3200 meters above sea level
“Shymbulak” ski resort is unique in its location – in just 1 hour, you can get from Almaty city center to its highest point and drink coffee in the highest bar in the CIS. Here you can find snow even in the 30-degree summer heat. In summer, the average air temperature is +20 C. In winter it’s around -7 C. And there are 300 sunny days a year!
The cable car from the base station “Medeu” to the ski resort “Shymbulak”, is the 3rd in the world
Ideal for taking walks
On Shymbulak, you can have a good time even if you can’t ski or snowboard. An all-day entertainment for the whole family is provided by cafes and restaurants with excellent cuisine, an observation deck with powerful binoculars that rotate 360 degrees and a playground. For those who want to enjoy the mountain silence and admire the snowy slopes, the resort offers high-class hotels.
Extreme summer recreation
The resort is open all year round. Even in the warm season, when the mountains are no longer suitable for skiing, you can find a lot of interesting things here. From May to October, the resort offers such extreme sport activities as riding a buggy, cycling down the mountain, a rope park, paragliding and the Chimba mountain children’s camp.