Shymbulak Ski Resort, Almaty Province

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Enjoy winter sports in an alpine setting at Shymbulak Ski Resort, standing at a base elevation of 2,200 m (7,200 ft) in the Medeu Valley of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. Having hosted the 2011 Asian Winter Games, the resort features top skiing facilities, and lies just 25 km (16 mi) from Almaty. Three chair lifts provide access to Talgar Pass at 3,200 m (10,500 ft), offering a venue for various alpine skiing events, both technical and speed. You can rent ski, snowboarding, and sleigh equipment on site, while a four-star hotel and a chalet-type restaurant offer superb mountain scenery. Using our world travel planner, Almaty attractions like Shymbulak Ski Resort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Almaty City from a 30-minute drive from the funicular. From there by cable car slopes arrived in about 30 minutes from the ski slopes. It also views Almaty City connecting cable 2 times and reached 3,000 meters, it is fine. Round-trip tickets and lifts (4 hours tickets and day tickets), please stop. Then 1 cable car ride after ski set, ski hire shops and skiing can be enjoyed with empty hands. You can enjoy it without having to ski hotel boasts both. Just to clear air from the city often wash and lung.
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  • You can buy a round trip cable car ticket to Shymbulak base or a combine ticket round-trip cable car ticket Combi 1 & Combi 2 to get to the very top (Talgar pass). Beware the timing of the cable car, ...  more »
  • Chose a sunny day and you will have a amazing view from over 4500m high mountain. There are 3 stages the 2 first ones have restaurants. Take a lunch where ever and you will have a great day. Cabin cos...  more »

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