Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to visit more than 40 000 rivers and streams in Kyrgyzstan. All together they combine length of 150,000 km and draining 47 cubic km of water per year.
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn that, rivers appear due to melt water from glaciers as well as rain which contributes less than one fifth of the water flow.
When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to see wonderful mountain streams which are not really navigable, but some of them are available for rafting and other interesting activities.
It is important to note that, sometimes we cannot provide information our travellers like to ask as for example, the rate of flow along the River Naryn at different stages, it may be 535 km.
During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by the River Naryn. It is considered to be the longest river in Kyrgyzstan of 535 km in length as well as goes to from antiquity. Actually, the river shaped by the Big and Little Naryn Rivers above Naryn city and contributes waters of several large streams such as the At Bashi and Kekemeren flowing into the Toktogul Reservoir and south breaking through the Fergana Range into the Fergana valley and then collects other streams and finally flows in Syr Darya and the Aral Sea.
Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to learn more about rivers as well as cotton farming in Uzbekistan which engrosses most of its waters and make the Aral Sea dry. In addition to your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see hydroelectric power generation which flows into giant Toktogul Reservoir and unites the main Bishkek-Osh road. We will be happy if you continue your trip with us.
The Talas river is awesome! In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn that, the river was on the banks of the river in 75, where the Chinese suffered the overthrow in the end of the Westwards expansion.
The next river you are going to see is Chui. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in the North which flows from the Naryn region and around it; you will see the eastern edge of the Kyrgyz range going through the Book Gorge and then the Chu valley past Bishkek and finally finds its way into the deserts of Kazakhstan. It was once thought that the river flowed out of lake by several kilometers. If you visit Bishkek region in your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see the Southern flank of the valley, which is formed by the Kyrgyz mountain range as well as the northern flank by the Jalanash hill Kazakhstan.
The Sary Jaz river appears from the hills of the Khan Tengri and flows to China. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, there was suggestion to build a special border through the valley. We have to warm you that, trekking are not for beginners among the Sary Jaz river and requires experience.
The Chatkal is a very beautiful river which is located in the Western Tian Shan mountain range. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find the river flows through a remote valley in the west of Kyrgyzstan and into Uzbekistan. It is surrounded by the 120 km long mountain range and the the Chandalash range which runs into Uzbekistan.