Kurmenty mountain gorge, Kolsay Kolderi park.
Jeep tour to Kurmenty gorge.
Hiking in the Kolsai nature reserve.
Kurmenty is a picturesque mountain gorge in the Kungheu Alatau mountains, the length of the gorge is 22 kilometers, a mountain road leading to the upper reaches of the gorge has been laid along the gorge. The height of the mountainous terrain here varies from 1000 to 3500 meters above sea level. Higher up the gorge there is the Kurmenty pass, 3400 meters high.
Kurmenty gorge - how to get there.
The gorge is located on the territory of the Kolsai Kolderi park and reserve, Kegen district, Almaty region. The main landmarks here are the villages of Saty and Kurmenty. An asphalt road has been laid from the village of Saty to the village of Kurmenty, then the road continues on a dirt road.
GPS coordinates of the Kurmenty gorge: N42 ° 59'10.36 "E78 ° 16'49.39"
Kurmenty mountain pass and gorge - information for tourists.
There is a border between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in the region, therefore it is necessary to move around the region with special permits. The gorge begins at the Kurmenty pass, a mountain road runs along the gorge, we recommend moving around here in 4x4 jeeps, the length of the road is 10 kilometers. Mountain peak Terestik is the highest point in the area, its height is 3987 meters.