Kyrgyzstan is famous for its lakes. There are approximately 2000 lakes in Kyrgyzstan. Its area takes almost 6836 km2. Many small lakes are situated in mountains. They situated at altitude between 2500 and 4000 meters above sea level. They were found in the result of glaciation. Also, 16 of the lakes have a surface area of over 1 km2. When you travel, in Kyrgyzstan you can visit all of them in your tour. Get car rent and enjoy your holidays.
The Kyrgyz word "kul" means lake and we want to list you the major lakes in Kyrgyzstan that won't you feel indifferent in tour in Kyrgyzstan.
We present to your attention Issyk Kul! It is the only lake that considered being the pearl of the Tian Shan. This is the only lake which never freezes. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan you must visit this crystal lake in your tour in Kyrgyzstan! Issyk Kul is very salty and lies at the bottom of a draining basin, that's why it never freezes. In your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to swim there, if you come in summer. The lake surrounded by mountains and lies at 1600 m a.s.l. at the bottom of a depression. It takes almost 180 km long and 60 km wide, so that, a maximum depth of lake is about 700 m. Nowadays it is considered to be the world's second largest mountain lake after Lake Titicaca. Beside that Issyk Kul is crystally transparent as Lake Baykal. It has visibility of about 20 m. Being in Issyk Kul lake you may see some climate changes like frequent rains and cold water. If you want to improve your health, you must visit this amazing lake in your tours in Kyrgyzstan! The lake has magical properties to heal people.
So, the next lake is Son Kul. It is considered to be the second largest lake in the Kyrgyzstan. It is situated at 3016 m a.s.l. on a treeless valley that covered with green grass for summer pastures. The water goes through the Kajyrty River and into the Naryn River. Usually our tourists don't miss to visit Son Kul lake in their tour due to its uniqueness.
Our company recommend you to visit Chatyr Kul in tour. It is the highest lake in the Kyrgyzstan with at 3530 m. The lake is surrounded by the Kok Aygyr river. The fishing is impossible because there are no fish in the lake. But if you want fishing you can visit other lakes and enjoy the best fish species in your tour. Our company is open to make for you fishing tours. Rent a car and have amazing trips!
There are an interesting the Merzbacher lakes that makes confuse researchers. These types of lakes used to appear and disappear each summer. They take 4 km by 1 km and its depth between 40-80 meters. If you want to see these lakes, you have to travel in Kyrgyzstan in summer. Our guides will show you the best routes in your tour.
Sary Chelek is located on mountain valley in the south west of the country. It is flooded and occupied by wood slopes and many streams. It is considered to be one of the amazing lakes in Kyrgyzstan. The access to the lake is strictly controlled by government and situated in the centre of a National Park.
We invite you to travel in Kyrgyzstan. Travelling with our company, we will give you a free access to the lake in your tour in Kyrgyzstan. Our company has available cars for rent!
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