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Kolsay Lakes

Однодневный тур на озера Кольсай+Кайынды+Черный каньон   двухдневный тур

Tour program

1 day

  • 07:00 Departure from st. Baytursynov 100, between Abay avenue and st. Satpayeva
  • 07:30 Departure from Almaty.
  • 12:00 Arrival at Saty. Accommodation in guest houses with local residents. Relaxation
  • 13:00 Departure to Kolsai
  • 14:00 Excursion to the first lake Kolsay, free time
  • 19:00 Return to the village. Dinner. Free time. Overnight at the guest house in the village

 2nd day

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Departure to the Kaindy lake; Free time
  • 14:00 Return to Saty village, Lunch
  • 15:00 - 21:00 Packing and preparation for departure, Departure to Almaty with a visit along the path of the Black Canyon, Arrival in Almaty

Time indicated is approximate and may vary depending on physical. preparation and punctuality of the group, as well as in unforeseen circumstances!

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Кольсайское озеро, озеро Кайынды, Чарын 3 каньона   Двухдневный тур

Trip plan:
1 day:

  • 07: 30-08: 00 collection, departure
  • 13:00 arrival in Karabulak settlement, accommodation in guest houses, lunch
  • 14:00 departure to the first Kolsai lake
  • 14: 30-18: 00 walk along the Kolsai Lake
  • 18:30 return to the guest houses
  • 19:00 dinner, free time, overnight

2nd day:

  • 08:00 breakfast
  • 09:00 travel, a walk along the Kayindy lake in the place with
  • guide - accompanying
  • 13:30 lunch
  • 15:00 departure to the city of Almaty
  • 16: 00-16: 30 visit to Charyn "Black Canyon"
  • 21:00 arrival in the city

Times are approximate and may change depending on the physical fitness and punctuality of the group, as well as other unforeseen circumstances.

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Kolsai Lake Tours

Kolsai Lakes (Kulsai Lakes) is a system of three lakes in the northern Tien Shan, in the Kolsai Gorge, in the bridge connecting the Kungei-Alatau and Zailiysky Alatau ridges. The lakes are located on the territory of the Rayymbek district of the Almaty region of Kazakhstan and are located 10 km north of the border with Kyrgyzstan, 330 km southeast of Alma-Ata at an altitude of about 1000 m, 2500 m, 2700 m above sea level.

The lakes are called the «pearl of the Northern Tien Shan». The lakes are surrounded by a coniferous forest of Tien Shan spruce. The depth of the lakes reaches 50 m . Among the fauna is rainbow trout.

Kolsai lakes include 3 lakes:

The third lake is located at an altitude of 1818 m, its length is 1 km, width 400 m, depth 80 m.
Secondary (second) Kolsay Lake (Mynzhylgy) is located at an altitude of 2252, the largest of the three lakes.
The first Kolsai Lake or Upper Kolsai is at an altitude of 2850 m .

11 km to the east near the village of Saty is the picturesque Kaindy Lake.