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We were lucky enough to get to Chatyr-Kul Lake when we were in the area last summer and it really... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
JGDynamo
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Canada
Active adventure on foot or horseback from Tash Rabat

It is really an adventure, weather is unpredictable, it can snow any time of the year, and if you... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were lucky enough to get to Chatyr-Kul Lake when we were in the area last summer and it really is a heavenly place. It is a beautiful lake, huge area for a bird sanctuary so access is a bit limited to actually go to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 31 January 2017

It is really an adventure, weather is unpredictable, it can snow any time of the year, and if you decide to do the trek on foot it is quite a tough day. At Chatyr Kul there are a few nice but simple yurts where you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We hiked from Tash Rabat to the lake and back in 2 days on our own, no guide, no horses, just us, a map and the tent. It took us 7 h to get there (to the lake itself) and 5 h to walk back....More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Gazpacho5246
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Chatyr- Kul is a wonderful mountain top lake that is not definitely a final destination point, but rather a great destination if you wish to hike or horseback from Tash Rabat. You cannot get close to the lake as it's preserved for birds and researching....More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank tamara b
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Chatyr-Kul is an alpine lake near the Chinese border. Some of the shore is a bird sanctuary, so it's forbidden to get nearer than about a half a kilometer to much of the shore. There are a couple of yurt camps on the south shore--CBT-Naryn...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Mnbiker
Reviewed 5 July 2015

"Heavenly Lake" - is located on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China. Lake is located between the ranges "Bashi" and "Torugart-Too" at an altitude of 3530 meters above sea level. The lake area is 153.5 square kilometers, and the volume of water - 610 million...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Arturas D
1 April 2016|
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I believe essentially yes, it's a long route where you pass At-Bashy villages, and travel down Silk road towards Tourogat Pass and turn into the off-roads to get to the lake. I know you must have proper documents, and proper... More
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