Hiking and trekking to Peak Shymbulak and others in small Almaty Gorge, Almaty province
Almaty apple city – Small Almaty gorge – Medeo sport complex – Cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort and ski complex (H2260) – Big Talgar pass (H3168) – Peak Shymbulak (H3355) – Almaty apple city.
- Distance of the route:
- Season time:
May - September
- Best time:
June - August
- Group size:
not more 12 person
- Days & nights:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer: Almaty apple city – Small Almaty gorge – Medeo sport complex – Cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort and ski complex (H2260) – Big Talgar pass (H3168) – Peak Shymbulak (H3355) (15 km, 1 hour).
By the way we will see our Small Almaty gorge, our mountains not so huge for example like Himalaya mountains, Tien Shan looks like small mountains, and from the city center to the H2260 meters above the sea level you can come during 30 minutes, and our city stay on H787 meters.
From Medeo sport complex cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort station (15 minutes 4.5 km), another cable way to Talgar pass (7 min, 1.7 km), climbing to Shymbulak peak (H3355).
By that program can be organized another routes in Small Amaty gorge area and climbing from Talgar pass to the rocks walking area (check photo gallery).
In that area we can visit Abay peak (H4010), Nursultan Nazarbaev peak (H4330), Bagdanovich glacier (H3500).