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Big Almaty Lake and Meteorogical station 3200m. Private Day Tour from Almaty

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US$ 80.00
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Stop At: Big Almaty Lake, Ili-Alatau National Park, Almaty 050065 Kazakhstan

Big Almaty Lake is a lake in a mountain region of Zailisky Alatau located on the altitude of 2511m, 15 km south from city center of Almaty.

Exciting and picturesque trip to Big Almaty lake, normally takes half a day. The 4x4 vehicle will take you to the view-point (slightly over the lake) from where you can enjoy magnificent view of Big Almaty Lake, you can take a walk there and have some photo-shots. Next you will visit a meteorological laboratory located on 3200m altitude, where you can enjoy views of glacier and see Big Almaty Peak 3680 m. Afterwards we invite you to enjoy a small picnic, so you can rest and admire the beauty of nature. Open fire, hot tea, grill, what can be better? Also you will visit the Falcon Show.

Highlights of the tour: Big Almaty river, Big Almaty river Dam, Hunting birds center Sunkar, Bear valley, Mineral springs, Big Almaty lake, observatory tour meteorological laboratory 3200m, hiking to Big Almaty Peak

Route: Almaty, Big Almaty Lake, Cosmo station 3200m, Almaty

Road length: 80 km

Approximately schedule:

09-00 departure from your hotel in Almaty

10-30 arrival to Cosmo Station 3200m (walking)

11-30 departure from Cosmo Station 3200m

12-00 arrival to Big Almaty Lake (free time)

13-30 departure from Big Almaty Lake

14-30 arrival to open area restaurant (lunch)

15-45 departure from restaurant

16-00 arrival to Hunting birds center Sunkar (Falcon Show)

16-30 departure from Hunting birds center Sunkar

17-00 arrival to Almaty

Duration: 5 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from centrally located Almaty hotels/accommodations
Departure Time
12:00 AM
  • National Park fees
  • 1L of bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide/driver
  • Transport by air-conditioned private SUV or minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located accommodations)
  • Falcon Show tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Big Almaty Lake
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 8 March 2019

We did our tour in December, were concerned if it's worth visiting in the winter time. But we glad we went! Kirill is a knowledgeable guide, careful driver and he makes yummy herbal tea! Lake was beautiful as he promised. He recommended us a good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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