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The Karakol Gorge has it all, wilderness, wildlife, adventure and amazing scenery everywhere you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
Gorgeous

It is so nice and refreshing to go trekking without a line of people. This part of the world is... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Elizabeth P
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Pittsburgh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Karakol Gorge has it all, wilderness, wildlife, adventure and amazing scenery everywhere you look. We did some hiking in the gorge last summer and would recommend to anyone with an adventurers spirit and as many people as you will encounter along the way, they...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

It is so nice and refreshing to go trekking without a line of people. This part of the world is still not a huge destination and I could't have been any happier!

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

After our stay in Karakol we decided to head back to Almaty via 'the mountain route' Not at all advisable unless you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle - which we didn't! - However, we decided to have an adventure and travelled the mountain Gorge. The...More

1  Thank Michelle A
Reviewed August 8, 2017

One of the most beautiful hiking place I have ever been. We did 4 days hike and it was amazing! We met only few people so it gives to area wilder face.

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Having driven up several valleys in the Karakol area, this one I find one of the most remarkable. I thought around every corner was yet another picturesque moment. I would prefer to hike single-track trails than the two-track road, but vehicles were relatively infrequently. Locals...More

1  Thank SaliJill
Reviewed June 25, 2017

There are choices here, you can walk from Karakol into the gorge (remember you will have to pay entrance fee for the park at some point), but then you will probably not make it up to big mountain meadows at the end (would be a...More

2  Thank Kees1966
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We travelled the gorges with the objective to look at the base of Karakol Peak and ski the area. In April with still snow on the ground, and several river crossings, horses is the best way to reach our base camp. We did not see...More

1  Thank bbagneres
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Karakol Valley is great for all visitors of Karakol, who want to spend the day in the beautiful nature and don't want to overcome high altitudes. The valley with alpine sceneries, with dirt road and paths, is growing slowly behind Karakol and offers several kilometres...More

2  Thank NomadyTravel
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Although pretty in winter this place is great for a long walk in summer. You can drive a long way up if you have a vehicle with good ground clearance otherwise walk and the river valley ifs very pleasant with plenty of places to relax...More

2  Thank Nick W
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This gorge comes into it's own once you pass the washed out section of the 4WD track. The valley will open up with pine tress meeting the valley floor with horses grazing peacefully and drinking from the stream. It is like a lost world. Idyllic...More

1  Thank S H
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