Gorelnik Gorge and its waterfalls
One of the most picturesque and easily accessible places in the mountains of Almaty. The route is not as popular as Kok-Zhailau, but no less interesting and beautiful. People come there to admire the waterfalls (Small and Big), and the brave ones swim under the icy flowing water.
The path starts from Medeo and climbs the ladder of health to the dam, further along the paved road leading to Shymbulak. After 1.5 km there will be an exit from the road to the right, to the forester’s house, from there the trail starts. Along the path to the cliff, after the path leading up. After a sharp rise, the path will become more gentle and will lead you along the traverse to the valley of the Gorelnik gorge.