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Konorchek Canyons

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| 125 km from Bishkek, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

I was here lately Octeber,after journey from Thailand.. The Canyons is located 3 or 4 km from the car trace Bishkek-Torugart,basicly for now not so touristy place...However the brown red rocks can amaze you However You can see it just for 1 hour like me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Konorchek is 125 km from Bishkek. We hirted transport and guide with Pegas Adventure. Started in the morning from our hotel from Bishkek. On the we have seen in tersting thing Burana minaret. Its build 11 th centery. After arriving to Boom gorge we had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank bruicewilliamzg
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Possibly one of the most photogenic places in Kyrgystan is the Konorchek Canyons a short drive away from Bishkek. We headed there with our fixer leading the way and were astounded by the natural beauty of the place with the red sandstone canyon. Fairly easy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

A couple of hours from Bishkek will take you to the place with spectacular view!! Just let your eyes relax, the place worth of spending your weekend there and no matter how many people are going with you. This is definitely must see!

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank 396leilam
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Konorchek is popular red sandstone canyon on the way Bishkek - Issyk Kul. Relatively dry microclimate makes it suitable hiking location even during the rainy days. The path leads through the canyon and most of the time you walk on the dry bottom of the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank NomadyTravel
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit! Easy hiking, you won't regret it! The colors of the mountains, and the texture are unique.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank MaayanLior
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Konorchek canyons is nice place to have short trekking on the way to Issyk Kul lake or on the back way to Bishkek. Also good as short trek before trekking on more difficult routes in Terskey Ala-Too range. Most important things is do not go...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank Timur A
Reviewed September 23, 2016

If you drive to Issyk Kul you will not miss the big sign showing the direction to Konorchek Canyons. The way goes up through narrow dry gorge until you reach after around one and a half hours open area surrounded by red rocks of different...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Kalpak_Travel
Reviewed September 9, 2016

If you like to visit an unusual place, off the beaten track and tourists free, this is the right place. For some reason, although this place is easily accessible, very few people go there and even most of the locals don't know about the canyon....More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank Vanja K
Reviewed April 18, 2016

I went to the Konorchek Canyons for a one day trek with the Trekking Union of Kyrgyzstan I paid 460 SOM for the guide and transpiration! I felt like I was back in the states! I felt like I was in Utah and I found...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank Alex_Johnson_Bishkek
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