is the fantastic, hospitable and alluring for its natural beauty republic. Two great mountain systems of the Earth — the Tien Shan and Pamir stretch through the whole territory of with their highest peaks of our world — Victory Peak (7439 m), Lenin Peak (7134 m) and Khan Tengri Peak (6995 m). But all these values you can see only arriving in the heart of Central Asia, in a small, but truly magnificent, surrounded by
has a lot of opportunities for heliskiing in the mountains. 95% of the territory of the country is lying in the mountains of
Due to’s unique mountainous position it offers many opportunities for fans of winter sports — skiing and snowbording. Bishkek is surrounded by 10 skiing resorts of different levels. But all of them are rather primitive offering services of 1–2 lifts. A real pearl of Kyrgyz winter sport is in Karakol (400 km from Bishkek). Karakol skiing resort is probably the best one in Central Asia, offering services of several lifts, hotels, restaurants.
Mountain ski resort Karakol is located in
The regional climate is relatively mild, due to the proximity to the world’s second highest mountain lake, the
Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country. That is why this small country of Central Asia is often compared to one of the ski centers of Europe, Switzerland, as Kyrgyzstan has big potential in ski sport development. Geographical location and altitude ovefall made the nature of Kyrgyzstan so special. The climate is good for ski sport: there is snow from November to March and in high areas it stays the whole year round. The weather in such regions is usually warm with big quantity of sunny days. That is why ski season lasts from the beginning of December to the beginning of March.
According to the facts mentioned above Kyrgyzstan is a perfect place for ski fans. Many of the ski resorts in Kyrgyzstan can be visited without going too far away from the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek. These are Nooruz ski base (altitude 1950, 30 km from Bishkek), “Orlovka” (100 km from Bishkek),