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Not to be missed on a trip to Kyrgyzstan

Absolutely stunning national park with great trekking routes. We organised our guides, horses and... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Gemma L
via mobile
Hidden beauty and warm locals!

If you are looking for the accommodation near Sary Chelek Lake, I must recommend you a guesthouse... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
BBYR90
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning national park with great trekking routes. We organised our guides, horses and homestay + cabin accommodation with CBT and can't recommend them enough. Amazing to see unspoilt nature with local guides and support the community too!

Thank Gemma L
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you are looking for the accommodation near Sary Chelek Lake, I must recommend you a guesthouse “English Spoken” run by Sabira. It is located in a small village Arkyt, just a step from the lake (ok, it takes 3 hours hike to reach the...More

1  Thank BBYR90
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Amazingly fantastic spot. The water is realy clear and a bit cold. I was astonished with the views. This place is full of tourists.

Thank igor m
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

from Bishkek to Kara Suu village or Arkyt village close to 600km. driving time is 8-9 hours. from Osh to there 300 km 4-5 hours drive. if you want to trek or horseback ride tour for Sary Chelek, it better to start Kara suu village.there...More

Thank Suimon C
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

If you come to Kyrgyzstan and going to visit Southern part of Kyrgyzstan, the first place you have to visit is Sary-Chelek lake. This place is highly protected by the government, because of its floras and faunas. When we went there with classmates, we couldn't...More

1  Thank jigitkg29
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's really a breath-taking place. However, compared to many other places in Kirghizstan that are completely different from anything that you might see in Europe, this place looks many alpine places in Austria. Also, it's a nature reserve completely protected. Good!

Thank Luca P
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

There is a daily marshrutka from Osh to Arkit around 7.30 am. You can board it in Jalalabad or Tashkomur too. It returns at 6 am.The driver also has a homestay in Arkit, there are other choices. I hiked from Arkit to Sary Chelek, then...More

Thank Pierre W
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing horse riding trails topped by a super refreshing swim in the crater lake. Very friendly local population, pristine nature in the remotest landmass of the world away from the oceans.

Thank Deniz A
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Sary-Chelek is beautiful mountain lake and one of interesting places in Jalal Abad region. The water of lake is clear, full of fish. Hills around create beautiful sceneries and cool opportunities for hiking. If you want to make the trip to lake worth of the...More

1  Thank NomadyTravel
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice! Good place in kyrgyzstan! Trekking to Sary-Chelek Natural Reserve! Welcome to Kyrgyzstan!☺☺☺☺☺

Thank KARAVSHIN
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