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Stunning location, great experience

I went to Kol Suu as a part of a 3-day trip in September 2016 organised by Kubat Tour. I stayed in... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Ewa S
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London, United Kingdom
Remote, but absolutely amazing!

It's far away from Bishkek, near the border with China, and you need special border zone permit in... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Kalpak_Travel
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Nussbaumen, Switzerland
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Mar 9, 2018
“Stunning location, great experience”
Jan 30, 2017
“Remote, but absolutely amazing!”
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Kol Suu is a spectacular glacial lake set in a rocky canyon whose shear sides drop almost straight down into the lake. It's difficult to get to, but is one of the most beautiful spots in all of Kyrgyzstan. It is located in the southeast of Naryn...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I went to Kol Suu as a part of a 3-day trip in September 2016 organised by Kubat Tour. I stayed in a yurt and did a horse trek to the lake with Miedar (the yak shepherd and yurt's owner). Miedar and his assistant are...More

4  Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

It's far away from Bishkek, near the border with China, and you need special border zone permit in order to pass a checkpoint. But even after the check-point it's still a few hours driving by 4x4 car until you get there. Not far from the...More

1  Thank Kalpak_Travel
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We drove to the lake by ourselves in our rented Land Cruiser. The road was though, but doable by ourselves. We stopped at the yurt camp, since we spend the night there. From the camp we took some horses up to the lake which is...More

5  Thank DJ v
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was for me the most beautiful and scenic place in Kyrgyzstan. Drive from Naryn took 5 hours and the scenery was stunning all the way with lovely marmots running on hills. We left Naryn after 8 am, but if you want to do the...More

3  Thank Vanja K
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Amazing place, and some wonderful scenery on the way from Naryn! We walked from the yurt camps to the lake (2h one way), but most people take a horse or go by car (unfortunately, the cars take away the magic...). If you walk, make sure...More

2  Thank Gazpacho5246
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Kol Suu or also called Kel Suu Lake. This place was absolutely stunning! I saw friends' pics in summer and was inspired to go the first chance I would get. Little did I know that chance would come in winter when everything was frozen over,...More

1  Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Worth the long driving. Be sure to tell your drivers to go all the way to the lake- its possible. Check the weather and come when its sunny.

4  Thank Adventurer660124
Reviewed 29 June 2016

You have to make it here!! As a volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, this has been on the top of my list for awhile. It's tough to make it here, but entirely worth it. Make sure to get passes to go to this area of Kyrgyzstan, a...More

2  Thank Tamlyn S
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Best place in At-Bashy region. Long drive and rough roads, but worth the trip! Stay at a yurt camp close to this amazing location. Hike, explore, or kayak in the mountains. Clean, pristine, and peaceful destination.

4  Thank tamara b
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Kol Suu is a spectacular glacial lake set in a rocky canyon whose shear sides drop almost straight down into the lake. It's difficult to get to, but is one of the most beautiful spots in all of Kyrgyzstan. It is located in the southeast...More

4  Thank Mnbiker
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