Turgen Gorge is the popular vacation spot of residents of Almaty region and tourists. It is located approximately in 60 kilometers from the city of Almaty. It is possible to reach him on the Kuldzhinsky path from the end of Ryskulov Avenue. It is necessary to pass in Issyk on the main road, then before the settlement Turgen at gas station Royal Petrol behind graves to curtail to the right. Asphalt on the road very good therefore the road will give pleasure.
Entrance on the territory of the Turgen ecological national park makes 426 KZT from the person.
The main sights of the gorge Turgen are the Trout farm, the most beautiful Turgen waterfalls, a spring Kiyely-Bulak (a statue of the Gold person), Chin-turgen moss fir groves.
Bear waterfall — the most popular waterfall among tourists and visitors of the Turgen gorge, water falling height — 20 meters. In 12 kilometers above an ecopost there is a cafe Ak-bulak, here it is necessary to leave the car or the bus and according to the index to move behind the bridge on the left. The track on the Bear waterfall is well trodden, but stony, rise not so abrupt. Approximate time of pedestrian walking to waterfall — 25 minutes.
Kayrak waterfall — the highest waterfall in the Turgen gorge which are in 7 kilometers from the village of Batan. From the Con it is impossible to pass to waterfall now since the automobile bridge through the river Turgen is destroyed by the next flood in 2004. Falls height — 54 meters. Massive water flow waterfall from the rock down passing 3 cascades. For many years on the second cascade water cut through to itself the tunnel through the rock. Black color of the rock and white color of water gives contrast beauty of the waterfall Kayrak. Near waterfall there are viewing bridges — wooden and metal. These bridges constructed in Soviet period when tourism developed and supported by the state.
Chinturgen relic moss fir groves
Chinturgen relic moss fir groves — the nature sanctuary of republican value which is in a river basin of Turgen. Under a continuous moss cover at a depth of 30-40 cm «islands» of permafrost lie. Landscapes remind the forest-tundra here.
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08:00 – gathering of participants at the central stadium;
08:30 – departure by bus and/or the car towards the village Turgen;
10:30 – arrival in the Turgen gorge to Akbulak cafe;
11:00 – the beginning of an excursion to Bear waterfall, photographing, having a snack;
12:30 – return to the car/bus;
13:00 - arrival in the village of Batan, the beginning of a way on Kayraksky waterfall;
16:00 - arrival to waterfall, a photoshoot, having a snack, rest;
16:30 - return to the village Batan;
18:30 - departure from the village of Batan to the city;
20:30 - arrival in the city.
Complexity: easy + average (a pedestrian part - 2 km + 14 km)
Transfer: 160 km from Almaty in both parties.
Season: May - October
tour Duration: full light day.
* a windbreaker (for a winter season – a down-padded coat / a warm jacket)
* a headdress (a warm season – a cap/hat, a winter season – a cap)
With yourself you can take:
* a thermos with tea
* 1 l. drinking water (on the road it will be possible to gather waters)
* sandwiches (bread/cheese/sausage)
* fresh vegetables / fruit
* boiled eggs, potatoes, salt
* chocolate bar
* nutlets/raisin/dried apricots
40000 KZT for group 1-4 persons (services of a transfer + an excursion to falls are included).
For group from 5 people individual calculation.
For big groups the discount works
Трансфер организовывается с центрального стадиона города Алматы до села Батан с остановками и обратно.
Стоимость трансфера включена в стоимость тура.
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