Winter Tourism Kyrgyzstan (WTK) is the project funded by the Government of Switzerland through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) aiming at developing sustainable, competitive tourism products and services, and at a more favorable business environment and formalized coordination mechanisms to enhance competitiveness and enable better access to the winter tourism value chain. 

The overall objective of the project is to develop a sustainable and competitive winter tourism value chain in Kyrgyzstan. For the economy to benefit in line with the global average of 10% of national income and jobs stemming from tourism, the sector needs to offer more and higher value-added services, year-round. WTK Project is implemented by Helvetas Kyrgyzstan.  


Helvetas Kyrgyzstan is a development organization anchored in Switzerland. Helvetas started its activities in Kyrgyzstan in November 1994, and today organization is running a number of projects in Kyrgyzstan. Our organization is always ready to support and develop relationship with local and international partners. For more information, please visit our website at www.helvetas.org 


The Government of Switzerland provides assistance for the development of the Kyrgyz Republic to improve the well-being of the population. Over the last 25 years Switzerland has granted more than CHF 430 million to Kyrgyzstan in the form of technical, financial and humanitarian support. For more information, please visit https://www.eda.admin.ch/bishkek

Swiss Sustainable Winter Tourism Development Project