Winter Frozen Waterfalls: Butakovka


Duration: 1 day

Visiting the spectacular waterfall at winter time is a truly amazing experience.  It is a stunning and solid tribute to winter, able to slow even the most powerful forces of nature. You will explore one of the frozen waterfalls as you trek through the ravines of the majestic Ili Alatau National Park located at the foothills of Tian Shan Mountains. 


  • Enjoy active winter hiking at Butakovka gorge, hiking is not very compecated, it takes around 5-6 hours both ways

  • See what happens when mother nature takes a snapshot of its most moving creations

  • savor cosy winter picnic with hot tea and homemade food

What you can expect:

In the morning meet your guide and driver at your hotel lobby to drive to Butakovka gorge, on the way enjoy interesting stories about Almaty and Tian Shan mountains. In about one hour, get to the starting point of your hiking. Hiking path lies in Butakovka plateau to Butakovka waterfall. Recharge yourself with hearty picnic. After some time at the waterfall, its time to return to the hotel.  

What is included:

  • Transfer

  • Guide

  • Picnic with hot tea


What’s not included:

  • Personal expenses

All prices are in USD

1  day

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