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Ala-Archa Gorge, Bishkek
(4.7/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I was there for climbing a new route by the name of "persian gulf" on the "Free korea" peak. our trekking was started from Ala-archa park. there is also "aksai" glacier. 
  • Hiking to a waterfall or river, excellent landscapes, Squirrels, who eat with hands and the yurta for guests. all this perfectly emphasizes the uniqueness of this place. Barbecue season begins here in May. There is a hotel in the Valley. You can eat there, although the kitchen there dear. Shorpo cost us 320 Catfish with each, fried eggs for breakfast 210 kgs. Better stay there 1-2 days, no longer.
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  • Ala-Archa Gorge near Bishkek, clean air, high mountains, kristal'na River, clean eating, erratic weather. Magic nature pulls all at the weekend. Closer to dinner arrived, rented yurt and staged holiday belly on first beef shorpo second skewers some, though the second was already. After playing with a soccer ball played volleyball. Everything was super, saw a lot of foreign tourists. I advise everyone to escape from the hustle and bustle.
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