Day trip to Big Almaty Lake from Almaty, Kazakhstan

Big Alma-Ata lake is the hallmark of Almaty. This is the closest of the most beautiful and interesting places in the vicinity of our city.


Available at any time of the year, on all sides surrounded by mountain peaks, the peak of Councils (4317 m), the peak of the Lake (4110 m) and Peak Tourist (3954 m).


Lakeside abrupt and steep, shoreline length of 3 km. Lake, the depth of 30-40 m, fed by glacial melt water, which is brought from the south of the river Big Almaty, and is 1.6 km long and 0.75-1 km wide.


The water temperature in summer lake even less than 8 degrees. In winter, covered with a thick crust of ice, drawing some tourists to skate.


The maximum water level in the Big Almaty Lake, one can observe in August and the minimum in February.


At various times, the lake takes on different shades of dull yellow in the summer, and light green in spring to the turquoise-blue autumn and winter ice.


"Astronomical Observatory of the Tien Shan". Above the lake are located (2700 m) and space communication station (3300 m).


The road to the lake is quite difficult and requires experienced driving. Most of the path is the rise of a winding gravel road.


Big Alma Ata lake is located in the Ile-Alatau National Park, two hours away from Almaty. The program includes an ascent to an altitude of 3300 meters above sea level with a magnificent panorama of the mountains, the lake and the city.


Maximum number of guest:4

Included services:
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: SUV 4x4