in Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyzstan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.491 and 78.394 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 29' 26" and E 78° 23' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Som - KGS
Spoken languages:
Kirghiz, Uzbek, Russian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:08 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Bishkek
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:53 am and 5:15 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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Explore Karakol

Karakol in Issyk-Kul Region with it's 70,171 inhabitants is a city in Kyrgyzstan about 195 mi (or 314 km) east of Bishkek, the country's capital.

Local time in Karakol is now 12:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bishkek with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports in the vicinity of Karakol, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan in a distance of 91 mi (or 146 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ak-Suu, Tyup, Kyzyl-Suu, Cholpon-Ata and Bokombayevskoye. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 1°C / 33 °F

Morning Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Evening Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Night Temperature -2°C / 29 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1024 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 29th of November 2022

0°C (33 °F)
-0°C (32 °F)
Light snow, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 30th of November 2022

2°C (36 °F)
-2°C (29 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 1st of December 2022

2°C (35 °F)
-4°C (24 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,1 mi
Toktogula 201
722360 Karakol

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Dinar Sky Hotel

2,6 mi
Masalieva Ushelie Kashka suu
722360 Karakol

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


0,5 mi
Tokyogula 277
722360 Karakol

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Karakol Ski Resort 2014

Published: February 03, 2014
Length: 15:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Maks_st

Ski holidays with my friends @ Karakol Ski Resort, Kyrgyzstan, 2014.

Karakol 2014 - TOURISM, Kyrgyzstan

Published: August 23, 2014
Length: 15:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ibraim Almazbekov

Мы собрали молодых активистов г.Каракол, которые 22 августа во время реализации проекта «Помощь туристу»...

Хелиски в Караколе 2014 / Heliskiing in Karakol 2014

Published: May 04, 2014
Length: 37:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hikoki123

Каракол нам стал уже родным! В 2014 году программа оказалась не менее интересная...) Внимание! Намеренно отсут...

Каракол - Бэккантри, Фрирайд / Karakol - Backcountry,Freeride

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 05:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pavel Rachkov

В поисках пухляка: Каракол Киргизия, новогодние каникулы 2013/ Kyrgyzstan, NY holydays 2013.

Extreme snowmobiling in Karakol 2015

Published: February 09, 2015
Length: 57:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zarif Safiullin

Crazy three friends in Karakol.

Молодежь Каракола Jashtar Camp 2014 Karakol

Published: November 18, 2014
Length: 24:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ibraim Almazbekov

16 ноября состоялась не формальная молодежная конференция Жаштар Кемп 2014 в г.Каракол. В этом году JashtarCamp2014...

Детский Парк Балакай www.karakol.com.kg

Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 50:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Askat Usubakunov

график работы: с 10-00 до 21-00 без выходных Адрес Детского парка "Балакай"; город Каракол, ул. Токтогула; ЦУМ 0-эта...

[C. Asia][KGZ] Ashlanfu Dungan noodle 아샬란푸 국수 Karakol 25com 01.23.13. 0530P

Published: February 03, 2013
Length: 46:11 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Kim Yuen Kwang

Dungan ethnical, local cold noodle. 중가리아 또는 둥간 회족 특유의 차가운 국수. Karakol 시내 악틸렉 시장에서 저녁식사로 사먹다. 매우 저렴함 25som (USD...

GFP Karakol / Поколение за мир Каракол

Published: July 05, 2014
Length: 47:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ibraim Almazbekov

GFPKarakol Проект Поколение за Мир Каракол.


Published: February 20, 2014
Length: 52:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ринат Гайфулин

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Karakol, formerly Przhevalsk, is fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Issyk Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan, about 150 kilometres from the Kyrgyzstan-China border and 380 kilometres from the capital Bishkek. It is the administrative capital of Issyk Kul Province. To the north, on highway A363, is Tyup and to the southwest Jeti-Ögüz resort.

Located at 42.4833, 78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Issyk Kul Province, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Jalal-Abad Province

Ak-Suu District

Ak-Suu is a raion (district) of Issyk Kul Province in eastern Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Teploklyuchenka.

Located at 42.4833, 78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Issyk Kul Province

Karakol International Airport

Karakol International Airport (Kyrgyz: Каракол эл аралык аэропорту, Russian: Международный аэропорт “Каракол”) is an international airport serving Karakol, a town in the Issyk-Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. The Russian IATA code for Karakol International Airport is КПЖ. Formerly known as Przhevalsk Airport until 1992, Karakol International Airport started its operations in 1940s. The current runway and terminal were built in 1978.

Located at 42.5081, 78.4078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Kyrgyzstan, Airports built in the Soviet Union,

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Przheval’sk, Prjeval’sk, Karakol, Горад Каракол, Каракол, Karàkol, قاراقۆل, قراکول، قرقیزستان, Karakul, קארקול, काराकोल, カラコル, Қарақол, 카라콜, Karakolas, Karakola, Харгол, Karakoł, Пржевальск, คาราคอล, Qoraqoʻl, 卡拉科尔