Karakol was included in the top five CIS resorts for active summer holidays in 2017. The data was provided by the analytical agency TourStat.
Active recreation in the mountains includes mountain hiking (trekking), jeeping, mountain biking and quad biking, horseback riding, SPA and fitness. The top five popular mountain resorts of the CIS countries include resorts in
The first place among the mountain resorts of the CIS countries among Russian tourists takes Chimbulak (Kazakhstan). The next are Shahdag (Azerbaijan), Tsaghkadzor (Armenia), Chimgan (Uzbekistan) and Karakol (Kyrgyzstan).
The rating is based on the results of the analysis of the data of the online hotel reservation systems. According to TurStat, tourists spend holidays in mountain resorts on average seven days.
The smallest tourist budget for recreation, including accommodation and meals, is in Karakol and Chimgan (less than $ 70 per day), and the most expensive holiday is in Chimbulak (more than $ 100 per day). In Shahdag — $ 90, and in Tsaghkadzor — $ 80 per day.