Almaty City & Hiking To Big Almaty Lake Tour, 2 Days

Dear guest!

Welcome to Kaskasu village and Kazygurt sacred mountain!

I would like to present my private tour, where I'll be your individual English-Russian-Kazakh speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety.


Almaty city is the biggest city in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. The locals call it the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. Currently it is also financial and cultural centre of the region. It has a lot of green parks and historical buildings, museums and theaters. The city is located in the mountains of western Tien Shan mountain range. There are many lovely gorges and canyons around the city. One of them is Big Almaty Lake gorge with its real pearl - mountain lake. You can hike to this alpine lake by path (3 hours). It is also possible to get to the lake by car.  

This tour is available from March to October.


First day

  • Pick up at the airport of Almaty city.

  • Accommodation. 

  • City tour.

  • Main attractions of Almaty.

  • Historical center of the city. Almaty is the golden cradle of independent Kazakhstan. "Almaty" word in Kazakh language means "Apple place". The mountains of this region is the real place of origin of all cultured apples in the world.

  • Famous Medeo mountain skating rink and gorge.

  • Hiking to mountain ski resort  Shymbulak by trail.


Second day

  • Morning departure to the mountains.

  • Hiking by path to Big Almaty Lake in Ili- Alatau National Park. Northern Tien Shan mountain range.

  • Kazakhs call these mountains Alatau, which means from Kazakh language "Multi-colored mountains". BigAlmaty Lake is one of the picturesque places among mountain landscapes of Almaty region. Lovely fir-wood on the way to the lake. The lake is one of the favorite places for the citizens to enjoy a weekend and stay in the nature.

  • Evening return to the city.


On preliminarily request we can help to  book accommodation and buy transport tickets. The stories of the guide are based on historical, cultural and ethnographical information. They include also expert's personal view and alternative resources. The guide can adjust the program of the tour or you can propose your own personal program.


  • The price for one person is US$ 224 for 2 days.

  • The price for a group of two people is US$ 192 per person for 2 days.

  • The price for a group of three people is US$ 1666 per person for 2 days. 


The price includes: 

  • guide services,

  • car with driver and fuel.

The price does not include:

  • accommodation,

  • food,

  • entrance fees. 

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