Tour to Issyk lake&Turgen Gorge

Tour description:

The lake to be in the Issyk Gorge at the h of 1 700 meters above sea level, 90km from Almaty, about 1,5 hours of a driving per one way. A lake it was formed about 8-10 thousands years ago. The road to the lake passes by Issyk barrows where the “Gold person” who became nowadays a symbol of Kazakhstan found. The lake to be on border of National natural park Ili Alatau and the Almaty reserve where the speccific mode of protection of the animal and vegetable worlds carried out. Therefore, here you have an

 

opportunity if of course the happy occurrence smiles, to see the roe or soiled. Water in the lake cold and pure. There is an iridescent trout – the fish living only in flowing or spring water. On the left side of the river Issyk is available a set of glades on which you can convenietly settle down and have a rest from city bustle, breathe clean mountain air. For your convenience, it is necessary to have comfortable footwear and clothers. In 90 km from Almaty the fine corner of the nature – the Turgen gorge settles down. Rich with hot springs, falls, the coniferous and mixed woods, the Alpine and subalpine meadows, lakes and springs, herbs, and berries. Cool streams of water refreshed tired travelers, gave long-awaited rest and simplification. The district that ancient travelers once chose impreses also us now. In picturesque at the gorge you will be able to admire one of the most nice and impressive creation of the nature. During visit of the gorge Turgen you will get acquinted with the nature and history of the edge, archaeological monuments of saksky culture – barrows burial grounds, and also you will see the archaeological museum open-air where you will be mwt by the soldier saka sculpture – well known the “Gold person”, who bwcame the state symbol of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Tout program:

•      10.00-Departure to Issyk lake

•      11.45 – Arrival to Issyk lake

•      11.45-12.45 – picnic

•      12.45 -13.15 – visit to open air museum, mound of the Golden warrior

•      13.15-14.00 – visit to Turgen Gorge

•      14.00-15.00 – picnic

•      15.00-16.00 - walking excursion to Turgen waterfall

•      16.00 – Departure to Almaty

•      17.30 – Arrival to the hotel

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.