Dear residents, visitors and tourists of Almaty, due to opening of tourist routes and mountain trails Trans – Ili Alatau (Frequently visited by tourists: Big Almaty Lake, Ozernoye passes, Passageway,Tuyuk-Su glacier, Big-Almaty peaks, Nursultan, Sovetov, Tourist, Abai, Kumbel peaks) we want to notify and inform you, that the above places are located near the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Kyrgyz Republic and are the border zone of the Republic of Kazakhstan. At this above-mentioned site, the security and protection of the State Border is carried out by the military personnel of the Border Department for the Karasai district of the BGS NSC RK (Border Guard Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan) in the Almaty region.
Besides that, if you go to walking route, don’t forget to have documents with you which can certifying your identity (The Code of Administrative Offences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (CAO RK) section 510. Violations of the border regime in the border zone and the order of stay in certain localities). Violations of the border regime in the border zone during entry (passage), temporary stay or movement in the border zone:
1) a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan without identity documents;
2) a foreigner or a stateless person without identity documents or passes issued by the internal affairs bodies.
entails a fine in the amount of five monthly calculation indices. Also does not cross the State border between the two countries. Violation of the State Border entails criminal liability. (Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan Article 392. Intentional illegal crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan
1. Intentional illegal crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan outside the checkpoints across the State Border, as well as intentional illegal crossing of the State Border of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
– are punished by a fine in the amount of up to one thousand monthly calculation indices or imprisonment for up to one year, with expulsion from the Republic of Kazakhstan of a foreigner or a stateless person for a period of five years.