Plan the ultimate adventure to Kyrgyzstan with our handy travel guide. Check out the best places to visit and the best time to visit them. Discover how to get your visa and learn about the currency, cuisine and much more with our top travel tips.

Traditional Kyrgyzstan yurts in the countryside

Best Places To Visit

Our pick of the top destinations to include on your visit to Kyrgyzstan

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Best Time to Visit

Plan your visit to Kyrgyzstan with our guide to the weather and seasons

Visas

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for Kyrgyzstan and information on getting your visa

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Top tips for those wanting to know about the currency, cuisine and more in Kyrgyzstan

Overland truck in Central Asia

About Overlanding

Find out what to expect on an Overland Adventure in Kyrgyzstan with this guide

Get to know Kyrgyzstan

Recommended Reading

  • Jamilia
    by Chingiz Aitmatov
  • Shadow of the Silk Road
    by Colin Thubron
  • Restless Valley
    by Philip Shishkin
Did you know...?

Facts about Kyrgyzstan

  • Kyrgyzstan is one of the least crowded countries in the world, with just 29.5 residents for each square kilometre of land.
  • 80 percent of the country is covered by the mountainous Tian Shan region, with the highest point being Jengish Chokusu, at 7,439 metres.
  • Kyrgyzstan has its own White House in the capital city Bishkek which holds the country's seat of government.

Kyrgyzstan Travel Advice

We keep up to date with the latest travel guidance for Kyrgyzstan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Our travellers' safety is of the upmost importance and we recommend that you check for the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.