Kyrgyzstan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Kyrgyzstan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Kyrgyzstan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Kyrgyzstan - quick facts
Time difference UK +6 hours
Language(s) Arabic, English
Currency Kyrgyzstani Som
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right

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Kyrgyzstan weather

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Kyrgyzstan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Kyrgyzstan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Kyrgyzstan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Kyrgyzstan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Kyrgyzstan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Kyrgyzstan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Kyrgyzstan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Kyrgyzstan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Kyrgyzstan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Kyrgyzstan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Kyrgyzstan due to Covid-19?

Kyrgyzstan is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Kyrgyzstan.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Kyrgyzstan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Kyrgyzstan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Kyrgyzstan and the UK?

The time difference between Kyrgyzstan and the UK is UK time+6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Kyrgyzstan?

The main languages spoken in Kyrgyzstan are Arabic and English.

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What is the currency in Kyrgyzstan?

The currency in Kyrgyzstan is the Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS).

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Which plugs are used in Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Kyrgyzstan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Kyrgyzstan.

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