Ala Archa gorge(40km from Bishkek) is of special interest for foreigners. Many tourists come here for climbing peaks of 2000, or even 3000m above sea level. Those who are fond of mountains and active holidays like this place very much. For the tourists interested in winter sports are attracted by the competitions, held on the ski stations and resorts.
According to the famous tourist Internet resourse, the Republic took 3rd place in the world among the places perfect for a good holiday. The authors of the List enlisted Kyrgyzstan as an exotic country. Despite all the meetings, protests and so on tourists from all over the world come to see the well-known lake – Issyk Kul.
This is the second largest high mountainous lake in the world after Titicaca. The main attraction is - the landscapes. Amazingly beautiful mountain chains surround the lake, hence thу nick-name of the lake - "Pearl of Tien Shan".