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Ala-Archa Gorge, Bishkek

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Explore the remarkable alpine scenery suited for hikers, horseback riders, mountain climbers, and skiers at Ala-Archa Gorge. Established in 1976 some 40 km (25 mi) from the capitol, the park is noted for the vibrant, multicolored junipers that grow in the area. In addition to the very rare snow leopard, the reserve contains many interesting geological formations, river valleys, large glaciers, and ski areas at altitudes over 4,000 m (13,000 ft). Immerse yourself in the boundless natural beauty, snapping pictures and relaxing in the serene environment. During your treks, always carry extra water and wear comfortable walking shoes. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Bishkek holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ala-Archa Gorge and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a must to see place if you are in bishkek. It is not so far from the central of the bishkek, it takes about 30-45 minutes by car. You HAVE TO bring food and water because there is no cafe or r...  more »
  • Great escape from the heat of Bishkek in Summer! By car it takes around 45 minutes to get from the city center to the park. On the weekends you will find many locals making picnics near the entrance t...  more »
  • You can go araalucha National Park can be reached in about one hour from Bishkek. In the araalucha National Park can stroll and barbecue. People want to climb and start base hotel located at the entrance of the Park, recommended, 3 days 2 nights.
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