Kapchagay Reservoir, Kapchagay

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Kapchagay Reservoir serves as a favorite weekend resort for Almaty residents. The 140 km (87 mi) long reservoir features a stretch of sandy shore lined with numerous casinos. Although the reservoir boosts the local economy and draws many tourists, it also has as disruptive impact on the ecosystem, reducing the level and the quality of the water in the nearby lake and making the surrounding land unsuitable for farming. Using our custom trip planner, Kapchagay attractions like Kapchagay Reservoir can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This area was on way to Altyn Emel National Park. Lots of unique looking casinos though there was not much rush anywhere. We were travelling on a Tuesday. Man made reservoir for short picnic from.....  more »
  • The water in the lake is warm and nice to swim. The surroundings are rather dissapointing. Kapchagay city is like lost vegas - many casinos lost in the middle of nowhere. Resort that we stayed...  more »
  • White sail Lonely in the fog of the sea blue!.. What is he looking for in a distant country? What he threw in the edge of his native?... The waves are playing-the wind is whistling, and the mast bends and hides... Alas! He does not look for happiness and not from happiness runs! Under it a stream of light of Lazuri, above it a ray of the sun Golden... And he, rebellious, asks for storms, as if in storms there is peace!
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