Son Kul lake

You can't imagine tours in Kyrgyzstan without alpine Son Kol lake which will be visited by all who rent a car. In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it between two ridges at an altitude of 3000 m above sea level. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will notice that guests need to turn to car rent companies and that the lake length is 29 km and 18 kilometers in width reaching 22 m depth. If you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will be inspired by the beauty of this lake. Around the lake, you will find outstanding nature, rich by trees and flowers. Green meadows covering the long fields and pastures. Son Kul lake is incredible by its transparent water and landscape. You are going to forget everything if you visit this lake in your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Seasons change the color of the water making it purple, blue sometimes yellow and orange. It depends on climate change. We recommend you to travel in Kyrgyzstan in summer or late spring for seeing the whole beauty of Son Kul lake. If you visit it in winter, you will see ice layers on the lake, which will last almost 130 - 160 days. And cars for rent in winter are cheaper than in the summer. In the course of your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told many legends about lake. One of them says that there was khan who wanted all beautiful girls to his harem, but they were suffered a lot and didn't want to be slavers. They decided to unbridle mountains and destroy khan's castle by flood, thus how Son Kul lake formed.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will find 66 kinds of fish. Son Kul lake still not discovered yet and you will fund many researches there. Before, there were not fish, but then people decided to acclimatize them. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told that almost 100 tons of fish are caught every year. Son Kul lake is perfect for the summer holidays, where you will enjoy by the nature and mountains. You will have opportunity to spend your nights in yurts and drink mare's milk. It is worth to travel in Kyrgyzstan and visit this unique lake. We believe that you will get amazed by rare flowers and green trees in your tour in Kyrgyzstan.