Hiking to Manshuk Mametova glacial lake 1 day

Manshuk Mametova Lake or Lake #6. This alpine glacial lake is situated at the altitude of 3600 meters and is surrounded by several four-thousanders. This lake is the most accessible of many other glacial lakes in Trans-Ili Alatau region. A similarly-named glacier is "hung" right above the lake, feeding it constantly with water. There are few popular climbing and hiking routes lying next to the lake.

Country: Kazakhstan

Region: Tien-Shan, Trans-Ili Alatau

Type of activity: Hiking

Fitness level: good physically fit

Group size: minimum 1 person

Duration: 1 day

Season: all year round (please beware of an avalanche hazard in winter/spring)

Having an insurance certificate is a condition of booking a tour!

Itinerary: Almaty - Medeo Sports Complex - Shymbulak Mountain Resort - Tuyuksu tract - Mynzhylki tract (3000m) - Alpingrad site (3400m) - Manshuk Mametova Lake (3600m) - Almaty (we'll come back by the same route).

Detailed program:

We need to leave the city no later than 6 in the morning. Meeting with a guide, transfer to the Medeo sports complex and then by taxi to the mountain resort of Shymbulak. From here begins the pedestrian part of the path. First, along the asphalt road, and then along the dirt road, we get into the Tuyuksu gorge. Our next point is the tract Mynzhylki (3000m). There is a meteorological station and mudflow dam. The dam offers beautiful views of the peaks of the Tuyuksu Circus. Our further path will follow a good path to the Alpingrad site. Here climbers and tourists rest and set up tents. Further along a rocky, comfortable path to Lake Manshuk Mametova. Descent along the ascent path.

Cost in $ per person:

1 pax   260$

2 pax   143$

3 pax   104$

4 pax   85$

5 pax   73$

6 pax   65$

The cost includes:

Transfer Almaty – Medeo sports complex – Almaty
Cableway Medeo - Shymbulak
Trekking guide service
Lunchbox
Ecological fees


The price does not include:

Services not listed in the program
Porter services


Recommended equipment:

Backpack
Telescopic trekking poles
Insulated travel flask or water bottle
Camera
Sunglasses
Sunscreen with high SPF
Personal hygiene facilities
Personal First Aid Kit


Clothing and footwear (summer time):

Trekking boots
Snow gaiter
Waterproof light jacket
Polartec Jacket 200
Trekking trousers
Fleece gloves
Warm hat
Sunhat or cap

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any advice!

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: SUV 4x4
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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.