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Departing to travel around Kyrgyzstan by means of the car rent service, tourists understand that in the country they will see a lot of beautiful alpine lakes. By the way, there are about 2000 lakes in Kyrgyzstan. The lakes that travelers will explore during the tour with rented the car service in Kyrgyzstan differ in both size and formation. For example, some of the country's lakes were formed by melting glaciers. The location of the lakes is also different, mainly they can be located at an altitude of 2500-4000 m above sea level. Nowadays, those traveling in Kyrgyzstan with the car rent service aim to see the largest lakes in the country like Issyk Kul, Son Kul and Chatyr Kul.

In this article, we will try to inform you about the most important lakes in Kyrgyzstan so that you know a little about them before you start your tour with rented the car service in the country. And so today the most popular lake that is called the pearl of Kyrgyzstan is Issyk Kul. This lake, located in the heart of the majestic Tien Shan Mountains, at an altitude of 1600m. The blue water of this lake never freezes even in winter, and therefore the lake is called Issyk Kul in translation from the Kyrgyz "warm lake". Issyk Kul is also famous for its clear water, because it takes the second place in terms of transparency after Lake Baikal among all lakes in the world. The next lake, which is also often visited by travelers during the tour with car rent service, is Son Kul. Son Kul is usually called a high-mountainous lake, which is located at an altitude of 3016 m above sea level and occupies the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. Green summer pastures and beautiful valleys surround the territory of Son Kul, through which guests of the country can walk while traveling in these places. It should also be noted that the Kajyrty and Naryn rivers flow into the Son Kul Lake. The next lake of glacial origin that travelers can see during the tour by rented the car in Kyrgyzstan is called Chatyr Kul, which is located at an altitude of 3530 m above sea level. Chatyr Kul takes its location along the Chinese border of Torugart. Traveling around Kyrgyzstan, tourists will learn about such a miracle of nature as Lake Merzbacher. This miracle lake appears and disappears every summer. In the south of Kyrgyzstan, in the biosphere reserve, there is a beautiful lake Sary Chelek, the shore of which is surrounded by dense forest. Walking along the lake, you can breathe fresh air, enjoy the transparency of the water and meet streams on the mountain slopes. Since this is a nature reserve, the territory of the lake is strictly controlled.

 

Lakes in mountain, Kyrgyzstan tours.