This city was settled on the shores of the Lake Issyk-Kul and attracts tourists with its snow-white sandy beaches and the purest water of the lake. It is considered to be the most beautiful and picturesque place in Kyrgyzstan. Therefore, there are various sanatoriums, pensions, holiday homes, children’s camps, etc. In addition to recreation here often arranged various business meetings and conferences. Kirgyzstan tour operators always try to draw the attention of travelers to this city, as to a place of acquiring rare on delights impressions.
Leisure time is completely organized for vacationers, there you can rent different entertainment equipment:
Diving and surfing outfit.
There are also historical sights, these are rock carvings, not far from the city, which are called petroglyfs. And in the vicinity of Cholpon-Ata there are ruins of an ancient settlement, belonging to ninth century. In the city there is a local ethnography museum and the House-museum of Kazakhstan writer M. O. Auezov.