Day trip to Ala Archa national park
For this tour we will drive to Ala Archa National Natural Park located in the picturesque Ala Archa Gorge just 40 km outside of Bishkek.
For this tour we will drive to Ala Archa National Natural Park located in the picturesque Ala Archa Gorge just 40 km outside of Bishkek. Ala Archa is a popular destination for hiking, skiing, and mountaineering including trips to more than 20 glaciers. It covers an area of 200 km2, mostly forested valleys, waterfalls, and rivers that are rich in trout. The elevation of various sections of the park ranges from 1,500 m to 4,895 m (Peak Semenov Tien Shanskii). Several rare species of fauna and the area’s famous juniper trees are under protection in this national park. It contains some very diverse wildlife: mountain meadows are the habitat of wild goats, deer, and marmots. Ala Archa National Park is one of the few places in the world that is the natural habitat of the rare snow leopard.
In the evening drive back to Bishkek.