Big Almaty Lake Tour - Day Trip
Location of the tour is the Big Almaty gorge, where at the h of 2510 m above the sea level is one of the most picturesque lakes - the Big Almaty Lake. Uper then lake located the Cosmo Station. During the way you can see the Bear's Gorge with rest area of yurts ( nomadic houses). Local people always prefer to organise there weekends picnics with dancing and games.
Also on the way you will see the waterfall Girl's Tears and power of the Kumbelsu river with huge stones. During of driving possible to stop at the platform with panoramic views of forests, mountains, glacier.
Possible to organise a horse back riding, in winter snow mobile riding.
The lake is strategic object of the drinking water for the Almaty city. The service for the protection of water resources controls the lake, therefore it is forbidden to approach the water, swim. In case of violation, a monetary penalty is assumed.
Also possible to visit a falcon Farm, where you can see a show with specially trained birds of prey. The bird's show is organised in the open air. The birds are not in a cage at the time of presentation and interesting information you will get about falcons, golden eagles, eagle owls, vultures and others.
This tour one of a closest wild aries near of Almaty. It takes for tour near of 4-5 hours.
Price 115$ for a group of 1-2 persons.
For a group of 3-6 guests I can offer another car. Price for the tour 155$.
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.