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Alma-Arasan gorge.

Walk to  Alma-Arasan gorge in vicinity Almaty.

«Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly»

Aristotle.

Trip from Almaty to Alma-Arasan gorge.

Alma-Arasan valley (warm source) 1780 meters above sea level is situated to the south-east from Almaty, also situated on the southern mountainside of Zailiyskiy Alatau. Through this gorge flows the left tributory of Big Almatinka-Prochodnay river. Alma-Arasan springs.
The temperature of the water is 20,5 - 39,7C. By the chemical composition it belongs to hydrocarbonate- sulphate-natrium. According to its curative quality the water is similiar to famous French waters of pirenei type.
On the mountainsides of Prochodnoe river here are registrated 16 curative springs. Alma-Arasan health resort (from the Kazakh it means “warm spring) 1800 – 1850 meters above sea level is situated in 16km from Almaty to the south-east.
It is located in the same name gorge in Zailiyskiy Alatau, it was opened in 1931. Almaarasan springs. The temperature of the water is 20,5-39,7C. By the chemical composition it belongs to hydrocarbonate- sulphate-natrium.
According to its curative quality the water is similiar to famous French waters of pirenei type. On the mountainsides of Prochodnoe river here are registrated 16 curative springs. 
Alma-Arasan health resort (from the Kazakh it means “warm spring) 1800 – 1850 meters above sea level is situated in 16km from Almaty to the south-east. It is located in the same name gorge in Zailii Alatau, it was opened in 1931.

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Authority:
The guidebook across Kazakhstan . Authors Dagmar Schreiber and Jeremy Tredinnick. Publishing house "Odyssey".2010.

Photos
Sergey Mikhalkov and Alexander Petrov.