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.

Give us one week to process your permit.

Please note that the permit is a physical piece of paper which has to be carried in original (Stamps and signatures). You have to pick up the permit in Naryn at the CBT office or we send it to your hotel / 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

How to order

Take a photo of the picture site of your passport; make sure everthing is sharp with no reflections and mail it to the CBT office ( .
We will answer with further instructions.

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