Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide
Kyrgyzstan, Travel Guide – General Presentation
Kyrgyzstan is located in the Central part of Asia, being bordered by: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. If you choose it as your holiday destination, you will have a very pleasant surprise, as any Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide will assure you that it is a different place from everything that you visited before. This country has one of the most complex and breathtaking landscapes with numerous mountains, which dominate the scenery, crystal-clear rivers and lakes.
This amazing place has a subtropical climate in the south-west, which makes the days very hot in summer. However, in the north, the climate is temperate, the temperatures varying from continental to polar climate. This leads to one of the most beautiful natural phenomena, which make snowfalls, fall even in the desert area. Because of its Soviet past, the official language is Russian. However, starting September 1991, the Kyrgyz language was also introduced. The official currency is the Kyrgyz som and the largest city is the capital Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan, Travel Guide - Transport
Right after choosing your itinerary or the places to visit, you should gather all the necessary information about all the possibilities you have to reach Kyrgyzstan. As the infrastructure is not very well developed, the most comfortable and relaxing way to reach your destination would be by plane. The price of the flight tickets is quite affordable, not to mention that you will have the chance to travel with an old Russian plane, hand painted blue inside. As these types of airplanes are quite old, they cannot fly too high, so you will admire the most beautiful views of this beautiful country. Another exciting way to get from one place to another, only that, this time, traveling short distances, is by riding a horse or donkey. Kyrgyz people are really good riders so if you have never done this before, you can be sure that you will learn from the best.
Kyrgyzstan, Travel Guide - What to Do / Visit
You should definitely begin your adventure in the capital Bishkek, which might not be as famous as Paris, London or New York, but definitely has great buildings, theatres, museums, restaurants, galleries etc. If you want to find out more about Kyrgyzstan’s history and culture, grab a well documented Kyrgyzstan Travel Guide, find out the directions to get to the Historical Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Frunze Museum, the Aaly Tokombaev Museum, The Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Abdylas Maldybaev, Bishkek City Drama Theatre etc. Unfortunately, the Archeological Museum and the Geological Mueseum are closed for renovations. Some other great places in Kyrgyzstan, where you can have the time of your life are: Arslanbob, in the south part of the country, Irkeshtam, an amazing ancient town, Osh, Narin and Uzgen.
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Recent Travel Guides from Kyrgyzstan
This Bishkek travel guide will give you an outline of the city that functions as the capital of the state of Kyrgyzstan. The whole country and the city itself were under Soviet occupation during the 20th century, so the city was known as Frunze between 1926 and 1991, due to the Bolshevik military leader Mikhail Frunze.... Read more »