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Bogdanovich Glacier Hiking Tour (1 day)

November 1, 2019

Trekking & Hiking | Bogdanovich glacier, perhaps, is the closest glacier to the city of Almaty located in Maloalmatinski spur of the Trans-Ili Alatau in the south-west of the Big Talgar pass. A magnificent view of the surrounding peaks opens from the observation point of the glacier.
Tour Route: Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Season: January-December
Best Period: June-November
Route Complexity: Medium compexity
Trekking Duration: 4 Hours
Height Difference: 3160-3360 m a.s.l.

Bogdanovich Glacier is located under the eastern slope of Nursultan peak. The glacier is named by glaciologist Dmitriev in 1911, in honor of the Polish-Russian professor-geologist Karl Bogdanovich, researcher of the earthquake that occurred in the city of Verny in 1910. From the observation point of Bogdanovich glacier opens a magnificent view of the surrounding peaks: Amangeldy, Nursultan, Karlytau and many other.

Private Tour Rates:   

160 USD for one person     
186 USD for group of 2 persons traveling together    
240 USD for group of 3 persons traveling together 


1. Hotel pick-up/drop-off
2. Professional guide service
3. All admission and environmental fees, incl. cable car return tickets Medeo - Shymbulak - Talgar pass
4. Lunch (picnic) at nature 

Tour reservation and payment should be done at least 24 hours before the tour. Accepted methods of payment: cash in local currency, wire transfer, bank card. 
50% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour.
Recommendations for clothing:
For comfortable hiking you need clothing that will not restrict movement - pants and jacket. The shoes should be without high heels: tourist trekking boots or similar, with a good sole and high lacing or sneakers. It is also desirable to bring warm clothes, warmer than you normally wear; during the cold season - a hat and gloves. Water container, or thermos with hot tea. Don't forget sunglasses!
This tour requires good physical preparation and experience of walking on the moraine (glacial deposits, mixture of stone blocks and clay material formed as a result of abrasion of fragments during the movement of the glacier) are required. Also manifestation of altitude sickness can happen (general malaise, nausea, headache, weakness).

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