On this tour you will go to the picturesque high-mountain plateau of Assy, the route that runs through the no less picturesque gorge of the Turgen River - the longest and most extensive gorge of the Trans-Ili Alatau, you will personally see a real astronomical observatory located at an altitude of 2750 m above sea level, where you literally touch to the clouds.
In summer, the Assy plateau is an alpine blooming meadow with lush green grass, which is why it is used by shepherds as a summer pasture. Therefore, here you can always see herds of sheep, cows and horses. The shepherds live with families in yurts (dwellings of ancient nomads) during this period , many of which you can also see on this tour.
In the second part of the tour, you will see the picturesque mountain lake called Issyk, which has a sad history. Issyk is a lake located in Issyk gorge 68 km from Almaty. Height above sea level - 1756 meters. It was formed about 8-10 thousand years ago as a result of a grand mountain collapse.
This tour is designed so that you can enjoy the views at the best time of the day with the best lighting conditions. Our tour guide will show you the best photo spots and tell you interesting information about the sights.
• Not recommended for travelers with back problems, high/low blood pressure;
• Not recommended for pregnant women;
• Not recommended for travelers who can not withstand long trips by car.