Ski Base

Orlovka Ski Base

Orlovka ski resort is located just 100 km from Bishkek, along the main road to Issyk Kul. Orlovka ski base was created by a group of enthusiasts in 1984. Today it is all year round entertainment center, a modern ski base with 50 hectares area, at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level. During the wintertime, you can enjoy skiing here and in the summertime go for a Rodelbane ride.

The Orlovka ski base is on of the few Kyrgyz bases equipped with snow cannons and therefore it has a longer season than many other skiing centers in Kyrgyzstan. The ski center is equipped with 9 slopes of various difficulty levels and various lengths. The length of the slopes is from 150 to 2890 meters with a vertical drop from 30 to 560 meters. Well-groomed slopes, clean mountain air and beautiful mountain landscapes will allow you to enjoy skiing, both for amateurs and professionals.

Orlovka sleds with wheels
Orlovka ski base

There are two cable cars and two towing ropeways. The length of the cableway lift is from 500 to 900 m with differences from 110 to 350 m. The average speed of the cableway is about 3 m/s. The length of the lift trail for towing ropeways is from 150 to 600 m, with differences from 30 to 120 m, the towing lift moves on average at a speed of 2 m/s. At the bottom and at the top of the cable cars there are instructors who will always help you. 

Orlovka ski base offers also rental equipment if you don’t have your own available. In addition to skiing, the entire infrastructure of the base is well developed and modern with hotel rooms, a restaurant and a sauna.

During the summertime, Orlovka offers a fascinating descent on special sleds with wheels that will entertain not only adults but also children. Special sled brakes allow you to adjust the speed, which, by the way, can be increased up to 70 km per hour. The sled run includes breathtaking bends and the opportunity to view during the descent of the magnificent landscape of the surroundings of Orlovka. Take a ride slowly, enjoying the nature, or fly with the breeze along the way.

Travel TO Orlovka Ski Base

You can reach to Orlovka ski base by taxi from Bishkek. If you purchase a ski pass, Orlovka ski base provides free round trip transport. Without pass, you can pay 300 som for ground transportation. It departs at 8.15 in the morning and will be back in Bishkek by 17.00. You can make the payment upon arrival at the ski base. Unfortunately, there is no public transportation to Orlovka ski base.

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Page updated 18.12.2022

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