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Ala-Archa Gorge, Bishkek

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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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  • went on weekends to rest in Ala Archa, booked a yurt for 30 people, we were met by a very unpleasant woman named Guljamal, every 20 minutes came up and looked around our tables, prevented to relax, although we do not drink, and in the end barely took the passport, so she us it's from head to toe, as if we owe her something. The gorge is something, but the people who work there suck.
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  • Just an hour from Bishkek, the Ala Archa National Park is where you can leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city. Well-developed walks and small as well as large hikes are possible, it pays to climb a little higher (direction waterfall), then all the splendor shows up really! On weekends there can be quite a lot going on in the hot season, half Bishkek flees into the mountains!
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