Recently-formed, but already popular, Kaindy Lake is 130 kilometers from Almaty in the Kolsai Lakes area (with which it is often confused).  This lake was formed just over a century ago when a strong earthquake caused a landslide that blocked the gorge and allowed cold mountain water to accumulate in this area.  Fir trees that grew at that time remain standing, with those that are immersed in water still showing needles and bark, while those above lifeless trunks pointing up at the sky.

This lake is popular with divers (where else can you swim among spruce branches?) and regular tourists—Kaindy is an ideal spot for picnics, light hikes, and photography, as the turquoise water with surreal black trunks against the mountain backdrop is extremely photogenic.

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Big Almaty ring / June - August

    Big Almaty ring / June — August

    10 days

    The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

    Almaty ring  / April-October

      Almaty ring / April-October

      5 day

      The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Splendid beauty of the mountains, country of ancient nomads, unique natural landscapes and full reset in one trip

      Kolsay, Kaindy lakes - Charyn canyon / all year around

        Kolsay, Kaindy lakes — Charyn canyon / all year around

        2 day

        The shown price is calculated for a person in a group of 5 people. For more detailed price pls contact info@picnicteam.kz Inspiring trip to the origins of pure natural energy