Issyk Lake Tour - Day Trip

Issyk gorge - one of the most picturesque and interesting places of Trans-Ili Alatau. You will be introduced with the archaeological monuments of the Saka culture, the fantastic beauty of Lake Issyk. You will also visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Issyk". 

During the tour we will pass through the city of Almaty Issyk satellite. This is a cozy village surrounded by fields, gardens and mountains. The town has all the modern infrastructure, educational centers, a winery, a dairy plant, a college, a beautiful mosque and a church on the river bank. During the tour, you can stay on the Issyk River, where the trout farm is organized, catch trout and have a lunch.

During of Walking along the lake, you can see on the hill mounted the golden cross. It symbolizes the memory of the events of July 1963, when a mudflow in the gorge  killed about 1,000 people.

Today, many vacationers organize picnics on the lake, swimming. You can also take a motor boat ride on the lake and admire the views. In winter, the lake freezes and becomes covered with ice about 40 cm thick.

It takes near of 1 hour 30 minutes to get to the lake. The trip usually near of 5-6 hours.

Price 130$ for a group of 1-2 persons. 

For a group of 3-6 guests I can offer another car. Price for the tour 150$.

Included services:
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: Food & drinks, entrance tickets to park
What to bring: Season clothers
Transport: Minivan
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.