Chuy region is located on the north of Kyrgyzstan and it is considered the most developed region of the country. Bishkek, the capital of the country, is situated here, so Chuy, in fact, is the center where most economic, human and traffic resourses are concentrated. The region borders with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the North. You can easily get from Kazakhstan to Chui region and then to any point of the Kyrgyz Republic by car.
Another great wealth of Chuy region is its wonderful nature. Here, among majestic mountain ranges such as Kyrgyz Ala-Too and Zailiyski Alatau concentrated a lot of valleys and gorges. They merge to form one great valley which attracts a number of outdoor enthusiasts here. Ala-Archa, Alamedin, Kegety, Konorchek and Suusamyr are only small parts of a large number of beautiful gorges and valleys, where people recreate their weekend.
Natural Park Ala-Archa offers great opportunities for mountain climbers. Here situated some peaks with height of 4000-5000 m, and formed a special base camp. Stories about climbing to the glacier Ak-Sai, or the picturesque Korona Peak are often told with proud among fans of mountain tourism.
Those who like competing with waters will appreciate the opportunities for rafting. The process of rafting down the wild rivers Chu and Chon-Kemin, with their steep rapids, can last up to ten hours, will give you an extraordinary boost of energy and adrenaline.
In Suusamyr Valley with its unique sceneries you can try many kinds of recreation, such as ecotourism, horseback riding, trekking, paragliding, living on jailoo with kumys therapy.
Winter hiking is also gaining popularity now. Tours along the snow-covered foothills of the Kyrgyz ridge often include elements of not only hiking and trekking, but also cultural tourism. It means that on your way you can get acquainted with spiritual and material culture of Kyrgyz people in some settlements.