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Don't forget to obtain the Border zone permit

Updated: 5 days ago

Kyrgyzstan border zone permit

Some of destinations are within the Kyrgyz Border Zone. To go over there requires a Frontier Border zone permit which is issued by the Kyrgyz authorities via tour operator.

The Border Zone is a strip of about 50km established along the Kyrgyz-Chinese Border: 

Issyk Kul region:


Karkara valley




Inylchek area,

Northern face of Terskey Range,

From Ak-Suu in the East to Dzhuuku in the West,



Naryn region:

Aksay valley

Kel-Suu Lake

Chatyr-Kol lake



Osh region:

Achiktash (Lenin Peak) 


Chuy region:

Aksai glacier of Ala-Archa valley.


Non urgent  - 30 euro per person (processing period - 15 working days) 

Urgent - 65 euro per person (processing period - 3-5 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 2500 som

+ Send us please detailed route, terms (date from - to) and scanned copy  of your passport in jpg file in good quality on e-mail:


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