Son kul is a mountain lake in the central Tian Shan, virtually in the center of Kyrgyzstan. The name translated from kyrgyz as -the last lake. Son Kul lies at an altitudeof 3016m above sea level. Son Kul is Kyrgyzstans second largest lake.the average temperature is only -4C. in summer +11C. in the summer Son Kul is still relativelly chilly because of the high altitude, with temperatures averaging only 11C and dipping below freezing at night. there is no electrocity and running water up at the jailoo, this mekes Son kul a prime destination for those wanting to live like a nomad for a couple days. yurts are filled with thick mattresses and blankets, and there are outdoor toilets not far from yurt camps.there are yurt camps that are specifically organized for visitors and there are also the yurts of local shepherds who live at Son Kul.
Though many locals are friendly and welcoming , its best to coordinate ur visit ahead of time to ensure you have a place to stay and food to eat.