In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find out 40 000 rivers in Kyrgyzstan. They are impressive and always attract tourists. It is important to note that the combined length of rivers is about 150,000 km. They can drain 47 cubic km of water a year.
When you travel in Kyrgyzstan you will be told that most rivers appear due to glaciers melts. Kyrgyzstan has a lot of rivers and ready to amaze you in trip.
During tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have the opportunity to walk through beautiful rivers and enjoy landscape of transparent water. In addition you will notice streams. We are sure they will not leave you indifferent in tours in Kyrgyzstan.
Rivers in Kyrgyzstan are truly wonderful!
The first and the biggest river in Kyrgyzstan is Naryn (535 km in length). It divided into Big and Small Naryn rivers. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you will have the chance to capture unique collaboration of them. They are calm and peaceful. It is important to note that the river collects waters of several large tributaries such as the At Bashi and Kekemeren until flows into the Toktogul Reservoir and the flows south through the Fergana Range into the Fergana valley as well as flows as Syr Darya into the Aral Sea. You will find out them special when you travel in Kyrgyzstan!
Today extensive cotton farming in Uzbekistan absorbs most of its waters and thus the Aral Sea is drying up. Actually this river is very beautiful! Also its waters flow into giant Toktogul Reservoir which unite the main Bishkek-Osh road.
The Talas is another river which must visited by you in your tours in Kyrgyzstan. it is very ancient. Before traders of silk and paper used to cross this river in 751.
The Chui river is situated in the North and flows from the Naryn region, around the eastern edge of the Kyrgyz range, through Book Gorge and then the Chu valley past Bishkek and finally into Kazakhstan. The Chui river is very amazing which pass by almost all regions. It is important to note that, the valley is intensively irrigated there.
The Sary Jaz river is highly appreciated in Kyrgyzstan. It borders with the celestial Khan Tengri mountains. This river is also called "Betrayer". This river is famous of gold which flows to the China. In 2003 the government decided to make a border and close the access of gold in China.
The Chatkal river is located in the Western Tian Shan mountain range. It is another outstanding lake which will not leave anyone indifferent. The river flows through a remote valley in the extreme west of the country and into Uzbekistan. It is about 120 km. There is the border as well between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.