Almaty environs

Code Photo Routes Description
1-АО Almatinskaya oblast UNGUR-TAS Duration: 1 day
Season: all the year round
According to legends this mysterious place is the center which accumulates space energy of the Earth. Scientists cannot explain the miraculous power sources and stones, which help get rid of severe diseases.
2-АО Almatinskaya oblast (1)

TURGEN FALLS

Duration: 1 day
Season: April-October
Turgen waterfalls are located in the most beautiful Turgen Gorge of Zailiysky Alatau on the territory of the Ile-Alatau state natural park. There are 7 waterfalls in Turgen Gorge.
3-АО Almatinskaya oblast (2) ISSYK LAKE Duration: 1 day
Season: May-October
Lake Issyk is located in Issyk Gorge in the Zailiysky Alatau, formed as a result of a grand mountain collapse, about 8-10 thousand years ago.
4-АО Almatinskaya oblast (3) TAMGALY-TAS
on ILI river
Duration: 1 day
Season: March-November
This place brings us back to antiquity – the Gorge “Tamgaly Tas” – “Petroglyphs”. On the black rocks there are many petroglyphs, images of mysterious deities, late Buddhist inscriptions.
5-АО Almatinskaya oblast (4) “SINGING” DUNE Duration: 1 day
Season: March-november
In the northeast of Almaty city  there is the surprising mountain – «a singing dune». It is combined from sand of light tones.  If you want  the hill to  start “singing”, you will need to run down quickly. Sometimes except  singing”, the dune starts to shiver, making a  full impression of earthquake.
6-АО Almatinskaya oblast (5) CHARYN CANYON Duration: 1 day
Season: March-NovemberOne of the most remarkable nature wonders, left by world ocean is the canyon of Charyn river in 200 km from Almaty. Canyon is considered to be a miniature of Great Canyon in Colorado.
7-АО Almatinskaya oblast (6)
KOLSAI  LAKES
Duration: 2 days
Season: June-October
In Gorge Kul-Saj there are three mountain lakes at height 1000, 2250 and 2700 metres above sea level. The second lake is a paradise for mushroom pickers. Here are no signs of a civilization. The third lake is the coldest one.
8-АО Almatinskaya oblast (7) BIG ALMATY LAKE Duration: 1 day
Season: April-October
This is one of the most picturesque mountain lakes in a suburbs of Almaty, located in the Zailiysky Alatau in the Gorge of the River Big Almatinka at an altitude of 2510 meters above sea level. Seasonally the lake changes the color – from light green to turquoise-blue.
9-АО Almatinskaya oblast (8) MONAKHOV’s GORGE Duration: 1 day
Season: June-October
Monakhov’s Gorge is located in the mountains of the Zailiysky Alatau in the Gorge Maralsai, in the territory of Almaty Nature Reserve. This place is rightly called the riddle of past and present. You will visit  waterfalls, caves, springs.
10-АО Almatinskaya oblast (9)
Kaindy Lake
Duration: 2 days
Season: June-OctoberKaindy Lake is set in the Kungei Alatau, near the more famous Kolsai Lakes. The unique nature of Kaindy Lake lies in the special charm and fresh beauty of this area. The gorge itself contains a man-made birch grove, harmoniously fitting in with the coniferous landscape. Kaindy Lake is set in a forest of conifers 2,000m above sea level, and was created as the result of an enormous limestone landslide .

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