Shymbulak Mountain Ski Resort
If you find yourself in Almaty then you should definitely make time to visit to the famous mountain ski resort of Shymbulak, an easy trip from the city centre. The municipal bus №12 will take you to Medeo from where you can continue your journey by gondola or by road, in an ecobus or ecotaxi. The resort is open all year round for hikers in summer and skiers and snowboarders in winter, and the opening of the ski season is usually a great event. Depending on the weather there are concerts, shows and entertainments. A visit to Shymbulak will be one of the most memorable experiences of your trip to Almaty. When&where: all year round, 640B Gornaya St, Shymbulak, Almaty. More information is available at shymbulak.com.