Flora in Kyrgyzstan
Guests of the country always make a notice of the beauty of flora of our Kyrgyzstan and they usually want to come back and repeat their tour. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you may notice that in the north of the country there are bushes and forests and in the south you will be met by deserts and semi-deserts. A great variety of forests you can see on rented cars at the bottoms of the mountains.
Travelling in Kyrgyzstan you are recommended to pay your attention to a great amount of plants growing in the country. These plants are important to be investigated as some of them wild ones and may do hurt travelers on cars rent. That is why before starting a tour in Kyrgyzstan please pay your attention to the following information:
There are about 600 wild plants like rhubarb, saltwort, and barberries. And 200 kinds of medical plants - coltsfoot, sea buckthorn, St John's wort, horsetail, Turkestan thermopsis and origanum. Wandering about forests in the course of travelling in Kyrgyzstan you will meet tulips, edelweiss, Siberian fir, Schrenk's fir, juniper. The latter is rather popular among local population and may be clearly seen when you are in a tour in Kyrgyzstan as the people burn it for the smoke to make evil spirits to get away.
Making a tour in Kyrgyzstan where there are a lot of significant places and just interesting sites to be visited, we recommend making a visit of the natural forest Arslanbob. Here you can listen to various legends connected to walnut, and the place in the whole. Moreover you can notice that not only walnuts grow in the forest but also pear, apple, cherry.