Best Time To Visit Kyrgyzstan, Currency, Language and Climate

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AI TOUR Kyrgyzstan Travel Agency welcomes our valued individual tourists or tour groups, business and travelling people all year round. The best time to visit Kyrgyzstan for tourism is all seasons of year. However, it depends on your life style, vacation, holydays schedule, seasonal needs, trip, tour and travel types and wishes.

Hiking trails: The weather in last decade of the June, and the July and August are hot. However, the season is ideal to explore the Kyrgyzstan’s mountainous areas and hiking trails that are out of bounds at other times of the year, (the high-altitude winters linger long, and bar travel through high mountain passes). If you want to visit the Kyrgyzstan main cities, towns, villages and the valleys, the best times are spring and autumn season, particularly the periods of April-May and September-October.

Kyrgyzstan winter adventures.

Kyrgyzstan offers many choices for winter tourism and adventures, including the backcountry skiing and free ride lovers. There are about 25 ski resorts in Kyrgyzstan. The one of the best winter skiing resort of the Central Asia is the Karakol Ski Base, located near the Karokol town 400 km from the Bishkek, capital city of Kyrgyz Republic. The resort offers up to 20 kilometres of slopes. In the list of the best ski resorts in Kyrgyzstan, the ski resort Toguz-Bulak is top with 2.7 out of 5 stars (equal rating: Chunkurchak). The highest ski resorts for skiing in Kyrgyzstan extend up to an altiude of 3,048 metres (Norus (Nooruz).  As per tourists reviews and the skiresort.info evaluations the top skiing resorts in Kyrgyzstan are:

CURRENCY:

KGS - Kyrgyzstani Som. The Kyrgyzstani Som is the currency of Kyrgyzstan. The currency code for Soms is KGS. Generally, the currencies such as US Dollar, Euro, Russian ruble, and Chinese Yuan are the easiest currency to exchange. Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged at commercial banks and authorized bureaux de change (located almost on every city streets) or inside of hotels and shopping mall.  Bishkek is the easiest place to exchange foreign currencies and often offers the best exchange rates. New and undamaged notes $50 or Euro 50 or larger gives the best exchange rates. However, some offices may refuse to change notes $1 and 5 $US or Euro or give you low rates. The national currency exchange rate to the USD, Euro and other foreign currencies variable depends on city or an exchange office locations and seasonal demands etc. Average rate KGS: 1 USD =69.74 KGS; 1 EUR= 79.24 KGS; 1 RUB =1.05 KGS.

Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs. Most credit cards are acceptable in hotels, shops and malls in Bishkek, and you can withdraw cash from the counter banks or ATM machines on streets. Traveller’s Cheques: limited acceptance, commission charges would be are high.  Cash is the best.

LANGUAGES:                                                                                                                                                                                        

Kyrgyz state language is Kyrgyz language, the official languages is Russian. Most young people in large cities speak English. However, if you visiting Kyrgyzstan with the AI TOUR Kyrgyzstan Travel Agency local  or English, Russian languages are not something important to worry about. The Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia office staff and tour guides are fluent in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Russian, Kyrgyz, Kazаkh and Uzbek languages. 

CLIMATE: Kyrgyzstan situated in the Central Asia, and its climate is continental with hot, dry summers in Chu and Sothern provinces and cold winters especially in Northern regions.

AI TOUR Kyrgyzstan Travel Agency will happy to assist you in summer or winter tours, travels and adventures.

To book the Kyrgyzstan summer or winter adventures, please CONTACT US.