Mashat canyon and gorge in Turkestan region, Kazakhstan.
Excursion to the Mashat Canyon from Shymkent and Taraz cities.
Mashat is the name of the picturesque mountain gorge of the same name, located on the territory of the Aksu-Zhabagly reserve. The river flowing through this gorge is also called Mashat. Residents of the city of Shymkent, the city of Taraz and from the nearest villages mainly come here on vacation.
Mashat gorge - how to get there.
The Mashat canyon-gorge is located in the Turkestan region, the Republic of Kazakhstan. From the village of Zhabagly to the canyon, 67 kilometers. From the city of Shymkent to the gorge 50 kilometers, the direction is southeast. Here you will not get lost and the city of Shymkent is the main landmark.
Mashat Canyon-tourist information.
In the Mashat canyon, it is possible to conduct excursions, trekking, and simply rest on the banks of the Mashat River. It is also possible to see the flowering of the famous Kazakhstani wild-growing tulips in early spring. The famous Lemmers tulip grows here. In the gorge itself and along it there are various recreation centers.