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Almaty is located at the foot of the Trans Ili Alatau — incredibly beautiful snow-capped mountains, which are a kind of “business card” of the southern capital. During the tour, you will see the wonderful mountains of Almaty and enjoy the beauty of nature.
The tour begins with a climb to an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level, where in a beautiful mountain gorge you will visit the highest skating rink in the world – Medeu, surrounded by the amazing mountains of the Trans Ili Alatau.
Then, after a 20-minute ascent in the cab of the cable car over the tops of the majestic fir trees, You will find yourself at an altitude of 2260 meters above sea level, where the 1st level of the ski resort of Shymbulak is located. If “Medeu” is a skating territory, then “Shymbulak” is a Paradise for skiers.
For a long time, the Shymbulak tract remained inaccessible, but as soon as people discovered it, this place turned into one of the most visited places in the city, where you will find extreme activities in the summer, as well as cozy cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the snow comfort in winter.
The 2nd level of the cable car leads to approximately the middle of the route, from where you can already make a transfer to the third section of the road, which will lead to an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level, to the highest point of Shymbulak, Talgar pass, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy amazing views of the snow peaks of the Tian Shan.