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Ala-Archa Gorge

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“national park”(35 reviews)
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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For me travel is a lot about the great outdoors. Visited Ala-Archa on my last day in this fantastic country as a farewell of sorts. Caught a taxi (negotiated a return trip with 4 hr wait).Took a hike up to the waterfall and had a...More

Thank Gill G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not so far from Bishkek. Only 40 minutes away by driving. You can spend a day or two (or more). The nature in this area is amazing. After all it laocated within the Tian Shan. Do nnot miss this one!

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this day out and actually went twice over a month. You need some form of transport to get to the start of the walk. There are probably local buses if you can work it out. Otherwise go by taxi and take a bus...More

Thank Sennals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best trekkings if you don't have much time and you are mainly in Bishkek. From center you just follow the way to the mountains. If you want to go with a car into the parl to the hotel, you have to pay entrance. But...More

Thank urosdernovsek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you come here take the right hand path as the other path is for longer walks. also bring some nibbles for the squirrels which will come out for you.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent an hour there in the National Park. Spectacular scenery and lots of trails as well as a hotel.

Thank HowieC52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked on facebook with Pegas Adventure day trip to Ala Archa. It was very good trip. Park is so beautiful view. We started from our hotel and in the evening finished our hotel. The prices also was cheaper then others. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best in central Asia that this national park is amazing. If time permits more than a day is recommended. It's a peaceful hike with adoring awesome nature. Unbelievably close to pathways and picture perfect. A must if you are in Bishkek. Very few...More

Thank Nouzab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tremendous scenery and great to see the red squirrels come up so close. The air was clean and the skies were cloudless. On the way back we went to a vantage point that unfortunately showed the pollution over the city. Would recommend Show me Bishkek...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun by all means for any hiker.It is a lovely place to be visited. The place is not too busy and we met few international small groups of hikers there.

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Response from M A | Reviewed this property |
I went with a group that my local guide arranged so don't have any advice, but have heard the cab or local tours work well. I did read somewhere that when you negotiate the fare, be sure it includes being dropped up at the... More
7 July 2018|
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Response from 26_BA | Reviewed this property |
People go there with their food prepared for a weekend picnics with friends and family usually, so I wouldn't count on going to a restaurant or a cafe near by. Or there are small fireplaces you can cook, the food cooked in... More