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BOGDANOVICH GLACIER HIKING TOUR (1 DAY)

Bogdanovich glacier, perhaps, is the closest glacier to the city of Almaty located in Maloalmatinski spur of the Trans-Ili Alatau in the south-west of the Big Talgar pass. A magnificent view of the surrounding peaks opens from the observation point of the glacier.
Route: Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Season: January-December  
Best Period: June-November  
Route Complexity: Easy Trekking  
Trekking Duration: 4 Hours
H Difference: 3160-3360 m.a.s.l. 
 
Bogdanovich Glacier is located under the eastern slope of Nursultan peak. The glacier is named by glaciologist Dmitriev in 1911, in honor of the Polish-Russian professor-geologist Karl Bogdanovich, researcher of the earthquake that occurred in the city of Verny in 1910. From the observation point of Bogdanovich glacier opens a magnificent view of the surrounding peaks: Amangeldy, Nursultan, Karlytau and many other.
 
Important to know when booking this tour: good physical preparation and experience of walking on the moraine (glacial deposits, mixture of stone blocks and clay material formed as a result of abrasion of fragments during the movement of the glacier) are required. Also manifestation of altitude sickness can happen (general malaise, nausea, headache, weakness).
 
Private Tour Price:   

180 USD for one person     
210 USD for group of 2 persons traveling together    
265 USD for group of 3 persons traveling together 

Group Tour Price for July 26, 2019: 70 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 hiking 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:
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Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
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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.