12 hours
SUV tour
Departure from Almaty

The Lake Issyk, The Bear waterfall, The Assy plateau in 1 day
Personal trip on an off-road vehicle

In this trip you will see the Issyk lake, the Turgen gorge, the Medvezhiy waterfall, the Assy observatory. Lake Issyk is located in the Issyk Gorge in the mountains of the Trans-Ili Alatau, 80 km from Almaty. A picturesque road with beautiful views along a steep serpentine passes to the lake, the lake itself is also very beautifully reminiscent of BAO; the Bear waterfall is a small but very beautiful waterfall that is located in the Turgen gorge, it takes only 30 minutes hiking to it, there is another Kairak waterfall in the gorge, it takes much more to hike to it (around 4 hours), the Assy observatory is an amazingly beautiful place located in the Turgen gorge at an altitude of 2750 m , it amazes with its open spaces, this is a plateau from which you don't want to leave.

During the tour you will see:

  • Lake Issyk
  • Waterfall Bear
  • Assy Observatory
  • Assy Plateau
Tour includes:
Departure from Almaty
In the morning the driver will pick you up from the appointed address and you will go to the Issyk lake (85 km, about 1.5 hours)
Arrival to Lake Issyk
Upon arrival you will have a walking part (2 hours)
Going to the Turgen Gorge
П After the tour of Lake Issyk, you will go to the Tourenskoye Gorge to the waterfall (30 km, about 1 hour), upon arrival you will have a trekking tour (2 km, 2 hours).
Going to the Assy Observatory
After the waterfall tour, you will go to the Assy Observatory (15 km, 1 hour), upon arrival you will have a walking tour (2 hours), lunch (picnic)
Return to Almaty
After the tour of Assy you will go to the city (110 km, approximately 2.5 hours);
Upon arrival, the driver will stop at the appointed address in the city

Length: 240 km, approximately 7 h

Total time: 12 hours

Season: all year (best time April-October)

The route can be changed or supplemented according to your request; If you want to see some attraction that is not listed in this program, please contact us - we will definitely try to resolve this issue and tell you about all the possible options.

Options: instead of or in addition to the waterfall, you can visit the Golden Man Museum, the ostrich farm, or stop by a trout farm
1traveler - 315$ per person
2traveler - 175$ per person
3traveler - 125$ per person
4traveler - 100$ per person
5traveler - 90$ per person

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV
✅national parks entrance tickets
✅drinking water (2 liters)

Price for an SUV with a driver (regardless of the number of people, 6 people max)

Price includes
✅comfortable SUV

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Guides with more than 10 years of experience will handle all the issues of your journey. All of our drivers and guides are certified.

We specialize ONLY on individual and personal tours. All of us have gone through First-Aid Training
Low prices

No brokers, no agents, no
hidden fees - you work
and travel directly with us.
This makes a trip not overpriced.
To book your trip on a specific date we charge a deposit of only 10 percent of the total sum of money
We'll meet you at the airport and transfer you back
afterwards by request.
We care - our priority to do the best we can to choose or recommend the safest places to eat en-route.
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