Besh-Aral State reserve

Besh-Aral State Reserve is located in the southwestern part of the Chatkal Valley surrounded by mountain ranges at an altitude of from a thousand to four thousand kilometers. Its area is more than 1200 square kilometers.

In the Besh-Aral Reserve grows more than 1500 thousand plants, 30 of them are recorded in the Red Book. There are many healing herbs.

Besh-Aral reserve

The valley contains about 50 species of animals and 150 species of birds. It is home to the endemic Western Tian-Shan marmot Menzibra, also listed in the Red Book.

However, the reserve is located in a place difficult for transport. And it can be reached only through high passes (3305 meters).


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