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Altyn Arashan, Karakol

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Must see · Hot Spring · Nature / Park
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Set in a dramatic alpine valley, Altyn Arashan offers therapeutic hot spring baths and scenic hiking trails. Part of the Arashan State Nature Reserve, the valley is 2,600 m (8,530 ft) above sea level, framed by rugged peaks that include the 4,260 m (13,976 ft) Pik Palatka. The resort itself is remote and basic, with hot spring water guided into concrete baths within wooden structures. Be prepared for the smell of the sulphur in the baths, which are is reputedly very beneficial for one's health. English language signage is displayed at the baths, detailing the various ailments that can be appeased by the waters. Put Altyn Arashan and other Karakol attractions into our Karakol trip itinerary planning tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This place is most popular in this destinations. You can do hiking 2 days from Ak Su village, There is no public transport. You need to order car through company. Because road to Altyn-Arashan valley....  more
    This place is most popular in this destinations. You can do hiking 2 days from Ak Su village, There is no public transport. You need to order car through company. Because road to Altyn-Arashan valley....  more »
  • I climbed up to Altyn Arashan in snow and ice. It was very cold and not an easy walk, but the hot springs were wonderful in the snow. 
    I climbed up to Altyn Arashan in snow and ice. It was very cold and not an easy walk, but the hot springs were wonderful in the snow.  more »
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  • beautiful, out in the nature, not many tourists. There are hot springs around, both built under a roof and in nature. highly recommend this place!
  • Nature At His Glory. Up to 5 hours walking. Beauty surrounding you all this time Staying at the Ala Kul Guesthouse,Wonderful family

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