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Rock Climbing in Kyrgyzstan

Dominated by the mountains that surround the country, Kyrgyzstan is a veritable rock climbing paradise!

From the highly mountainous and rugged terrain that dominates the country, to the beautiful valleys and lakes that dot the highly-populated lowlands, Kyrgzstan is seemingly tailor-made for outdoor activities. The country is land-locked and bordered by China, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, and is an interesting melting pot of cultures also influenced by its relative geographical isolation. Take advantage of the near-limitless opportunities to engage in rock climbing trips, while also exploring this highly rural country with a fascinating history, well off the beaten path, and an enigma waiting to be unlocked.  

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is still a relatively isolated and unknown country, located in the middle of Central Asia and its population still very rural. Visiting this country will be a truly unique experience that not may people can say they have done, and the fact it is very mountainous is advantageous to experiencing some fantastic rock climbing.


Good to know:

Country Code



Kyrgyzstani som


Kyrgyz and Russian

How to get there

Flights to Bishkek from most major Eastern European and Central Asian hubs

Best time to visit

April to September, when the weather is warmest, as Winter is too bitterly cold


Bitterly cold in Winter, with temperatures frequently dropping well below freezing. Can be very hot in Summer, with temperatures hitting the high 30's celsius

More info about Rock Climbing in Kyrgyzstan:

Previously under Soviet rule until 1991, and also a key component of the Silk Road long ago, Kyrgyzstan is still a relatively new country for tourists to visit, and thus it is ripe for exploration. The numerous rugged mountain ranges that litter the country make it a veritable rock climbers paradise, as the many options and low crowds compared to other rock climbing hot spots mean conditions are ideal! There are rock climbs available for people of all abilities, from beginner to expert, making it a fun place for groups! The complex and riveting history of the country can best be read about in the capital city, Bishkek, an emerging urban area. Summer is the best time to visit, due to the bitterly cold temperatures in Winter, so pack appropriate clothing to maximize your enjoyment!

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