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Ala-Archa Gorge

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Enjoy mountain river and beautiful natural scenic beauty.

Al -Archa-Gorge, is a national park about 35 k.m from Bishkek. The route from Bishkek to Al ar ha... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beautiful, untouched nature.

It is not easy to get to, but if you find the right tour agency, get the right car, this is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“national park” (27 reviews)
“ala archa” (62 reviews)
“day trip” (20 reviews)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Al -Archa-Gorge, is a national park about 35 k.m from Bishkek. The route from Bishkek to Al ar ha reminds you of Switzerland. At the base of Gorge their is car parking and a beautiful built restaurants. After about 2 k.m. Walk there is river....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not easy to get to, but if you find the right tour agency, get the right car, this is a must-go, lovely, untouched nature.

Thank 婷 婷
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entering Ala Archa you will noticeably feel the fresh air full of oxygen. Then you also can climb up the mountain up the path, which leads to the waterfall. 4 km. up and you will see the beauty of its place from bird's-eye. I highly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located only 30 minutes or so from Bishkek, it has great hiking options for the casual to more intensive hiker. Rutsek hut is one of the more advanced hikes here, where you hike up, sleep overnight then hike part of a glacier. Also a super...More

Thank KVPF
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Amazing nature with picturesqe snow mountains and beautiful landscape and memorable experience of lifetime

Thank johnmohan1961
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Golden autumn with colourful trees and delicious apples!! Hiking to Ala Archa is useful for our health!!)) Breathtaking views, crystal fresh air- fantastic!!

1  Thank Damira328
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Its realy amazing place. When we climb up to the waterfall 4 km. we saw beautiful mountainous landscapes. It was realy amazing.

1  Thank igor m
Reviewed March 22, 2017

It's just amazing place! You will have a lot of nice experience there! There are few routes: to waterfall, to glasier, and to Racek house, etc. And each one of those is amazing. Last time we were there we found a steps of snow leaopard,...More

1  Thank Gena_G_Losnikov
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Ala-Archa gorge is ideal place not far from Bishkek, in 30 min you will get to place of beautiful nature and silence. A lot of different routes for trekkers, climbers and just for picnic. You should pay 450 som per car with passengers for enterence...More

1  Thank Timur A
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Good site for climbers. The way up seemed to me very tough, bur i prevailed it. This place to visit is a must.

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Are there good restaurants nearby, if there are no restaurants inside?
April 12, 2017|
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Response from GOKG-asia | Reviewed this property |
Better take your food with you. There's a guesthouse there, but can't say the food is great.
Salman A
hello Chloe ! We are planning to go to ala archa in a few days and we would like to know if you took a private taxi to go there and how much it was ? ( We just want one way because we will spend the night there) Thank you
October 12, 2016|
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Response from intan l | Reviewed this property |
i didnt exactly, but i spent total 500 soms for taxi from sierra coffe shop to ala archa, and he waited me for hours and then we go back to sierra. and also for enter the ala archa.
Hey Fellow Trippers, I intend to visit this site in two weeks, but I’m on a tight schedule. Would 3 hours be enough to have a great experience here? Thanks in advance for your responses! :-)
August 25, 2016|
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Response from petrpal | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 3hrs it is not much, but it is enough for short visit. The park is about 40-45km from Bishkek. I took a taxi (price is about 3000-4000 soms) and driver was waiting for me. I spent 3 hours there as well. Get ready to the... More