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Bestyubinskoe reservoir in Almaty region

Sights of Almaty region and Kazakhstan -

Journey to the Bestyubinskoe reservoir from the city of Almaty -

The Bestyubinskoe reservoir was formed as a result of the construction on the Kegen River of the Moinak hydroelectric power station (hydroelectric power station). The reservoir is very beautiful and picturesque, it is especially beautiful here in spring and early summer, at this time the nature of the region is filled with colors of flowering. Also in the spring, wild tulips bloom on the reservoir. The reservoir is located in a mountainous area at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level. The height of the earthen rampart of the dam on the reservoir is 94 meters, the size of the reservoir is 4.5 kilometers long and 400 meters wide.

Bestyubinskoe reservoir - how to get there -

The reservoir is located in Almaty region, Raimbek district, Republic of Kazakhstan. You can get here from the city of Almaty, the trip will take one day. The reservoir is located on the Kegen River. GPS coordinates of the Bestyubinsk reservoir: N43°01'13.06" E78°51'09.53"

Bestyubinskoe Reservoir - information for tourists -

The flood area of the reservoir is 10 square kilometers. Near the reservoir is the Kungei Alatau mountain range, the Kulyktau mountains, which are part of the Ketmen mountain range. The places are very beautiful and attractive. Fishing is allowed in the reservoir and you can swim, but you will never meet a lot of people here, the places are not very popular and there is no infrastructure for recreation, only a wild beach, and wild fishing.

Bestyubinsk reservoir

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