Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 5

Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 5, Tours in Kazakhstan

Tours in Kazakhstan: Tour 5 
5 days

Day 1: Almaty
It is happiness to see you in Kazakhstan. On arrival you will have a city tour and visit the Green Bazaar. Then visit the oldest Almaty parks as Panfilov Park and see Zenkov Cathedral. We will walk to visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, devoted to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of Kazakhstan. In the afternoon we will travel to the Medeo Gorge and see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. The tour will be continued to Kok Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. Here we will see the park and esteem the wonderful panorama of the city from the special observation deck. The tour will be end by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Tamgaly - Altyn Emel
In the morning we will travel to Altyn Emel national park and stop at Tamgaly Tas. We will pass by artificial Kapshagai water reservoir as the biggest in Almaty region, with the casinos of "Kazakh Las Vegas" on its bank. On arrival to Tamgaly Tas you will see the bank of Ili river. Tamgaly Tas is the great monument with images of Buddha's and texts in Tibetan, Kalmyk and other languages. We will drive to Basshi village, which is placed at the territory of Altyn Emel National Park and have an outing to the Singing Dune. It reaches a height of 150 meters and a length of about 3 km, and is situated in one of the corners of the Altyn Emel National Park. This sandy hill entails of pure sand, which starts to "sing" in windy weather and its sound reminds the organ music. We will back to Basshi village overnight in a hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty 
The tour will start by travelling to Ash-tree Grove on the Temerlik River. In the lower reaches of the Charyn River and its stream Temirlik there is a unique place, where can be found rare species of Sogdian Ash-tree are upward. According to a legend, 5 million years ago a wind gusted an airborne seed of Sogdian Ash-tree in this so-called "Valley of Yurts". In 1964 the Ash-tree Grove has been given the status of the monument of nature. The four trees of about the same age are hedged off in the grove. It looks like an open-air museum. Then is transfer to Charyn Canyon. On arrival you will admire the panorama and go down the stairs to the bottom of the canyon, then walk 2 km over the labyrinth of the Castles Valley with its walls of unusual shapes. Charyn Canyon is a complex that is very famous worldwide. It was originated during Paleogene and retells the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America due to size. Transfer to Almaty and overnight is in a hotel.

Day 4: Almaty - Big Almaty Lake - Almaty
The last day of a tour will start by visiting Almaty Museum. It is one of the modern museums. The tour will be continued driving to Central State Museum of Kazakhstan. On the way to Big Almaty Lake, you will pass Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Walking 40 minutes of driving in the gorge via the winding mountain paved road with magnificent views, you will see the splendid panorama of the Big Almaty Lake, color of which is always diverse depending on the weather. Have an hour to esteem the background and make a walk on the banks of the lake half-way to the water surface which is about 300 meters down from the road. Then we will visit the Falcon Farm and enjoy a remarkable show with specially trained hawks, falcons and eagles. Show will take 40 minutes. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to Almaty International airport.

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

Price per person:
02 pax - 670 $
04 pax - 500 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 380 $
10 pax - 340 $
Single - 75 $

Half board - 100 $
Full board - 180 $

English speaking guide - 500 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Altyn Emel - "Aigai Kum" Hotel
- 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