Easily the most professional and reliable of the Ölgii-based tour companies the excellent Kazakh Tour specialises in tailor-made trips...
Blue Wolf Travel
Blue Wolf is the original tour operator in Ölgii and is also a well-run outfit. It offers a variety of trips including winter...
This one-man operation is run by Aynabek Khavduali, who speaks English, French, Russian, Turkish and Kazakh.
Aulum Sayajim Beer Garden
Slightly shabby beer garden, but a novelty if the weather's nice. Beer from T2500.
Arvin Restaurant & Pub
Smartly turned-out waiting staff, snappy service, an upmarket vibe and some tasty Kazakh favourites make this popular with locals and...
Aimag Museum information
The old-fashioned Aimag Museum gives a decent overview of Kazakh culture and the geography of Bayan-Ölgii. The 2nd floor is devoted to history, and the 3rd floor has some interesting ethnographic displays. The small gift shop in the foyer sells Kazakh wall hangings, felt rugs, carpets and crafts.