10 Things to Keep in Mind While Travelling in Kyrgyzstan
date: 2020-02-25
  • Please respect local people‚Äôs traditions, culture and religion.
  • When entering a home, do not forget to take your shoes off.
  • Do not smoke in homes.
  • Inform your host about your meal preferences.
  • Always ask before photographing people and try to establish friendly contact before shooting.
  • Wear hiking shoes or boots, as trails are slippery and stony. Bring warm clothes and a raincoat. Weather in jailoo (pasture) may be rainy and cold, even in summertime. Always have a flashlights, sunscreen, and insect repellent.
  • Use your head! Drinking alcohol while hiking is unsafe!
  • Carry a plastic bag for litter. Pack up all non-biodegradable rubbish. Please do not drop cigarette butts or candy wrappers. High altitude vegetation is frail; avoid trampling and picking plants or flowers in quantity.
  • Leave only footprints, take only photos!