Tour to Big Almaty Lake

(Duration of tour 8 hours)

The Big Almaty Lake, one of the most famous sights of Almaty, is located at an altitude of 2500m high in the mountains of the northern Tien Shan.
Very peace-making place, there always want to stay longer!

December-January (the whole year!)


The tour is very exciting!
The road is picturesque, diverse, passes through the forests of Spruce, ascent along serpentine, 10 km long, total distance of the road is 30 km.
The water in the Lake is always very cold, even on the anniversary season, as the Lake is deep, the average depth is 40 meters.
The trip to the
BIg Almaty Lake is unlimited, only by visiting the lake, for those who like to make a hike, there is a program for the tour, climb to a height of 3600 m. You will see the lake in all its glory!
In the second half of the trip we will descend the serpentine and visit the
falconry nursery, in this unique place you can actually look at the traditional National Hunt with a falcon or golden eagle.
Let's go to this tour as soon as possible!

Tour program:

Departure from Almaty at 9:30. 10:00 am

We welcome our guests on a comfortable and secure transport.

9:30 The Guide will pick you up from the hotel/ apartments/Hotel
On the way, you can stop at the local supermarket and buy lunch products produced in Kazakhstan.

11:00 Arrival at the Lake.
The Guide will show you exciting places for an unusual photo.
You will make a small hike near Lake.

12:00 Lunch with a beautiful view of the lake.
After lunch, you will have free time, you can make many beautiful photos on the Lake.

13:00 we will go to the panoramic area by car, which will give us a magnificent view of the Lake. Height 3100 m

13:30 We will Visit the Base "Cosmostation"
This base was built in 1957 During the Soviet Union
The "Cosmostation"  is located in the Zhusaly-Kesen pass at an altitude of 3336 meters above sea level. Projects are being carried out to register particles of cosmic radiation.
The "Cosmostation" now  still is working ...
We will have the opportunity to explore this object!
We will bypass the station and in front of us will open a view of the Almaty City at a
height of 3600 m.
We will have the opportunity to make a trip to the panoramic platform, which will open magnificent views in front of us.

16:30 Descent along the serpentine, and we will stop in a unique place, we will visit the falconry kennel. Let's look at the hunt for falconry.
You will see wild birds like: Eagle Owl, Steppe Eagle, Golden Eagle, Falcon, Griffin.

In the evening we return to the of Almaty City .

looking forward to meeting you on this amazing tour!

With pleasure will answer all your questions :)

The tour program is flexible, depending on the weather conditions.

Price Economy Package:

Total Price: 125$


Jeep + experienced English-speaking guide + driver

Tour cost full package:

The Total cost depends on the number of people:

Price per person 75$  for All group of 2 pax 150$

Price per person 53$  for All group of 3 pax 165$

Price per person 45$  for All group of 4 pax 180$

Price per person 40$  for All group of 5 pax 200$


SUV car + experienced English-speaking Guide +Lunch + Falcon Show + entrance tickets to parks.

not included:

  • personal expenses

  • Insurance

  • outfit

  • restaurant food

One of the best Sights in Almaty

Beautiful scenery at Big Almaty Lake

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