Border Zone Permit for accessing destinations nearby the Chinese border

Some of our tour destinations are within the Kyrygz Border Zone. To go over there requires a Border Zone Permit which is issued by the Kyrgyz authorities.

The Border Zone is a strip of about 50km established along the Kyrgyz-Chinese Border. This zone is home to some of the most beautiful destinations and national parks. For example the endemic lake Chatyr Kol or the fascinating Kel Suu.


We offer you to obtain the necessary access permits. Usually, the permit will be valid for 4 weeks.

Give us one week to process your permit.

  • The price for a single-region permit is 2,020 KGS (~ 20.00 EUR).
  • For all three regions the price is 3,030 KGS (~ 30.00 EUR).
  • Please indicate which region (Issyk Kol, Naryn, Osh) you need.
  • Express processing of permit please add 1,010 KGS (~ 10.00 EUR).
    Processing within 48 hours from Monday to Friday but NOT weekend, Naryn region only.
    (i.e. if you order on Friday you will receive on Tuesday)

Please note that the permit is a physical piece of paper which has to be carried in original (Stamps and signatures).

In case you take a permit for Naryn only you will get it in Naryn in the CBT office. If you choose a multizone permit the handover is in our guesthouse in Bishkek.

Issyk-Kul region

  • Karkyra valley
  • Echikilitash (check point)
  • Enilchek town
  • Inylchek glacier
  • Karasay (check point)
  • Ak-Shyirak village
  • Sary-Jaz mountains range
  • Khan-Tengri National Park

Naryn region

  • Kel-Suu lake
  • Chatyr-Kol lake
  • Aksay valley
  • Arpa valley
  • Torugart (check point)

Osh region

  • Peak Lenin

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We need two working days for processing your permit.

We start upon receiving your payment.

Your permit will be valid for four weeks.

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