Issyk-Kul is the most visited region of the Kyrgyz Republic. First ofall, it is due to the unique alpine lake, which attracts tourists from differentcountries. Beach recreation, mountain hiking, skiing, mountaineering - thisregion will please the pickiest tourist.
Landscapes here are striking in their diversity. Gorges, forests, lakes,canyons, high peaks - there are two seven-thousanders - Khan Tengri and PobedaPeak, located next to each other in the region. There is wild, almost untouchednature: pastoral beaches and peaks that attract climbers, wonderful waterfallsand almost Martian rocks, stunning panoramas and hardly passable gorges. Allthis is at an altitude of 1,500 meters above the sea level. The air in Issyk-Kul region is crystal clean, it is very easy to breathe. Olympic athletescome here to prepare for competitions, and astronauts come for rehabilitationafter flights to the stars.
Issyk-Kul region is rich in many unique, historical places: the valley ofancient petroglyphs, San-Tash - the very stones with which, according to thelegend, Temirlan spoke, the monastery that submerged under water, in which therelics of St. Matthew are buried.
Issyk-Kul is a place you can't help but fall in love with and can't getenough of. Everyone will find something to their liking here, and, leaving it, youwill definitely want to come to Issyk-Kul again.