Mountain hike along the Aksai river to the Aksai gorge.
Walks in the mountains of the Zailiyskiy Alatau.
Aksai River Length 70 km, catchment area 566 km2. The river flows through the picturesque mountain gorge Aksai in the mountains of the Trans-Ili Alatau within the city of Almaty. On the river in 1921, there was a mudflow, it did not cause much damage. The river flows into the Kaskelen River, and originates in the upper reaches of the Kaskelen Gorge.
Aksai river - how to get there.
The river is located in the Karasai district of the Almaty region. The right tributary of the Kaskelen River. It flows through the mountain gorge Aksai. It originates in the glaciers of the Trans-Ili Alatau and passes through various landscapes.
Aksai river - information for tourists.
In the upper reaches of the river, there are two moraine alpine lakes; there is a mountain route to them, which can take two days. The river valley is very beautiful, there is untouched nature, almost no one is in the gorge, so here you can be alone far from the city, sit in the forest, burn a fire. There are many places along the river where you can sit by the water, the water in the river is cold, but in summer you can quickly plunge into the water. There are 15 small glaciers in the upper reaches of the river.