The big Almaty Lake and Cosmo-station

Добавлена: 1 january 2019

At a distance of 2.8 kilometers south of Almaty, which is 1 hour and twenty minutes away in one direction, is one of the amazing place, so much alluring tourists. The extraordinary beauty of the Big Almaty Lake will captivate you. BAL is considered to be the highlight of the Ile Alatau mountains, rising to 2510 meters above sea level and within the Ili Alatau-National Park. Because of the height of the summer water temperature in the lake does not exceed 8 degrees.

When you rise above this beautiful lake located in the mountains, you will see a astronomic base. It is the highest point of the Big Almaty Lake, located at an altitude of 3200 m above sea level. The BAL - tourism has great development here. For fans of ski resorts and free ride will be interesting to ski or snowboarding there.

In the evening, enjoy dinner, dostarhan, and watch the stars and the heavenly bodies of the telescope. Summer time offers a wonderful opportunity to visit these places on a mountain bike.

The tour will acquaint you with all the beauties of the city and its attractions. Big Almaty Lake - a place where want to come back again and again, and our tour will help you to see this.

In observatory operates hotels and guest houses where you can stay overnight, eat, play table tennis, and the most important thing to look through the telescope on the moon or on Mars. The cost of accommodation  7500 KZT per person, the cost of trips to the telescope in 2000 KZT person.


Within an hour's drive from the city, it is a beautiful gorge Alma Arasan. The gorge is protected by the state and is located in the Ile Alatau National Park. Upon entering the park, you will discover a beautiful view of the valley and the scenic road that will lead you to the Big Almaty Lake. After a half-hour trips on the lake, you go down the road to a height of 3000 m above sea level. Bird's-eye view, the lake has an incredible color and varies depending on weather and time of year. Next you will tour around Astronomic Station. You will see a very old research centers, telescopes, and the mountain peaks up to 6,000 meters. On the way back we visit the falcon farm, where you will see an amazing show with birds of prey, with the elements of national hunting.

Price for a group tour 6000 KZT per person (avaliable only on weekends)

Price for a private tour 40 000 KZT per car (6 seats)

Big Almaty Lake+Observatory+Cosmostation 55 000 KZT per car (6 seats)

Accommodation in observatory or guest house 7500 KZT per person

Meals 15 000 kzt per person (lunch,breakfast,lunch)

We can also arrange ski slopes for advanced skiers and snowboarders, bicycle tours, from 3200 m. You will be accompanied by a professional instructor.

Cost of the tour Free ride skiing and snowboarding   10,000 KZT per person, minimum group 6 people. (From 3200 m + down to the lake)

Rent of Equipment 7500 KZT

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