Travelling in Kyrgyzstan by using the car rent service you may face with the necessity to get to know the country closer and for this we advise you to follow self-drive routes. When you start a tour in Kyrgyzstan on a rented car you need to know that there are a lot of attractions in the country which may be seen during complete tour program. For your attention we would like to outline our lakes and rivers, horses and cattle wandering about pastures, high altitude sites. But unfortunately, roads are of a bad condition and about 70% are covered with dirt. That is why you need to undergo special instructions and take car rent off-road tours. We are glad to inform that in the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan on car for rent you have an opportunity to make a witness of stunning landscapes and breath-taking panoramas.
When you start to travel in Kyrgyzstan on a renting car you may face with a question - where to travel first. And in this case we would like to inform that your tour basically starts in the International Airport Manas, then you go to the capital of Kyrgyzstan. And of course the first site for you to visit is Ala Archa National Park. It the park where the gorge opens its beauties since 1976. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan on a car for rent you can find out that mainly "archa" is a juniper and the local people usually burn it to get away evil spirits. The highest location is the Peak Semenov-Tienshanski of 4 895m above sea level. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan in the Ala Archa National Park, make a visit of glaciers Adygene and the Ak-Sai as they are extremely beautiful. If you have a desire just to enjoy pristine and breath-taking nature, you can wander about paved paths and not to go higher in the mountains.
Making a tour in Kyrgyzstan on renting car you are recommended to travel in the gorge Chon Kemin. It is the place for all wishing to be closer to nature to ride a horse and breathe fresh air of the forest located at high altitudes. In the course of a car rent tour you have an opportunity to make a visit of the Issyk Kul region as most of peculiar sites are located in this region. One of the first places you should visit being in Kyrgyzstan is Issyk Kul lake. The lake is worldwide known not to freeze as there is a high percent of salt. As almost all sites of Kyrgyzstan Issyk Kul is connected with the legend of its emergence - there was a town and it was taken to ashes by the earth quake happened here. As the lake never freezes, the name of the lake is translated as "Hot Lake". Moreover, being in the Issyk Kul region make a visit of Grigoryevskoe and Semenovskoe gorges, Jeti Oguz gorge, Barskoon waterfalls and Fairy Tale (Skazka) Canyon.
Karakol town is previously known as the city of Przhevalsky. Talking about the city you are recommended to make a visit of Russian Orthodox Church, Dungan Mosque and Memorial Museum of N. M. Przhevalsky.
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you have a great opportunity to make a view of the village Kochkor in car for rent. It is one of the places where you still can view traditional cuisines and Tash Rabat along with Son Kul Lake. Tash Rabat used to be the shelter for the people making their tour along the Great Silk Road long time ago. Lake Son Kul should be visited in summer as it is located at the altitude of 3016m above sea level and weather is lower than in the country itself. When you make a tour from June and September, the time when it should not snow, you may face with unpredictable weather circumstance of snowing in August. So, before starting to travel in Kyrgyzstan make sure about all circumstances of your tour as well as rent a car.
The other popular village is the village Kazarman. Most of villages are famous due to local dwellers still living in mountains. They are very hospitable and are glad to inform you about anything you want to pay attention to in the course of a tour along entire Kyrgyzstan. This village is known as being located on the border with Uzbekistan. So travelling in the Osh region you can make a visit of the village and make a witness of the crossing of Dostuk border.
When you continue to travel in Kyrgyzstan on renting car you should make a tour in the region Jalal Abad. It is worth visiting as right here the Uzgen minaret is located. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan you should note the natural forest Arslanbob where despite walnuts, apple, pear, cherry grow.
We are glad to inform our guests about the fact that there are a lot of rivers, streams and lakes in Kyrgyzstan. Most of them you can make a visit when you travel in the Naryn region, for example. The reason is seen in the region having Toktogul reservoir located at the very Naryn river. The reservoir is about 284km2 and may be see travelling in valleys of the Tien Shan mountain range. Nature of Kyrgyzstan is pristine and untouched and you have an opportunity to make a view of the emerald green pastures and meadows.
We would like to inform you that you have an opportunity to travel in Kyrgyzstan and make a tour of your dream. And for this purpose you are recommended to make a witness of tour, one of the variant:
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
In case you have more days to spend in Kyrgyzstan, you can continue your tour as follows:
Day 09: Son Kul - Kazarman
Day 10: Kazarman - Osh
Day 11: Osh - Arslanbob
Day 12: Arslanbob - Toktogul
Day 13: Toktogul - Bishkek
Day 14: Flight