When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to see 2000 lakes! All together they cover 6836 km2 of the countries' area. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see beautiful mountain lakes, which are located located at altitude between 2500 and 4000 meters above sea level. It is important to note that, they appeared due to glaciation. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will impress you by wonderful 16 lakes of over 1 km2.
We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan and present the most outstanding lakes:
Meet Issyk Kul lake in your tour in Kyrgyzstan. Basically, the lake has magical feature which makes it to be never frozen. The result is that, the lake lies at the bottom of a draining basin and don't have any additional outlet. Actually, the lake is salty. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and to see this wonderful lake.
In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see the lake lying at 1600 m a.s.l. at the bottom of a depression. You are going to see great mountains among it. It is important to say that, the extension of the Issyk Kul lake is 180 km long, 60 km wide and 700 m depth. Travellers like visiting this amazing lake in their tours in Kyrgyzstan. The lake is transparent and very clean. In addition, it considered to be the world's second largest mountain lake (after Lake Titicaca in South America).
Son Kul lake is a heritage of Kyrgyz Republic. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it located at 3016 m a.s.l. See beautiful green pastures of untouched nature surrounded by mountains. Its waters flow out through the Kajyrty River and into the Naryn River.
Moving on, you will find stunning Chayr Kul lake in your tour in Kyrgyzstan. It is considered to be the highest lake in Kyrgyzstan of 3530 m. the lake is fed by the Kok Aygyr river. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will not find outflows and fish there.
We would like you to see the mysterious Merzbacher lakes when you travel in Kyrgyzstan. Lakes have feature of appering and disappearing all the time. The Merzbacher lakes can move about 4 km by 1 km as well as varies between 40-80 meters in depth.
Sary Chelek lake is situated in mountain valley in the south west of the country. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be amazed by its incredible view of green background and meadows. You have to take into account that, the Sary Chelek lake is protected by government and access there is almost impossible. We are sure that, you will like lakes in Kyrgyzstan, they are especially beautiful.
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