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4 ways to get to Shymbulak
This resort is located near Almaty. It is located in the Zailiysky Alatau (mountain range) at an altitude of 2200-2800 meters. It is above the Medeo skating rink. The territory on which Shymbulak is located is considered part of Ile-Alatau National Park and is subject to its rules. To get there, you must first get to Medeo. This can be done along Dostyk Avenue, if you follow it towards the mountains. If you do not have a car, take the bus route number 12. It leaves from the bus stop opposite the Kazakhstan Hotel and drives straight to Medeo.
How to get to the Big Almaty Lake (abbreviated BAO)?
It is worth at least once to visit such a unique place as the Big Almaty Lake, because this is a truly magical piece of nature. To make this fascinating journey, you need to know how to get there: by car, bus, take a taxi or go by bike. This and other features of the upcoming route will be discussed in this article
Hiking trails and scenic views in the mountains of Almaty
The mountains of the Zailiyski Alatau in Almaty attract both fans of extreme activities and unprepared travelers looking for new experiences. Their uniqueness lies in the accessible location, because the mountain ranges are located practically in the city, and many tourist routes start literally from the bus stops. Only 15-20 minutes on a regular bus separate you and a start of an exciting journey.
How to get to Almaty airport - 3 best options
Almaty International Airport is located only 13 km from the city center, so it will not be difficult to get there. You can find out about the 3 bestl options on this page!
How to sleep on the plane?
If you can not fall sleep on an airplane and get very tired on the journey, then you are not prepared well for the trip. It is quite realistic to feel rested and chipper after a long flight. It is sufficient to follow the simple guidelines discussed in this article to do that.
An abandoned rocket shaft in the Almaty region.
Atmospheric place for extreme tourists and diggers.