Lake Balkhash, Balkhash

#1 of 6 in Parks in Karagandy Province
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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  • August 14, 2017
    Wanted to go to a recreation area near the town of Balkhash, but realized that then if something should not once again sezdish (from the village of Tjubek-order Shubar 40 miles round trip to the city) and accommodation in cabins and more expensive than in the city. Balqash stayed in the apartment for 3000 tenge (just under 10 dollars per night, through the sites of local ads, but also in the city ask a Realtor offices). Everything within walking distance: a choice of cafes and restaurants, ice cream, donernye, City Beach, market and so on. Near the beach in the evening, they could hear the music from the disco. In view of the fact that in hotels double room is worth a thousand 8-20. tenge and in recreation areas type Doszhan "generally comes up to 45 thousand. a day, a significant difference in price.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Had a rest with the husband and son in the recreation area of Balkhash-Ucharal. Solennoe Lake, the water is warm, clean beach, mosquitoes. Admire the beautiful sunset. Was most pleased with my son and not appear out of the water. A ticket bought for 5 days, but the son wanted to stay and yet we extended for one more day. Room simple but clean. Fan did not work but we changed it. In the room there was no tv, but outdoor cinema on the street saved us. In the dining room are preparing tasty, but have to stand in line. You can order pizza, kebabs, basically okay too, but the skewers staff. On the third day, and much nicer to us changed free of charge. Happy holiday. We plan to go again.
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  • July 27, 2017
    The whole family went to Astana, just halfway is Lake Balkhash. Stopped is bought and stay overnight. The water is excellent, clean, warm. Gently sloping, sandy beach. Very handy to swim with their children. This recreation area on the beach. There are water-Scooter, banana, and others. You can grab a snack in the Café, there is no choice, prices are inflated. The Lake is beautiful, but there is no service. You can have a rest the savage, there are places where put up tents and prepare themselves.
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Where to stay in Balkhash

Balkhash offers very little by way of accommodations, with just a couple of hotels for tourists to choose from. Usually domestic travelers and international tourists passing through stay in these standard, Soviet-block hotels.
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