Sary-Chelek Reserve is located on Chatkalsky and At- Oynoksky ridges in Jalal-Abad region, was founded in 1960. The territory of the reserve is 23,868 hectares. Length from north to south is about 25 km, width 15 km.
There are about 1,000 species of higher plants, 38 species of mammals, 148 species of birds, etc. in the reserve. These are: lynx, Siberian ibex, badger, deer, marmot, porcupine. A particular interest among the tourists is arisen by walnut and walnut-fruit forests, the area of which is one and a half hectares. There is also an area for livestock gazing in the reserve. Sary Chelek is the district of seven largest and most beautiful lakes. Deep, with clear water, Sary-Chelek Lake is beautiful at any time. The average annual temperature in the reserve is 7,2 ° C, most precipitation falls mainly in April, May and June. The highest point of the reserve is Mustor Mountain - 4247 meters above sea level, the lowest - 100 meters above sea level in the valley Hoja-Ata. Having been in this wonderfully beautiful place, you will surely be under the deep impression.