Butakovka gorge has many waterfalls but lower waterfall is the most known one for the tourists. The waterfall is one of the most beautiful places of Zailiysky Alatau. It is located in Butakovka gorge and is one of the most famous and visited sightseeing places near Almaty. There are many paths leading to the waterfall. We shall take one of them going through Kim-asar pass on the way to Butakovka gorge and back.
Since the place is really popular among tourists and sportsmen you may have a chance to watch and participate in waterfall rock climbing and ice climbing training.
The program includes: trekking, pit-stops for photography, local historical background reports.
А. Trip breakdown by hours:
8.00 gathering near the central stadium (across Kaspi bank)
8.45 arrival to Medeo to the edge of Kimasar gorge
9.00 take off to the trail
10.00 rest place on Kim-asar pass, 10min
12.00 arrival to the waterfall, lunch
14.00 start heading back
17.00 return to Medeo start point
18.00 back to the city