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Karakol Ski Base

Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
+996 772 534 081
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They don't accept credit cards

I still can't understand why they don't accept payment cards?! We go skiing every new year... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mika o
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Kazakhstan
via mobile
Nice mountains and not a crowd place

We've spent here about week and only at weekends here was a lot of people. Good cafe at every stage... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Vladimir G
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“great variety” (2 reviews)
“caprice hotel” (2 reviews)
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Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
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+996 772 534 081
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I still can't understand why they don't accept payment cards?! We go skiing every new year. Beautiful slopes. We advise to rent your skis in the city - in peak days you are risking of having no sizes left for you. Plus it's cheaper in...More

Thank Mika o
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We've spent here about week and only at weekends here was a lot of people. Good cafe at every stage and especially fancy at Kapriz hotel

Thank Vladimir G
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Learnt my skiing here and hence turns out to be my best resort... but it is a really fine facility for beginners, mid level and certain experts too.. best part I loved is the cafe that serves some super barbecue after skiing

Thank Premnath K
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Ski Area with good facilities, at the top over 3040m, perfect views over Lake Issyk Kul and the surrounding mountains. All kind of different slopes even for advances skiers. And so easy to reach from Bishkek or Almaty. Highly recommended!!

Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The lifts are running in the summer though a trip to the top can be a bit expensive unless you are able to share the cost with a group. We were lucky enough to find some families from Saudi Arabia who were interested in going...More

Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The best ski base in Kyrgystan that attract a lot of people. I had been enjoying here for 4 days and I liked this place

Thank Botakoz U
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Second trip to this ski resort This resort has the most amazing views and great variety of runs with varying degree of difficulty. Day pass for Skiing is approx. $20.00 USD so great value. Some staff speak English so I didn't feel to uncomfortable with...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

It is the biggest ski station in Kyrgyzstan . Nice ski slope , 1 for beginners , few Bleu slopes, 2 red , few black one . People can do wild ski it is look like not dangerous like in Europe .but I don't know...More

Thank filipou
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

The longest ski routes (4 km). The variety of slopes (freeride and backcountry). The mountains of Tien-Shan is very beautiful nature.

1  Thank Yuriy Y
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

And it is the best ski resort in the Kyrgyzstan. 4 chairlifts, a lot of different groomed and offpiste lines. Snow conditions are not always good.

1  Thank Dan W
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Juma281
25 September 2017|
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Response from Botakoz U | Reviewed this property |
Hi! this place is ok for children and adults. you may take lessons for you and children as well. The level may be various, from beginners to professionals. I saw only ski and boards, no iceskating
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phooEvenYehuda
17 June 2017|
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Response from filipou | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I forgot. You have t 2 hotel caprice One in karakol at the ski base . And one in chaponata . Enjoy your trip
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