Travel to Kazakhstan: Tour 1

Kazakhstan tours, Travel to Kazakhstan: Tour 1. 

Travel to Kazakhstan: Tour 1
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Almaty - BAO - Saty - Kaindy Lake - Charyn - Almaty

Day 1: Almaty   
On arrival traverses will be transferred from airport to city. We will have a guided tour and get additional information about history and development of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. The first place we are going to visit is the famous Green Bazaar. You will be inspired by local life selling and buying goods. Later on, visit the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park and see one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral. In the afternoon we will visit Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame dedicated to heroes who died for freedom of Kazakhstan. Then we will travel to Medeo Gorge which is known for 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. In Kok Tobe Park, you will have a chance to see beautiful panorama views of the city. Afterwards is transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - BAO - Almaty
The tour will start by driving to Big Almaty gorge. It is located at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level. It is one of the most perfect lakes in Trans Ili Alatau. The lake is blue and entices travelers form around the world. The Big Almaty Lake was originated due to crusade of a prehistoric glacier and thus it is always cool. In July the water temperature does not exceed 10 degrees. Then we will go higher to the Big Almaty Lake to the altitude of 3300 meters above sea level and find outstanding view of gorge and mountains. They are shielded with Tian Shan fir-tree, aspen and juniper. Then we will visit the Falcon Farm, where you will see hawks. Transfer to a hotel.

Day 3: Almaty - Saty - Kaindy Lake
In the morning we will drive to Kolsai Lakes crossing over 300 km from Almaty to Saty settlement. It will take 5-6 hours. On the route you will have a chance to have a break in a village and visit a local market. On arrival to Saty you are going to change the vehicle tone of 4WD local cars as "UAZ" or "PAZ". They are completely great driving via rough mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. Kaindy Lake or Birch Lake is located amid fine pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. It was originated in 1911 due to earthquake where the water has swamped the valley. The water of the lake is very cold and clear. Then we will return to Saty settlement. Overnight is in the guest house.

Day 4: Saty - Charyn - Almaty
The tour will start by driving to Charyn Canyon. It is 2 hours. On the way you will see striking views and walk to the bottom of the canyon. Just 2 km amid the labyrinth of the Castles Valley. Charyn Canyon is a natural park and well-known around the world appeared during Paleogene and looks the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. The height of the site is about 150-300 meters. It emerged due to wind and water. The name of this pleasing place is also "Valley of Castles" of different shapes. The length of the valley is more than 2 km, width - 20-80meters. We will have a walk amongst the exclusive towers and pillars where you can get encouragement. The bottom of the Canyon has negligible slope to the end of the walk, where you will get on the bank of icy cold Charyn River. See eco-park with several yurts - dwellings and a small open-air café. Afterwards we will return to Almaty. Night is in a hotel for sleep. 

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
- 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