In the morning, walked over to the cable car station which goes up Kok Tobe hill. It had just opened so I was the only one going up. I thought about walking up the hill but it is a lot farther than it looks.
At the top is a little amusement park. There are nice views of Almaty and the mountains. I tried to walk over to the Almaty Tower but it is separate from Kok Tobe and is fenced off. Had coffee outdoors at the restaurant with sweeping views of the entire city.