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Jeep Tour: Plateau Assy

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Stop At: Plateau Assy, Batan Kazakhstan

The high plateau of Assi, also called Assy-Turgen, is located east of Almaty, just a hundred kilometers away. The plateau is located at an altitude of almost 3000 meters above sea level. These are incredible places, where fantastically beautiful landscapes and amazing pictures open before your eyes

In summer, the Assy plateau acquires imaginative shades and a riot of colors, as its territory is full of various plants blooming directly on the stones. In these places, you can meet many amazing and beautiful landscapes that you want to capture on the camera, for example, beautiful flowers, whimsical trees, picturesque hills, moss-covered stones, herds of horses peacefully grazing on plains and a river with incredibly clear water. In the river you can fish, and at night stretch a tent camp in a picturesque grove.

In winter, the Assy plateau acquires incredible beauty: the magically blue sky and pearly white snow landscapes literally fall in love with everyone who has come to these places. It creates the feeling that you are on another planet. Due to its relief, it has huge sports prospects, as it is planned to create a world-class ski resort on its territory

High-altitude plateau goes along the river Assy to the east. Along the river Assy there are ancient burial mounds and rock carvings, which are one of the highest mountain clusters of petroglyphs in Kazakhstan.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Observatory Assy, Batan Kazakhstan

An observatory of astrophysics is built on the upper platform of the plateau, in which one of the world's largest telescopes is installed.

The Assy-Turgen Observatory is an astronomical observatory 100 kilometers east of Almaty, on the high plateau of Assy-Turgen at an altitude of 2,750 meters above sea level, built by the Astrophysical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR. Assy-Turgen is the only observatory in Kazakhstan with an ideal astroclimate.

Duration: 1 hour
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Departure Point
Gogol St 144, Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water - 1 bottle per person
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Observatory Assy
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Plateau Assy
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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