Hiking to Kok Zhaylau mountain area, Almaty apple city region, Kazakhstan
Kok-Zhaylau - tract on the territory of the Ile-Alatau State National Natural Park, located from east to west between the Small and Large Almaty gorges, 10 km from Almaty in Kazakhstan. The absolute height of the tract is 1450–1740 m above sea level. Almaty apple city – Small Almaty gorge – Prosveshenec gorge and tract – Kok Jaylayu tract – Almaty apple city.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer: Almaty apple city – Small Almaty gorge – Prosveshenec gorge and tract (14 km, 1 hour). Coming to the start point of trekking, trekking to Kok Jaylayu (5 km), by the way we will pass Prosveshenec mount complex and going up in the forest. Coming to Kok Zhaylau area with beatuful view of environments where we can see Komsomol peak, Kimasar gorge, Almaty city, Kok Jaylayu pass H2150 with beautiful panorama views, Kumbel peak, Three Brothers peaks H2900. Lunch on the way, back to Almaty apple city.
By that program can be organized another routes in Small Amaty gorge area and climbing from Talgar pass to the rocks walking area (check photo gallery). In that area we can visit Abay peak (H4010), Nursultan Nazarbaev peak (H4330), Bagdanovich glacier (H3500).