National Park & Mystical Natural Cave, Shymkent City, 2 Days

National Park Sayram-Ugam & Mystical Mountain Cave From Shymkent City, 2 Days

Dear guest,

Welcome to the mountains of South Kazakhstan!

I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English speaking guide and driver with my own car. I am also responsible for your personal safety. Please, see below the program. 


Sayram-Ugam National park is one of the picturesque places in Southern Kazakhstan. It is situated not from Shymkent city, about 70 km and located in Western Tien Shan mountain system. The park is full of wild gorges and canyons, alpine lakes and rivers, mountain peaks and glaciers. Big areas of the park are covered by evergreen forests of wild juniper, wild apple trees and wild grapes. You can meet there on the wild paths snow leopard, bear, mountain goats and gazelles, a lot of very rare and endangered birds and amphibians. 

Ak Meshit mountain cave is one of the mysterious places in South Kazkahstan. It still waits for careful scientific research. In general, this mountain region is very beautiful in terms of nature and history. There are some legends about the origin and history of this really wonderful cave. One of them is legend of the dragon. So, you will see it by own eyes. 


Shymkent city - Sayram-Ugam National Park - Ak Meshit Mystical Cave 

1 day – Morning departure to Sayram-Ugam National Park (70 km). Sayram Su mountain gorge. Light trekking to Sayram Lower lake, 8 km by path. Fresh alpine air and juniper forests. There are many mountain canyons and valleys, rivers and lakes in the park. Picturesque views of the alpine peaks.  Rare and endangered varieties of plants and animals. Evening departure to Shymkent city. Please, see my tour National Park Sayram-Ugam, Trekking. Shymkent city here in my profile. 

2 day  – Morning departure from the city to the nature cave Ak Meshit in the mountains (90 km). On the way to the cave we'll visit famous burial place of great  woman in the Steppe - mausoleum of Domalak Ana. This unique nature cave is located in the Karatau mountain range. According to the scientific researches it has natural origin and was formed in prehistoric times. Later in Middle Ages it was used by local people as safe shelter, when the enemies invaded the country. Currently this cave is turned into the place of spiritual and religious pilgrimage. Lunch is in the steppe near the road to the cave. Evening departure to Shymkent city. 

Price does not include accommodation, food and entrance fees.

I can change program of the tour or you can propose your own program. 

For one person the price is US$ 224 for 2 days. For a group of two people the price is US$ 192 per person for 2 days. For group of three persons price is US$ 166 per person.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Included services:
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Food, accommodation, entrance tickets
What to bring: Warm clothes, raincoat
Transport: Limousine
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.