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Backpacking Kyrgyzstan: everything about travel in Kyrgyzstan

Backpacking Kyrgyzstan: everything about travel in Kyrgyzstan

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Kyrgyzstan. It includes all the practical things you need to know about travel in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan is an incredible tourist destination and often dubbed the Switzerland of central Asia. Its mountains are indeed equally impressive. Only its 

16 top places to visit in Kyrgyzstan

16 top places to visit in Kyrgyzstan

Are you thinking of travel in Kyrgyzstan and are you wondering what to see in this beautiful country? You are in the right place. In this post I will share the best places to visit in Kyrgyzstan to help you plan your itinerary. Kyrgyzstan is 

Kyrgyzstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kyrgyzstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kyrgyzstan is called the Switzerland of Asia and is one of the best destinations for outdoor lovers. With more than 80 mountain ranges, glittering high altitude lakes and superb hiking trails there are plenty of opportunities to plan a Kyrgyzstan itinerary full of exciting activities 

The Altyn Arashan trek in Kyrgyzstan

The Altyn Arashan trek in Kyrgyzstan

The Altyn Arashan trek in Kyrgyzstan is one of the most popular things to do near Karakol. The beautiful Altyn Arashan valley is famous for its natural hot springs, alpine meadows, forested mountain slopes and views on the snow covered peak Palatka. Altyn Arashan is 

20 top things to do in Karakol Kyrgyzstan

20 top things to do in Karakol Kyrgyzstan

The first time I visited Karakol Kyrgyzstan in 2014 there were not really any things to do in Karakol. It was a grubby town with concrete Soviet flats. Karakol only served as the gateway to the spectacular mountains nearby. There was no reason to stay