The Coast of Lake Alakol
Alakol is an amazing lake, as big as sea, located on the border of the Almaty and the East Kazakhstan Provinces.
The word "alakol" means "colorful lake". The lake lives up to its name, because its azure surface reflects the surrounding picturesque colorful landscapes.
This lake's water is believed to have healing properties. It contains natural salts. Thousands of tourists come here every year to relax and improve their health. The climate here is rather mild. Fresh air helps to relax and rejuvenate the body. Near the lake there are many hotels for every taste and budget, that can accommodate the whole family.
During the high season (July-August), water and air are of the most comfortable temperature. Scenic Lake Alakol will captivate you with its magnificent landscapes (especially during sunset), healing water, and peaceful atmosphere.