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Asy or Assy Mountain Plateau 1 day

Photo tour and travel - Asy plateau

Many interesting places near Almaty have long been chosen by tourists, but the Assy Plateau is often undeservedly overlooked by visitors to the city and surrounding area. This is a big omission, because from the plateau, which is only 75 km from the metropolis, there is a stunning view.

Asy plateau-how to get

The combination of heavenly firmament and snow-capped mountain peaks will make an indelible impression on you, and the desolation of the place will give you an intoxicating sense of freedom. Here you can get acquainted with the families of modern hospitable nomads.

Tourist information-Asy plateau

You will certainly be treated to delicious local food and will tell many interesting stories about the plateau. Plateau Assy gives peace, tranquility and beauty of their landscapes to everyone who comes here. Huge Zhailau stretch in all directions of the world at an altitude of 3000 meters above sea level. It offers a beautiful view of the Turgen gorge, which is particularly bright and pronounced in the summertime, the endless expanses of lowland rugged by the Chilik River, which is located along the gorge. This is a great place to relax and put your thoughts in order,

Astronomical observatory-Asy plateau

The astronomical observatory on the high plateau Assy inTurgen gorge in Zailiysky Alatau in Kazakhstan is located at an altitude of 2750 m above sea level, 75 km east of Almaty. In 1981, constant observations were started at full speed on the German Zeiss telescope. Astrophysics did not stop at this, and it was decided to build an even more perfect point for the observatory, which would be several times higher and equipped with a 1.5-meter telescope of Leningrad production. The event could be a breakthrough in astrophysics of the USSR, and the observatory could become the real technological asset of the friendly nations. But, as we all know, in 1991 the union collapsed, and the construction of the observatory was frozen.

Assy plateau

  • Distance of the route: 200 km
  • Season time: all season
  • Best time: summer
  • Group size: 1-10
  • Days & nights: 1 day

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