Gorge Prokhodnoe in Ile-Alatau park
Mountain routes along the Prokhodnoe gorge -
Walks in the mountains of Almaty -
Gorge Prohodnoye is an easily accessible mountain gorge within the city of Almaty and the Almaty mountains. The passable gorge is very picturesque, there is a mountain route along the Prokhodnaya river that will lead us to the upper reaches of the gorge. The elevation difference in the Prohodnoye gorge varies from 1000 to 3500 meters above sea level. On the way of the mountain route to the Prohodnoye gorge, we will visit the Maiden's Tears waterfall and the mountain glade Terra.
Mountain Gorge Prokhodnoe - how to get there -
Gorge Prokhodnoe is located in the mountains of Zailiysky Alatau within the city of Almaty, between the Big Almaty gorge and Kargalinka gorge, Bostandyk district, Almaty region. GPS coordinates of Prohodnoye Gorge: N43°04'26.20" E76°54'21.71"
Gorge Prohodnoe - information for tourists -
The beginning of the mountain trail along the Prokhodnoye gorge starts from the Alma-Arasan sanatorium, hot springs are located here, which are also very popular among the local population. The route passes through the gorge along the river, which is also called Prohodnaya. Along the entire route there is a mountain path that crosses the river several times, pedestrian bridges are laid across the river, along which you can cross the river along the route. The length of the Prokhodnoye gorge is 18 kilometers. In the upper reaches of the Prokhodnoye gorge, there is the Almaty mountain pass, which is located at an altitude of 3599 meters above sea level. In ancient times, the Almaty pass was used as a caravan route for passage to Kyrgyzstan and further to China.