Kok Zhailau Plateau Skitour

Pricefrom € 50

Tour Description

The Kok Zhailau plateau is a popular place among Almaty residents. Every weekend and on national holidays, you can meet many walking people here. It has a very picturesque and fantastic view of the Almaty city.

From the Kok Zhailau plateau several interesting ski touring routes begin.

Three brothers ski tour
Ascent: about 5 hours.
Altitude difference: 950 meters.
Route difficulty: medium.

Nevidimka spot ski tour
Ascent: about 5 hours.
Altitude difference: 850 meters.
Route difficulty: medium.

If you have little experience or want to try skiing or splitboarding for the first time, then the Kok Zhailau plateau is an ideal place for this.

December, January, February

€125 per person for a group of 1
€75 per person for a group of 2
€60 per person for a group of 3
€50 per person for a group of 4

Required equipment:
Skis with ski-touring bindings or splitboard/snowshoes
Ski/snowboard boots(for skiers with system of switching to walking mode)
Avalanche equipment(shovel, probe and transceiver)
Backpack of volume at least 30+ liters with ski/snowboard fixation
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Thermos with tea, water tank or camelback
Snacks(bars, muesli, special mount nutrition)

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Transport during the trip

Tour Program


Day 1

Transfer from Almaty to Big Almaty Gorge. Skitouring. Descent down. Transfer back to the city.

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Tour Overview

  • Pricefrom € 50
  • TypeBackcountry
  • LocationAlmaty
  • Departure CityAlmaty
  • Durations 5 hours
  • LanguagesEnglish, Russian

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