Kyrgyzstan is one of the most beautiful places on earth with andscapes ranging from walnut forests, glacial lakes and extensive fruit plantations. The mighty mountains are always present. 90% of Kyrgyzstan is above 3000 meters so it is no wonder that most tourists come for the mountains. Yet Kyrgyzstan has much more to offer than that. What do you think of Lake Issyk Kul with its golden sandy beaches? Or the metropolis Bishkek? How about centuries-old petroglyphs? And what about natural hot springs?