Ala-Bel Pass is one of the main control points on the Bishkek-Osh road. It is situated at the altitude of 3175 m above sea level on Talas Ala-Too mountain range.
The pass connects the valleys Suusamyr and Chychkan. The ascent and the descent from the pass are quite gentle. The pass is surrounded by some mountains heavily covered with snow in winter, so at this time the landscape resembles the white desert.
During the period of flowerin the pass offers excellent views of the alpine meadows g. The river Chychkan flows parallel to the road.