Don Zhailau Camp

Pricefrom € 350

Tour Description

Are you ready for a real adventure? Do you care to become one of the first ski tourists ever to discover the newest ski-touring places in Kazakhstan? If your answers are ‘yes’, we have an exciting challenge for you. Join us in the Don Zhailau Plateau Camp that is among the most attractive snowy location nearby Almaty.

We hope you do not feel scared to spend some time in the rustic conditions to be ultimately rewarded by the best virgin lines and great views of wild nature.

During the adventure, we will live in the tented camping in the mountains, explore new ski touring routes starting from the adjacent ridges.

After the scheduled physical activities, we can train our skills for working with avalanche equipment and tell stories about the most exciting ski touring trips. One evening we will make a camp sauna with a stone stove.

February, March.

€700 per person for a group of 2
€520 per person for a group of 3
€410 per person for a group of 4
€350 per person for a group of 5

Required equipment:
Skis with ski-touring bindings or splitboard
Ski/snowboard boots(for skiers with system of switching to walking mode)
Avalanche equipment(shovel, probe and transceiver)
Backpack of volume at least 40+ liters with ski/snowboard fixation
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Head torch
Thermos with tea, water tank or camelback
Head torch
Extra set of warm clothes for a night in the mountains
Extra pair of shoes(sneakers or lightweight trekking shoes)
Warm sleeping bag
Camping mat
Snacks(bars, muesli, special mount nutrition)

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Transport during the trip

Tour Program


Day 1

Transfer from Almaty to Turgen. Trekking to Kairak Waterfall. Camping. Free time.


Day 2-5

Ski touring and splitboarding on the ridges nearest the camp.


Day 5

The descent on skis and snowboards from the camp. Transfer back to Almaty city.

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Tour Overview

  • Pricefrom € 350
  • TypeCamping
  • LocationTurgen
  • Departure CityAlmaty
  • Durations 5 days 4 nights
  • LanguagesEnglish, Russian

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