Tour to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow.
One day sightseeing Almaty tour is a great opportunity for those who would like to experience the city life, but is able to spend only one day there. The route of this tour includes the main attractions, such as Medeo mountain skating rink, Shymbulak ski resort, Koktobe where the television tower is located.
Shymbulak is a popular ski resort in Kazakhstan, near Almaty, located on the Zailiysky Alatau mountain chain a little higher than the famous high-mountain skating rink "Medeu".
The Shymbulak tract is located on the territory of the Ile-Alatau National Park at an altitude of 2200-2500 m.
Favorable natural conditions attract tourists, climbers, and skiers to this area with accessible terrain, and make it possible to lay ski slopes with a height difference of 900-1000 m. Since 1954 the Chimbulak skiing sports base has been operating here. The length of the slope track from the Talgar Pass is 3,500 m, giant slalom is 1,500 m, average width is 25 m, slope is 11–29 °. Such parameters allow athletes to develop maximum speeds throughout the entire slope.
Medeu is a high-mountain sports complex located in the high-mountain tract Medeu at an altitude of 1691 meters above sea level, near the "southern capital" of Kazakhstan - Almaty, just below the Shymbulak mountain resort.
Medeu is the world's largest alpine complex for winter sports with the largest artificial ice field - 10.5 thousand m². The highlands and the purest mountain water for pouring ice contribute to the achievement of high results in speed skating; over the entire period more than 200 world records have been set here at all distances among men and women. The Almaty skating rink was nicknamed the “factory of records”. It is also a state monument of urban planning and architecture of Republican significance.
11:30 Shymbulak resort, Medeo Skating Rink. You will get to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow.
13:00 Transfer to the Almaty and transfer to the hotel
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