Safety: The water of the Turgen River flows at a rate of between 10-12 km per hour. Both beginners and experienced rafters alike can tackle the Turgen River. All rafting instructors and guides adhere strictly to safety rules and guidelines; please note that drinking is strictly prohibited when preparing to go out onto the river.
Insurance: All participants are responsible for acquiring their own insurance.
Equipment: All rafts are inflatable rafts used for traversing rapids and are extremely safe as they are made of multi-layered PVC fabric. Paddles, life jackets, helmets, and wetsuits are all provided.
Schedule: 09:00 – Drive from Almaty to Turgen Gorge. 11:00 – Arrival at Turgen Gorge. 11:00 – 11:30 – Briefing. Prepare for rafting. 11:30 – 12:15 – White water rafting. 15:00 – 17:00 – Lunch and tour of Turgen Gorge. 17:00 – Return to Almaty.
The program is designed for 2 descents of 10 minutes each.