Kyrgyz Hiking in Ala Archa gorge
Being in Kyrgyzstan you can start a tour of hiking in Ala Archa gorge. It is also seen as the Ala Archa National Park that was actually created in 1976. Travelling 40 km on car for rent from the capital of Kyrgyzstan, you will find yourself in the gorge. The name from the Kyrgyz name means "bright and colorful juniper". This juniper, or archa, is burnt by the local people for the smoke to get away evil spirits. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan on renting car and in the gorge itself you will see that the park actually is of 200 km2 with various altitudes to be covered. The highest peak of the gorge is 4,895 meters - is the Peak Semenov-Tienshanski. When you start to travel on the car for rent in the gorge you can make a witness of small and big glaciers, with two main and most known ones - the Adygene and the Ak-Sai. You can make a tour in the gorge and just witness the beauties of our nature, just travelling, walking and breathing fresh air along the paved path.