Korgalzhyn is chain of lakes amont dry lands of Central Kazakhstan.
This is excellend stopover for birds of passage. Birds migrating from Siberia to Africa or India stay here for a summer to grow their chicks.
In total more than 50 millions of birds of 155 breeds live here in warm season, most notably, flamingoes, pelicans, swans, storks, cranes, herons.
There are a lot of eagles here as well as small mammals like groundsquirrel, marmoth etc.
Despite quite poor infrastructure (to be honest), the trip is very interesting.
Recommended duration is 1 or 2 days.
Guide service is $100/day with number of guests 1-4.
Transport cost is $150-$250 depending on vehicle size.
Meals and accomodation is not included but may be quoted upon request. Transfer from/to airport/railway station may be considered.
Welcome to Korgalzhyn!
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.
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.