CYCLING TOUR ON ASSY PLATEAU (2 days)

Алматы
87 100

*per one person

  • 2 days
  • 5-18 pax
  • Transportation
  • Cycling guide
  • Environmental fee
  • Tourist equipment, tents, sleeping pads
  • Meals

Detailed description

CYCLING TOUR ON ASSY PLATEAU (2 days)

We will drive up the Turgen gorge to the top, i.e. Assy astronomical observatory. Here the cycling route starts. The cycling route passes through the high-mountain Assy plateau. Assy plateau reaches a height of up to 3000 meters above sea level, is famous for rich landscape — photo enthusiasts can enlarge their collections with excellent shots! Also, the plateau is steeped in history: we will see the ancient mounds, and eagle-eyed viewers might notice the rock paintings.

In summer, the plateau is used by shepherds as a pasture for cattle, here you can see a lot of nomads tents (yurts) and huge herds of domestic animals.

Assy plateau is beautiful in its own way at any time of the year! We will see all this beauty moving along the route on bicycles with an experienced guide!

Distance: general: 450 km
Сycling distance: about 65 km
Difficulty level: 
- technical difficulty: medium
- physical difficulty: difficult
Number of participants: min: 5 max: 18

Day 1
Almaty — Turgen gorge — Assy plateau

Cycling distance: up to 40 km
Vertical climb: 500 meters
Descent: 1400 meters.
Terrain — plateau, one mountain crossing.

07:00-10:00: Almaty — Assy astronomical observatory travel by car
10:00-12:00: Breakfast, preparation for the cycling route
12:00: Start of the cycling route, cycling along Assy plateau and high-mountain summer pasture
17:00: Approximate arrival time to the field camp
17:00-19:00: Installation of the field camp. Leisure activities
19:00-20:00: Dinner
Night in tent

Day 2

Assy plateau — Bartogai lake — Saty village

Cycling distance: up to 25 km
Vertical climb: 700 meters
Loss in altitude: 1300 meters.
Terrain — plateau, one mountain crossing

09:00-10:00: Breakfast
10:00-11:00: Decamp and preparation for the cycling route
11:00-14:00: Cycling route from the camp to Bartogai lake
14:00-14:30: Getting in cars by Bartogai lake
14:30-16:00: Driving to a cafe in Baiseit village
16:00-17:00: Dinner
17:00-19:00: Driving to Almaty

Car: Mercedes Sprinter (4 WD), capacity (full: 8 seats), the car is equipped with THULE bike racks for transportation of bicycles, there is an electric generator for gadgets charging, as well as for lighting in the field camp.

Places to visit:

  • Assy plateau

Address:

Алматы

Available tour/amusements languages:

  • Русский
  • English

Prices

Ticket type Refund Price Discount price
Standard - 87 100

Schedule


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Purchase conditions

Included:

1. Cook, meals
2. Environmental fees  at the entrance to the national park 
3. Rent of good-level bike — hardtail, with good group sets and moving parts
4. Tent
5. Transportation

 

NOT included:

1. Domestic|International flight
2. Visa


Refund condition

For cancellation of the tour after making payment - 10% of the total price is not refundable.

50% of the tour price is refundable in case of tour cancellation after September 7, 2019.

Tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation after September 7, 2019 or in case of no-show or lateness.


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