Rivers in Kyrgyzstan
When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to see more than 40 000 rivers and streams in the country. In general, they cover about 150,000 km and drain 47 cubic km of water every year.
In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will learn that, glaciers appear due to heavy rain and melts of glaciers.
It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and to find beautiful mountains streams which are not much navigable. In the course of tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to enjoy beautiful landscape and background among rivers. We think that, it is the best time to travel in summer and get inspiration of them!
Our travellers like asking questions, we sometimes cannot provide answer, for example, the rate of flow along the River Naryn which usually depends on different stages and can get 535 km.
During your tours in Kyrgyztsan, you will be impressed by the River Naryn, which is considered to be the longest river in Kyrgyzstan. Its length is about 535 km. This river is considered to be historical which is formed by the Big and Little Naryn Rivers. It is important to note that, Naryn city collects the waters of several large tributaries as the At Bashi and Kekemeren until flows into the Toktogul Reservoir and the flows south breaking through the Fergana Range into the Fergana valley and then flows as Syr Darya into the Aral Sea.
Today, cotton farming in Uzbekistan almost takes all waters and results the Aral Sea dry. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have an amazing chance to walk around town and see the giant Toktogul Reservoir in the main Bishkek-Osh road. We are sure that, you will love it in your tours in Kyrgyzstan!
The Talas is an ancient river due to its connection on the banks of the river in 751, where the Chinese passed the defeat due to Westwards expansion opening secrets of the manufacture of paper and silk.
The Chui river is situated in the North. During your tour in Kyrgyztsan, you will find its waters flowing to Naryn region, around the eastern edge of the Kyrgyz Hrebet, through Book Gorge and then the Chu valley past Bishkek and ending in the deserts of Kazakhstan. It is said that, the river flowed out of lake by several kilometers. If you are in Bishkek, you can see the Southern flank of the valley is formed by the Kyrgyz mountain range as well as the northern flank by the gentle Jalanash hill Kazakhstan.
The Sary Jaz river is formed from the slopes of the Khan Tengri massif and borders with Chinese peaks. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that, there were rumors to build the border between them in 2003.
The Chatkal is an outstanding river, which is located in the Western Tian Shan mountain range. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan and visit this lake, you will find flowing in the west of the country and into Uzbekistan. It is important to note that, this lake is watered by the 120 km long mountain range of the Chandalash range. As you can see, rivers in Kyrgyzstan are famous for its depths and views which will not leave anyone indifferent!