Big Almaty Lake Tour1 Day | Al-Farabi Avenue, President’s park, Big Almaty Gorge, Big Almaty River, Big Almaty Lake, Falcon Farm

One-day Big Almaty Lake Tour

Take a tour to the Big Almaty Lake located at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level. The inhabitants call it Zhasylkol which means "Green Lake" in Kazakh language. You will spend a few hours enjoying the pristine natural beauty of the glaciers, the harsh peaks and pine forests.

Tour itinerary:

Your guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby in Almaty to start the tour. Tour starts from Al Farabi Avenue with a visit to Moslem mosque and University Nur-Mubarak founded by the presidents of Kazakhstan and Egypt. Afterwards visit Presidential park. Depart Almaty and drive to the natural park.Upon arrival in park take an excursion to the falcons, hawks and hunting dogs farm*. Continue driving to the Big Almaty gorge and Big Almaty river. Visit drinking water supply construction, built by the imprisoned Japanese soldiers after the World War Two. Stop for a picnic lunch. After lunch, take an excursion and have some rest on the Big Almaty lake. Finish your trip walking up to the gorge admiring glaciers and snow peaks. Drive back to Almaty. On the way back to the town you will visit the Falcon Farm, where you will enjoy a spectacular show with specially trained hawks - hunting with them is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh way of life. Transfer to the hotel. End of the tour.

Duration: 6 hours

*The farm does not work on Mondays.

If adverse weather conditions occur, guides reserve the right to adjust the route or cancel the trip in order to ensure safety of tourists.
Alternatively, any of the following tours can be arranged:

Tour to Tamgaly rock carvings;
Charyn canyon tour;
Tour to Chimbulak and Medeo.

Price:

Number of travellers 1 2 3 4 5
Price per person, USD 355 200 160 125  115

 

Prices include:

  1. Guided sightseeing tour;
  2. Falcons & dogs hunting farm and Natural park entrance fees;
  3. Picnic lunch;
  4. Transport throughout the tour.

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