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Grigorievsk Gorge (Kyrgyz name Chon Ak-Suu) is located on the northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake, 60 kilometers from Cholpon-Ata city near the village of Grigorievka. The valley of Chon-Ak-Suu descends to Issyk-Kul from the Kungei Ala-Too mountain range. The length of the gorge is 35 km Grigorievsk Gorge is considered as one of the most famous part of Issyk-Kul. Healing and saturated air, green mountain slopes covered with Tien-Shan firs, noise of mountain rivers, high-mountain lakes, alpine meadows, picturesque mountain landscapes are the reason of attraction of tourists to Issyk-Kul. Here y..
The Issyk-Kul lake is nonfreezing mountain miracle of tectonic origin located in the deep intermountain hollow between Kungey Ala-Too spurs and Terskey-Ala-Too ridge on the 1609 m altitude above the sea level. Mountain ridges protect the lake from cold air from the north and from hot breath of desert from the south. Therefore the local climate is warm and soft – here exhausting heat and strong frosts don’t happen. Issyk Kul is one of the biggest and most beautiful high-mountain lakes of the world (it has 170 km length and 70 km width, being the second-largest mountain lake in the world afte..
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