Light hiking to Kok Zhailau Plateau


Duration: 1 day

Length of route: 8 km

Highest altitude: 2250 m.


Are you ready to dive into the breathtaking mountain views, fresh air and majestic nature? One of the favorite trekking routes of Kazakhstan will give all of this to you! For a couple of decades hundreds of people walked through this beautiful journey.

The route is perfect for all ages and physical state, that’s why it`s called «Trail of health».

At the end of the route you will reach the plateau called «Kok Zhailau» where`s located boundless types of trees and plants! If you will be lucky enough, you can meet local squirrels who is really friendly if you have some treats for them ;)

Unfortunately we can lose this piece of paradise because of city authorities' plans to build massive ski-resourt on the place of plateau. Numerous protest actions from Almaty citizens didn't help to stop these plans, so may be it is our last opportunity to see this place untouched.


  • 1-day guided tour through the one of favorite and ancient trekking routes of Kazakhstan.

  • Feel the freshness of the alpine air!

  • Enjoy the views that will take your breath away!

  • Have a picnic at an altitude of over 2000 meters above sea level!

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

  • Popular choice with kids!

What you can expect:

In the morning get picked up from your hotel by your experienced English-speaking guide.

Reach the Kok Zhailau plateau in around 3 hours and have a picnic while you`ll be surrounded by majestic spruce trees!

After walking arouna and taking stunning photos lets start descent along the ascent path.

Drop-off at the hotel.

What is included:

  • Transfer

  • Guide

  • Picnic with hot tea

All prices are in USD

1  day

Your trip on a map

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