Border zone permit - online
Some of destinations are within the Kyrgyz Border Zone. To go over there requires a Frontier Permit which is issued by the Kyrgyz authorities via touroperator.
The Border Zone is a strip of about 50km established along the Kyrgyz-Chinese Border:
Issyk Kul region:
Northern face of Terskey Range,
From Ak-Suu in the East to Dzhuuku in the West,
Achiktash (Lenin Peak)
Aksai glacier of Ala-Archa valley.
Non urgent - 30 euro per person (processing period - 15 working days)
Urgent - 60 euro per person (processing period - 2-5 working days)
Please indicate which region you need: one or several regions, price will stay the same.
Please note that the permit is a physical piece of paper which has to be carried in original (Stamps and signatures). You have to pick up the permit in Karakol at Arista office or we send it to your hotel / guesthouse in Bishkek. We can send the permit to Osh, please add 15 euro.
+ Send us please detailed route, terms (date from - to) and scanned copy of your passport in jpg file in good quality on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org