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Lakes in Kyrgyzstan


Now or never to travel in Kyrgyzstan and see 2000 lakes! They take area of 6836 km2. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see them located at altitude 2500 and 4000 meters above sea level. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will see 16 lakes of over 1 km2.

Enjoy every moment of your life by seeing outstanding lakes as:

Issyk Kul lake is famous in Kyrgyzstan. It is salty due to lying at the bottom of a draining basin with no outlets. We have no doubt that, you will love it in a tour in Kyrgyzstan.

The wonderful Issyk Kul lake lies at 1600 m a.s.l. at the bottom of a depression and surrounded by great mountains. It is about 180 km long, 60 km wide and a maximum depth of about 700 m. It is important to note that, its visibility is about 20 m.

Son Kul is considered to be the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will notice it at 3016 m a.s.l and water flow out through the Kajyrty River and into the Naryn River. There is beautiful meadowland of ever green forests and pasture, which will not leave you indifferent in your tours in Kyrgyzstan.

Chayr Kul lake is stunning in Kyrgyzstan of 3530 m and fed by the Kok Aygyr river. Speaking about this lake, you will not find outflows and fish there.

The Merzbacher lakes are mysterious in their feature of appearing and disappearing every time.  They extent about 4 km by 1 km. The depth is about 40-80 m.

Sary Chelek is unique lake which is protected by government. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in National Park. See beautiful lake surrounded by fabulous nature and mountains!