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CBT house "" Shashubay (Balkhash lake)

Location and atmosphere
The owner of guest house is a teacher of German language at school. In addition, she provides tourist service for guests. The guest house has 2 floors.
Facillities
The main attraction of Shashubay village is Balkhash lake. Balkhash lake is one of the biggest lakes in Kazakhstan. The lake is divided by a strait into two distinct parts. The western part is fresh water, while the eastern half is saline. The eastern part is on average 1.7 times deeper than the western section
Surroundings and activities
The main sightseeing for tourists is a lake Balkhash. But on the North of Balkash there are desserts, steppes and small mouintain ranges. One of them is Bektau-Ata.Bektau ata was a volcano, which didn't have an eruption. In one cave of Bektau-Ata there is a source of fresh water. Local people believes that, it is a holy and healing water. The heigh of the cave is 600 metres.

Languages spoken

  • Russian, Kazak, German

Lodging

  • Number of persons
    10
  • Number of rooms
    3
  • Price single room per night
    - 6000
  • Price double room per night
    - 6000
  • Price shared room per night
    - 6000

Food

  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian, veganistic or biological meals available
  • Dietary requirements are taken into account

Facilities

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    Wifi
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    Campfire/barbecue
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    Open-air swimming pool
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    Natural swimmingpool
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    Guided excursions in the surroundings

Facilities and activities in the surroundings (< 15 km)

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    Open-air swimming pool

Smoking and Pets

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    not allowed to smoke in the rooms
  • a
    Pets allowed if agreed upon

Landscape characteristics

  • Height above sea level (in meters)
    340
  • 8
    Sea, beach, dunes, lagoon

Route description

Nearest city
Balkhash
Nearest village
Ortadesen