The Ala Bel Ashuu Pass (3,175 m) is located on the highway M41 between Toktogul and the plateau Suusamyr. Thus also the Ala Bel Ashuu Pass is a small part of the Silk Road. When traveling from the east to the pass as you cross the plateau Suusamyr. Suusamyr is a very broad valley surrounded by beautiful mountains which are partly covered with snow even in summer.

On the western side of the pass is the idyllic small town Toktogul. It is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges which are covered with snow. Not far from town is the Toktogul Reservoir. The same time, the largest reservoir of Kyrgyzstan.


East - West


3,175 m

Region / District

Region Talas - District Talas


Valley communities

Toktogul - Suusamir

Winter closure

Depending on snow conditions short-term winter locks are possible


42° 14' 30.69" N 73° 4' 42.48" E

Special features

M41 (E010 Silk Road) Very well constructed access road to Osh