Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 1

Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 1, Tours in Kazakhstan

Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 1
5 days

Day 1: Almaty   
We are happy to see you in Kazakhstan! On arrival you will be transferred from airport and have city tour. Learn more about the Southern capital of Kazakhstan as well as see the main attractions. We will visit the famous Green Bazaar. This tour will be continued visiting the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park. On the way you can visit one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral. Afterwards we will travel to see the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame built to the memory of the heroes who died for freedom and independence of Kazakhstan. Later on we will travel to Medeo Gorge and admire the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Afterwards we will visit the Kok Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. In Kok Tobe Park, you will have the chance to see beautiful panorama views of the city. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - BAO - Almaty (May - October)
We will have a tour travelling to Big Almaty gorge, located at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level. See the most wonderful lakes in Trans Ili Alatau. The lake is blue and entices travelers form around the world. The Big Almaty Lake was appeared as a result of movement of an ancient glacier. In July the water temperature does not exceed 10 degrees. We will hike higher to the Big Almaty Lake to the altitude of 3300 meters above sea level and find remaining view of gorge and mountains. They are sheltered with Tian Shan fir-tree, aspen and juniper. On the way back you will visit the Falcon Farm and learn more about trained hawks. Transfer to a hotel for rest.

Day 3: Almaty - Saty - Kaindy Lake
In the morning we will travel to Kolsai Lakes. We will cross over 300 km from Almaty to Saty settlement. It will take about 5-6 hours. On the way you will have an idea to have a break in a village and visit a local market. On arrival to Saty, you will change the vehicle tone of 4WD local cars as "UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car models). They are completely proficient to cover hard mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. Kaindy Lake or Birch Lake is located amid superb pine forest at an altitude of 2000meters above sea level. It was formed in 1911 due to earthquake where the water has flooded the valley. The water of the lake is very cold, but clear. We will return to Saty settlement and have rest. Overnight is in a guest house.

Day 4: Saty - Charyn - Almaty
Today we will have a tour driving to Charyn Canyon at 08:00. It will take about 2 hours. On arrival you will see spectacular views and walk to the bottom of the canyon. It is 2 km amid the maze of the Castles Valley. Charyn Canyon is a natural park and famed around the world. It was designed during Paleogene and reminders the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. The height of the site is up to 150-300 meters. It formed due to wind and water. The name of this pleasing place is also "Valley of Castles". The length of the valley is more than 2 km, width - 20-80 meters. The bottom of the Canyon has slight hill to the end of the walk, where you will get to the bank of icy cold Charyn River. There is also an eco-park with several yurts - dwellings and a small open air café, working in the summer. You will hike for about 3-4 hours and return to Almaty. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to airport.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 735 $
04 pax - 520 $
06 pax - 415 $
08 pax - 350 $
10 pax - 320 $
Single - 85 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 45 $ 

Half board - 85 $
Full board - 130 $ 

English speaking guide - 440 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
02 pax - Sedan, Sprinter in Kolsai Lakes
04-10 pax - Sprinter
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Saty village - Home stays
- 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