Freeriding for advanced skiers. If you want to fully experience the atmosphere of freeriding, then Ak Bulak Skiing Area is at the right place for you! Steep descents, an abundance of snow, pine forests, narrow passages and wide snowfields. Ak Bulak has it all. And then we haven't even mentioned the many couloirs and drops - too many to take them all.
The Charyn Canyon is often compared to the Grand Canyon in the United States. The beautiful colours from deep red to light brown and the different rock formations ensure that this Kazakh landmark can be seen as the little brother of the Grand Canyon.
With 20,000 inhabitants is Chundzha a large village that is already used to tourism on bigger scale. If you want to breathe in clean air, get healthier at an affordable price and enjoy the local Kazakh cuisine, Chundzha is definitely the place to be for you!
The wilderness in particular characterizes the Dzungarian Mountains. zSome great examples; there are almost no roads to be found and you will find almost no people living in the area. Some parts are even so remote and unreachable, that they can only be reached on horseback or by helicopter.
Travellers who love the outdoors will certainly appreciate the Lesnaya Skazka Skiing Area. The clean air, the mild climate and the many sunny days ensure a pleasant stay. After a long day of skiing you can relax in the Oi-Qaragai Lesnaya Skazka Mountain Resort
Since 1983, Shymbulak became the Olympic training center for the athletes of the former Soviet Union. At that time, many facilities such as restaurants and hotels were built and the area grew into what it is today; the most popular skiing resort of Kazakhstan.