Zhenja & Lyuda’s Boarding House

Guesthouse in Aksu-Zhabagly

This cosy guesthouse-cum-small-hotel on Zhabagly’s main street has rooms with two comfy single beds and private bathroom, and vegetarian meals can be arranged. Owner Yevgeny Belousov, a highly knowledgeable biologist, speaks English, has been in the guesthouse and tour business for 25 years, and knows the area extremely well.

A wide range of trips in the reserve and further afield are available. There's even a hide for photographing birds in the garden.