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Altyn Arashan

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You came to Kyrgyzstan for the nature? This is it.

I was on a small tour (just 2 other guests + driver and guide) around Kyrgyzstan. We spent the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
Must to visit!!! Number one in Kyrgyzstan Pegas Adventure

We did trekking 2 days with Pegas Adventure. It was Super I highly recommend Must to take a hot... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Holland, Michigan
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Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a small tour (just 2 other guests + driver and guide) around Kyrgyzstan. We spent the night before in the nearby village of Teploklyuchenka (about half an hour from Karakol) and started the hike around 09:30. I got an attack of altitude...More

Thank Irishguide2014
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We did trekking 2 days with Pegas Adventure. It was Super I highly recommend Must to take a hot spring. I think in winter time also possible to come here

1  Thank aall4n
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The most breathtaking place I've ever been. Altyn Arashan is a must to see. Absolutely recommend this one. Kyrgyz nature at it's finest!

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 24 September 2018

People either hike the Alakul loop, or just come to Altyn Arashan from Karakol. If you hike futher upvalley, there are no tourists at all, it is completely untouched, you can camp. The main valley is an easy jike without much climbing, but it is...More

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Altyn Arashan is stunning. Really stunning. If you're in any doubt - go! It reminded me of Austria, only with yurts and children herding horses. I don't think there's any point in getting the vehicles up and down, unless you have a mobility issue. The...More

Thank KLondonK
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The thermal springs were so refreshing after a long hike! Beautiful surroundings with weather always changing. We experienced sun, wind, and rain all in a matter of a couple of hours. Can be muddy if it rains.

Thank Lovelylilac
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Usual way of visiting is to do the hike up and stay in the guest houses which also offer hot springs. We were pressed on time so we did a drive up from Karkol for 5500 som and returned the same day. It was wonderful...More

Thank Pr4sh4nt
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good place to start or finish Ala Kul trekking. Try hot springs and make sure to drink some Kyrgyz vodka - if you're finishing your trip not starting of course.

Thank pawelek777
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Our guest house Hillside ( excellent place) organised a 4 wheel drive to take us up and back. Not cheap (approx 70$ for 2 of us) but worth it when see others hiking up very steep and difficult track. Our driver waited while we spent...More

1  Thank leeroy_12
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The road leads to Altyn Arashan is really rough and you probably need a former Soviet military van to take you there but it is worth the little “suffering”. The gorge is very beautiful all along the way! When you reach the valley, don’t miss...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
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