Tour to Chilik valley and Assy plateau, Almaty city area, Kazakhstan
Almaty apple city – Issyk village – Turgen gorge – Batan forestry – Shenturgen river – Assy plateau – Assy pass – Assy observatory – Amanjol gorge and tract – Amanjol pass – Akkiya pass – Chilik river – Karasay upstream river – Manjilki plateau – Karakshi river – Uryukti plateau – Big Uryukti river – Chon Urykti lake – Small Urykti river – Sarikeregen gorge and tract – Katikurgan river – Boto Moinok pass – Taldi river – Kurmenti village – Sati village – Jalanash village – Chilik village – Almay apple city.
Meeting at the Almaty city airport by guide and driver, transfer to the hotel, accommodation, rest. City tour in Almaty apple city, visiting Green Bazar Almaty Market (1875), walking to 28th Panfilovs city Park, here you can see Cathedral Palace (1904), Eternal Flame Monument, Museum of Musical Instruments, Almaty Central City Museum. Lunch at the restaurant. Transfer to Kok Tube mount, cable way to Kok Tube mount (H1070) (1.7 km, 5 minute.) panorama of Almaty apple city, visiting small ZOO there (hunting birds, peacock, pheasant, deer, etc.) Beatles monument, souvenir shop, art gallery. Transfer to the Small Almaty Gorge, Medeo sport complex, 1st part of cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort (4.6 km 15 min) by the way, great view of Tien Shan mountains. Chekalov peak (H-3800), Abay peak, Shkolnik peak, Komsomol peak (H-4376). 2nd part of cable way to Talgar pass (H-3168) (3.2 km 10 min) Panorama of city and around mountains, walking there. Picnic with Champagne. Back to Almaty city.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer: Almaty city – Issyk village (53 km) – Turgen village – Turgen gorge – Batan forestry – Assy plateau (45 km) – Assy pass – Assy observatory (8 km) – Amanjol gorge and tract (3 km) (Total 106 km). By the way we will visit Issyk Kurgans where in 1969 – 1970 was found Golden Man of Kazakhstan, continue tour to Turgen gorge and Assy plateau. Pass Assy observatory and arriving to Amanjol gorge where us will be waiting nomads with horses. Accommodation at the tent camp, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the camp. Horse-riding to Amanjol pass (10 km). We will go by the old mountain road along the Kazibulak river, lunch on the way, we will stop before Amanjol pass, it will be our base camp for the night. Dinner and overnight at the tents.
Breakfast at the camp. Horse-riding to Amanjol pass (H3515ft), easy trail road not so difficult, from Amanjol pass you will see panorama of Chilik river, lunch on the way, from the pass slippery trail along the Amanjol river to the Karakie riber estuary, dinner and overnight at the tens camp.
Breakfast at the camp. Horse-riding to Upstream of Karasay river. From Karakie estuary going up to olong the Chilik river, crossing river by the rope bridge, lunch on the way, continue out tour to the forest and coming to Karasay river and by the right coast going upstream of river. Dinner and overnight at the tents.
Breakfast at the camp. Horse riding: Karasay river – Manjilki plateau (H2780ft) – Karakshi river (H2300ft) – Uryukti plateau – (H2720ft) – Big Uryukti river (H2279ft). Going up to Manjilki plateau, along the Karasay river. Manjilki is the big plateau where we will see nomads and herds of sheep, cows, herds of horses and yaks. Lunch at the plateau. After going down to Karakshi river and valley and from this place going up to the next plateau Uryukti. From plateau great view to Tien Shan mountains with Taplgar peak (H5017ft). continue tour to Chon Uryukti great view river valley. Dinner and overnight at the tents.
All day in route with back to our base camp. Lunch on the way. Lake stay in stones hollow. Amazing place, very high in the mountains, if you a love high mountains you know what it is. Back to base camp. Dinner and overnight at the tents.
Breakfast at the camp. Horse-riding: Big Uryukti river – Small Uryukti river (H207ft) – Sarikerege gorge and tract (H1788ft) – Kutikurgan river (H1761ft). Lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight at the tents.
Breakfast at the camp. Transfer: Kurmenti village – Sati village – Jalansh village – Chilik village – Almaty apple city (300 km) Arriving at the Almaty city, accommodation at the hotel, free time rest.