Skiing Day at Shymbulak Ski Resort (1 day)

Don’t miss the chance to ski at Shymbulak Ski Resort, famous for its mild climate, large quantity of sunny days, steady snow and the magnificent surrounding views!


The tour is available daily from December to March:
09:00 - pickup time on business days
08:00 - pickup time on weekends and public holidays in 2019-2020 on December 2, 16, 17 / January 1, 2, 3, 7 / March 9, 23, 24, 25. Please note, that long queues are expected on these days due to high attendance of the resort.


After hotel pickup, you will be taken to Medeo Gorge (1690 meters above sea level), where you will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area. Having ridden about 20-25 minutes above magnificent fur-trees up to the altitude of 2260 meters above sea level, you will get to the 1st level of ski resort, occupied by fancy restaurants, ski & snowboarding school and mountain hotel.
You will be provided a day ski-pass with access to all slopes to enjoy skiing from 9:00am till 5:00pm.

Shymbulak has its own special atmosphere. There you can see the skiers who like ironed track as well as the snowboarders who prefer extreme downhills with breathtaking jumps and turns. On sunny days Shymbulak gathers together thousands of visitors. On chairlifts you can reach Talgar Pass (3163 meters above sea level). Only professional skiers climb here since the descent from the pass is too steep. Ski slopes of Shymbulak are certified by International Ski Federation (FIS) and its downhill and giant slalom tracks are listed among the top ten toughest trails in the world.

Resort characteristics:
• Plateau Length – 3800 meters,
• Width – from 100 to 600 meters,
• Ski Zone – 2260-3163 meters,
• Difference in H – 943 meters,
• Average Slope – 12-28 degrees,
• Maximum Slope – 45 degrees.

Available services: cableway, hotel, ski school, rental and repair of ski equipment, sport goods store, restaurants, bars, children playground, entertainment and competitions for children.

Tour Rate without guide assistance: 79 USD Per Person
Surcharge for English-speaking guide assistance: 76 USD Per Group


Number of days: 1
Start Date: Dec 1, 2019
End Date: May 1, 2020
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: 1. Ski equipment rental fee 2. Food and drinks 3. Guide assistance (if this option not selected)
Transport: Bus/Minibus
Start in (City): Almaty
End in (City): Almaty
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.