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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
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
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.
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
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