Snowshoeing in Kyrgyzstan

Discover the wild mountains and rugged terrain of Central Asia on some snowshoes!

Explore the Tian Shan or tramp around outside Bishkek when you head out on your snowshoes in Kyrgyzstan. Enjoy stunning views, get the chance to see rare wildlife and explore nature as you go. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Snowshoeing trips in Kyrgyzstan. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Snowshoeing in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a bit of a hidden gem in Central Asia. Not very many people head out here, especially in the winter, which means you might have large tracts of wilderness in this rugged place all to yourself on your snowshoeing adventure. There is no better way to disconnect from the modern world then heading out into the unknown and discovering something new and special.


Good to know:

Country Code:



Som (KGS)


Kyrgyz, Russian

Best time to visit:

December to April

What’s the weather like?

During the winter, the average daily temperatures in Kyrgyzstan hover right around freezing. Temperatures decrease as you gain elevation to well-below freezing. Snow is also fairly common, with an average of between 25 to 33 millimeters of snow falling each month

How to get there:

Any trip to Kyrgyzstan begins with a flight into the Manas International Airports (FRU) in the capital of Bishkek, which offers direct flights from Moscow, St Petersburg, Istanbul and Dubai among others. From here, you will be able to take a bus to your final destination. However, many guides offer to meet you here and arrange transport

More info about Snowshoeing in Kyrgyzstan:

The rugged and varied terrain of Kyrgyzstan lends itself to snowshoeing. Whether you only have a few days, a week or an entire month or more, there are plenty of options. The Suusavyr Valley in the Tian Shan, with its stunning alpine scenery and old Soviet army bases, is one popular spot to explore on your snowshoes. You could easily spend a week or more here. Jyrgalan Valley and Irdyk Gorge are two other excellent and scenic spots to practice the sport. You’ll need at least a week to explore both of these. If you have less time than that then heading out to Ala Archa National Park will yield great scenery and only take a day or so. Regardless of what you want or need, you’re bound to find it in Kyrgyzstan

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