Glaciers

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by glaciers which lie at the highest altitudes. They are unique and never melt. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see high precipitation, and ice sheets of ice above glaciers. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to see the mountain valleys which form glaciers of U-shaped valleys and wonderful streams. Mountain streams are really stunning and worth visiting in your tour in Kyrgyzstan.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see outstanding valley glaciers or so-called "Ice Rivers". They can move at a rate of between 3 and 40 cm a day. Their moves depend on size of width. Glacier's edges are often covered by snow and ice. It is very beautiful and worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and see by own eyes.  During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will notice snow which covers 8100 square kilometers. It is almost 30% of the total land territory of Kyrgyzstan. In general, the Glaciers cover approximately 4% of the total surface of Kyrgyz Republic.

Tours in Kyrgyzstan will let you to see the most visited Enilchek Glacier which divides into two parts as Northern and Southern in the Peak Pobeda/Khan Tengri massif in the Eastern Tien Shan.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to see nearest glaciers in Bishkek as the Ak-Sai and Adygene, which is located in Ala Archa National Park). We recommend you to take additional days in order to explore them. It is important to note that, glaciers contain some 580 billion cubic meters of water, which is enough to cover the whole of Kyrgyzstan to a depth of 3m.