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Ala-Archa Gorge, Bishkek

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Must see · National Park · Geologic Formation
Explore the remarkable alpine scenery suited for hikers, horseback riders, mountain climbers, and skiers at Ala-Archa Gorge. Established in 1976 some 40 km (25 mi) from the capitol, the park is noted for the vibrant, multicolored junipers that grow in the area. In addition to the very rare snow leopard, the reserve contains many interesting geological formations, river valleys, large glaciers, and ski areas at altitudes over 4,000 m (13,000 ft). Immerse yourself in the boundless natural beauty, snapping pictures and relaxing in the serene environment. During your treks, always carry extra water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Use our Bishkek driving holiday app to arrange your visit to Ala-Archa Gorge and other attractions in Bishkek.
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  • Last day of our visit in Bishkek, blessed with snow fall and was just perfect day for ala archa national park visit. My very first snow experience, everything was so white, thick and amazing. Truly...  more »
  • I was in Bishkek from 5th December 2020 with my work. And decided to go outside of Bishkek. This time here is colder during the day -10 at night about-15-17 . Ala Archa not far from Bishkek, I came...  more »
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