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You will visit:
• Kolsai lakes
Kolsai lakes are located at a distance of 300 kilometers from Almaty. These three unique lakes, located in the mountains of the Northern Tien Shan, are their pearl. The first lake Kolsai is located at the level of 1700 meters, the second - 2250 meters, the third - 2650 meters above sea level.

• Lake Kaindy
  - a lake in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, a popular tourist destination in one of the Kungei Alatau gorges. Despite the low water temperature, Lake Kaindy is popular with diving enthusiasts. The main attraction of the lake is the fir trees rising straight from the water.
About the tour
By choosing this tour you will make an exciting two-day trip to the mountain lakes of stunning beauty. This is a great place to relax with incredible views and clean air away from the city with an overnight stay in guest houses in the village of Saty.

Tour details
• Duration - 2 days;
• what time of year to visit - May-September;
• Kolsai lakes are located 300 km. from Almaty;
• type of transport – comfortable bus/car;
• Important information:
• wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear;
• take sunglasses, sunscreen
• The price of the tour includes:
• transfer to Kolsai and Kaindy lakes and back;
• accommodation and meals in the village of Saty;
• guide services;
• photographers Service.

Tour program
As part of a two-day tour to Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, on the first day, tourists arrive in the village of Saty, from where, after lunch / lunch and a short rest at the hotel, they continue their journey to the first lake (about 30 minutes), located in a narrow picturesque gorge of a forest zone with slopes, covered with endemic Schrenk blue firs of fantastic beauty. The hiking route runs along the eastern slope of the gorge and provides an amazing opportunity to see the panorama of the Tien Shan Mountains with a lake changing its color. Upon return - dinner and overnight.
On the second day - breakfast and departure to the neighboring gorge, where the amazing lake Kaindy is located. This is a relatively young lake, formed in 1911 after an earthquake. The collapse of the slope blocked the gorge and formed a lake. The most amazing thing here is that all the blue spruces at the bottom of the gorge were flooded with water after the formation of the lake, their trunks still come out of the water today like fabulous arrows aimed at the sky.
A trip to the Kolsai Lakes and Lake Kaindy may include a visit to the Charyn Canyon in accordance with the program: in the first half of the day or on the way back in the afternoon.

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