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)
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