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Karakol Gorge

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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great place for a walk. We saw the broken heart rock. Very pleasant place and off the beaten track, need a 4 x 4 vehicle

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Davancar
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was a nice george to drive up and see the great scenery of the area. You get to see broken Heart Rock and there was a wedding going on at the time. There is also some great local honey meed to try and buy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a fairly basic gorge which unfortunately can only be walked via a dirt road for the majority of it. There is not much 'real' hiking and you are frequently trailed or beset upon by people trying to get you to buy pictures with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Karakol Gorge has it all, wilderness, wildlife, adventure and amazing scenery everywhere you look. We did some hiking in the gorge last summer and would recommend to anyone with an adventurers spirit and as many people as you will encounter along the way, they...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 24 May 2018

It is so nice and refreshing to go trekking without a line of people. This part of the world is still not a huge destination and I could't have been any happier!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After our stay in Karakol we decided to head back to Almaty via 'the mountain route' Not at all advisable unless you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle - which we didn't! - However, we decided to have an adventure and travelled the mountain Gorge. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

One of the most beautiful hiking place I have ever been. We did 4 days hike and it was amazing! We met only few people so it gives to area wilder face.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Loubik2016
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Having driven up several valleys in the Karakol area, this one I find one of the most remarkable. I thought around every corner was yet another picturesque moment. I would prefer to hike single-track trails than the two-track road, but vehicles were relatively infrequently. Locals...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank SaliJill
Reviewed 25 June 2017

There are choices here, you can walk from Karakol into the gorge (remember you will have to pay entrance fee for the park at some point), but then you will probably not make it up to big mountain meadows at the end (would be a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Kees1966
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We travelled the gorges with the objective to look at the base of Karakol Peak and ski the area. In April with still snow on the ground, and several river crossings, horses is the best way to reach our base camp. We did not see...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank bbagneres
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