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.
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).
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
The price does not include:
Services not listed in the program
Telescopic trekking poles
Insulated travel flask or water bottle
Sunscreen with high SPF
Personal hygiene facilities
Personal First Aid Kit
Clothing and footwear (summer time):
Waterproof light jacket
Polartec Jacket 200
Sunhat or cap
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any advice!
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.
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.