Taldyk Pass

Mountain passage through the Alai mountain range (3615 m), that connects Gulcha river on the north with Alai valley at the south.

Mountain passage through the Alai mountain range (3615 m), that connects Gulcha river on the north with Alai valley at the south. There is a motorway through the pass, that connects city of Osh with village of Sary-Tash , that lies in Alai valley and further goes to the border of China or Tajikistan (Osh – Irkeshtam, Osh - Horog motorway). Taldyk pass is open for automobiles all-year round, which is rare occasion for high-altitude mountain passages.

Northern side of Taldyk pass is a beautiful serpentine road. From southern side road leads to the next passage, 40 years of Kyrgyzstan (3541 m), and then finally leads to the village of Sary-Tash. On your way you can see the monument, built in honor of Jury M. Grushko that led engineering works in 1930.

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