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Almaty reserve


Almaty Nature Reserve

The Almaty Nature Reserve is a unique natural object located in the Tien Shan Mountains near the city of Almaty. It was founded in 1931 and has since become one of the most popular places to visit by locals and tourists from other countries. The reserve covers an area of about 90 thousand hectares and includes various ecosystems - mountain landscapes, forests, alpine meadows, reservoirs and rivers. 

Here you can see unique representatives of flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species. Visitors to the reserve can walk along the trails located among the dense forest. Unforgettable views of the mountains and valleys open from a height, and every step in this beautiful nature fills the heart with silence and happiness. In addition to hiking, there are many opportunities for outdoor activities. 

Here you can go mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing and have a picnic in nature. For lovers of ornithology and photography, the Almaty Nature Reserve offers unique opportunities for observing migratory birds and picturesque landscapes. 

Recommendations for tourists: 

  1. Dress according to the weather and wear comfortable shoes for long walks. 
  2. Take enough water and food with you, especially if you want to stay in the reserve all day. 
  3. try to leave nature as it is. Do not throw away garbage and follow the rules of the reserve.
  4. Be prepared for weather changes-mountains can be cool and unpredictable. Bring extra clothing and protection from rain or sun. 
  5. If you are not familiar with the local trails or have no mountaineering experience, it is better to use the services of a guide or join an organized excursion. This will help to avoid losses and troubles. 

The Almaty Nature Reserve is a real gem for nature lovers and adventurers. By visiting it, you will discover the beauty of the mountains of Kazakhstan and enjoy the richness of the ecology of this amazing region.