Kyrgyz Son Kul Lake

 In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan car for rent and you are highly recommended to visit lakes in the country and Son Kul lake especially. At the altitude of 3016m above sea level Lake Son Kul opens its territory. During tours in Kyrgyzstan you can witness the amazing lake that is 29km long and 18km wide with 22m deep. As the lake is located high in the mountains it is said to be a second pearl of Kyrgyzstan. Like the freshwater reservoir it presents us pristine and mysterious nature of the surroundings. Travel in Kyrgyzstan you can witness the bottom of the lake making a sort of a cruise on the transparent boat. Son Kul is a lake of unforgettable views. Depending on weather circumstances color of the water may change from purple and blue, then suddenly to yellow and orange. The lake is accessible during summer time as during other seasons in Kyrgyzstan weather is severe especially in mountains. Temperature in mountains of Kyrgyzstan is rather low and snow never melts. It lies for 130 - 160 days. It is impossible to make tours in Kyrgyzstan rent cars as most of paths are closed.

As any site in Kyrgyzstan, Lake Son Kul is connected to the legend of its existence. It is said that there used to be a state of an evil khan. He put his warriors along the whole shore of the lake. Then he decoded to make a harem of most beautiful and pretty girls from the whole Tien Shan and Kyrgyzstan of those times. These girls were greatly suffering and mountains heard them. Mountains of Kyrgyzstan decided to rescue the girls and flooded the valley.

Talking about you visiting Kyrgyzstan it is known that there are about 66 species of waterfowl living in the lake from May to September. The most interesting factor is that the famous Indian goose is the resident of these places. It is said that lake Son Kul is actually fishless but in fact it shows up about 100tons of fish annually. During tours in Kyrgyzstan when you visit Lake Son Kul you have an opportunity to meet nomads and shepherds who are always glad to let you in and treat with kumis and national dishes.   Pastures and meadows of the lake are a great option for all who wish to feel nature.

Travelling in Kyrgyzstan you can face with a lot of sites of picturesque nature of the country. Contact our managers and they will describe advantages of tours in Kyrgyzstan so that you can choose.  You are free to express your emotions and visit all sites of interest. Welcome to Kyrgyzstan! We wish you a holiday full of unforgettable emotions.