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Ili-Alatau National Park, Almaty 050065, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful location with breathtaking veiws. You reach here after driving almost half an hour. But worth Visiting.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank umeshsirsa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get to the lake you can take a taxi or tour bus. When going by taxi sharing might be a good option. It is a rather long hike when starting from the last bus stop. At the bus stop is a shop and also...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank smibne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular,breathtaking and outstanding view. Must see. Unforgettable. The lake has absolutely amazing colour.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank NatLit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the city you can find a real natural wonder. The colour of the lake is amazing and the mauntains around contribute to the charm of this place.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ciem_ny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a nice place. Well worth a visit. Cannot fault it. The views are amazing. So pleased we went. :))

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Birx2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BIG ALMATY LAKE" ,a natural Alpine reservoir located in the Trans- lli Alatau mountains ,a part of the Northern Tian Shan mountain range at a altitude of 2511 meters(8238 Ft) .The lake is 1.5 Km in length with a coastline of 3 Km and a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, this is a nice picnic spot high in the Alatau mountains in Almaty. While the area is still very undeveloped there are a few vendors selling coffee and other snacks. The lake is relatively small but is picturesque. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank journeysntales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really fantastic sight which is worth the short trip from Almaty. We took a taxi which drove us to the national for about 10000 in local currency who waited for us to climb to the bottom and come back. Quite steep climb back up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank P8071MEtomb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled all over the World and seen many gorgeous places, this is definitely one of the prettiest sights my two eyes I've ever seen! The drive up the mountain from Almaty took about 1 hour and 20 minutes. It was definitely a winding...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

Probably one of the better excursions closer to Almaty.. its extremely secnic and a definitely recommended.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Hayatee A | Reviewed this property |
Its not risky at all. If you go by car may be u will feel some risks on the road bcz its mountain areas. But not so much risky if you go for a walk there after reaching the place
17 January 2018|
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Response from global-traveller48 | Reviewed this property |
Any time would do. You cannot swim in it. We wee there with snow on the hills, and that was very picturesque
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15 May 2016|
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Response from Jsleos | Reviewed this property |
Car and driver. Ask your hotel or tour group to organize - make sure it's for both ways!!!