Aksu-Jabagly Nature Reserve
It is the first and the oldest nature reserve in Kazakhstan.
Aksu-Jabagly Nature Reserve (also spelled as Aksu-Zhabagly) is located in the foothills of the Western Tien Shan. It was established in the 1920s. The diversity of landscapes creates a beautiful scenery with alpine flowers and snow on the tops of the rocky mountains.
Aksu-Jabagly is a home for many rare animals. Here you can see foxes, wolves, snow leopards, bears, and even porcupines. There are plenty of birds and rare plants. The reserve staff regularly conduct excursions, hiking and trekking tours, educational tours for children.