Glaciers

If you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will need to rent a car to find glaciers which never melt at the highest altitudes. Glaciers are covered with snow and ice, which remains U-shaped valleys. During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see streams which go by the mountain's way.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan on cars for rent, you will see many glaciers or "Ice Rivers" with 3cm and 40 cm width, sometimes they become less. Glaciers appear due to landslides and heavy snow that take 8100 square km and consist 30% of the Kyrgyz territory. Actually, the Glaciers occupies 4% of the surface.

In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see Enilchek Glacier which divided into Northern and Southern parts among the Peak Pobeda and Khan Tengri. You can easily find the Ak-Sai and Adygene in Ala Archa National Park, because they located near Bishkek city. We recommend you to take 2 or 3 days for trekking in your tour in Kyrgyzstan in the car rent company. In addition, the glaciers took almost 580 billion cubic meters of water, which is possible to cover the territory of Kyrgyzstan with the depth of 3m.



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