Analytical agency TurStat compiled a ranking of the best CIS cities for summer travels. Bishkek entered the top 10 best destinations recommended for visiting.
It is noted that the ranking was compiled based on the analysis of the popularity of tourist trips in the summer 2018. The leaders in the ranking are Baku (Azerbaijan), Minsk (Belarus) and Almaty (Kazakhstan).
According to TurStat, tourists come to CIS cities in summer on average for 2 days and then have a rest at the Caspian Sea resorts in Baku, on Naroch Lake in Belarus, at the mountain resort Chimbulak in Almaty, at Borovoe resort in Kazakhstan, on Issyk- Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan.
The most inexpensive summer tours to CIS are trips to Chisinau and Bishkek, while Baku and Astana lead in the number of weekend and shopping tours.
The top 10 CIS cities in summer 2018 includes Baku in Azerbaijan, Minsk in Belarus, Alma-Ata in Kazakhstan, Yerevan in Armenia, Astana in Kazakhstan, Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Tashkent in Uzbekistan, Chisinau in Moldova, Dushanbe in Tajikistan and Ashgabat in Turkmenistan.
On average, Russian tourists spend in the cities and at the resorts of the CIS countries from $ 50 to $ 100 per day for accommodation and meals.