Tour: “Heavenly Kazakhstan” 2019
Duration: 7 days/6 nights
Price: from 530 USD per person
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Price is given in USD per person in twin room sharing:
|Number of person:||Option “Standard”||Option “Comfort”|
|Additional payment for single
|Full board (lunches,dinners) *Alcohol drinks are not includes||390||390|
Day 1: Almaty
Your guide will meet you at the airport and accompany to Almaty. Today you will have a city tour. You will visit the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. Then the tour will continue in one of
the oldest Almaty parks – Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden building in the world – Zenkov Cathedral is located. After exploration of sport, cultural and business areas of the city you will get to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and Shymbulak resort. Next destination is the Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located (if to count from the
sea level) and where you will get by the picturesque winding mountain road. In Kok-Tobe you can stroll along the winding paths of the park, admire the magnificent panorama of the city from the special observation deck and visit the shop of national souvenirs. The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Almaty – Tamgaly – Almaty
Tour route provides you a great opportunity not only to enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes of Almaty region, but also see the one of the unique monuments of the past – Tamgaly petroglyphs — one of the oldest
and most striking monuments of rock art of Zhetisu, which is protected by UNESCO since 2004. Tamgaly Gorge located 170 km north-west of Almaty city. This is virtually an ancient art gallery, where are depicted individual animals and people as well as the whole scenes from the life of ancient people. The total number of drawings in the main gorge — about 2,000. There are images of solar deities, clowns, soldiers, married couples, pregnant women, multi-figure compositions, scenes of hunting and sacrifice. Most of the petroglyphs date back to the Bronze Age and are made in «animal» style of Sakas. For centuries the rocks of this canyon and narrow valley of Tamgaly retained value of the sanctuary — the place where ritual ceremonies were hold, magic rituals were performed, worship of the gods and the spirits of ancestors took place. Return to the hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Almaty – Kaindy lake
In the morning is transfer to Kaindy Gorge. Sightseeing at Kaindy Lake. Kaindy Lake (birch lake) is situated among magnificent pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level and is famous for its origin. It
was formed in 1911 due to the powerful earthquake that triggered the landslide blocked the valley by the natural dam, and the water has flooded the valley. The water of the lake is very cold, that is why the needles
of the flooded trees are well preserved and clearly visible through the transparent surface of the water, and dry stems of fir trees overlook the water surface, like the masts of the submarine squadron. It is impossible
to describe in words all this mystical splendor of the lake – it is necessary to go there and see everything with own eyes. Return to Saty settlement. Free time. Walking, trekking in the vicinity. Horse riding on
request (for surcharge). Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 4: Kolsai lakes
Today you will have a walk from Kolsai lake 1 to Kolsai lake 2. Kolsai Lakes – «Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan» – represent a cascade of three lakes. The largest lake is accessible for all visitors. It is the most
beautiful lake, having a lack of civilization and the abundance of mushrooms. Horse lovers can order horseback tour to this place. The highest lake is small. It is located on the border of fir-wood and the alpine meadows and amazes by its harsh alpine beauty, as well as the rich flora and fauna. Vertical drop between the three lakes is about 700 meters. The lowest lake can be reached by car. But you should walk few
kilometers along mountain trails to see the second and the third lake. Without doubts the tourists are expected to have a wonderful vacation in these places — berries, mushrooms and fishing. The water in the
lakes is cold and clean and is home for the rainbow trout — a fish that lives only in the running or spring water. In the around mountains you can see Marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. Return to Saty settlement. Overnight is in a home stay.
Day 5: Kolsai lakes – Charyn Canyon — Almaty
Today you will have a day trip to Charyn Canyons. It is one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan. The canyon is about 12 million years old and surprises with its vertical cliffs, reminding the ancient castles, created by wind, sun and rain. It will take about 3 hours to reach the canyon. Meanwhile, you will hear a lot of interesting about the history and nature of the region, about Kazakh people, their life and traditions as well as have a lunch in a local cafe. And as soon as you see Charyn Canyon you will forget about this long way at once — so much you will be impressed with the beauty and splendor of the canyon. You can admire the grand panorama and then have a walk through the maze of the Castles Valley
with its inaccessible walls overhanging you. In the evening is transfer to Almaty. Overnight is in the hotel.
Day 6: Almaty – Issyk lake – Almaty
The tour route to one of the most beautiful gorges of Trans-Ili Alatau — Issyk Gorge lies along the Kuldja tract, where hundreds of years ago the trade caravans travelled. On the way you will visit the State Historical
and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK”, where you will see the expositions dedicated to the history and culture of the Saka period, including a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. Then the tour route will take you to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, to the beautiful mountain lake Issyk, located in the valley with the same name. On the lake you will enjoy the majestic beauty of its turquoise water surface and the Issyk Gorge, as well as listen to the details of the natural disaster of 1963. Also at the lake you will have a picnic and free time for recreation at nature. In the evening is transfer back to the city. Night is in the hotel.
Day 7: Almaty – Airport
Transfer to the airport for back flight.
- All transfers by comfortable vehicle
- Accommodation in twin room sharing with breakfasts
- Excursions with Professional English Speaking guides
- Entry tickets
- Letter of Invitation for Uzbekistan (not visa fees)
- Mineral water 1 lt per day on transfers between cities
- International air fare to/from Kyrgyzstan
- Full board (lunches/dinners)
- Additional service in hotels
- Medical insurance
*The company reserves the right to make changes in the tour program without reducing the overall volume and quality of services. The travel time and duration of the excursion are indicative. Please note, that check-in to the hotel is possible only if you have an identity document (passport, birth certificate). Please note, all hotels have the rules of «check-in hours» (check in after 14:00 and check out before 12:00). Until the indicated time of arrival, free rooms cannot be available in the hotel, if early check-in is not included into the tour price. In case, of weather condition (snowfalls, low / high air temperatures, mudflows, showers, floods, smogs, etc.), the company reserves the right in exceptional cases to change the tour program: replace the objects with others, and if it is impossible replacements — exclude from the program objects that are visited in the weather at the time of the tour can threaten the safety of tourists. The decision on the specified replacement / cancellation of objects is accepted by the guide or tour manager.