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Published : Jun, 2023

Sites & AttractionsPacking & GearSightseeingActive PursuitsNature & WildlifeSalburuunsnow trek on horsebackBurana towerSong KulJety OguzKarakolSkazka CanyonJyrgalanAla Archa National ParkWinter yurtBoz Uchukkok buruSuusamyr Valleysnowmobile surfparaglyde-ski-snowboard
Fact: traveling Kyrgyzstan in winter is epic.
Though it might seem an unlikely winter destination at first—cue cut scenes of bleak Soviet winter misery and woe—Kyrgyzstan has a lot to offer during the snowy season.

Whether you’re interested in tearing up powdery backcountry on skis, hunting down a game of headless goat polo, or simply savoring #yurtlife in the snow, here’s a guide with everything you need to know to plan winter travel in Kyrgyzstan...

Published : Apr, 2023

Sites & AttractionsHealth & SafetyDaily PracticalitiesThrifty $Active PursuitsBishkekMarshrutkasSouth of KyrgyzstanIssyk KulAla-KulSong KulAk-Sai ValleyYurtKnorcheck Canyon
Kyrgyzstan is becoming one of the most hyped-about travel destinations in 2020. Many travelers have heard stories about how breathtaking the landscape is, how friendly its natives are, and how untouched the country is by mass tourism.

Perhaps you’ve already heard something similar and have been planning a trip to Kyrgyzstan for a while now. Where do you start though? What do you need to organize before visiting?

There are definitely a few things to know before traveling to Kyrgyzstan. Where to stay, what to do, who to contact; these will all need to be considered before you actually make your way.

Below, I’m going to talk about some crucial things that everyone should think about before visiting, from dos and don’ts to tips and tricks to general questions. By the end of this article, you should have a clearer picture of what it takes to organize a trip to Kyrgyzstan and how to have the best adventure possible.