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Nature of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has the right to apply for one of the most attractive countries for tourism development. The mountains of Kyrgyzstan crossed by several ancient trade routes that connected the empire of China with Europe until about the XIII century. These routes form a network of trade routes, which later became known as the Great Silk Road. Caravans were about 25 kilometers a day. In places where traders stopped for the night, formed settlements. In Chui oblast were established three thriving city. Today, from the great cities were only archaeological excavations. These cities include Balasagun - Burana settlement, which received its name from the Burana Tower. The ruins of this fort are located 12 km south of Tokmok. The Burana Tower is one of the earliest works of architecture of Central Asia, the second half of the beginning of X-XI centuries. Burana does the word "Monor" that is, the minaret.
All guests are sure to visit Kyrgyzstan's second-largest city in Kyrgyzstan - the capital of the southern city of Osh. According to experts, the city of Osh celebrated 3000 years. In the center of town is a mountain, "Sulaiman-Too." Mountain got its name after her foot was buried Prophet Suleiman Sheikh. Gore has acquired the status of saint, and many believers make a pilgrimage here.
The very same great value for tourists is the unique nature of Kyrgyzstan. Ecotourism is considered the most priority in the development of tourism in Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyzstan is located in the total of about two thousand lakes, which occupy nearly 7,000 kv.km.territorii country. The three largest lakes of Kyrgyzstan is Issyk-Kul, Son Kul Kul Chater.
The largest lake in Kyrgyzstan - Issyk-Kul. Issyk-Kul is translated as a warm lake, but it is not related to water temperature: the fact that the Issyk-Kul is never covered with ice.
Son Kul in Kyrgyzstan, the largest freshwater lake. It is situated at an altitude of 3016 meters above sea level. Son Kul Kazhirti river runs through, falling into the river Naryn.
Chater Kul - not only one of the largest lakes in Kyrgyzstan, but also the most vysokoraspolozhennoe. It is situated at an altitude of 3530 meters above sea level. Its water supplies only the Kok River Ayzhir. Fish in the lake there. Of particular note Chelek Lake Sarah and Lake Merzbacher, who are also attraction of Kyrgyzstan.
Sarah Chelek "Yellow Cup" was established in ancient times, when the fallen rock blocked the flow of the river in a mountain valley. Sarah Chelek is the center of the National Park, entrance to which is strictly controlled. Merzbacher Lake represent an unusual geological phenomenon. It is difficult to explain why every summer, they appear and then disappear. The greatest length of the lake is 4 km and the depth varies between 40-80 m

www.excurs-plus.com - Nomadic houses made of felt.

www.mykyrgyzstan.ch - Nights with local people during tours. 

www.kyrgyzstan-travelguide.com - Trekking at the place where nomads live.

www.silk-road-tours.com - Horse riding at Tien Shan mountains.

www.kyrgyzstan-tours.com - High mountain roads for travel.

 

In Kyrgyzstan we have www.kyrgyzstan-land.com that makes excellent tours. Nomadic oriented travel is offered by www.nomadic-kyrgyzstan.com. Classic adventure programs made by www.silk-road-travel.com take place along Silk Road. Tours to mountain lakes from www.toursinkyrgyzstan.com include nights in yurts - houses of nomads.