Ecotour Ltd
  • Green Globe Commendation winner 1999

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Ecotour Ltd offer tours to the remote mountain chains of the Tian-Shan around the second largest mountain lake - Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan. The many attractions of the tours include staying in yurts (handmade circular felt tents); meeting the Kyrgyz nomads; hiking or riding through the steppes and forests; the magnificent views of glaciers and the lake and taking healing baths in the hot springs.

Ecotour provides only ecological and social sustainable tourism and follows the ecotourism guidelines set out by the IUCN. These include:
  1. Reduce or minimise the negative influence on the environment and the traditional culture of the Kyrgyz people.
  2. Establishment of new working places for the local population.
  3. Invest in developing rural areas.
  4. Financing nature conservation projects.
  5. Promote environmental awareness to encourage a political will to protect nature.
  6. Educate/raise levels of environmental awareness amongst guests/suppliers and partners.



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