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  Kyrgyzstan » Tourism » Adventure Tourism » Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting


Canoeing/Kayaking/RaftingExotic way to relax while rafting in calm waters, and a totally new experience of conquering whitewater rapids. Rafting along the grassy lowlands and vertical rocks stopping in the most picturesque locations.

Possibilities in Kyrgyzstan from Levels 2 to 4. for trips starting at half a day there is the Chui river, which flows through the austere scenery of the eerie Boom canyon, just two hours from Bishkek by car, and also the nearby Chong Kemin river. Further afield and more rigorous, involving camping, are trips on the Suusamyr valley (Levels 3-4), including a trip through flooded marshlands and on the Kekemeren river (Levels 2-4), through fast-changing landscape at the western edge of Suusamyr valley.

To the west of Naryn, rafting trips go through the dramatic gorges of the Naryn river (Levels 3-4), while camping with nomads. In the autumn of 1999 a group of death-wish rafters from
Russia took on the magnificent marble canyons of the perilous Sary Jaz river – and lived to tell the tale.

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