Discover More About Kyrgyzstan
As well as the Tien Shan Mountains and the peakof Khan Tengri, other highlights include a visit to the old Cossack town of Karakol and Issyk Kul, the second largest alpine lake in the world.
Walks are on mountain trails with mostly good conditions underfoot, sometimes rough and rocky. This destination is suitable for those with solid mountain walking experience, as altitudes will be up to 3,100 metres. Along with the remoteness, Kyrgyzstan makes for a challenging and adventurous trek. Accommodation is in hotels, guesthouses and tents.
The best time of year to travel to Kyrgyzstan is between July and August, the ideal season to explore the mountainous areas when high passes are accessible.