Kyrgyz Self-drive rules

Kyrgyzstan is a country of interesting culture which is seen in the existence of special self-drive rules. These rules must be followed by all who travel in Kyrgyzstan. In case you follow everything you are offered your tour will be going without any difficulties and complications. So, we are glad to present you the rules for you to know how you should drive in the country in the course of your tour:

  • First you should take a car for rent earlier before in case you travel on your own. Or you can take a tour which is going to be organized by our company, just for you to start a tour along self-drive routes with the following of self-drive rules. Remember that the season of travelling is from June, 20 up to September, 20. And the tour, the hotel, the car must be rented in advance.
  • In case you have rented the car, the drive must be more than 18 and less than 64. In other case you will be punished by the members of the police. In the course of a tour traveled in Kyrgyzstan you must follow all the rules of the country.
  • On arriving you are recommended to exchange the money, though in our company you can pay with any currency - som, euro and dollar. Being in a tour along the country you need to have national currency.
  • For your tour to start you rent a car and pay a deposit of 400$. It will be surely returned if you return the car in the same condition. In case some unpredictable event had happened, the deposit is going to cover part of the repair, the other part is covered by the insurance company.
  • Starting to travel in the country you should know that there are certain limits - mileage and territorial. The first means you can cover 300km in a day, the second says you can travel along Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Though in case you decide to make a visit of the other country, the neighbor of Kyrgyzstan, you need to pay 50$ insurance for a tour.
  • During tours in Kyrgyzstan you may notice the existence of traffic rules like in any other country. In the course of travelling in the country you are obliged to follow all of the rules, like the local residents do. It is obligatory to give way to the pedestrians, to follow speed limits of 40-60 km/h in the city and 90km/h between the villages. And of course when you travel from one city to the other, from region to region, you must turn on your headlights.
  • In case an accident happened, inform our managers and members of the police. Write down names of all involved and make sure there are witnesses.
  • When your tour comes to an end, you are recommended to return the car with the same amount of fuel. If it is impossible, you will pay for it as it is prescribed in the contract.