Day walking tour to the Kok-Zhailau plateau

The escape from routine to the prettiest mountain places


all year round



Tour description

Kok-Zhailau Plateau is located 1450–1740 meters above sea level. The mountain area is located between Small and Big Almaty gorges ten kilometers from Almaty and well known by its unbelievable mountain landscapes. We suggest that you not only to enjoy beauty of this place, but also reach mountain waterfalls that becomes the ideal destination of this tour.


  • Requires good physical training for rising
  • Walking on the alpine mountain meadows is especially good during late spring and in summer
  • Unforgettable top view over Almaty, Medeo mountain area and Big Almaty Peak

Tour schedule


Day 1


8:00—09:00 transfer Almaty – Small Almaty gorge

09:00—12:00 walking tour– rising on the  Kok-Zhailau plateau

12:00—13:30 walking through the plateau, descending  to the waterfall

14:00—15:00 picnic-lunch

15:00—17:00 walking to car

17:30—18:30 return to Almaty

What's included

  • Transport: offroader 3-5 seats – Toyota FJ, Hyundai Starex
  • English speaking guide
  • Meal: drinks and snacks on the way, picnic-lunch
  • Photo shooting to be reserved and paid additionally