This is a favored destination for tourists from all over the world. Altyn-Arashan (Golden Spa) is a valley and mountain resort near Karakol and Issyk Kul Lake, northeastern Kyrgyzstan.
It is said to "include three groups of nitric thermals springs on the right side of the Arashan River, 20 km southeast of Karakol Mountain, situated in a picturesque forest landscape at an altitude of 2350-2435 meters. The resort has numerous wooden sheds, which contain hot sulfurous pools to cure various ailments. The resort is set in a botanical research area called the Arashan State Nature Reserve, which has about 20 snow leopards and a several bears.
It lies along a trekking route from Teploklyuchenka (Ak-Suu). It is a hot spring development set in an alpine valley, containing the 5020 meter Peak Palatka in its southern part.
Not recommended for people who have cardiovascular diseases and pressure (low and high).
Duration of tour: 5-6 hours
Payment for hot springs: 200 som
The price of transportation, driver/guide need to confirm:
- Transfer of selected category
- Collective photos for the memory
- Coffee/tea during the tour
Lunch is not included to the price. 300 KGS lunch boxes per person.