Welcome to Karakol

A dusty grid of treelined streets, Karakol has limited sights but is a good base from which to access some of Central Asia's best skiing and most gloriously accessible Alpine treks. The town couldn't really be called beautiful, but does offer clear-day backdrops of snowy peaks contrasted against the old blue shutters and whitewashed walls of some remnant gingerbread houses. These houses recall the town's Russian-era... Read More

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