Kolsai lakes

Путешествие по заповедникам и паркам Центральной Азии и Казахстана

This cascade of lakes rightly called the „pearl of the northern Tien Shan.“ The lakes are characterized by centuries-old pine trees, overgrown slopes, located on a bend of the mountain range called Kungei-Alatau. Locals say there each lake has its own unique charm, which can be seen in the crystal clear waters of the reservoir, where the trout live.


Over the years, the area around the lake has remained an ideal base for leisurely walks or for parking overnight. Every year hundreds of people choose these places to enjoy the magnificent nature, sitting on a racer or bike.


The length of the high lake located at an altitude of one thousand eight hundred meters, there is nearly one kilometer. Especially for the convenience of visitors to this sublime lake has been laid track, and the territory surrounding the lake, created by a variety of destinations. The largest (by area) Lake, located just five kilometers from the first lake, there is Kolsai lake. Its area is more than two thousand two hundred meters.


If you walk another four kilometers, you will find yourself near the lake Upper Kolsay, which is considered the most beautiful lake here. Fans of the classics, can admire the blue lake of Issyk-Kul lake located on the Kyrgyz border.