Places to visit » Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan » Ala Archa
Ala Archa is one of the most beautiful gorges in Kyrgyzstan. It is situated just 45 km from Bishkek city. Ala Archa means Bright Juniper. There are many trees of this kind. The gorge is situated on the altitude of 2100 meters above sea level. There is a mountain river that flows along the whole gorge. You can have a trek there to a mountain Ak Sai waterfall. It takes about two and a half hours to reach it. Also you can have a light walk along the gorge enjoying the amazing nature of that place.