Relaxed walk to the cozy Kok-Zhailau plateau considered as one of the must-visit areas near Almaty. The place is ideal for chilling out in alpine environment in close proximity to the city. Route is OK for kids of 8+ yo. The place is overcrowded with public (especially on weekends) so it is safe to hang out there for a while.

Food and beverages: not served for this hiking, bring your own snacks.

Fee per person: $100/1 person, $75/2, $60/3, and so on.

Possible extension (extra charge) to the Three brothers rocks (2860masl) and further to Kumbel peak (3230masl).

Alternative routes (longer, circuits) are also available.

Profile of the route

Distance: 8 km (roundtrip)
Duration (apprx): 4-6 hours
Elevation gain: 671 m
Difficulty: easy