Discover Kazakhstan Tour 5

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 5, Kazakhstan tours 

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 5
Destination: Kazakhstan
Duration: 6 days
Places to visit: Nur Sultan - Borovoe - Almaty - Issyk - Charyn Canyon - Almaty 

Day 1: Nur Sultan city  
We are happy to see you in Kazakhstan. On arrival to Nur Sultan, you will be met and have a city tour. Guests will be shown the Constitution Square, where the president of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev declared the choice of transferring the capital of the country from Almaty to Astana (today Nur Sultan). Then we will have a visit at one of the most beautiful buildings in the city's architecture - Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Golden man. The tour will be continued unique shopping center Khan Shatyr and walk to the top of the Astana Baiterek monument, where appreciate the splendid panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. Later on we will cross Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square where we can see a unique project as the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation as and Khazret Sultan mosque. The tour will be continued visiting a National Museum of History of Kazakhstan and see a development of Nur Sultan with its historical background. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Nur Sultan - Borovoe - Nur Sultan
Today is a city tour of Burabai National park (Borovoe), which inhabits 85000 hectares of northeastern part of Kokshetau elevation. There are 14 lakes in the park with an area of more than 1, and a huge number of small lakes. You will not find any monuments of material heritage in Borovoe, but a unique natural landscapes of special beauty with mixture of majestic mountain scenery, blue mirror lakes and deciduous groves. On arrival you will visit the Khan's pass and see Burabay and Zheke Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you will see Ush kyz, Ok Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain, full of legends of the Kazakh people. Then we will have a hiking tour on Bolektau mountain and observe Borovoe lake and Zhumbaktas rock. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Nur Sultan - Almaty
The morning will start from transfer to the International Nur Sultam airport, departure to Almaty be local flight. On arrival you will have a city tour and learn more about development of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan and admire its main attractions. We will travel to see the famous Green Bazaar and enjoy shopping. The tour will be continued visiting Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world as Zenkov Cathedral is located as well as the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, elected to heroes who died for the freedom of Kazakhstan. In the afternoon, you will travel to the Medeo Gorge and see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. The next destination is visiting the Kok Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. Afterwards you will have a short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.

Day 4: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty  
On this tour you will visit one of the most beautiful gorges of Trans Ili Alatau as Issyk Gorge. It is located along the Kuldja tract, where hundreds of years ago caravans travelled. Here you will learn more about nature and history of this region and see the burial mounds of Saka period, where the famous "Golden Man" was found. Later on it became the state symbol of Kazakhstan. Afterwards you will visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve "ISSYK", where you will see the remains enthusiastic to the history and culture of the Saka period, as well as a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, and the model of Saka burial mound. We will travel to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, to the vibrant mountain lake Issyk appeared of about 10,000 years ago due to landslide and created the natural dam of 300 meters in height. Here you will enjoy the grand beauty of its turquoise water surface and the Issyk Gorge. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 5: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty  
Today we will travel to Charyn canyon. It will take about 3 hours to reach over there. Travelers will have an opportunity to visit the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. On arrival to Charyn Canyon, you will esteem the great panorama and walk around 2 km via the labyrinth of the Castles Valley with its walls of curious forms. The bottom of the Canyon has small slope to the end of the walk and see the bank of icy cold Charyn river with eco-park with several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open air café, working in the summer. Night is in a hotel.  

Day 6: Flight
Transfer to the airport and departure.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 790 $
04 pax - 600 $
06 pax - 480 $
08 pax - 415 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single - 105 $

Early check-in - 40 $ per person   
Single early check-in - 55 $ per person 

Half board - 130 $
Full board - 230 $

English speaking guide - 675 $ per group

Flight Nur Sultan - Almaty - from 50 $ per person

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Nur Sultan - "Ibis" Hotel 3*
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour            

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