Issyk Lake tour
Hire a private taxi to Issyk Lake. English speaking driver.
Now when the road to the Big Almaty Lake is closed for private cars. Issyk Lake is very good alternative and even superior in some points.
One of the main attractions nearby Almaty is the famous alpine lake Issyk. The Issyk or Isik lake is located at the height of 1800 meter in the gorgeous Alatau mountains around it. In 1963 the lake was almost destroyed by a glacial mudflow. But today it has been restored to its full glory and is loved by many local people and foreign tourists for beautifull views, clean air, nice easy hiking trails behind the lake and some specific atmosphere the lake gives you.