Lakes

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan you will be introduced by 2000 awesome lakes in Kyrgyzstan. All together, they contain a total territory of 6836 km2. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see small mountain lakes, which are located at altitude between 2500 and 4000 meters above sea level. Most of the lakes appeared in a result of glaciation. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will notice that, only 16 of the lakes have a surface area of over 1 km2.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by most outstanding lakes as:

Issyk Kul lake is most visited lake which is considered to be thepearl of the Tian Shan. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by lake which never freezes because it lies at the bottom of a draining basin and don't have outlets which make it salty. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and to see such amazing lake! 

During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find lake lying at 1600 m a.s.l. at the bottom of a depression.  Issyk Kul lake is surrounded by mountains. It has 180 km long, 60 km wide and a maximum depth of about 700 m. Issyk Kul lake is considered to be the world's second largest mountain lake (after Lake Titicaca in South America) as well as it is the only transparent lake (after Lake Baykal) with a visibility of about 20 m.

Tours in Kyrgyzstan will be magnificent with our company. You have to note that, the temperature of water varies due to climatic changes.

Son Kul lake is considered to be the second largest lake in the Kyrgyzstan. It is situated at 3016 m a.s.l. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to be impressed by the green pastures and meadows around beautiful background of Son Kul lake. The water of lake flows out through the Kajyrty River and into the Naryn River.

Chayr Kul lake is another outstanding lake in Kyrgyzstan of 3530 m. This lake is fed by the Kok Aygyr river and has no outflows. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will never find any fish in the lake.

The Merzbacher lakes are mysterious lakes which the strange feature of appearing and disappearing every summer.  These lakes are extent about 4 km by 1 km and can vary between 40-80 meters in depth. Don't miss to visit them in a tour in Kyrgyzstan.

Sary Chelek lake is watered mountain valley which is situated in the south west of the country. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by unique landscape of wood slopes and small mountain streams. You can find it in the National Park. It is important to note that, the access to this lake is strictly controlled by the government.