Issyk Ata Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful place famous for its natural hot springs that you can lounge in and enjoy the mountain scenery. It also contains a waterfall that can be reached via a light hike into the mountains. A small pass will lead you to the waterfall where you can break for a nice picnic if desired. It takes just two hours to get to Issyk Ata Gorge from Bishkek.
An interesting fact about Issyk Ata Gorge is that it houses a stone with the image of Buddha on it, displaying evidence that Buddhism existed in Kyrgyzstan centuries ago.
In the evening drive back to Bishkek. You will be transferred to any address in the city that we agree upon in advance.
9:00 – 11:00 Drive from Bishkek to Issyk Ata Gorge
11:00 – 13:00 Hike in the area
13:00 – 14:00 Optional: Go on a picnic in Issyk Ata Gorge
14:00 – 15:00 Swimming in a natural pool fed by hot mineral springs (for extra charge)
15:00 – 17:00 Drive back to Bishkek