Welcome to Jalal-Abad Region

Kyrgyzstan’s Center for Green Adventures

Adventure Starts Here in Jalal-Abad Region

Located in Kyrgyzstan’s Western Tian-Shan Mountains and Fergana Valley, Jalal-Abad region is a destination of superlatives -- the biggest wild walnut forest in the world at Arslanbob, the largest water reservoir in Central Asia at Toktogul, the greatest collection of petroglyphs in the region at Saimaluu-Tash, and the oldest UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Kyrgyzstan at Sary-Chelek. Add to this lush valleys and dramatic mountain peaks, deep gorges and turquoise lakes, a rich biodiversity protected through a series of nature reserves and UNESCO sites, and a network of trails to help you explore it all.

Jalal-Abad region really does have everything a nature-lover and adventure traveler might want. Get in touch so that we may help you discover and experience it all.

Immerse yourself in our pristine nature. Discover our rich history and cultural diversity.  Experience our warm hospitality.

Travelers can still enjoy the feeling of exploration and adventure in Jalal-Abad.  Perfectly situated between Kyrgyzstan's two largest cities, Bishkek and Osh, visitors may stop at first to break up that long journey. However, they often stay longer because they are drawn into our pristine nature and biodiversity, warm village stays, historical and religious sites, and opportunities for outdoor adventures.

Although Jalal-Abad is an emerging overland destination, the region remains relatively undiscovered. So you’ll have its wide expanse of mountain vistas, alpine lakes, and wild forests mostly to yourself, with the exception of local shepherds you’ll meet along the way. Easily immerse yourself in nature through trekking, horseback riding, and mountain biking during the summer months and freeride skiing in the winter. After a day of exploring, retire to one of our villages where your local host will welcome you home in a traditional way -- with tea, a hearty home-cooked meal and a warm smile.

Destination Jalal-Abad is here to provide you all the information and assistance needed to experience the best of Jalal-Abad region in Kyrgyzstan. We connect you with local people, culture, and nature through our local tours and experiences. Just get in touch to start the conversation.

Saimaluu-Tash Petroglyphs Heritage Tour (2 days), Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan

HISTORICAL AND RELIGIOUS SITES

Go deep into the history of Jalal-Abad region, from the ancient nomads who roamed these lands to the Silk Road era to the modern day. Take in the ancient petroglyph drawings, visit sacred mausoleums and enjoy our cultural diversity.

Natural Attractions in Jalal-Abad Region

NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

Located in the western Tian-Shan Mountains with the Fergana Valley to the south, Jalal-Abad region is famous for its green spaces and nature reserves -- alpine lakes, gorges, rivers and wild forests. Immerse yourself in an eco-adventure paradise.

Ultimate Arslanbob Trekking Adventure, End of Trek - Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan

TREKKING AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Jalal-Abad region is located in the western Tian-Shan Mountains, a UNESCO site, and offers endless options for trekking and other outdoor adventures. Whether you want to hit the trails on foot, horseback, mountain bike or skis, Jalal-Abad region has an outdoor adventure suited to everyone.

Jalal-Abad City, Kyrgyzstan

JALAL-ABAD CITY

Jalal-Abad city is Kyrgyzstan's third largest city, but still maintains its laid back, relaxed and welcoming feel. Travelers can enjoy a few days here to explore the city's markets, parks, museums and sites before jumping off to other parts of the region.

Plov Cooking Class Market Visit in Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan

TOURS

One of the best ways to explore Jalal-Abad region's mountains, trails, diverse cultures and cuisines, and historical sites is with one of our tours. Developed by locals and delivered by locals, our trekking, horse trek, and cultural and culinary tours allow you to connect with local people and immerse yourself in our stunning nature. A travel experience you won't forget.

Get started planning your trip to Jalal-Abad region!