Ala-Archa gorge is one of the most visited gorges around Bishkek. It attracts many tourists both beginners and experienced trekkers as well. And also Ala-Archa gorge is very popular among mountaineers and climbers. This is the most popular place for climbing in ex-soviet countries.
Belogorka Gorge is in 80 km from the city of Bishkek. The road to the waterfall runs along the river bank and takes 1.5-2 hours on foot. During a fascinating journey, tourists can enjoy the wonderful mountain scenery, get acquainted with the local flora, and admire the carpet of fresh green grass and bright mountain flowers.
Tamga gorge is the nearest to Tamga Guest House and most accessible place for hiking and trekking tours. The name of this gorge was given by the stone Tamga-Tash. More than a thousand years ago, Tibetan script was engraved on this stone, and they were perfectly preserved to this day.
An excursion to the Barskoon gorge starts from the Tamga village. There is a road leading over the pass Barskoon (3754 m) to the highland valley of the Inner and Central Tien Shan called Arabel valley(3800m). The purpose of the excursion is to visit two magnificent waterfalls: "The cup of Manas", "Jump of Snow Leopard". Drive up to Arabel plateau and walk there.
Excursion to the Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge starts from Tamga village. Chon-Kyzyl-Suu in kyrgyz language means "big red water". The gorge got its name due to the color of water in the lower reaches of the river where from turquoise smoothly changes into red due to the color of the soil. The Chon-Kyzyl-Suu gorge is amazingly beautiful.
Jety-Oguz gorge (the name in Kyrgyz means "seven bulls") is located in the Terskey Ala-Too ridge. It is located in 25 km from the city of Karakol. The gorge is 37 km long. Jety-Oguz gorge is covered with lush vegetation and got its name due to the ridge of red rocks "Seven Bulls".