Discover Kazakhstan Tour 1

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 1, Kazakhstan tours 

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 1
Destination: Kazakhstan 
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Charyn - Issyk - Almaty

Day 1: Almaty
We are glad to see you travelling in Kazakhstan. Meet the guide at the airport and transfer to Almaty city. On arrival you will visit Almaty Museum. The beauty of modern and interesting museum will amaze you on a tour. We will have a stop in Abai Opera and Ballet Theatre. Later on visit one of the oldest of Almaty parks as Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen and get encouragement of pleasing wooden building in the world as Zenkov Cathedral. The tour will be continued visiting the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame and like the attractiveness of the Museum of Musical Instruments. After that visit the famous Green Bazaar and buy fresh goods. It is important to note that this bazaar accepts only cash in tenge (local currency), so it is better to take some tenge currency. The night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty surroundings
Today's tour is devoted visiting Medeo Gorge of 1690 meters above sea level. On arrival you will see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam which guards the city from hazardous mudflow. There are attractive panoramic views will not leave you indifferent on a tour! Then you will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area. You will ride about 20-25 minutes above pleasing fur-trees up to the altitude of 2260 meters above sea level. See restaurants, ski, snowboarding school and mountain hotel. Then you will finish cable and back to the city. Almaty is also called "the Apple city". Then you will be inspired by mountain adventure at the top of Kok Tobe hill, where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. There is also the famous Almaty cableway* will motivate you by beauty from the top. Transfer to hotel for sleep.

* Note: On Tuesday's tours, at 10:00, cableway is not available, only park eco-cars are available.

Day 3: Almaty - Charyn - Almaty
On this tour we will travel to Charyn Canyon. Guests will be provided by comfortable car or minivan, get 1,5L of bottled water from our company. In addition, you can take some snacks, tea, and coffee in a container with a lid on it. The way will take for about 4 hours. On the way the guide will share you about history, culture as well as traditions of Kazakh people. On the way you will visit the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. On arrival to Charyn Canyon, you will be awestruck by panoramic views and take vibrant photos! Walking for 2 km through the labyrinth of the Castles Valley you will find its walls of unusual shapes. The bottom of the Canyon has small slope to the end of the walk, where you can see the fresh oasis on the bank of icy cold Charyn river. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty
In the morning you will travel to the most attractive gorges of Trans Ili Alatau - Issyk Gorge. It is located along the Kuldja tract. On tour travelers will find the burial mounds of Saka period and of course the famous "Golden Man" which is the state symbol of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The next destination is the State Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve "ISSYK". There are ancient attributes devoted to the history and culture of the Saka period as well as copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment and the model of Saka burial mound. Later on you will drive to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, where you can admire the beautiful mountain lake Issyk found 10,000 years ago due to landslide, which created the natural dam of 300 meters in height. Here you will be impressed by its beauty and landscape of turquoise water. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Airport transfer in the morning.

02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus

Price per person:
02 pax - 760 $
04 pax - 530 $
06 pax - 410 $
08 pax - 350 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 70 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

Half board - 105 $
Full board - 155 $

English speaking guide - 105 $ per group per day

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
- Museum admissions
- Mineral water supply

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide