The pearl Terskey Ala-Too, hidden high in the mountains, is a glacial lake Ala-Kul (in Kyrgyz - "motley lake").
It is located at an altitude of 3532 meters in the pass of the same name. The lake is small: with an area less than 1.5 square km., but the depth can reach over 70 m. Lake Ala-Kul is like in colorful bowl of rocky ridges with white tops. To get to the lake capable with two ways: through the pass, or from the bottom, traveling from the valley Altyn Arashan. Alpine cold, bright shining sun and the rocky shores of Lake Ala-Kul allow the traveler to feel like somewhere on the edge of the world, in the realm of peace and tranquility.