Tourist should begin meeting the Burabay with the historical Abylaikhan field, through which the road runs around the lake Borovoe. This scenic spot is located at the foot of the mountain Kokshe. In the center of The field there is a high monument, which was erected in the 280th anniversary of Ablai Khan's birth and among the pines there is hidden the granite throne of the great ruler. This place is unique also because there is a special microclimate and UV rays contribute to the rejuvenation of the body in this area.
You should visit the Abylaikhan's glade to immerse yourself in the history of the Kazakh culture, enjoy the scenery, wonder therapeutic effect of the sun and take great photos. You can get to the glade by car from the city Shchuchinsk on the road running along the northern shore of Lake Borovoe. You must know that you will need to pay about 200 tenge per person per entry. On the way you can admire pine forests and inhale its aroma, see the quaint mountain "Hedgehog", "Elephant" (Okzhetpes) and even climb on them.
Along the way you will meet Hotel "Okzhetpes" and "Samal", which offers cozy rooms and provide free entry to the track. Driving along the hillside you will discover a great view of the rock "Zhumbaktas", and if you take a boat, you can see it up close. Arriving at a clearing, you can take a guided tour, where the guide will tell you in detail the legend about this mysterious place, or walk on your own, try for naturally kazakh milk drink - koumiss, which helps get rid of many ailments and buy souvenirs. If you are hungry, you can eat in the cafe, where a check will average 3,500 tenge per person. A few kilometers from the clearing there is a small waterfall, which can be reached on foot or by bicycle on a special bicycle path.
Tourist should begin meeting the Burabay with the historical Abylaikhan field, through which the road runs around the lake Borovoe. This scenic spot is located at the foot of the mountain Kokshe. In the center of the field there is a high monument, which was erected in the 280th anniversary of Ablai Khan's birth and among the pines there is hidden the granite throne of the great ruler. This place is unique also because there is a special microclimate and UV rays contribute to the rejuvenation of the body in this area.
Lake Borovoe or Auliekol (holy lake) is one of the largest lakes in the system of Kokshetau lakes. Here it is possible to be content much with swimming in the transparent refreshing water, with a sandy or stony bottom, and also to walk in the coniferous wood which has surrounded all surface of the water. Water and air have healing properties. The lake has gulfs and on the bank of one of them the mountain Okzhetpes is located. As it is on the lake Borovoe settled most popular public beach and a large secure parking for your car.
The lake Shchuchye is the deepest lake in this district and Schuchinsk city is located on it's southwest. For lovers of active recreation there are water entertainments here, and for adherents of passive - the sandy beach with all conveniences. Rest on the lake Shchuchye will favorably influence work of your lungs, a stomach and cardiovascular system. You can enjoy medical and improving services in sanatorium "Shchuchinsky", "Green pine forest", or take place in hotel or holiday home.
In 16 km to the North from the city of Shchuchinsk there is another one pure lake Big Chebachye . His feature is existence of a set of gulfs which have gracefully cut up the coastline and small islands.ou should arrive to this lake if you like unique and wild rest if you want to lay own unforgettable route.
The real decoration and the hallmark of the lake Borovoe is the mountain Okzhetpes. Probably, each tourist will have a photo with this mountain. It towers on height about 300 m and bewitches all tourists. According to the legend, several young men fought for heart of the young girl, but she got on the mountain and told that she will marry that whose arrow will reach her.
Coming in Borovoe, Kenesary Kasymov's cave should be the obligatory place of visit. Kenesary khan was born on this place and liked to be engaged in hunting therefore he often spent the night among the wood and mountains in a small cave. From a glade of Abylaykhan or the mountain Okzhetpes it is possible to walk independently on a forest track. On your way on the southern coast of the lake Borovoe you will meet majestic and sometimes amusing boulders, the rock the Bastion , and be not surprised if by you will run herd of elks or will gallop a family of hares.
In the museum of the nature of Burabay national park you will get acquainted with representatives of flora and fauna of a reserved zone, many of which are brought in the Red List. It is located at 38 Kenesary str. in Borovoe settlement, works daily from 10:00 till 18:30, except Monday. Cost - 600 tg. Representatives of fauna will be presented to your attention: mammals, predators, birds, insects.
Visiting Borovoe will be amazing in winter for everyone. You will be pleasantly surprised that in Kazakhstan there is own residence of Santa Claus. It isn't necessary to go to Finland for plunge into the fairy tale. You just need to arrive to the northern coast of the lake Shchuchye to "Rixos Borovoe" hotel.
Massif, clean coniferous air and medical evaporations create a special microclimate. Mountains of Burabay protect from strong wind, and due to them the summer not such hot in resort, as in other territory of the country. Despite a weather forecast, always take with yourself additional warm or easy clothes as climate in Kazakhstan sharp and continental.
For having a rest outdoors with five-stars service, it isn't necessary to go abroad. On the coast of the lake Shchuchye there is the Rixos Borovoe hotel where you will be able to have a rest with comfort. Hotel surrounded with birchwoods and a pinery has 200 lakefront rooms. At your disposal there will be cozy numbers with the first-class service, baths, a fitness studio, the Spa-center, the indoor pool, massage offices, beauty shop, conference rooms, the indoor pool, playgrounds, kitchen of the different people and the spacious parking.
In park near the settlement Borovoe there is one more place obligatory for visit. Several legends about the Grove of dancing birches go in the people. Whether it is girls who sang and danced in white dresses and have stiffened, having been frightened of the khan, whether it is wind forced to be bent trunks of trees. The birchwood is already beautiful and when you feel spirit and know secrets of this place, you won't want to leave.
It is not necessary to conquer the highest peaks to enjoy a bird's-eye view of the Borovoe. It is enough to rise on Bolektau mountain by only 147 meters, and the most tremendous panorama will open. The nature wonderfully has created the real review area as if specially attracting people to enjoy all beauty of edge. From this area the view of the lakes Borovoe and Big Chebachye, the rock Zhumbaktas, the mountain Okzhetpes and the Blue gulf opens.