Issyk is a lake located in Issyk gorge of Trans-Ili Alatau mountains 70 km from Almaty. Height above sea level - 1756 meters. The color of the water in this lake varies from turquoise to dark blue depending on the time of year.
On this tour, you will enjoy nature and the scenic panorama of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains with magnificent lake, take stunning memorable pictures and be filled with positive emotions.
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 sites.
Tour area on the map
09:00 - 09:30 Pick-up and departure from Almaty
09:30 Trip to Issyk Lake
11:00Issyk Lake, enjoying the scenery, walking, photographing
12:00 Departure from the Lake
13:30 [GROUP tour only] Starting point 28 Shevchenko str. drop-off
13:00 [PRIVATE tour only] Stop for a lunch in a local cafe
14:00 [Optional] Visiting of the Golden Man museum (the archeological site of the Bronze Age)
15:00 - 16:00 Drop-off in Almaty
⚠️ [Visits to any of the tour sites may be canceled and their order changed in case of adverse weather conditions and other circumstances beyond our control.]
⭕ Join 2 group tours - get 10% discount; ⭕ Join 3 or more group tours - get 20% discount.
Please contact us to apply the discount to your invoice before/after booking.
Only one group of tourists participates without other people
✅ Hotel pick-up/drop-off
✅ Comfortable minibus
✅ English-speaking tour guide
✅ Lunch in a local cafe
✅ Bottled water
✅ National park entrance fee
❌ Special food & drinks (paid separately)
Number of people
1 - 4
5 - 7
8 - 10
11 - 15
PRICE per person
⚠️ [If you are more people, contact us and we will make an individual calculation for you.]
REQUIRED FITNESS LEVEL: Low (almost everyone can participate)
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE WITH YOU: weather/season-appropriate outerwear, cap, rain jacket, sunblock, sport or comfortable shoes.
• 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.
GROUP TOUR SCHEDULE 2023
Small groups of 5-15 tourists
Perfect for couples and solo travelers
Enjoying the trip, having fun and meeting new people
Budget savings and more travel
GROUP TOUR JOINING
[Here you can book your place on a group tour by yourself specifying the number of people and selecting an available tour date]
⚠️ [To accept online payment from your bank card, we use PayPal as a payment gateway, so you can securely pay with any international debit/credit card. No need to have or create a PayPal account.]
PRIVATE TOUR BOOKING
[Here you can submit a request to book a private tour. We will try to respond to you within 24 hours.]
Prepayment (30% of the tour cost for the Private tours, 20% for the Group tours) is required to confirm your booking. The remaining amount must be paid at the start of the tour.
To accept online payments from bank cards, we use PayPal as a payment gateway, so you can securely pay with any international debit/credit card. No need to have or create a PayPal account.
Customer can change the details or cancel the booking no later than 72 hours before the start of the tour with the possibility of a 70-90% refund of the tour cost. After this time, no refunds will be made.
FIXED-DATE GROUP TOURS
Customer can change the details or cancel the booking no later than (24 hours - for day tours; 72 hours - for multi-day tours) before the start of the tour with a full refund of the tour cost. After this time, no refunds will be made.
A minimum number of tourists and suitable weather are required. If these criteria are not met, the tour will be canceled no later than 48 hours before the start and you will be offered a different date/tour or a full refund.
Any tour/booking can be canceled in case of force majeure with a full refund.