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Jeep-tour to Dzungarian Alatau. Burkhan-Bulak waterfall and Zhasylkol lake

Jeep-tour to Dzungarian Alatau. Burkhan-Bulak waterfall and Zhasylkol lake

Category: Road/Off-road

Price for 1 person: $900 / 1 person; $650 / 2 persons; $500 / 3 persons

Season: June 1 – September 30

Duration: 5 days – 4 nights

Accommodation: in tents

Area: Almaty region, mountains Dzhungarskiy Alatau (Zhetysu Alatau)

Route: Almaty – Taldy-Korgan – Kapal Pass – Kora River Valley – Burkhan-Bulak Falls – Kapal Pass – Arasan Village – pos. Zhansugurov – the city of Sarkand – the village of Topolevka – the cordon Zhalanash – the valley of the river Agynykaty – the apiary – the lake Zhasylkol – the apiary – the city of Sarkand – Almaty

Border zone: The waterfall is located in the border zone. Be sure to have a passport.

To see this wild land, it is necessary to wind a considerable number of kilometers along the roads of Almaty region and mountain roads. However, it is worth it. Wide mountain valleys, huge raging rivers, high waterfalls, large lakes and wildlife await you here. During the trip we will visit 2 mountain valleys of the Dzungarian Alatau, in which the rivers Kora and Agynykats flow. The first is the Burkhan-Bulak waterfall. The nature of the Kora river valley is similar to the mountains of Almaty – Tien Shan. Lake Zhasylkol is located in the second valley of the river Agynykaty. And its nature is closer to the mountains of Altai.

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This tour will be interesting for those who want to enjoy the wildlife and a small number of people. Due to the very difficult road, this mountainous off-road, few people get here. Only experienced drivers can get to these places. Nature will certainly reward these travelers with incredible landscapes. In these parts, she practically remained untouched.

Programme

1 day

5-6 h. Moving Almaty city – Dzungarian Alatau mountains. The beginning of the mountain road. On the way lunch at the cafe

2-3 hours. Pass Kapal.

2-3 h. Valley of the River Kora. Burhan-Bulak waterfall.

During the movement to the waterfall we stop in the most picturesque places for photographing and relaxing.

Camp setting, dinner.

2 day

Breakfast

Walk to the waterfall and surrounding area

Return to lunch at camp

Hike to the upper cascades of the waterfall and a viewing point

Return to camp

Dinner

3 day

Breakfast

4-5 h. Pass Kapal – track.

3 h. Pos. Arasan – Pos. Zhansugurov – the city of Sarkand.

1 h. Registration passes in national park.

3 h. Transfer: pos. Topolevka – cordon Zhalanash – apiary, valley of the river Agynykaty.

Camp setting, dinner.

4 day

Breakfast

1-1.5 hours. Trekking to the lower lake Zhasylkol.

Photo, walk near the lake, rest.

1 h. Return to the camp.

Dinner

5 day

Breakfast. Return to the city of Almaty.

3 hours. City of Sarkand.

7-8 h. City of Almaty. Lunch in a cafe on the way.

Price includes:

  • Transport service
  • Guide service
  • Rent tent 2-3 places
  • Cook
  • Food
  • Permit on National Parks

Not include:

  • Rent of mats and sleeping bag – $30 / 1 person / all route
  • Accommodations in hotels and guest houses.

Every person need to take:

Accoutrements:

  • backpack (15-30 L)
  • sleeping bag (comfort +0…+5оС)
  • camping mat
  • headlamp
  • sunglasses
  • bottle for water.

Clothes:

  • shoes
  • cap
  • thermal wear
  • thermal pants
  • warm pants for the evening
  • fleece jacket
  • windstopper coat
  • raincoat
  • clothes for change.

Documentation:

  • passport.

Personal items:

  • sunscreen
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush
  • soap
  • towel
  • individual cosmetics
  • personal dishes (cup, plate, spoon).

Personal medicine box:

  • individual medications.
  1. Phones, Whats’App: + 7705-416-0365 (Sergey)
  2. Phones, Whats’App + 7705-391-7744 (Yuriy)
  3. Phone, WhatsApp: +7-707-708-1889 (Julia)

E-mail: adrenalinicsilence@mail.ruekstremal-kz@yandex.ru yushin_yurii@list.ru 

Video waterfall Burkhan-Bulak (July 6-9, 2017)

Video Dzhungarsky Alatau. Author: Konstantin Postnov (Zhasylkol Lake from 16.20 minutes)