issyk Kul Lake the lake which is famous for its beauty .transparent water and curative properties. During this tour you will see our famous lake and real nomads. You will sleep not only in guesthouses but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt. Read more...
 

MOUNTAINOUS COUNTRY

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek city- Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek city

Our company will help you to discover Kyrgyzstan, a unique country lying in the heart of the Tien-Shan Mountains Massif. It is a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: wide steppes, green fields, sandy deserts, turquoise transparent lakes, snowy mountains, rapid rivers, an abundance of wild life with many rare and endangered species from snow leopards to yaks, historical and archeological places connected with the Great Silk Road and people preserving and revering traditions of their nomadic ancestors. All this makes Kyrgyzstan a pearl of Central Asia. Read more...
 

AMAZING KYRGYZSTAN

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

You won't find such beautiful and quite place as Kyrgyzstan! You will simply LOVE the way this tour has been organized. This tour is for people who want to discover the land of nomads. Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for trekking over gorgeous mountains and through unforgettable gorges. There is the second largest and the second deepest mountain lake in the world Issyk Kul. You will experience the nomadic way of life far away from the hectic of busy and stuffy cities. Read more...
 

KYRGYZ MOUNTAINS

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Charming and inviting tour! Great nomadic style trip, unforgettable experience! 
If you are tired of civilization there is a great chance to feel the freedom of mind far away from everyday fuss. You will have a trekking tour during which you will enjoy primordial nature of mountainous Kyrgyzstan and visit numerous lakes with pure sparkling water. During the trip you will find out about Kyrgyz traditions and culture, because the Kyrgyz being nomads for many years managed to preserve all their amazing sometimes unbelievable traditions and customs till now days. Read more...
 

CELESTIAL LAKE

Activity: Trekking tour

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Duration of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

During this tour you will have trekking in wild nature, among beautiful gorges and mountains limpid blue lakes and fast rivers - believe us this tour is right for you. It is an unforgettable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second highest lake Issyk Kul, but also to comprehend the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our celestial mountains! Read more...



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