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Kyrgyzstan is a country located in Central Asia and bordering on Kazakhstan on the north, Uzbekistan on the west, Tajikistan on the south and China on its East and South-East. Kyrgyzstan separated from the Soviet Union in 1991 and since then it is considered to be a democratic Parliamentary Republic. The population of the country is about 6 million inhabitants and stretches at an area of 198.500 km2   and  Bishkek, (formerly called Frunze), is a capital city with more that 1 million inhabitants.

Longitude
Bishkek - 74 (East closer New Delhi).

Latitude
Bishkek - 42 (North close to Istanbul, Madrid, New York.

Elevation
Highest point is at Victory Peak making 7437 m
Lowest point is the Laikal district in the Ferghana Valley making 401 m
Average  is 2750 m
Bishkek is at 750 m
93% of the territory of the country takes place higher than 1500 meters, and 41%- above 3000m.

Area
The total area of Kyrgyzstan is of 198,500 sq. km (76641 sq. miles)
it can be similar to England and can be common to Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Length from East to West is 925 km and from North to South- 453 km
The total length of Kyrgyzstan's borders reaches to 4508 km.

Neighboring Countries
are China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.

Population
over five million people
density is 24 per sq. km    
38% making urban, 62% - rural
51% - female, 49% - male
Almost every sixth person in Kyrgyzstan lives in Bishkek.
There are about 80 distinct nationalities in Kyrgyzstan. Over 50% of them make ethnic Kyrgyz people. 17% are Russians, 13% are Uzbeks, and small minorities of Ukrainians, Germans and Tartars. 40% of the population is under 14 years old and 8% is older than 60 years old.
As soon as Kyrgyzstan received its independence there started an extensive emigration of ethnic Russians and Germans started because of the increasing number of unemployed people and Kyrgyz nationalism.

Religion (Kyrgyzstan does not have a state religion, however, the most common religions are Islam (of Sunni branch), and Russian Orthodox.

Languages
The Kyrgyz language has a status of a state language in the country. The second official is Russian (in a wide use especially in Bishkek area).

Life Expectancy
According to the statistics of 1995: men's life expectancy is 63.9 and women's is 72.6

Parliament:
The Kyrgyz Parliament ("Jogorku Kenesh") is characterized by a single chamber made of 120 members. (Since Kyrgyzstan got its independence from the Soviet Union the formation of the Jogorku Kenesh changed several times - sometime with one chamber and at other times with two chambers: the Legislative Assembly (Lower House, 60 members) and the Assembly of People's Representatives (Upper House, 45 members))
Parliament is elected by popular vote every 4 years.

National symbols
are National Flag and National Emblem.

Administrative structure:
The country is divided into 8 administrative districts and seven regions (known as "oblasts"):
Chu Oblast,
Issyk-Kul Oblast,
Talas Oblast,
Naryn Oblast,
Osh Oblast,
Djalal-Abad Oblast,
Batken Oblast,
with the capital city of Bishkek.
The oblasts count 39 counties (known as rayons). Bishkek has 4 counties. Therefore rayons consist of 429 local communities (Ail okmotu).

Membership of international organizations:
United Nations (and its specialized agencies such as UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNHCR), IOM, WHO, FAO, ILO; CIS, GIS, Central Asian Economic Community, ECO, World Bank, IMF, EBRD, IDB, ICAO, OECD, OSCE, Intelsat, WTO - World Trade Organization, WTO World Tourism Organization, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Страница в разработке...
 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 1

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Issyk Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga - Bokonbaevo - Kochkor Village - Son Kul Lake - Bishkek City 

The present tour uncovers for you the great chance to discover the land of marvelous heavenly mountains that located in the heart of Central Asia. Along the Great Silk Road passing through the impressive Tian - Shan mountain range the whole tour goes. Our wild nature, untouched places, and unforgettable ancient sights could really stun your imagination. You will be taken back to the time of nomadic life, their traditions, culture and food, while visiting the world's 2nd largest mountain lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the charming Son Kul Lake, situated on a high plateau in the centre of Kyrgyzstan (3013 meters a. s. l.). Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 2

