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Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve – is the oldest and most famous nature reserve in Central Asia. Year of the establishment is 1926. Its aim was to preserve endangered wild animals and abundant flora and fauna of the reserve. The nature reserve is located in the spurs of the Western Tien Shan at an altitude of 1000 to 4280 meters above sea level. In 2016 the nature reserve was included in the UNESCO list of the World Biosphere Reserves. The highest peak is Sairam Peak, its height is 4238 meters.The Aksu canyon, carved by the mighty Aksu river, is one the deepest canyons in Central Asia.
A large number of birds live here. There are 11 species of birds such as Golden eagle and Harrier Eagle also 11 species of reptiles live in the reserve. One of them is the Yellow Legless Lizard listed in the Red Book.
The emblem of the reserve is the Greig's tulip, whose petals of a rare crimson color reach to the length of 15 sm.

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Important info

Not wheelchair accessible. Infants must sit on laps. Not recommended for travelers with back problems. Most travelers can participate. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate. Confirmation will be received at time of booking

What's included
Coffee and/or Tea. Dinner. Breakfast. Lunch. Bottled water. Snacks. Air-conditioned vehicle. All Fees and Taxes
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12:30 PM

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Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Traveler pickup is offered


  • Shimkent Airport, Shymkent Kazakhstan