Instruction for tourists

Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyzstan) is well-developed and modern city. Here you can find whatever you need: cafe, restaurant, trunk-call office, drugstore and clinics, swimming pools and sport complexes.


It is not a problem to exchange currency in Bishkek now. There are a lot of commercial banks in Kyrgyzstan and exchange offices. Most of them are situated in Bishkek, but you can find it in other cities of Kyrgyzstan.

Plastic cards

You will not have problem with using of Plastic Card in Bishkek, Osh and Cholpon-Ata. You can get money using cash-machine. You can't use plastic card to pay.


Traveling in Asia, as elsewhere, it is also faced with unexpected and unpredictable dangers. Be well assured before you leave is an important point of your preparation.


Kyrgyzstan has four international airports in Bishkek, Osh and Issyk Kul Karakol, and seven regional airports: Isfana, Batken, Jalal Abad, Kerben, Naryn, Talas and Kazarman.

Bus stations

There are two main bus stations in Bishkek. At these bus stations you can take a minibus and get to any part of the country such as to the towns of the Chui Region as well as to Cholpon-Ata, Karakol, Naryn, Talas, Djalal-Abad, Osh etc.

Visa for Kyrgyzstan

Applying for a visa

1. The citizens of the countries listed below intending to visit Kyrgyzstan (by air or by land) up to 60 days do not need to obtain entry visa to Kyrgyzstan: