Northern Tien Shan. First Kolsai Lake or Upper Kolsay. Situated at an altitude of 2850 m. Above sea level. Has a very distinctive, "emerald" color of the water, apparently due to the abundant underwater vegetation. Upper Kolsay included in a system of three lakes, cascaded in 10 km. from the border with Kyrgyzstan, and 330 km. east of Alma-Ata. Gorge, where the lake connects two mountain ranges - Ile Alatau and Kung Alatoo. Lake called "the pearl of the Tien Shan" and here the national park.
Trans-Ili Alatau. Ray of light slid down the slope, where the wild apricot, ash, birch, and Tien Shan spruce.
Eastern Kazakhstan. Altai. Markakol Lake. Considered one of the most beautiful lakes in Asia, along with Lake Baikal and Issyk-Kul and Tibet Manasarovar. In Markakol usual relict endemic fish called "Markakolsky uskuch" (lat. Brachymystax lenok savinovi Mitrofanov).
Eastern Kazakhstan. District of Lake Zaisan. Unusual geological formations. This place is called Ki-Kerish, in Kazakh "City of Spirits."
Sunset on the Ore Altai.
Ore Altai. Ivanovsky mountain range.
Trans-Ili Alatau. Lower Lake Kolsay. Located at an altitude of 1818 m, a length of 1 km, 400 m, depth 80 m. Pond is surrounded by an array of Tien Shan spruce. Among the fauna found rainbow trout.
Trans-Ili Alatau. Kolsai National Park. Ascetic mountain gorge.
Mountain system Kungei Alatoo. Black Lake (Kara-Kol). Received its name because of the perfectly smooth water and reflection array Tien Shan spruce.
Psychedelic sunset in Kungei Alatoo.