Very few people can say about the landmarks in Kyrgyzstan. This former Soviet republic remains in the shadows in the last 20 years.
Compared to the other Soviet republics, Kyrgyzstan managed to retain its natural resources intact. One reason is mountainous terrain, with an average altitude of this beautiful country is 2750 meters.
Passes through the country Tian Shan mountain range and statistically there are 6500 glaciers, over 2,000 lakes and forest massifs, which are protected by law and are not used for logging.
Landmark in Kyrgyzstan and its nature in the first place can mention the mountain lake Issyk Kul, Chatyr Kul lake and Son-Kul. They are visited mainly by tourists and climbers because they are at high altitudes.
All three lakes are shallow and are supplied with water through summer melting of glaciers.
Another landmark in Kyrgyzstan National Park Chong Kemi. This park is unique for its beauty and variety of mountain landscapes. It is preferred by tourists because of its proximity to the cities of Bishkek, Kemi, Chui-Tokmok.
On three sides closed by high mountains at an altitude between 1400 - 2800 meters. In the valley of the park has a rich animal and plant life. It is recommended that the visit to Park Chong Kemi is during the summer months to experience the 630 species of plants, 4,000 species of insects, amphibians, reptiles and 9 species of mammals.
Some animals and plants are included in the Red Book. The highest peak is Zheng Chokusu or Win 7439 meters in height, located on the border between Kyrgyzstan and China.
Difficult to climb Mt. Common phenomenon observed are landslides, avalanches and floods. The reason for this is global warming and melting glaciers . Cultural attractions in Kyrgyzstan can mention Burana tower.
Located 80 kilometers from Bishkek and was originally 45 meters high . After several earthquakes partially demolished and is now 25 meters high . Part of the mountainous massif Pamir passes through Kyrgyzstan , but these are difficult places to ordinary tourists .
4.45% of the territory of Kyrgyzstan are protected natural areas with nine national parks include eight state reserves and 67 natural parks .
The oldest and largest biosphere reserve is Isakkulskiya . Tourism in Kyrgyzstan is poorly developed in the last few years there has been little movement in this sector.