Altyn Arashan, Karakol

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Set in a dramatic alpine valley, Altyn Arashan offers therapeutic hot spring baths and scenic hiking trails. Part of the Arashan State Nature Reserve, the valley is 2,600 m (8,530 ft) above sea level, framed by rugged peaks that include the 4,260 m (13,976 ft) Pik Palatka. The resort itself is remote and basic, with hot spring water guided into concrete baths within wooden structures. Be prepared for the smell of the sulphur in the baths, which are is reputedly very beneficial for one's health. English language signage is displayed at the baths, detailing the various ailments that can be appeased by the waters. Put Altyn Arashan and other Karakol attractions into our Karakol trip itinerary planning tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Started their campaign from fork to boarding house, it can be reached by bus from the market first at 7 am. From the fork pointer 15 km and set about 800 m, all the time on the primer along the river, the places are beautiful but the gorge itself is just a fairy tale, and there are hot springs. In the gorge there are hostels, you can buy more supplies (beer for 150 som was) pleasant hosts. We stood at the beginning of the gorge with the left there is a great clearing for tents!
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  • I and with my girlfriend we decided to do trekking to Altyn Arashan. We contacted with Pegas Adventure on Facebook and WhatsApp +996705054805 The manager Tilek he organized guide porter horses food an...  more »
  • This is a "not to be missed" experience. Arrange to travel in a UAZ vehicle, team up with other people to lower the costs. Pack warm clothes and a picnic and your swimming gear for the hot pools. A gr...  more »
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  • Fantastic place with a breathtaking landscape! The air is so fresh and clean there. There are plenty of hot springs which cost 200 soms per hour. Also you can try a horse riding. There are plenty of guest houses. Must visit place!
  • Amazing 3 days trekking with "Travel Forever" Altyn Arashan situated Karakol area. We did 3 days trekking with "Travel Forever " Our trip started from Karakol to Ala kul lake after Altyn Arashan The trails was not so easy. When we got to the lake you forgot everything. The lake is very clear and blue. Altitude 3500. After Ala Kul went up to 3900m. Down to Altyn Arashan. After long trekking day take a natural hot shower. Next day back to Karakol. For this tour you have to take good trekking shoes, warm clothes, water, power bank. No electricity on the way. With this company also hired Porter. Porter is who us carry your bag during the trip. And their give us more cheaper prices. Highly recommend "Travel Forever" company (Easy to contact on Facebook)
  • Great little valley with a beautiful river !! Nice horses, hot spring bath, you can buy beet, crisps, candy... the works!!
  • Lovely nature!!! The walk from the Sanatorium to the Yurt Camp is 15k long. The weather can change, so be prepared (jacket). You can go by feed, horse or Jeep, it's up to you. Don't be afraid of the cows and horses on your way, they won't do anything. If you want to relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape of Kyrgyzstan, this place is perfect!
  • Beautiful location with lots of nearby hiking. The hot springs were a nice respite after the long hike to Ala-kul.
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