Day tour to Big Almaty Lake & Cosmo Station from Almaty

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 have a 4-hour hike to Big Almaty Peak 3680 m (available only at appropriate weather conditions). 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? 

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 

 

Schedule:

Day one:

07-00 departure from your hotel in Almaty

08-30 arrival to Cosmo Station 3200m (hiking to Big Almaty Peak 3680m, coffee break)

12-30 departure from Cosmo Station 3200m

12-30 arrival to Big Almaty Lake (barbecue in the open air)

14-30 departure from Big Almaty Lake

15-30 arrival to Hunting birds center Sunkar 

16-30 departure from Hunting birds center Sunkar 

17-00 arrival to Almaty

Program can be changed or supplemented according to your desire.

 

 

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
Not included: Meal, tickets to the Falcon show
What to bring: Passports, hat or cap, shirt with long sleeves, sunscreen
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
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Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
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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.