HOSPITALITY KAZAKHSTAN (Community Based Tourism)
HOSPITALITY KAZAKHSTAN (Қоғамдастыққа негізделген туризм)
HOSPITALITY KAZAKHSTAN (Туризм, основанный на сообществах)

Contacts: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, Shevchenko Street, 14, apt. 2, tel .: +7 727 293 84 23, +7 727 2 93 83 80
Email: info@hospitality-kazakhstan.kz, ecocentre.kz@gmail.com



You will visit amazing places, you will be welcomed by hospitable hosts!
Lepsinsk is the pearl of Dzungarian Alatau!

The whole territory of Lepsinsk area is located in the high-mountainous area on the northern slopes of the Dzungarian Alatau Ridge and abounds with a wide network of rivers and springs. It is absolutely untouched nature: snowy mountains, woods, alpine meadows and blossoming hills. The apiaries of the locals produce real mountain honey, and you can afford to buy a delicious bee product.

Experienced guides will help you to choose the best option from a variety of hiking trails, ensure your safety and share their knowledge of the local nature.

You can organize hiking trips lasting from 1 to 10 days, different categories of complexity. The maximum number of people in a group is 8. You can rent equipment (tents, backpacks, sleeping bags), as well as a horse to transport goods and products.

The best place to hike for 2-3 days is Lake Zhasylkol. It was formed many years ago, when the river was blocked by a landslide. The lake is located in the mountains at an altitude of about 1600 meters, it is easy to get to it in 1 day. The next day you can go back or continue your hike. The choice is yours, the possibilities are plenty!

How to get there

From Almaty to Ust-Kamenogorsk the best way to get there is by train from Almaty to Semipalatinsk to Zhangiz Tobe station, and from there by taxi to Ust-Kamenogorsk.

Almaty-Zhangiz Tobe

The Almaty-Semipalatinsk train leaves Almaty 2 every day at 19:50 and arrives at Zhangiz Tobe station at 11:28 a.m. the next day.

The train departs from Almaty station1 to Novosibirsk at 13:30 a.m. and arrives at Zhangiz Tobe station at 8:17 a.m. the next day.

Zhangiz Tobe - Ust-Kamenogorsk

There are taxis to Ust-Kamenogorsk at Zhangiz Tobe station, or you can take a bus.

Ust-Kamenogorsk - Ridder

From Ust-Kamenogorsk you can take a taxi (travel time 1 hour 30 minutes) to Ridder or take a bus (travel time 3 hours), departing from the bus station every hour.

You can plan and order a trip to Dzungarskiy Alatau through the Information Resource Center of Ecotourism in advance.
Contacts: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, Shevchenko Street, 14, sq.2, tel: +7 727 293 84 23, +7 727 2 93 83 80, Email: info@hospitality-kazakhstan.kz

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