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Trekking in Aksu-Zhabagly.

Tourism in the days off in reserve Aksu-Zhabagly.

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” 

Terry Pratchett. “A Hat Full of Sky”.

The short description of route through cordon Topshak in valley Darbaza in reserve Aksu-Zhabagly:

Railway station Burnoe - cordon Topshak - valley Ulken-Kaindy - pass Ulken-Kaindy - valley Kaskabulak - gorge Kishi-Kaindy - village Zhabagly - valley Taldybulak - canyon of the river Aksu - valley Chuuldak - balley Darbaza - valley Sairamsu – tourist centre Alteks - village Zhabagly.

Distance route: 140 km.
Season: April - September.
The best time for an tour: June - September
Duration tour: 8 days, 7 nights.

The detailed program of a trekking on natural sights of reserve Aksu-Zhabagly:

Tourism in Central Asia and Kazakhstan.

Day 1. Reserve Aksu-Zhabagly. Railway station Burnoe - cordon of reserve «Topshak».
Arrival on railway station Burnoe, a meeting at railway station, transfer on a cordon of reserve «Topshak». Breakfast. Walk in valley Ulken-Kaindy. A lunch in a way. Arrival on field base in valley Ulken-Kaindy, accommodation, dinner, overnight.
 Day 2. Walk on pass Ulken-Kaindy. 
Breakfast. Walk on pass Ulken-Kaindy. A lunch in a way. Returning to field base. A dinner, overnight.
Day 3. Valley Kaskabulak.
Breakfast. Walk in natural boundary Kaskabulak. A lunch in a way. Returning to field base. A dinner and overnight.
Day 4. Valley Ulken-Kaindy - village Zhabagly.
Breakfast. Walk in valley Ulken-Kaindy, hiking in valley Kishi-Kaindy also the further  hiking in village Zhabagly. A lunch in a way. Arrival in village Zhabagly, accommodation in the guest house, a dinner and overnight.
Day 5. Valley Taldybulak - canyon of river Aksu.
Breakfast. Walk in valley Taldybulak, the further hiking to canyon the rivers Aksu. A lunch in a way. Dinner and overnight in tents.
Day 6. A canyon of river Aksu - valley Chuuldak - valley Darbaza.
Breakfast. Walk in a canyon of the river Aksu, hiking in natural boundary Chuuldak, the further hiking in natural boundary Darbaza. A lunch in a way. Arrival in natural boundary Darbaza, accommodation in tents, dinner and overnight in tents.
Day 7. Valley Darbaza - valley Sairamsu - tourist center Alteks.
Breakfast. Walk in valley Darbaza, hiking in valley Sairamsu. Arrival in valley Sairamsu, accommodation in small houses of a tourist center «Alteks». Dinner and overnight.
Day 8. A tourist center «Alteks» - settlement Zhabagly.
Breakfast. Transfer to settlement Zhabagly, departure from settlement Zhabagly.

Горы Таласский Алатау.Межгорная долина в окрестностях поселка Жабаглы.Поселок Жабаглы.

Note:
Author program is Alexander Petrov. Copying and introduction - only from the sanction of the author - petrovsra@mail.ru

Alexander Petrov
photos.