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Lake Balkhash, Balkhash

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One of the largest lakes in Asia, Lake Balkhash receives its waters from seven rivers. Unusually, this lake contains fresh water in its western half, and salty water in the eastern half. Pick your preferred type of a beach--options include pebbly or sandy--and spend the day relaxing at this natural phenomenon. To visit Lake Balkhash and get the most from your holiday in Balkhash, create itinerary details personal to you using our Balkhash travel itinerary maker.
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  • Lake Balkhash is a bit of a drive from everywhere but once you get there it is quite beautiful. Not your usual lake/beach vacation style place, lots of fishing going on here as that is a main industry...  more »
  • We were here at the weekend. The weather was good. The water was warm. The people were happy. Unfortunately we were at a pebbly beach. I hear there are other beach resorts which are sandy. There I wou...  more »
  • I've just spent the weekend at the lake with 6 Kazakh fisherman, sleeping in a caravan after a 7hr drive from Almaty. Much of the land surrounding the lake is steppe / scrub so not that entertaining, ...  more »