Naryn Region

High mountains, green meadows, steep mountain passes and crystal clear air… All these features come to mind at the mention of Naryn region.

Land of Nomads

High mountains, green meadows, steep mountain passes and crystal clear air… All these features come to mind at the mention of Naryn region. Around 95% of area of the region is located at an altitude of 1000 m. The climate here is the coolest in the whole country. Winters are long and cold, summers are warm, but quite short. However, this is where you can see the vast spaces of the green, incredibly lush grass, thanks to which the best cattle is bred here. Naryn region has always been a land of nomads who lived here in harmony with nature and constantly moved from winter to summer pastures. Nowadays living in a yurt on jailoo and learning the nomadic way of life is possible in Naryn. Then you can find yourself in the wonderful local environment and feel freedom and unity with nature.

In the region you can see the real miracles of nature. Here is the springhead of he most extensive and powerful river of the country Naryn which has a huge hydropower potential. There are many large and small glaciers with a total area of ​​over 1,400 square meters, accumulating significant reserves of fresh water. High in the mountains you can seen a number of beautiful breathtaking lakes. The most famous and largest of them are the lakes Son-Kul and Chatyr-Kul.

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In summer you can live in one of the most famous jailoo of Naryn (Sarala-Saz, Djumgal, Jamal Echki, Kilemche) and experience the lifestyle and culture of pastoralists. Here you can taste the national drink of fermented mare's milk called kumys that has amazing healing properties. Kumys therepy is widely practiced in jailoos. It means that you can come here for a long period, to improve health and get rid of some diseases. Horseback riding and hiking also admire a lot of tourists coming here.

In the mountains of Naryn there are some paths and roads with long descents. They attract here fans of cycling tours. Though riding a bike on mountain paths is not easy, the great reward for the efforts of travelers is the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent scenery from a height. The passes Dolon, Kalmak-Ashu, Moldo-Ashu and Kyzart offer the most wonderful views.

For extreme people the river Naryn opens up great opportunities for white water rafting in its rapid, powerful flow.

Lovers of cultural tourism will be able to acquire new knowledge traveling around Naryn region. One of the branches of the Great Silk Road, the medieval monuments of Tash-Rabat and Koshoy Korgon open to travelers great secrets.
In some places of Naryn region there is very frosty winter, with temperatures down to -50 degrees Celsius. Therefore, winter tourism is possible only in the northern part of the region. Skiers and snowboarders will be able to feel the charm of freeride skiing on wild mountain slopes. Feeling the pristine snow allows to appear alone with the elements and to reveal the possibilities of snowboarding and skiing.

Naryn Region