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Jeti Oguz sanatorium KG

The first hydrographic study of the valley was made by N.G. Kassil in 1914. From 1926, in-depth studies were carried out on the composition of the radioactive thermal waters. And in 1931, the construction of the sanatorium began. 

The sanatorium is located in front of the Jeti Oguz (the seven bulls), magnificent red rocks which attract many tourists throughout the year. The sanatorium until today has kept its Soviet style, and you will immediately feel a return to history. The first meeting between the first Kyrgyz president Askar Akaev and Yeltsin took place in this sanatorium. 

The sanatorium had 250 beds, but today part of the complex is abandoned. You can nevertheless receive treatments if you come from a trek in the region, such as a manual massage or with water, taking a bath in the water radonised in a bathtub or in the swimming pool.

You can reach the sanatorium from Karakol by bus no. 371 or by taxi.

Kojomkul museum KG

Museum and village in the name of a local hero named Kojomkul. In a small museum you can see photographs, clothes of strongman . Three people can easily fit in the Kojomkul's robe. Huge boulders that the strongman lifted are also stored here. The weight of the smallest of them is 620 kilograms.Not far from his native village, named after him, journalists saw a huge stone weighing more than 600 kilograms, which Kojomkul in 1924 lifted and placed on the grave of one of the local leaders named Tyyta uulu Chargynbek. Next to the stone is the mausoleum of this official. It resembles a yurt and is built of wood and clay.

Kokand UZ

Kokand  is a city in the Ferghana Province of Uzbekistan. Kokand had a population of about 220,000 in 2010. Little-known city, but very rich historically. Its existence is described by Chinese ambassadors a century before our era. Crockery has been found, dating from the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. Like other great conquerors, the Ferhana Valley was an oasis in the middle of deserts and mountains. Genghis Khan had made it one of his main residences. From the beginning of the 18th century to the end of the 19th century. Kokand had become the capital of a kingdom larger than France.

Osh market KG

At the Osh market, you can find everything that may be necessary for life: traditional and trendy clothes, food of all kinds such as dried fruits or spices, furniture, souvenirs, the essentials to constitute a dowry ... It is also the place where we buy the essential things for children so that they can go to school. The market is open every day except Monday.  
This is the largest meeting place in the capital! There you can meet different people from different regions and even chat with them. These many open-air stalls and its intimate alleys make it a must for the curious. In addition, the smells of products and the sounds of sellers at the auction immediately immerse you in Kyrgyz life.
At the Osh market, - the choice is huge, and, the prices are low!

Juku valley KG

The Juku gorge (Zhuuku, Zauka, Jukku) gorge is the longest gorge on the Terskey Ala-Too ridge, famous for its diverse nature, beautiful views and wide expanse.

It is located on the southern coast of Lake Issyk-Kul, 70 kilometers from the city of Karakol.  In ancient times, this place was part of the routes of numerous merchants and travelers from various countries.

Despite the difficult relief of the gorge, Juuku was the only way from the Issyk-Kul valley to China for a long time.

The views in the gorge are very picturesque: there are red rocks, a dense Tien Shan spruce forest, several high-mountain lakes and a stormy river.

In the upper part, the gorge turns into a kind of high-mountainous desert, connecting with the famous Arabel plateau, full of lakes.

The fauna in the Juuku gorge is presented more widely and more numerous than in other gorges.  Here you can see whole herds of ibexes, argali, stone martens, roe deer, snowcocks, kekliks and bearded partridges.

Some of the ancient monuments located here are also of interest: rock paintings of the 6th-1st centuries BC, burial places of the ancient Turks, stone statues.

Kekemeren river KG

The Kekemeren is the biggest river tributary of the Naryn river. The Suusamyr and the West Karakol river flow into the Kekemeren at the altitude of 2030 meters, near the village of Kojomkul and 3 kilomètres before the Kekemeren's canyon. The river is situated between the Suusamyr and the Djumgal ranges is about 130 km long till the Naryn confluence. 

The whole river is passing through a colorfull canyon with interesting whitewater for good rafter, classe I to V. Our rafting programs purpose two section, the first fo 45 km from Kojomkul village till Aral village (1 to 3 days), the second of 90 km from Aral to the Naryn confluence (2-5 days). Of course, the during time depend on the level of participants, but good experienced rafters.

The Amudarya trout (Slmo trutta oxianus Kessler), the Schizothorax intermedius McLelland, locally known as "marinka" lives in upstream waters of Kekemeren river
Diptychus maculatus Berg (osman) can be encountered only in the upper part of the river in the Suusamyr bassin.

Khiva UZ

Another city on the Silk Road is ancient Khorezm, or Khiva as it is now called. Khiva can be considered an open-air museum - it is not for nothing that it is included in the UNESCO list, because every building here is a monument of antiquity. In the old part of the city of Ichan-Kala, founded around the 5th century AD, about 60 historical monuments have been preserved, including the citadel, palaces, mosques, minarets and mausoleums. In addition to the old city-fortress, there is another old part Dishan-Kala, where residential buildings and shopping arcades were located.

Issyk lake KZ

Lake Issyk is located at an altitude of 1756 m above sea level about 70 km east of Almaty.10,000 years ago, a huge collapse occurred in the mountains as a result of an earthquake that blocked the gorge and formed a huge dam. The noisy glacial river filled the basin. Lake Issyk was a truly perfect work of nature, the cleanest air, the coolness of the mountains and the mirror of malachite-colored water lured tourists here. It was so until July 7, 1963. On that tragic day, an enormous mudslide stream that fell from the mountains dared to and the natural dam, completely emptying the lake in just five hours, only a small muddy puddle remained in place of the once picturesque lake. Today Issyk Lake is half the size. In the early nineties, it was still possible to restore it by building a new dam instead of a destroyed one and installing devices to drain the water. Today, the lake also attracts tourists and locals and is a place to relax from the bustle of the city. 

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