Medeo / Shymbulak tour

100 USD / car
Private tour
Vehicle occupancy: 1 – 3
Duration: 5 – 7 hours
Round trip distance: 50 kms.
Best time for visiting: all year round
Available: now
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One of must see places in Almaty. Shymbulak cable car road will bring you to the Talgar Pass where you will get the stunning views of high mountains and all Almaty city from the heihgt of a bird flight.

Shymbulak tour program

Tour duration 4 – 6 hours, starting from hotel pick-up.

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transfer to Medeo Skating Rink where the cable way is located
  • We buy tickets and go by cable way from Medeo to Shymbulak Station and have some time there to drink coffee and see surroundings
  • We go by cable way from Shymbulak Station to the the highest station located on Talgar Pass (3160 m over sea level). The place has stunning views.
  • The total length of cable way is almost 7 km.
  • On your wish from Talgar Pass we can walk to Shymbulak Peak – height 3355 meters above sea level

Price includes transfer with English speaking driver and guide services.

Price does not include tickets to cable road.

Cable road third sections works till 16.30, so best time to start is about 9-10 a.m.

Interesting Facts

  • Length of cable road including all three sections is 7,7 km.
  • Height of the cable road start point is 1691 m.
  • Height of the cable road end point is 3163 m.
  • Height of Chimbulak Peak is 3355 m.
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