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.
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 ...