Nestled within the majestic Tian Shan Mountains of southeastern Kazakhstan, Issyk Lake unveils its awe-inspiring alpine splendor. This captivating body of water is renowned for its crystalline turquoise hues, harmonizing harmoniously with the backdrop of snow-capped peaks. Beyond its natural allure, Issyk Lake holds archaeological significance, with ancient artifacts dating back to the Bronze Age having been discovered in the vicinity.
Our journey will also lead us to the Bear Waterfall, an idyllic cascade nestled in the Kazakhstani mountains, not far from Almaty. Set amidst a picturesque mountain valley, this waterfall serves as a beloved destination for picnics and excursions, drawing both locals and tourists alike.
Departure from Almaty
1.5 hour drive to Issyk lake
Arrival to Issyl Lake
1.5 hour of trekking around the lake
Departure to Bear Waterfalls
1 hour drive
Arrival to Bear Waterfalls
1.5 hour trekking. Tourists can have a lunch at the local cafes