The sport and entertainment ski resort Tabagan was built in 2005 in ravine Shybynsai (Zailiysky Alatau) not far from settlement Beskainar (former settlement Gorny Sadovod). Realization of such big project became a new milestone in the history of Kazakhstani tourism and winter sports market.
Complex Tabagan is built in accordance with modern world standards of such class ski resorts. The complex is equipped with machinery produced in Austria, Netherlands and Russia. Assembling of the cable-way and card access system is performed by Russian specialists, other works are performed by the local companies.
Due to the complex the region’s infrastructure and economical condition has considerably improved, which also meets the requirements of the domestic tourism industry development. Hundreds of people of the neighboring settlement Beskainar work in Tabagan. Official presentation took place in the end January 2006. Two days later the Cup Competition of the Federation of Snowboard and Extremal Sports of Almaty was first hold here. In April 2006 Eurasian Media-forum headed by Dariga Nazarbayeva took place here, with participation of representatives of the biggest home and foreign mass media.