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Boguty Mountains

Jeep tour from Almaty city to Boguty mountains -

Tour to the Boguty mountains and the Altyn-Emel reserve -

Boguty (Buguty) - the famous red mountains, an incredibly beautiful area, reminiscent of the red planet Mars and its relief. The mountains stretch from west to east for 70 kilometers, the width of the mountains is 40 kilometers, the highest height is in the mountains of Ulken-Boguty (Big Boguty) and is 1800 meters above sea level. The mountains are the foothills of the Zailiysky Alatau mountain range and are part of the Charyn Reserve (Charyn National Park). This direction is very popular among tourists since the mountains are located within the city of Almaty and you can see them in one day of the tour.

How to get there, visit -

The Boguty mountains are located in the Almaty region, Uygur district, Kazakhstan. From the city of Almaty to the mountains of Boguty, the distance is 150-170 kilometers. GPS coordinates: N43°40'01" E78°59'14"

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The Boguty mountains acquired their red color due to the arid climate and soil mineralization. The color of the mountains ranges from beige, gray, red and pink, with the red color of the rock predominating. In the mountains of Bogutty you can find the purest mountain springs with very tasty drinking water. The terrain is hills and hills, hills. The maximum height difference is from 1200 to 1800 meters above sea level. Presumably, geologists who studied this area believed that red clays belong to young Cenozoic deposits of the Zailiyskiy Alatau.

The Boguty mountains are divided into two ranges, Small Boguty and Big Boguty. It is quite hot here in summer and very cold in winter. In summer, there is little rainfall, so the area looks rather dry. Many insects and mammals live here (hare, roe deer, wild boar, wolf, turtle, lizard, eagle, snake of various types, spiders, scorpion, phalanx, karakurt, pheasant, thrush, etc.) if you spend the night in the mountains of Bogutta , carefully check the tent for the presence of foreign insects, just as carefully close the tent to prevent insects from entering it, do not leave shoes on the street as a spider or snake can crawl into it, check the shoes for the presence of insects in them before putting them on your feet .

Blooming tulip Bema in the Boguty mountains -

In the Boguty mountains, the Bema tulip, the famous Kazakhstani tulip, blooms in spring. Especially for spring, we have special offers for visiting tulip blooming places in different districts of the Almaty region and also in the Boguty mountains. It is possible to observe the flowering of a tulip only in spring, it is necessary to calculate the time correctly.

Red mountains Boguty in Almaty region

  • Distance of the route: 320 km
  • Season time: all season
  • Best time: Spring time, Summer time
  • Days & nights: 1

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