About this activity
What's included, what's not
Coffee and/or Tea
All Fees and Taxes
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure time: 12:30 PM
What you can expect
Day 1. Kishi-Kayindy gorge
Early in the morning at 8:00 am our Guide will pick you up from Shymkent (or Tyulkubas station) and drive to Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve. After 1,5 hours you will arrive to Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve from where you will start our trekking in Kshi-Kayindy gorge.Overnight in a guest house
Day 2. Aksu canyon
Breakfast in guest house. After breakfast, our guide will take you to Aksu canyon. We will drive out to see one of the deepest canyon in Central Asia. Fissure creates an unforgettable impression. This area is interesting for observing predatory birds: the golden eagle, the snake-eagle, the eagle-dwarf, the mound, the vulture, the sip, the griffon, the bearded man, the kestrel and others. We will observe the canyon from location, which takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes to get to.
Packed lunch during excursion. Dinner in the guest house.
There are two options to arrive to Aksu-Zhabagly reserve:
from Almaty boarding on the evening train that will arrive at Tyulkubas station located in 20 km from the Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve.
from Almaty or Astana fly to Shymkent city and from Shymkent driving 1 hour (100 km) to the Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve
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