Hiking to Big Almaty Peak and Big Almaty Lake

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Embark on an unforgettable trek to the legendary Big Almaty Lake and the iconic Big Almaty Peak (3,680 meters above sea level), a landmark visible from every corner of Almaty


  • Ascend to the majestic Big Almaty Peak (3680 meters above sea level)
  • Marvel at the mesmerizing view of the sprawling city of Almaty from BAP
  • Encounter the stunning Big Almaty Lake
  • Embark on an unforgettable adventure filled with breathtaking scenery


Big Almaty Peak, standing at an elevation of 3680 meters (13073 ft), is a popular hiking destination in the Ile-Alatau mountains near Almaty, Kazakhstan. The hike to the summit is moderately challenging and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the city of Almaty. Big Almaty Lake, located at an elevation of 2511 meters (8238 ft), is a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by pine forests and snow-capped peaks. The lake is a popular spot for hiking, picnicking, and fishing. Embark on an Unforgettable Journey to the Tian Shan Summit! Awaits you: An exhilarating jeep ride through the picturesque landscapes of Ile-Alatau National Park. A unique opportunity to visit the cosmic station, where scientists tirelessly push the boundaries of knowledge. An incredible ascent to Big Almaty Peak (3680 meters above sea level), offering breathtaking panoramas of the snow-capped peaks of the Tian Shan. A mesmerizing view of the city of Almaty, sprawling at the foot of the mountains. An impressive encounter with Big Almaty Lake, the pearl of the Tian Shan. This adventure is not for the faint of heart! The medium difficulty level of the route requires good physical fitness and mountain hiking experience. Don't forget: Dress appropriately for the weather and bring extra clothes. Wear comfortable trekking shoes and sporty attire. Bring 1 liter of water and snacks for the ascent. Don't forget your passport! Mandatory border control awaits us. Ready for unforgettable impressions? Join us!


Transfer from and back to the hotel. Jeep transfer through the territory of the Ile-Alatau National Park. English-speaking mountain guide. Mountain guide's assistant (if the group is more than 7 people). Trekking poles rental. Hiking ascent to Big Almaty Peak. Excursion to Big Almaty Lake. Entrance tickets to the Ile-Alatau National Park. Filling out documents for passing the Border Control. A bottle of water and lemonade for each tourist. Snacks.

Important Information

  • Hiking tour of medium difficulty. Mountain hiking experience is required. Bring your passport (border control is required). Request an early breakfast at the hotel or bring your own breakfast. Mountain hiking does not allow for delays. Everyone must be ready by the time the car arrives. Spare t-shirt and socks are required.

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