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Well worth a visit

It is a 25 minute up-hill trek from the base and it is quite and easy trek. It is also fairly easy... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
varun_mukthi
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Kiruna, Sweden
Worth a visit!

The scenery and view is very good. It is very steep if you're going all the way up. The path should... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2017
Jellemann
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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

It is a 25 minute up-hill trek from the base and it is quite and easy trek. It is also fairly easy to reach from Karakol and most certainly worth a visit. Give yourself and hour for the entire trek and that should suffice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank varun_mukthi
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Be careful to find the right path to the waterfall, otherwise, your day will be more about climbing than hiking. There are several waterfalls in the gorge. Waterfalls, forests, and views of surrounding mountains make the place worth of 40 minutes drive from the south...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NomadyTravel
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

The scenery and view is very good. It is very steep if you're going all the way up. The path should have been better maintained.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jellemann
Reviewed November 4, 2015

The Barskoon Waterfall is not far off the South Shore road, on the road to the Kumtor goldmine. Don't miss the bas relief of a Soviet cosmonaut carved into the face of a boulder across the road from the waterfall. The climb to the lower...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 23, 2015

What a day, fantastic views, great scenery. But this was a difficult climb up the 700m in altitude to the top. We climbed in July and there was still snow at the top. It took us 2.5 hours from the road base. Wear good shoes...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed June 11, 2015

Barskoon waterfall was really worth seeing even though it is located quite far. From the main road it would take you about 1 hour by car, and maybe 3 hours by foot to get there. To go up the waterfall you need good shoes though....More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Aigul K
Reviewed January 12, 2015

I saw it in the fall and it as really nice for a half day. I plan on going there this winter to see all of the ice and maybe do some ice climbing. This is for your info Barskoon Waterfall Barskoon waterfall is a...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Alex_Johnson_Bishkek
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