The village where our guest house is located is called Zhabagly (the old name is Novonikolayevka) of the Tulkubas district of the Turkestan (South Kazakhstan) region. The administration of the reserve Aksu-Jabagly is also based here. We will meet you at the nearest airport (Shymkent or Taraz) or at the railway station Tyulkubas. Deliver to the place. Order and purchase tickets to anywhere in the world. If you want to use your own transport, then the village of Zhabagly is located 10 km from the Tashkent-Almaty highway. From Tashkent to us 220 km, Chimkent – 100, Taraz – 100 km. Orietyr: between the villages Turar Ryskulov (the old name Vannovka) and Shakpak-Baba (the old name High) turn south (following the sign “Abail, Akbiik” towards Abail).
There are several options for getting to us:
1. Train: to Tulkubas station is the nearest railway station (it is located 18 km from Zhabagly), and from there either a taxi or we will meet you. Practically all trains going through it stop at Tulkubas station. Morning trains are most convenient. They arrive, as a rule, in the morning of 5-10 hours and depart in the evening at 18-22 hours. There are very decent SV-cars in these trains.
2.Bus from Almaty: on the Tashkent-Almaty highway (if the bus goes through Turar Ryskulov settlement) before turning onto Zhabagly settlement (it is located in Akbiik settlement), and then 10 km from the taxi sign (usually passing), or . If the bus goes along the concrete road, we exit after Shakpak-Baba, exit at the pointer Akbiyik, Abail. And heading towards Abail. The distance to Zhabagly is about 8 km. Buses (there are a very large number of them – more than a hundred) leave the Sairan bus station almost all day. The greatest amount after lunch. Last in 20 – 21 hours. On the way 10 – 12 hours. The cost of the trip is from 1500 to 3000 tenge, depending on the quality of the bus.
3. By minibus from Chimkent: daily from the Aina market bus station (which is on Koktem) at 10.30. – 11.00. there is a minibus in the village of Zhabagly. If you are late for it, it is best to take a minibus going to Taraz and get off at the crossroads of the main road in the village of Akbiyk with the sign “Zhabagly”. From here by passing taxi in Zhabagly. This option can cost 450-500 tenge. It is possible to travel by minibus from the same bus station to T. Ryskulov (regional center of Tulkubas district), and from there take a taxi to Z. Zhabagly. This option can cost 300 – 2500 tenge.