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Kolsai Lake, Saty

Take a drive up to Kolsai Lake, three alpine lakes nestled among the dramatic cliffs and fir forests of the Tian Shan mountain range. Six hours away from Almaty, the road leading to the lake area is bumpy but scenic, passing vast steppes and canyons. Explore the picturesque landscape of the hiking trails around the lakes, go fishing for trout, camp out, or visit a lakeside guesthouse. On a warm summer day, cool off with a dip in the lakes' clear, placid waters. To visit Kolsai Lake on your trip to Saty, use our Saty trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Hired a car, used googlemaps used and drove from Almaty to Charyan Canyon to Kolsai Lake. Missed Kaindy lake as was told needed special kind of cars in. On leaving Charyan Canyon, we tried to reprogra...  more »
  • We went here over a long weekend and camped on the side of the creek running from the lake. We hiked between the first two lakes and it is an easy walk.  more »
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