Kyrgyzstan is a super green, yet rugged country in Central Asia. It’s located on the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean. The Tian Shan mountains, which surround the old caravan route and dominate the country, are home to snow leopards, sheep and lynx. Enjoy a well-developed network of homestays and visa-free travel in Kyrgyzstan, often referred to the gateway of choice for many travellers in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is a popular country for keen walkers and hikers due to the stunning mountain ranges just waiting to be explored.