Transfer in Bishkek
Bishkek is the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic. The city is situated in the Chuy Valley at the piedmont of the Tian Shan, the picturesque part of the country. The Ala-Archa and the Alamedin rivers go through Bishkek.
How to get to Bishkek? You can go by bus from Almaty (Kazakhstan), large towns of Siberia such as Omsk and Novosibirsk and from Kashgar (China). Prices and the schedule change depending on a season. You can get there by train but the prices for the economy class will be more expensive than the plane. Moreover, the route will take a long time. The airport of Bishkek is within 32 kilometres of the city. Near the only terminal, there are minibuses, small buses and taxi in Bishkek. Anyway, the most comfortable way to get to the hotel is to book a transfer.
What you can see in Bishkek: There are not so many cultural sights and tourists in the city. Nevertheless, it is worth to visit the biggest Mosque in Central Asia which was built in 2018, Frunze Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts. In addition, the orthodox temple was built at the end of 40th of the XX century that was unusual for the Soviet era. There are municipal buildings, the Philharmonia and the theatre in the main prospect Chuy. You can see all of these sights in one day renting a car with a driver in Bishkek. If you speak Russian, you won’t be confused with the language divide.
All the main sights of Bishkek are situated out of the city. Nature is incredible in Kirgizia. The lake Issyk-Kul is 6th deepest lake in the world. The Sulayman Mountain is in the list of UNESCO. The Tian Shan slants are sometimes compared to the Alps. Tourists often take guided tours abroad to breathe the mountain air and enjoy the landscape. While going by train to the national parks, you will see various yurts where it is worth to taste the local cuisine: pilaf, Laghman (lamian), chorba and manty. In the mountains, the cuisine is much tastier as it is cooked by local people who will meet you with the hospitality in this friendly country.