Hiking & camping

Undoubtedly, the main attraction of Almaty are the mountains. The close location of the Ile-Alatau national Park to the city allows citizens and guests of the southern capital to easily go on day or multi-day trips.

Weekend hikes are the most popular. On the territory of the Park there are 43 route ranging from the mild to more extreme.

The most interesting locations:

  • Stone castle;
  • Aksai skete;
  • Big Almaty lake;
  • Japanese road;
  • Glade Terra;
  • Kok-Zhailau;
  • Furmanov Swing;
  • Gorelnik Waterfalls;
  • Lake Titova;
  • Butakov waterfall;
  • Assy Plateau;
  • Kairak and Medvezhy waterfalls;
  • Lake Issyk.