Instructions for tourists in Kyrgyzstan

Documents and Police Controls

Kyrgyz law mandates that all travelers carry their documents, such as a passport, visa, or copies thereof. While document checks are uncommon in villages, it's essential to be prepared. In the rare event of encountering issues with police officials, contact your embassy or consulate immediately. Always present, but never hand over, your documents to a police officer. Ensure the officer is in uniform before complying with any requests. If needed, request an interpreter and a lawyer.

Do's and don'ts in Kyrgyzstan

These will help you be prepared and have a wonderful tour in multi-cultural and multi-religious country. Around 80 different ethnic groups are living in harmony. Here's a list of things to do and not do when traveling to Kyrgyzstan:

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Wildlife encounters in Kyrgyzstan

Getting up close to wildlife and birds in their natural habitat is one of the great joys of hiking. Although the number of predators, some of which are protected, is constantly increasing, aggressive or violent encounters with the population in Kyrgyzstan is very rare.

The code of conduct we have adopted is as follows: