Barskoon Waterfall, Barskoon

Barskoon waterfall is a geological protected area located in Jeti-Ögüz District of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan in 90 km to the south-west of Karakol on one of the tributaries of Barskaun River. There are several waterfalls at the site, which is accessible by taxi, 20 km south of the village of Barskon. The height of the main cascade is 24m. National Monument status was established in 1975.
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  • Usually from Tamga the tourists go to the waterfalls. This is the easiest and generally uninteresting departure for unassuming tourists. Only in the gorge, as we were told by our driver, there are not...  more »
  • After a not too strenuous hike in the mountainous terrain you will come across the stunning Barscoon Waterfall. This is an impressive volume of water rushing down to feed the surrounding countryside a...  more »
  • Nice waterfall but it takes a relatively steep walk uphill to reach it. Seems to be a favourite spot because when I visited there was a bridal couple taking pictures with photographer et al. The water falls into a small pool which runs into a small rivulet. Could be stronger in rainy seasons.
  • Fairly steep but short hike up to the small waterfall. Looks like a scramble/climb up to the higher one...we didn't go. Would be a good day trip with a picnic!
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