Big Almaty Lake


Duration: half day tour

Immerse into the natural magnificence of Big Almaty Lake on this half-day trip. Surrounded by three mountain peaks: Soviet (4 317m), Ozerniy (4 110m) and Tourist (3 954m) this lake changes its color and reflects the beauty of coniferous woods of Zailijsky Alatau. 


  • Half day guided tour to the one of the most beautiful lakes in Almaty!

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

  • Have a picnic with the most amazing view at the front! 

  • Pick-up and drop-off to your hotel!

  • Popular choice with kids

What you can expect:

Get picked up from your hotel at time that suits you best: morning or afternoon. On the way we can visit a little mosque if you are interested in Islamic religion & architecture.

Driving from the city to the lake will take around 1 hour. While driving enjoy views of Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. We will have some stops so that you could snap beautiful pics! We will drive to the highest possible altitude that you can get by car - Big Almaty lake cosmo station. Which is more than 3000m. above the sea level. On the lake have a picnic, take a walk around the lake & of course take stunning photos! After visiting the lake we will take a stroll at the biggest and one of the most favourite by the locals parks - Park of the First President. In the end of our tour we will drop you off at your hotel.

What is included:

  • Transportation

  • Picnic

  • Water

  • Tour-guide

  • All fees & tickets

What’s not included:

  • Personal expenses

What to take:

  • Warm jacket

  • Comfortable shoes

All prices are in USD

1 day


Day Tour of Almaty

When I arrived at the Almaty airport, I was greeted by Konstantin and started the Charyn Canyon tour straight away. He and the driver made me feel very comfortable and it was very informative. It was a long day for all of us, but they took their time and made this trip great! The next day Konstantin met me at my hotel and we went to the Big Almaty Lake. All I can say is that it is truly a breath-taking place. Again, we took our time and I was able to relax and enjoy the scenery and weather! The last day we did a city tour around Almaty. It was raining, but Konstantin made the most out of it. Ponchos and umbrellas were provided which was an added bonus since all I packed was a jacket. Again, we saw various places in the city. I got to try camel and horse milk and before sending me off to the airport, we ate at a Kazakhstan restaurant which the food was great! All I can say is that they take pride in their company and you won't regret booking with them. All of the drivers were exceptional and Konstantin made me feel very comfortable and the tours were not rushed at all. I was able to enjoy every minute of it. Lunch is also provided and it is homemade! You can't beat that!


Kimberly, USA

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