The administrative center of the Issyk-Kul region, Karakol city, is located directly at the foot of Terskey Ala-Too square, 12 km from the coast of Issyk-Kul Lake. The population of the city is about 65 thousand peoples.
Karakol is located in a place with a unique climate influenced by the lake and the mountains of Tien Shan. It is easy to breathe and feel the extraordinary comfort and tranquility there.
The city is famous for its alleys, lined with tall poplars and silver apple orchards. You can evaluate the architectural masterpieces belonging to different cultures (Trinity Orthodox Church, Dungan mosque, etc.). From this place it is good to start a trip to the nearby mountains and caves. In warm time of the year it is extremely popular with walking tours and winter - with skiing.