Kyrgyz Self-drive routes

For a comfortable tour in Kyrgyzstan car for rent it is recommended to take into account self-drive routes as these are the ones which are of great necessity to be covered. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you will be given the opportunities of making a witness of amazing lakes and rivers, of all the villages and pristine landscapes. While making a tour in Kyrgyzstan you should get acquainted with the culture of the people.

First before starting to travel in Kyrgyzstan you are of great recommendation to know that roads are not of a good quality and most of them are covered with dirt and gravel. While making tours you may face with various difficulties but local dwellers will surely be glad to help you as they are very hospitable. We are glad to organize a tour in Kyrgyzstan which is going to cover all the significant sites of the country.

Ala Archa National Park is an appropriate place for all to travel and enjoy indescribable nature and feelings which you are going to achieve are said to be pristine. It is located in 45km from Bishkek and may be visited during city tour in Kyrgyzstan. All you can do there depends only on you - hiking, trekking, riding or just making a visit of enjoyable places.

Chon Kemin gorge is the other picturesque place which is mainly seen in the idea of riding the horse and knowing of various details of riding. In the course of a tour rent car in Kyrgyzstan we would like you to pay your attention to the famous lake which is known as the pearl of the country. Now we are talking about Issyk Kul lake. In the course of starting a tour you should know that almost everything is located at high altitudes in Kyrgyzstan and the lake is not the exception. It is located at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. The Issyk Kul region is mostly known for the pristine salt waters which never freeze, even in the winter. Being in a tour in this region you are recommended to pay attention to Grigoryevskoe and Semenovskoe gorges, Jeti Oguz gorge, Barskoon waterfalls and Fairy Tale (Skazka) Canyon.

In this region you can also travel to the city Karakol as here there are following places for visiting the Russian Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque and Memorial Museum of N. M. Przhevalsky.

Not far from the city there is a village which draws our attention - Kochkor. Making a tour along the village you can notice famous Tash Rabat and Son Kul Lake. Tash Rabat is known to be the shelter for all who travel in Kyrgyzstan and wish to find the place considered to be a safe one. Son Kul lake is located at the altitude of 3016m above sea level and is seen as one of the most beautiful sites of the country. But it may be visited only in the summer, from June to September as during other seasons and months the territory is covered with a thick level of snow and ice, temperatures are getting lower and lower.

The other village Kazarman is known to be visited by all tourists of Kyrgyzstan during their ways of getting great travel experience.

Uzgen minaret is located in the Jalal Abad region and may be visited during tours in the country. In the same region there is the natural park Arslanbob  which shows great harvests of walnuts, apple, pear and cherry.

And of course for your tour to be going great we advise you to make a witness of Toktogul water reservoir of 284 km2. Being in a tour in Kyrgyzstan you have an amazing opportunity to make a visit of the Suusamyr valley and the Talas Alatau and the Kyrgyz Range.

We have decided to outline the tours in Kyrgyzstan which may be of great interest for you, please pay attention:


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

And in case you have a desire and opportunity to spend more days in our country, make a witness of the following tour program:

Day 09: Son Kul - Kazarman
Day 10: Kazarman - Osh
Day 11: Osh - Arslanbob 
Day 12: Arslanbob  - Toktogul
Day 13: Toktogul - Bishkek
Day 14: Flight