The Chatkal Vally rests in the western Tien Shan Mountains in the Jalal-Abad Province and stretches out for 240 km between 2 ridges, the Chandalash and Chatkal. The Valley is shaped by the Chatkal River and contains large deciduous and coniferous forests, vast meadows, juniper thickets, and glaciers in the northern section of the valley.

Chatkal Valley

The highest point is Chatkal Peak (4,503 m).

Wildlife in the valley includes bears, wild boars, Siberian Ibex, foxes, deer, marmots, and snow leopards.

While Kyrgyzstan’s silk road Chatkal Valley is not often visited by many nowadays, it shows great evidence of being settled in centuries past.  Archeological finds in the area date back to the Neolithic Period as well as the Bronze and Iron Ages.

For those traveling through the valley, there is a road in the northeastern section that leads to the province of Talas via Kara Buura Pass.  However, due to heavy snowfall, this road is impassable during the winter.

Tours, where you will visit Chatkal Valley:
14 days

Off-road Adventure through Untouched Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is simply stunning. So many parts are barely explored, cataloged, and photographed. On this trip you will visit some of the hardest to get to and least touched parts of Kyrgyzstan ...

Price from 2000 USD to 2300 USD per person (the price depends on a group size). The price 2000 USD per person is available for groups of 5 people.
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