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National Park in Sayram-Ugam National Park

Aksu Canyon

This spectacular canyon, 50m deep in places, is typically reached on horseback or on foot from Darbaza. One 24km-long route passes through forest where there are plenty of opportunities for birdwatching. The cliffs …
Canyon in Sayram-Ugam National Park

Kaskasu Canyon

A day-long trip from Kaskasu village and a 10km to 15km hike or horse ride is a good way to explore the ancient burial mounds and the beautiful Lake Susingen (1907m) that disappears every summer, turning into a moun…
Lake in Sayram-Ugam National Park

Susingen Lake

This high-mountain lake empties at the end of June when the ice blocking its outlet melts, and does not fill again until the winter freeze; horse trips cost around 15,000/25,000T per day for one/two people including…