South Kazakhstan, Tulkibas, Zhabagyly,
Abai str 34.
Briefly about us
Menlibekov Aitbek Narynbaiuly
Director of “Aksy-Jabagly state nature reserve.”
Was born on May 10, 2010, South Kazakhstan oblast, Tulkibas region, Algabas village.
Higher education. Graduated from Almaty zoo-veterinary institute in 1983, zoo engineer.
Was decorated with a “Symbol of honour” order in 1985, and with an “Honor” order in 2007.
In 2006 was awarded with an honorary title “Honorary freeman of Tulkibas region”.
Was elected as a deputy of Tulkibas region in 2007.
Since 2000 till the present time he is a director of “Aksu-Jabagly state nature reserve.
He has 2 sons, 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
How to get there?
Our boarding house is situated in Zhabagly village (old name Novonikolaevka) in Tulkubas region of South Kazakhstan. Administration of Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve is located at the same place. We’ll meet you in the nearest airport (Shymkent or Taraz) or on Tulkubas railway station and deliver to our boarding house. If you would like to use your own transport, Zhabagly village is situated10 kmfar from Tashkent-Almaty route. We are220 kmfar from Tashkent, and100 kmfar both from Shymkent and from Taraz. Orientation point: between Akbiik (old name Kuibyshev) and Shakpak-Baba (old name Vysokoe) villages turning to the right (along Zhabagly pointer).
There are several ways to reach us:
1. By train: till Tulkubas railway station – the nearest one (18 km far from Zhabagly village), then by taxi or we meet you there. Most of trains stop on Tulkubas railway station. The most convenient is “Otrar” train with Almaty 2 – Shymkent – Almaty 2 railway service (№№ 11/12). It usually arrives at 5-7 am and departs at 6-7 pm. This train offers quite comfortable soft-seated carriages.
2. By bus from Almaty: along the route “Tashkent-Almaty” till Zhabagly village turning (near Akbiik village), then10 km by taxi along the pointer or we meet you there. More than 100 buses leave Altyn Orda bus station all day long – most of them after lunch. The last ones in 8-9 pm. Duration of the trip – 10-12 hours.
3. By minibus from Shymkent: direct minibus to Zhabagly village leaves at 10.30-11 am from “Aina” bus staion. If you missed it the best way is to go by bus to Taraz direction and to leave at Zhabagly pointer near Akbiik village. Then by taxi to Zhabagly village. This may cost $3-4 (450-500 tenge). You can also go from the same bus station to T.Ryskulov village (region centre of Tulkubas region) and then by taxi to Zhabagly village.