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Torugart Pass

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Great scenery

This was an interesting pass to come through and initiall it was snowing lightly at the border but... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Peter R
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Buderim, Australia
58 // 88

The Torugart Pass is not a tourist destination at all unless you like border crossings, paperwork... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
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3 Oct 2018
“Great scenery”
2 Jul 2018
“58 // 88”
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| Перевал на границе Киргизии и Китая, Naryn, Kyrgyzstan
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 November 2016

After clearing the tricky Chinese customs and border crossing you enter into beautiful Kyrgyzstan. Here you climb over the high and in our case snow covered Tian Shian mountains. It is a large and mainly empty landscape, with large valleys and high dry mountain landscape...More

3  Thank Paulette A
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

If your looking to go from China to Kyrgyzstan or from Kyrgyzstan to China it's not always easy to get across the boarder. Make sure to plan ahead and make sure you trust your tour company! I used Kubat-Tour in Naryn City to help me...More

3  Thank Alex_Johnson_Bishkek
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was an interesting pass to come through and initiall it was snowing lightly at the border but as we decended into the valley the weather was much warmer

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The Torugart Pass is not a tourist destination at all unless you like border crossings, paperwork and bureaucracy. If you are headed into China I suppose it is a hazard of your travels but if you don’t need to continue into Chinese territory then only...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We always knew land crossings are not easy, but going from our night halt at an yurt camp at Tash Rabat was quite pleasant. The pass is not distinctive, just a gently rounded hump. The really tiresome bit comes after your Chinese transport comes up...More

3  Thank oropolitics
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Trying to get from Kashgar to Naryn is quite an ordeal. But once you get across the border, a fabulous place awaits. The drive down the valley on the Kyrg side is breathtakingly beautiful. It compares to the Alps and the Rockies in grandeur.

2  Thank CommanderChip
Reviewed 15 November 2016

After clearing the tricky Chinese customs and border crossing you enter into beautiful Kyrgyzstan. Here you climb over the high and in our case snow covered Tian Shian mountains. It is a large and mainly empty landscape, with large valleys and high dry mountain landscape...More

3  Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Sit back and enjoy the nomadic landscape stretch as far as you can see, majestic snow-caps, voluptuous valleys and racing rivers. Is this a dream or is it reality? Bring your imagination, don't be in a rush, observe the small detail and enjoy a fabulous...More

2  Thank Inspector_More
Reviewed 2 March 2016

If your looking to go from China to Kyrgyzstan or from Kyrgyzstan to China it's not always easy to get across the boarder. Make sure to plan ahead and make sure you trust your tour company! I used Kubat-Tour in Naryn City to help me...More

3  Thank Alex_Johnson_Bishkek
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Response from CommanderChip | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I had no problem. But if she is prone to altitude sickness, she will probably suffer at Torugart, it's 12300 ft. And you're likely to be there for an extended period of time, since the border routine is grueling... More
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