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Shymbulak Private Skiing Tour with Guide (1 day)

November 1, 2019

Private Day Tours & Activities in Almaty | Ski Tours, Freeride & Backcountry | Day of skiing on the best and the largest resort in Kazakhstan, which matches the European standards of quality. This tour is suitable for beginners and experienced skiers and freeriders. The tour allows to ride both on the groomed slopes and off-piste with possibility of organizing backcountry nearby the resort.


The tour is available daily from December to March at 08:30.
Due to high attendance of the resort during public holidays (December 2, 16, 17 / January 1, 2, 3, 7 / March 9, 23, 24, 25) and on weekends, long queues are expected on these days in season 2019-2020


After hotel pickup at 08:30, 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.
First half of the day you will be skiing from the lifts and can try local freeride spots, if desired. If the snow and weather conditions let, you can also explore slopes “Dry Log” and “Cone”.
Lunch will be arranged in a stylish café at the highest point of ski resort on Talgar pass. There you can relax sitting on the soft sofa, take sunbath and listen to the lounge music. If you tired from the sun you can sit inside and enjoy thematic movie, communicate with local skiers and drink special herb tea.
After lunch, you will continue to ski at the resort or outside of it. Depending on your level of physical training, condition and amount of snow, it could be possible to make a short backcountry to one of the closest peak in order to end the day with a beautiful line on untouched snowy slope.
After your fantastic day spent at Shymbulak, you will go down by cable car to Medeo station and depart to Almaty with approximate arrival time at 19:00.
Private Tour Rates:
171 USD per person, provided for 2 people travelling together
144 USD per person, provided for 3 people travelling together
126 USD per person, provided for 4 people travelling together
118 USD per person, provided for 5 people travelling together


1. Hotel pickup and drop-off
2. Cableway ride fee Medeo-Shymbulak-Medeo
3. Shymbulak day ski-pass 
4. Lunch 
5. Professional skiing guide


1. Ski equipment rental fee (ID is required to leave as a guarantee)
2. Food and drinks, unless specified

Total tour price should be paid no later than 24 hours before the tour. Accepted methods of payment: cash in local currency, wire transfer, bank card.
50% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour

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