December 20, 2019

Summer trip to Kyrgyzstan: To go, or not go, that is the question

Why is it most profitable to go to Kyrgyzstan in summer and what to do if it’s already summer but you just decided to go to Kyrgyzstan? All the answers are here.

There are the mountains, the tops of which are crowned with snow caps, extended glaciers, high, evergreen spruce trees, red rocks, ravishing fresh air, and crystal clear water here.  This is all about a small country in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan — the country of the heavenly mountains.

Lonely Planet  included Kyrgyzstan in the top 10 countries to visit in 2019, so if you decided to visit Kyrgyzstan, then congratulations, you definitely were not mistaken with the choice!

Before you go to the Kyrgyz Republic, it is important to remember that this is a highly seasonal country. June to September is the best time to visit Kyrgyzstan. Why? Because it is very difficult to enjoy the mountains and other delights of nature during the winter as it is too cold.

 Kyrgyzstan climate is continental, the weather here is usually sunny. It is relatively cool in the mountains even during the hottest months, although summer in cities can be very hot.                       

Winters are snowy and cold, especially high in the mountains. If you are a lover of winter activities, then you may fall in love with the winters of Kyrgyzstan. Days are much warmer than nights, but generally, the climate of Kyrgyzstan is rather pleasant, with four distinct seasons.

Summers are pleasant, temperature varies on average from +20°C (68°F) to +40°C (104°F), depending on the region of the country. Nevertheless, it should be noted that the weather in Kyrgyzstan is very changeable, snow can fall at any time, and nights can be quite cold, so if you are planning your trip to Kyrgyzstan, it is advised to take warm clothes with you.  

 In some regions of Kyrgyzstan, the temperature drops very low in fall, winter, and spring, a thick layer of snow and ice makes many roads impassable, so some destinations can only be reached in summer only. 

And so, if you decided to make your trip to Kyrgyzstan in the summer, you should remember some difficulties and life hacks you may use.  

First of all, it is the difficulty of booking tours. The peak of booking tours comes at the end of winter and the beginning of spring. It is the time when the visitors who are planning to visit Kyrgyzstan in the summer begin to book the best offers. Cheap but comfortable tours are almost always reserved for the next three months by the beginning of summer. So if you do not book in advance the tour, which you prefer, then in the middle of summer the most expensive options only will most likely be available.

In addition, it will be difficult for you to find free places for accommodation and it is difficult to rent a car for independent traveling. 

Even if you are lucky and you still find a suitable tour, most likely, it will not provide all the opportunities that a tour booked in advance can provide. You may not visit all the places that you would like to visit, you may not get a very good car, well, and of course, the tour booked at the last moment will be more expensive.

Therefore, we recall, try to book Kyrgyzstan tour in advance.

And what to do if it’s already summer and you decided to urgently go to Kyrgyzstan? Pack your bags and go! 

There are countries, residents of which are allowed to stay in Kyrgyzstan without a visa for a certain period. You can find more information by clicking the following link: https://kyrgyzembassy.ru/?page_id=10246

Yes, your vacation will not be so comfortable, but you will be imbued with the spirit of nomadic life. Impressed by the customs and foundations of the indigenous people.

Residents of Kyrgyzstan are very hospitable people and you are unlikely to remain hungry and without an overnight stay.

Still thinking whether to go, or not to go on a summer trip to Kyrgyzstan? It is time to go on a trip to the nomads of Tien Shan and become a little nomad yourself. Hey, those who “have wanted to go to Kyrgyzstan for a long time, but still could not decide” — this is a chance for you to make your summer unforgettable.

Look at Kyrgyzstan with your own eyes. With felt and dancing, with the cattle markets and the harsh nomad games. With sunrises and sunsets at the places, where none of the photographers could ever climb.

 

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