Glaciers in Kyrgyzstan
We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan and share special information about glaciers. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be amazed by snow which never melts on them. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and find beautiful valley glaciers which are formed in U-shaped valleys and hanging streams. They are very beautiful!
In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see amazing valley glaciers which are possible to move at a rate of between 3 and 40 cm a day. Usually it depends on size of width, thickness as well as slope of the valley. Seeing edges, you may see fresh fallen snow. Generally speaking, snow may cover 8100 square kilometers. It is about 30% of the total land area of Kyrgyzstan as well as glaciers cover about 4% of the total surface area of Kyrgyzstan.
During your tour in Kyrgyztsan, you will have opportunity to see mesmerizing the Enilchek Glacier, which divided into Northern and Southern in the Peak Pobeda/Khan Tengri massif in the Eastern Tien Shan.
You are going to see nearest glaciers in tour in Kyrgyzstan as the Ak-Sai and Adygene in Ala Archa National Park. We recommend you to take additional days in your tours in Kyrgyzstan and enjoy holidays! In general, glaciers cover 580 billion cubic meters of water which is enough to fulfill the whole of Kyrgyzstan to a depth of 3m.