One-day tour to the Turgen waterfalls
Turgen gorge is one of the most popular among the townspeople. All year round Almaty residents rest here all year round. This is explained not only by the fact that the nature of the gorge is beautiful, the air is clean, but also by the relative proximity to the city.The Turgen River originates high in the mountains of the Trans-Ili Alatau. The current is strong, its average speed is 3 m / s. Annually on the river there are rafting competitions. Along the riverbeds grow forests, mainly consisting of Tien Shan firs. There are a lot of different bushes: barberry, dog rose, raspberry, currant, strawberries and kostyaniki. Below along the road grow wild apple trees, a pea and apricots.
No less extensive is the animal world: hares, badgers, squirrels, roe deer, along the rivers, wild boar is sometimes grazed. Above the rocks there are teki, mountain sheep. Behind them, naturally, watch and predators: wolves, foxes, bears, lynx and leopards.There are many sights in the Turgen gorge. Here are the hot springs, trout nursery, waterfalls. Rich in coniferous and mixed forests, alpine and subalpine meadows, lakes and springs, medicinal plants and berries, it goes deep 44 km to the Asa plateau (2,560 m).
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.