The Gregory Grigorievka gorge is a splendid destination, offering fabulous sceneries filled with flowering hills, mountain lakes, crystal clear rivers and the sweet smell of pine trees. The Grigorievka gorge also benefits from an ideal location, not far from the famous Issyk-Kul lake, 60 km from Cholpon-Ata and 110 km from Balykchy town, making it an inevitable passage for travellers during their tour around Issyk-Kul.
Let's Discover Grigorievka!
The Grigorievka gorge is full of beautiful places to explore. Go hiking and enjoy the beauty of nature that is offered to you. Your walk will lead you along the road of several lakes. You will also walk along the beautiful river banks with crystal clear water flowing between the poppy-dotted plains and hills. The central part of the valley is crowned with two snowy summits: the Kum-Bel peak with an altitude of 4,200 meters, and the 4,647 meters high Eshenbulak peak. Riders can easily discover the beauty of the Grigorievka gorge on horseback. Paths were arranged to accommodate access on horseback. After a good day of walking, you can taste the Kyrgyz national cuisine in one of the yurts. Moreover, it is an opportunity to learn about the culture and traditions of the nomadic Kyrgyz people and to exchange with a local family.
How to get there?
To reach the Grigorievka gorge , take a bus or one of the collective taxis from Bishkek to Issyk Kul. From Issyk-Kul Lake, you can follow the paths either on foot or on horseback to the Grigorievka Valley.