Kazakhstan is a country offering incredible natural beauty, from high peaks and glaciers several thousand meters high, to endless steppes and fascinating canyons. And one of its most beautiful places is the Assy Plateau, which from time immemorial has been a blessed place for summer pasture, a hub of caravan routes from Europe and Central Asia to China and India.
It stretches to the east along the river Assi. Its length is about 40 km from east to west, and the average width is about 7km. On the north side it is blocked by the Karach and Bukaydyntau ranges, and on the south side by the Sarytau Mountains.
The ancient tribes of the Saks and Usuns lived here and you can see their priceless historical heritage - mounds and rock carvings that have been preserved since the Early Iron Age and are considered one of the high-mountain collections of petroglyphs.
At the top of the plain is the astrophysical observatory of Assi-Turgen. It has one of the largest telescopes in the world. The observatory was built in 1975. In 2009, the observatory received its modern name "ASSI". Today it is the only astrophysical observatory in Kazakhstan with an impeccable astroclimate.
The mountainous plateau of Assi is a wonderful place where you can see amazing landscapes that will simply amaze you.
You can go back in time by purchasing tours to the Assy Plateau, where traces of a 5,000-year-old nomadic and sedentary lifestyle have been found, which have remained unchanged since then.
Picturesque mountains, lush trees and fragrant flowers, many plants that bloom on the rocks, herds of horses grazing peacefully in the steppes, various hills and crystal clear rivers can amaze all travelers.
At the top of the plain there is a very interesting object - an astrophysical observatory, which houses one of the largest telescopes in the world.
The Alpine plateau is located at an altitude of more than three thousand meters above sea level, overlooking the Turgen Gorge and the steppe of Kazakhstan. This is the perfect place to enjoy the fresh air and wonderful views, have a picnic, take amazing photos, take a break from the city and relax in nature. As for the remoteness, it is located only 90 kilometers from Almaty and is
If you want to personally visit this wonderful place, then now is the time to buy tours on the Assy plateau. To enjoy the amazingly beautiful nature, to be able to observe the only observatory in the country that monitors celestial bodies does not need a lot of time and a lot of expense.
The Tour4you travel company will help you to visit this amazing place. Our professional guides will be with you throughout the tour and will help you get the rest you need so much.
Be sure that by purchasing tours from us on the Assi plateau, you will ensure yourself a safe, memorable and useful vacation economically and without spending a lot of time on it.
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