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KIM-ASAR GORGE TREKKING TOUR (1 DAY)

Kim-Asar gorge is very popular among Almaty townspeople. The main reason is that it can be easily reached by bus or by car, and not steep slopes allow to pass it by even unprepared tourists. In addition, the route is available for walks at any time of the year.
Route: Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Season: January-December
Best Period: June-November
Route Complexity: Moderate Trekking
Trekking Duration: 2-8 Hours
Height Difference: 1700-3000 m.a.s.l.
 
Kim-Asar gorge is more known to Almaty townspeople as «Commissar» gorge. One of the theories of such name it is translation from the Kazakh language the word «kimasar» - "who will pass." It is quite possible, that in the years after the October revolution, in the days of intense work and promotion of in’s ideas, Red commissars, led by Furmanov, loved to relax here with vodka and caviar. No wonder that the most tourist popular peak in the gorge, with the height of 2850 m has the name of a politician - Furmanov. It is noteworthy that this area allows to organize a large number of circular trekking for tourists with different levels of training.

The most accessible trekking provides the opportunity to stroll among the beautiful hardwood trees and calmly watch the wildlife. For more advanced tourists there is an option of trekking with the end at Shymbulak ski resort, during which you can enjoy a hike on the trails and see the most beautiful mountain flower - Edelweiss.

 

Private Tour Price:   

150 USD for one person     
160 USD for group of 2 persons traveling together    
200 USD for group of 3 persons traveling together 

Group Tour Price for June 18, 2019: 65 USD Per Person 

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
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
What to bring: For comfortable trekking you need clothing that will not restrict movement - pants and jacket. The shoes should be without high heels: tourist trekking boots or similar, with a good sole and high lacing or sneakers. It is also desirable to bring warm clothes, warmer than you normally wear; during the cold season - a hat and gloves. Water container, or thermos with hot tea. Don't forget sunglasses!
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.