Boz Beshik, Kyrgyzstan
Explore the beautiful Barskoon Valley and walk to a waterfall and Yuri Gagarin monument.
Barskoon Valley, located on the southern shore of Issyk Kul, boasts beautiful scenery and you get to hike down the trail to the gorgeous waterfall. This area was used by cosmonauts for rest and recreation during Soviet Union times and Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, vacationed in the area after returning from his historic trip. You will find a monument dedicated to him there.