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Big Almaty Lake in September

Fascinating Facts about Big Almaty Lake

Discover the fascinating facts and breathtaking beauty of Big Almaty Lake in Kazakhstan. From its glacial origins to its stunning turquoise waters, this natural wonder is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and travelers. Join me on a tour to experience its charm firsthand.

Travelling Almaty by bus – saving money!

Taking a bus is most economy way of travelling around Almaty. Bus costs is only 80 tenge which is less than 20 pence. From the airport you can take the bus number 92.

Kapchagai Lake

It is hot in Almaty in summer. Dry air, temparutre 30 to 40 degrees. It is no wonder why Kapchagai Reservoir is so popular among locals. Just about 70 kilometers from Almaty. New highway road. It will take around an hour to get to the water. Kapchagai is also known as one of Kazakhstan’s two …

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Charyn Canyon

Discover Charyn Canyon, a must-visit destination near Almaty. With stunning rock formations resembling the Grand Canyon, explore the famous Valley of Castles and other captivating canyons within the Charyn National Park.

The Green Bazar in Almaty

Discover the bustling Green Bazar in Almaty, a favorite spot for locals seeking fresh food and tourists looking for nuts, dried fruits, and honey. Bargain and save up to 30% on the prices!

Kok-tobe hill in Almaty

Koktube hill, correct spelling  Kok-tobe, is located just in Almaty city and very popular among tourists. You can get there by cable car road which is rather expensive, by walk or by special small buses.

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