Tourist Information in Karakol

Destination Karakol

Extremely hard-working Rakhat and Aman advise on places to stay, eat, trek and hang out. They also coordinate several excellent activities around Karakol, from Dungan Family Dinner and Sunset Yacht Cruise trips to W…
Tourist Information in Karakol

CBT Karakol

There's a pretty relaxed attitude to customer service, but Azamat is knowlegeable and extremely helpful when answering questions and helping you find the activity, accommodation or trek that suits if you push him. A…
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Turkestan Tours

Turkestan specialises in group trekking, has an 'indestructible' Ural 6WD truck-bus and is the local agent for helicopter flights (US$400) to the Inylchek base camps. Also runs mountaineering trips to Khan Tengri, h…
Guided Tours in Karakol

Kyrgyz Tour

This cooperative of young guides can arrange treks with English, French or German interpreters. Also leads five-day mountain-biking trips to Barskoön via Saruu, Juuku Pass and Ara-Bel Valley (you must bring your own…
Tourist Information in Karakol


Run by student volunteers from the nearby language faculty, this handy office sells 100som city maps, postcards (25som), 400som trekking maps, and has stacks of brochures and information booklets on various accommod…
Mountaineering in Karakol

Extreme Tour

Based in the same building as Karakol's best-equipped (and most visually striking) mountaineering-equipment shop, this professional company offers a range of treks, serious climbs and transfers. Contact Igor.
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This no-nonsense operator organises some of the most reliable horse trekking in the Ak-Suu region. Be sure to confirm all details in writing, however, as price breakdowns don't include line-by-line info.
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Visit Karakol

This tour agent organises the standard range of cultural tours and a wide range of outdoor options including trekking and horse trips. They can also arrange border permits from US$30.
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Guided treks, horse trips, biking and skiing. Equipment rental available.
Post in Karakol

Post & Telephone Office

Post office.