The Kyrgyz Association of Tour Operators (KATO) is the largest organization representing Tour Operators in Kyrgyzstan, bringing together 36 organizations: 33 tour companies and 3 universities.
KATO is a nonprofit organization, which stands for protecting interest of its members and the rights of their clients it serves.
The most important task of the Association is the creation of a civilized tourist market and promotion of the tourism industry at national and global level.
The Mission of KATO:
The mission of Kato is to create a favorable environment for the tourist industry, which is based upon global standards and principles that will facilitate further economic growth and prosperity of regions.
The main objectives:
Members of KATO are developing a Code of Conduct and standards, including standards for accommodation, drivers, and guides.
Our members can offer you tours along the Silk Road, sightseeing, cultural, adventure, horseback, and winter tours.
Also you can experience trekking, rafting, fishing, hunting, paraplaning, and yurt camping.
Kyrgyzstan is waiting for you!