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Altyn Arashan

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Beautiful valley

Altyn Arashan is stunning. Really stunning. If you're in any doubt - go! It reminded me of Austria... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Must visit the thermal springs after a hike

The thermal springs were so refreshing after a long hike! Beautiful surroundings with weather... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Altyn Arashan is stunning. Really stunning. If you're in any doubt - go! It reminded me of Austria, only with yurts and children herding horses. I don't think there's any point in getting the vehicles up and down, unless you have a mobility issue. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The thermal springs were so refreshing after a long hike! Beautiful surroundings with weather always changing. We experienced sun, wind, and rain all in a matter of a couple of hours. Can be muddy if it rains.

Thank Lovelylilac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usual way of visiting is to do the hike up and stay in the guest houses which also offer hot springs. We were pressed on time so we did a drive up from Karkol for 5500 som and returned the same day. It was wonderful...More

Thank Pr4sh4nt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to start or finish Ala Kul trekking. Try hot springs and make sure to drink some Kyrgyz vodka - if you're finishing your trip not starting of course.

Thank pawelek777
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Our guest house Hillside ( excellent place) organised a 4 wheel drive to take us up and back. Not cheap (approx 70$ for 2 of us) but worth it when see others hiking up very steep and difficult track. Our driver waited while we spent...More

1  Thank leeroy_12
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

The road leads to Altyn Arashan is really rough and you probably need a former Soviet military van to take you there but it is worth the little “suffering”. The gorge is very beautiful all along the way! When you reach the valley, don’t miss...More

Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Great hike for those who are scared to get lost: the road is simple to follow. The view at the end is very rewarding. The hot water springs are good, but a lil smelly (though it does not stick to your skin).

1  Thank Roos Z
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The Altyn Arashan near Karakol Kyrgyzstan is a great hike that took us about 5hours as we dawdled and tried to find some elusive hot springs (we found what could be classed as “hot springs” but they were more like warm bath springs, just about...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Great hot springs... Accessible via a two-hour hike or a 45-minute drive. Excellent place to enjoy the nature and relax!

Thank Andy S
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Beautiful trek up to Altyn Arashan. <4hr trek for the fit, c. 5hr for most of us (with breaks for photos), 6 hours and you stopped for a picnic on the way, or got lost - which is very hard to do do, as there...More

1  Thank mattxxx4
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