Almaty: Hiking the Japanese Road and Wild Hunting Birds Show

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Trek the Old Japanese Road among the mighty Tien Shan mountains and discover its mysterious legends. Watch a show with hunting birds and immerse yourself in the traditions of the Kazakh national hunt.


  • Witness the incredible beauty of the Trans-Ili Alatau National Park
  • Uncover the Legends and Facts Surrounding the Construction of the Japanese Road
  • Marvel at the Mastery of Kazakh Eagle Hunters


Easy family hike along the Mountain Japanese Road is one of the most favorite weekend routes for all residents of Almaty city and foreign tourists. Steeped in legends and historical facts, mountain hiking surrounded by the peaks and glaciers of the Ile-Alatau National Park will not leave anyone indifferent. After a wonderful walk in nature, we will also visit the Wild Hunting Birds Show, where you will personally see the skills of Kazakh batyrs in the National Hunting with Wild Birds. The hike is easy, with a smooth elevation gain, suitable for schoolchildren, adults, and seniors.


Roundtrip hotel transfers Hiking Certified mountain guide with English language skills Tickets to the Show of Wild Birds Entrance tickets to the Ile-Alatau National Park Trekking poles rental for tourists (upon request) Drinks (a bottle of water and a bottle of juice)

Important Information

  • Easy full-day hike with a smooth elevation gain. Basic physical fitness is required. Bring money for lunch after the hike.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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