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Big Almaty Lake

Almati region  >  Kazakhstan

Big Almaty Lake, about 30 kilometers south of the city of Almaty is a stunning mountain lake full of special birds.

Added by Adam Kaczko

Description

Big Almaty Lake, about 30 kilometers south of the city of Almaty, is a glacial-fed lake situated at just over 2.500 meters in the Tien Shan Mountains. A great place for birding and lots of specialities and eastern mountain birds. This is an area where the wide, braided, stony river beds are home to the utterly unique Ibisbill.

Details

Access

Mountain road, good parking.

Terrain and Habitat

Mountain, Lake, River, Valley, Scattered trees and bushes, Forest

Conditions

Mountainous, Rocky, High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring, Summer

Route

Paved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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