Tours in Kyrgyzstan as well as car rent service are all based on travelling along lakes of our country. Lakes in Kyrgyzstan are estimated to be about 2000 and the area of them is 6836 km2. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan on car for rent you can make a visit of lakes of different area and altitude. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan on rented car you always travel at high altitudes. Due to the fact that our country is surrounded by mountains all lakes are located in mountains.
As for well-known lakes which you can take in consideration in the course of a tour are Issyk Kul, Son Kul and Chatyr Kul. But anyway there are other ones. For you we have decided to outline main lakes of our country as it is necessary to know them before starting a tour:
Issyk Kul - is the lake in Kyrgyzstan that is the most visited one by all travelling in the country. It is known to be the pearl of the country at the altitude of 1600 m above sea level. The lake is connected with the legend that is given to all who travel here. It says that there was the town. This part of the legend is truth as at the bottom of the lake there were found ruins of the ancient town. Then the great earthquake happened with taking the whole city and the lives of all the people. But some girls were not in town and when they saw ruins they were crying so bitterly that filled the crack. This one and other legends you will hear in the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan.
Son Kul - is the other famous lake which is visited during tours in Kyrgyzstan as it is the second largest lake in Central Asia. Located at the altitude of 3016m it shows us incredible landscapes and emerald green pastures, amazing lake and bright sun.
Sary Chelek - is the lake located in the National Park. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan and make a decision to visit this lake, you will see the impossibility as the access is closed as the lake is literally the flooded valley.