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chong Kemin - Son Kul Lake - At Bashi - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Altin Arashan - Karakol - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek 

You can't imagine how many marvelous places you are going to see! There is saying among the experienced travelers « You have not seen the world, if you haven't seen Central Asia". You will visit during your tour: the ancient Tower of Burana, prehistoric stone carvings, the 2nd world's biggest lake - Issyk-Kul, as well as the ancient Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle), churches, mosques and many other sights. You will find out about the nomadic life, taste national dishes and drinks. Kyrgyz republic is the place of deep traditions and untouched nature. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 3

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 15 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Sary Chelek Lake - Arslan bob - Jalal Abad - Osh city - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village -Konorchek canyons - Chon Kemin - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

Celestial Kyrgyzstan is waiting for you. We developed special tour that covers the south of Kyrgyzstan as well as its northern part. It is ideal tour for those travelers, who like nature. You will see during this tour famous Sary Chelek and Son Kul Lakes. You will spend the nights not only in guesthouses and home stays, but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made out of wood and covered with felt. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 4

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit: Torugart - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul - Bishkek - Ala Archa - Bishkek 

This transit tour was specially developed for those people who have journey from Kashgar to the Chinese - Kyrgyz border (on Torugart Pass) and then to Bishkek city (the capital of Kyrgyz Republic). You will have an opportunity to live in the hidden places that are completely far away from busy civilization during the main part of this adventure. You will have time to relax in Son Kul Lake calm atmosphere and you will also visit famous Caravanserai of Tash Rabat (Stone Castle) that was built inside the mountain. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 5

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 5 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Burana Tower - Cholpon Ata - Issyk-Kul Lake - Karakol - Tamga 

We would like to offer you tour that comprises the visiting of the most well-known Kyrgyz places of interest. This adventure gives you the opportunity to visit the Tower of Burana that was built at the end of 11th century A. D.; also you will see the treasure of Central Asia - Issik Kul Lake, which is the 2nd world's biggest lake. We are going also to show you ancient (dated to the 8 century B.C.)  petroglyphs and many other marvelous tourist attractions.  Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 6

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 8 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Son Kul Lake - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Kochkor valley - Tamga village - Karakol - Karakol - Bishkek 

The celestial mountains and two the most famous lake in Kyrgyz Republic are waiting to be visited. During this adventure, at first you will see famous Son Kul Lake that is situated on the altitude of 3016 m. above sea level. As nomads did for many years, you will sleeps in yurts and it is a great chance to find out more about the Kyrgyz nomadic culture. After that you will visit the biggest lake of the republic - Issyk Kul that is surrounded with mountains that form a ring around it. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan tour: Tour 7

Destination: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Cultural tour

Duration: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Arslan bob - Kazarman village - Tash Rabat Caravanserai - Son Kul Lake - Kochkor village - Burana Tower - Bishkek 

We would like to offer you remarkable tour, during which you will be able to visit the northern and southern parts of Kyrgyz republic. The present adventure comprises the most renowned Kyrgyz places of interest, which attract so many travelers from all over the world. It is a nice opportunity to feel yourself as if you are a real nomad. You will see the heavenly mountains of the republic, its alpine lakes and ancient architecture that is identified with the Great Silk Way. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 01

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Karakol - Mokraya Polyana - Eastern Irdik Lake - Western Irdik Lake - Karakol - Kochkor - Bishkek

Are you looking for new positive impressions and bright souvenirs? You will absolutely not find such a magnificent and beautiful place as Kyrgyzstan! Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for trekking over incredible mountains and through unforgettable gorges. There is the second largest mountainous lake in the world Issyk - Kul on the way. You will experience the nomadic style of life far away from the hectic of busy and stuffy cities. You will simply LOVE the way this tour has been organized. This tour is for people who want to discover the land of nomads. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 02

