One of nature's marvels, the Charyn Canyon is over 56 miles (90 km) in length with beauty and majesty reminiscent of the US Grand Canyon. Located only 2 hours from Almaty, it is easy to visit.
Experience stunning unspoiled natural beauty and tranquility here. Even the wild animals do not fear humans.
The Dzungarian Gate, the most popular area in this region for visitors, is a mountain pass between Birliktau and Militau, and formerly part of the great Silk Road trading route.
Have you ever heard sand dunes sing?
This truly amazing site, sight and sound occurs when winds blow over the ridges of the sand dunes when they are dry, causing the sand to shift and make a unique type of sound. They are located north-east of Almaty, in the country's largeset national park, Altyn-Emel.
We invite you to have a rest in one of the best resorts, to see the beautiful nature of Alatau and to breathe in the cleanest mountain air.
Day 1. Arrival in Almaty
Guests are met at the airport or the railway station. Transfer to a three-star hotel, free time.
Day 2. From Almaty to Shymbulak and Amaty
Breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Medeo. Transfer to the ski resort of Shymbulak by means of the aerial lift system. Free time all day.
The resort is located at a height of 2510 meters in Ile-Alatau. The climate is favorable with plenty of sunlight, the thick cover of snow holds here from the beginning of winter to the middle of spring. There are slopes for beginners and experienced skiers with different levels of training. Fans of extreme sports will enjoy high-speed and moguls runs, virgin land and half-pipes for snowboarding.
The runs were internationally certified by the FIS system. Annually, new routes are being developed. Even the most picky professionals will not get bored here. Downhill skiing and giant slalom runs are among the top most difficult.
Transfer to the railway station or airport.