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10 Hour Big Almaty Lake, Cosmo Station & Falconry Kennel Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Nature, Backpacking

  • Duration

    10 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, Russian

Description

Catch sight of the Big Almaty Lake, natural alpine reservoir, located in the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. This lake is one of the most famous sights in this region with an elevation of 2,500 m. Revel in pristine lakescapes and return with amazing scenic captures. Visit and explore the Base of the Cosmo Station. End the tour with the visit to the Falconry kennel.

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    • Depart from Almaty between 9:30 -10:00 am., followed by a pickup from the hotel/ apartments. On the way, stop at a local supermarket and buy lunch products produced in Kazakhstan.

    • 11:00 am: Arrive at Almaty Lake. Witness some exciting places for unusual photo opportunities, and do a small hike near the Almaty lake.

    • 12: 00: Have lunch with lakeside views. Enjoy some free time and capture as many beautiful photos of the lake region.

    • 13:00: Go to the panoramic area by car, which will give us a magnificent view of the lake at a height of 3,100 m.

    • 13:30: Visit the Base of the Cosmo Station. This base was built in 1957 during the Soviet Union. The Cosmo Station is located in the Zhusaly-Kesen pass at an altitude of 3,336 meters above sea level. Projects are being carried out to register particles of cosmic radiation here. The Cosmo Station is still in a working condition. Have the opportunity to explore the station. Bypass this station and in front of us will open a view of the Almaty City at a height of 3,600 m. Make a trip to the panoramic platform for magnificent views all around us.

    • 16:30: Descent along the serpentine, and stop at a unique place to visit the Falconry kennel. See wild birds here like Eagle Owl, Steppe Eagle, Golden Eagle, Falcon, Griffin. 

     Return back to Almaty city.

What's Included
  • SUV car

  • Experienced English speaking Almaty (Kazakhstani) tour guide and driver

  • Lunch

  • Falcon Show

  • Entrance tickets to parks

What's Excluded
  • Alcohol drinks

  • Equipment for the hike

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Andrew

    Andrey was unavailable for my tour, so he sent a colleague instead.  It was a really good tour and I'd highly recommend using his services if you're in the area.

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USD USD---- 150.00
USD 150.00 / Group

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