Tau-Shelek Guesthouse

Saty Village, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan

At a Glance

  • Simple, but clean accommodation

  • Strategic location allowing access to the picturesque Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes

  • Electronic heating ensures the room will be warm in any weather condition

  • In-house restaurant offering national dishes

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Kazkahstan's Almaty Province has a  humid continental climate with highest precipitation during the months of April and May. As with the rest of Kazakhstan, winter can get cold with snows and sub-zero temperatures. The Summer and Autumn months between June and October enjoy pleasant temperatures and lower rainfall that other months.

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Description

Located 6 kilometre away from the Saty village along the Sat-Kolsay road, Tau-Shelek Guesthouse was built in 2015 as a basic but clean and comfortable accommodation option for those seeking to explore the off-beat Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes.

Each of the 10 double deluxe room comes equipped with private bathroom and shower with hot and cold water. Electronic heating ensures that the guest house is suitable for year-round visit and different weather conditions.

The guesthouse's in-house restaurant offers national dishes such as beshbarmak (horse meat), kuyrdak (stewed meat), kebab and more. The restaurant can host up to 40 people.

There is a sauna with pool for up to 6 people, which guests can use at additional cost.

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Experiences

  • Boat Ride at Lower Kolsai Lake

    Enjoy a leisurely boat ride along the Lower Kolsai Lake, taking in the beauty of the clear sapphire water and the surrounding forested mountain slopes.

  • Hike to Middle Kolsai Lake

    If you are looking for active pursuit, a moderate 3-hour hike over 9 kilometre will bring you to the rewarding Middle Kolsai Lake at 2,250 metres above sea level.

  • Horse Ride to Middle Kolsai Lake

    If you are a confident horse rider, this is a unique way to ascend 432 metres up to the rewarding Middle Kolsai Lake at 2,250 metres above sea level.

  • Kaindy Lake

    Visit Kaindy Lake by 4WD, known as the lake of sunken forest created from a strong earthquake circa 1911 which created a natural dam over the gorge.

Holiday Ideas

  • Essential Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan

    Bishkek, Chunkurchak, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Kolsai & Kaindy Lakes, Altyn Emel & Almaty

    from £3600 pp inc flights & transfers for 10 nights

    • Unique yurt glamping experience at the often-overlooked Chunkurchak Gorge with rolling lush hills of galloping horses
    • Spectacular, untouched natural panorama of Kaindy's sunken forest lake, Kolsai's alpine lakes, Barskoon's coniferous valley and Chunkurchak's lush jailoo pastures
    • Surreal landscapes of Singing Sand Dune, Charyn Canyon and colourful Aktau-Katutau mountains

Location & directions

Saty Village, Almaty Province, Kazakhstan

Tau-Shelek is located 6 kilometre away from the Saty village along the Sat-Kolsay road.

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