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Jukku gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu - Djeti Oguz - Oguz Bashi - Issyk Kul - Bishkek city

It is an impressive tour where you will not only see dissimilar kinds of mountains and the world's second largest alpine lake Issyk Kul, but also experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our idyllic mountains! During this trip you will have trekking in a wild nature, amid striking gorges, mountains and celestial lakes - believe us this sightsee is right for you. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 03

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days
 
Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga  -  Barskoon gorge - Barskoon Pass - Jashil Kol Lake - Arabel Suu valley - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzhukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto-Bulak Pas - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Ak Sai Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Cholpon Ata - Bishkek city

Our company will help you to explore "A second Switzerland of Central Asia". Kyrgyzstan is a unique country lying at the heart of Central Asia. This makes Kyrgyzstan a land of contrasts offering multitude of spectacular landscapes: extensive steppes, emerald fields, sandy deserts, turquoise lakes, snowy mountains, rapid rivers, a large quantity of flora and fauna with many rare and endangered species, historical and archeological places related to the Great Silk Road and natives preserving the traditions of their nomadic ancestors. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 04

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 13 days

Places to visit: Bishkek City - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Barskoon gorge - Dunguromo Pass - Dugurotmo gorge - Chokolu Lake - Zauka Pass - Dzukuu gorge - Ashu Kashka Suu gorge - Ashu Tor Pass - Jukuchak gorge - Orto Bulak Pass - Kichi Kyzyl Suu gorge - Chon Kyzyl Suu gorge - Jili Suu - Kok Dzhayyk Pass - Jeti Oguz gorge - Karakol town - Kochkor village - Bishkek City

All of us were children and had our particular dreams. If your dream was to roam somewhere in wild nature, among gorges, mountains and alpine lakes, this tour is right for you. You are about to find the blissfully quiet place in our busy world. You were looking for a wonderful land of Kyrgyzstan. It is a memorable tour where you will not only see different kinds of mountains and the world's second largest celestial lake, but also get a taste of the traditional nomad's life while hiking along the Great Silk Road. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 05

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chon Sary Oi village - Orto-Koi Suu gorge - Kok-Airik Pass - Orto-Koi Suu River - Koi Suu River - Chon Kemin River - Djaman Suu River - Kara  Korum Pass - Kel Tor gorge - Kel Tor gorge - Kolkogur Lake - Kel Tor Pass (3490 m) - Kel Tor sourth gorge - Tamchi village - Bishkek

During this overwhelming tour you will have a great chance to experience yourself as if you as a real nomad. Also You will be able to visit the most striking parts of Kyrgyzstan. You will see our celestial mountains, alpine lakes and ancient architecture. This tour includes the most outstanding highlights of Kyrgyzstan that welcome so many groups of people from diverse countries. Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 06

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 11 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Tamga - Jukku gorge - pass Jukku - Ak-Shirak - Gorge Ashu-Tor - Gorge Chon-Kyzyl-Suu - Bishkek

This trip will comprise trek among beautiful gorges, mountains and celestial lakes in a wild nature. Believe us this tour is right for you! It is an unforgettable expedition where you experience the traditional nomad's life while hiking along our heavenly mountains; you will not only see different kinds of mountains, but also the world's 2nd largest alpine Lake Issyk - Kul! Read the tour...

 

Kyrgyzstan trekking: Tour 07

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Activity: Trekking tour

Time of the tour: 7 days

Places to visit: Bishkek - Chon Kemin valley - Chong Kyzyl Suu - Gorge Jukuchak - Pass Jukka - Chokoli Lakes - Syrthe Ak-Shirak - gorge Barskaun - Bishkek

We made a special tour and we want to present this perfect tour for tourists who like natural world and trekking. During this tour you will see our famous lake and real nomads. You will sleep not only in guesthouses but also in yurts - nomadic dwellings made of wood and felt. The journeying will take place on the southern shore of Issyk - Kul Lake. Welcome to our Celestial Kyrgyz Republic! Read the tour...

 

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