Kyrgyzstan, officially known as the Kyrgyz Republic, is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. It shares borders with Kazakhstan to the north, China to the east, Tajikistan to the south-west and Uzbekistan to the west. The country’s capital and largest city is Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan has a total road network length of around 34,000 kilometers, of which only around 8,000 kilometers are paved. The majority of the road network is made up of gravel roads and dirt tracks, with some being accessible only by 4×4 vehicles. There are only a few expressways in the country.
Despite the challenges posed by the road conditions, Kyrgyzstan is a popular destination for walking, cycling and hiking enthusiasts. The country has a diverse landscape of mountains, lakes, and valleys that offer breathtaking views and opportunities for adventure. Visitors can hike in the Tian Shan mountain range, cycle around Lake Issyk-Kul or trek through the rugged terrain of the Alay Mountains.
To make the most of your walking, cycling or hiking trip in Kyrgyzstan, it is essential to have detailed topographical maps. GarminWorldmaps offers a range of maps specifically designed for outdoor activities in Kyrgyzstan. These maps provide accurate and up-to-date information on the country’s terrain, trails, and points of interest, including campsites, water sources, and scenic viewpoints.
With the help of GarminWorldmaps and your GPS device, you can navigate with confidence through the diverse landscape of Kyrgyzstan. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a casual cyclist, Kyrgyzstan offers unforgettable experiences for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts. So pack your bags, grab your GPS, and get ready to explore the natural beauty of Kyrgyzstan.