Pavlodar Irtysh area has everything: smooth, boundless steppes, a corner of the forest-steppe with birch outlier, ribbon-like pine forests, mountains, and a great number of lakes. The ancient Irtysh divides the region into two almost equal halves. Its floodplain is unique and generous. The most part of the region is occupied by the steppe plain, which Kazakhs called Sary-Arka, the Golden Steppe, from ancient times. It does keep a lot of wealth in fact. Bayanaul, the pearl of Pavlodar Irtysh area, one of the most beautiful places of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is in the territory of the region. This unique creation of nature amid the vast steppe deserves to admire its amenities. Mountains, pine forests, the animal world, lakes Zhasybai, Toraigyr, and Sabandykol make an indelible impression. The largest rest area and pilgrimage of the tourists from all places of Russia and Kazakhstan are here. The Pavlodar region has an extreme continental climate, which is characterized by a cold long winter (5.5 months), a hot and short summer (3 months).
Pavlodar region was founded in January 1938. Administrative center, Pavlodar, one of the most beautiful cities of Kazakhstan, is located on the shore of Irtysh River, the largest river in Kazakhstan.
Pavlodar residents are happy to visit theaters, museums, libraries, cultural and recreational facilities. The most significant objects of the cultural and religious heritage of the city are the Central Mosque named after Mashkhur Zhusup and the Blagoveshenskiy cathedral. The inhabitants of the city not only perform religious rites here but also perceive these structures as beautiful architectural structures. Traditionally, much attention is paid to the planting of the city, especially in places of mass recreation of citizens. There are 33 public gardens, 5 boulevards, and the comfortable central embankment of the Irtysh River on the territory of the city
Places for leisure
Other leisure centers
Due to its unique nature, geographical location, and history, the Pavlodar region has a sufficiently high potential for tourism development. Particular preference is given to the development of domestic and inbound tourism.
The main tourist areas
About the object
The total area of the national park is 68,452.8 hectares including the forested area of 12,927
hectares. The territory of the national park is divided into three branches: Bayanaul – 19,028
hectares, Zhasybai – 22,094 hectares, and Dolbinsk – 8,596 hectares. There are three large lakes
on the territory of the Park: Zhasybai, Toraigyr, and Sabandykol. The main orographic elements
of the park are low-hill terrain and hummocks with sharp bizarre outlines of numerous ledge
rocks alternating with intermountain valleys, which is represented by rows, hills, and knolls with an absolute height of 350-500 meters; – the middle mountains: Mount Akbet -1,026 m, Alabas mountains – 700 m. In general, the terrain of the region is dissected by a dense network of narrow valleys, gorges, and ravines. The national park is located in the zone of the uplift of the Kazakh Hummocks and differs from the surrounding flat spaces in its microclimate conditions; geological, geomorphological and hydrological objects of the state natural reserve fund exist. They represent a special ecological, scientific, and cultural value and are classified as specially protected natural areas. The objects of the republican importance include the Dravert grotto (with rock drawings), the Kuvshin grotto (with a waterfall with a height of 3 m), Aulietas cave (length of 22 m), Konyraulie cave, Auliebulak spring, Teuleubulak spring, Aimanbulak gorge, Stone miracle gorge, Rakhay gorge, Ushsala gorge. The State National Nature Park has 35 rest homes, of which 28 are on the shore of the Zhasybai Lake, 5 – Sabandykol Lake, 2 rest houses and 2 children camps – Toraigyr Lake with accommodation, boats, catamarans, buses for excursions, and cultural events in summer. Currently, the territory of the national park has 37 archaeological monuments, natural monuments, and display places. In order to develop the tourism in the park, 11 tourist routes with a total length of 208.5 km and one botanical pathway have been developed and approved. According to statistics for 6 months of 2016, the Bayanaul resort zone was visited by 5,848 people.
About the surroundings
About the surroundings
About the surroundings
Pavlodar region is one of the main industrial regions of Kazakhstan. Historically, one of the largest in the economic space of the CIS territorial production complex with the optimal combination of traditionally complex industries and enterprises engaged in the development of mineral raw materials and crude hydrocarbons was formed here. The huge natural and resource potential of the region, the presence of a developed industrial and social infrastructure, the high scientific and technical potential, its linking role between Central Asia and Siberia attract the close attention of industrialists and entrepreneurs of different countries and continents.