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Ushkonyr mountain plateau

Mountain hike in the Chemolgan gorge

Trekking in the mountains of the Northern Tien Shan and Trans-Ili Alatau

The Ushkonyr Plateau is a beautiful high–altitude plateau, here is the famous Chemolgan Gorge, which is very popular among travelers. The places here are beautiful, in the upper reaches of the gorge there are moraine lakes, to which a mountain route is laid. The entire territory of the Ushkonyr plateau is well suited for mountain hikes for one day and a hike for several days that covers large territories. There are several mountain routes here, for example, climbing the mountain peaks of Aikoltau and Seltau through Lake Aikol.

Ushkonyr plateauhow to get there

The Ushkonyr plateau can be reached by car from the city of Almaty 35 km, through the village of Zhandosov, from the main highway to the Ushkonyr plateau another 27 km up the mountain road. On the way you will meet border guards, so it is necessary to issue a permit to stay in this area, it is also necessary to pay for entry at the mountain post.

Ushkonyr Plateautourist information

We recommend traveling to the Ushkonyr plateau with a mountain guide who knows the area well, solo hiking in this area is prohibited if you do not have special training. Plan your trip to the Ushkonyr plateau and the Chemolgan Gorge in advance, it is best to use the services of mountain guides who can accompany you on this trip both for one day and in a mountain hike for several days. Our company provides a full range of services for traveling in the mountains of the Trans-Ili Alatau with professional mountain guides and all necessary equipment and equipment.

Ushkonyr plateau


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