Kazakh wonder tour: Tour 3

Kazakh wonder tour: Tour 3, Kazakhstan tours.

Kazakh wonder tour: Tour 3
Destination: Kazakhstan
Duration: 9 days
Places to visit: Nur-Sultan – Borovoe – Almaty – Issyk – Tamgaly Tas  – Altyn Emel – Kolsai – Kaindy – Charyn – Almaty 

Day 1: Nur-Sultan
Upon arrival to Kazakhstan you will be met and transferred to Nur-Sultan. The tour will start visiting historical center of the city and modern parts. In course of the tour you will have an excursion in the Constitution Square that is known due to being the place where the president of Kazakhstan N.A.Nazarbayev announced the decision of changing the capital of the country from Almaty to Astana, later became Nur-Sultan. Then will be Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* where the Golden man can be seen. We have no doubt you will like it in tours in Kyrgyzstan!  Khan Shatyr is known as the largest and unique shopping center. After it you will reach the top of the Astana-Baiterek monument to see the breathtaking panorama view. Then you will cross Ishym river to see Kazakh Eli Square and then the famous Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, Khazret Sultan mosque. You will visit National Museum of History of Kazakhstan* where you will know more about history and the development of Nur-Sultan. Afterwards you will transfer to a hotel around 17:00. 

*Note: Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and National Museum of History of Kazakhstan don’t work on Mondays. You can visit another attractions according to your request.

Day 2: Nur-Sultan – Borovoe – Nur-Sultan
In course of the tour you will be transferred to Burabai National park (Borovoe). The area of this site is 85000 hectares and lays on the northeastern part of Kokshetau elevation. Here you will find 14 lakes in the park with area of more than 1 sq.km and smaller lakes. This park is for not having monuments of material heritage. But you will be impressed by the beauty of celestial mountains, panorama views, blue mirror lakes, woods and others. On the way you will have a break at the resort area which is in 270 km from Nur-Sultan. You will learn many things about it from guide. Visit the Khan’s pass and see Burabay and Zheke-Batyr mountains. While visit the Abylaykhan Valley you will enjoy the views of Ush-kyz, Ok-Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain. They will help you to know more about Kazakh culture! In course of the tour you will be able to take a short walk around the wood. Moving on you will have the opportunity to have hiking trip on Bolektau mountain where on the top of it the breathtaking view of Borovoe lake and amazing Zhumbaktas rock can be seen. Travelers will be attracted by hidden secrets and riddle in their tour in Kazakhstan. Night is in the hotel.

Day 3: Nur-Sultan – morning flight Almaty
Today you will have a morning flight to Almaty city. Upon arrival you will have a sightseeing tour in the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. This tour will show you its history and development. The first sigh to visit is the Green Bazaar where you can find a lot of goods and test your ability to bargain. Then is the one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park. In the area of the park you will also see one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world that is known Zenkov Cathedral. Then is Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame that was erected for fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country. Medeo Gorge will amaze you by the skating rink an breathtaking views. After it the Kok-Tobe hill to see the tallest TV tower in the world with its winding mountain road. In Kok-Tobe Park you will enjoy magnificent panorama of the city and visit the shop of national souvenirs. You will return to the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Afterwards you will be transferred to hotel.

Day 4: Almaty – Issyk – Almaty
In course of the tour you will be transferred to the Issyk gorge that is known as one of the most beautiful gorges of Trans-Ili Alatau. During the tour you will know that it is located along the Kuldja tract where the trading caravans had route. During the tour you will know about nature and history of this region and see the burial mounds of Saka period as well as the famous "Golden Man" that became the state symbol of the Republic of Kazakhstan became. Then you will have an excursion in the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK”. This site will show you the ancient attributes of the Saka period as well as a copy of Golden Man, golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment and the model of Saka burial mound are placed. After it you will reach the latitude of 1756 meters above sea level and see wonderful mountain lake Issyk. You will be amazed to know that this lake appeared 10000 ago due to the powerful landslide that also resulted in formation of the natural dam the height of which is 300 meters. After enjoy the peaceful time and listen to the natural disaster of 1963 you will drive back to the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. Night is in the hotel..

Day 5: Almaty – Tamgaly Tas – Altyn Emel
Tamgaly Tas is your destination today. This site can be found on the Ili River. You will be impressed to see images of Buddha’s and holy texts in Tibetan, Kalmyk and other languages. The texts form this site are mystery for over 150 years. Tamgaly Tas will show you fascinating views while you will listen information from guide. During the tour you will notice the set in the style of medieval Kazakhstan that was made for filming “The Nomad” film. Then you will head on to the Altyn Emel National Park that is famous for its Singing Dune. The height of it is 120 meters while length is about 3 km. On the travel you can see it in one of the corners of the Altyn-Emel National Park, it is a few kilometers from the Ili river and between the mountains of Big and Small Kalkan. This place starts to sing due to the pure sand in windy weather. It sounds like the organ music and drum on stormy weather. Then you can see the top of the Dune and observe the grand panorama Due to it you will enjoy the view of Ili River in the south as stunning mountains of Sogety and Boguty which look the white peaks of the Ketmen ridge. Moving on you will see the steep slope of the Big Kalkan and the Small Kalkan – from the east. The north will show you violet-blue ridge of Djungarian Alatau mountains, Chulak mountain, Matai and Altyn-Emel. Night you will spend in guest house. 

Day 6: Altyn Emel – Saty – Kaindy
You will be transferred to Kaindy Lake. This lake is also known as Birch Lake. You will see it among pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. This lake appeared due to the powerful lake that happened in 1911. The water of the lake is cold due to which it is possible to see flooded trees. The lake surrounds trees and flowers due to which this lake has a mysterious atmosphere. Don’t miss to take photos of the unique landscape! After enjoy this breathtaking scenery you will drive to Saty. Night is in guest house. 

Day 7: Saty – Kolsai Lakes
The day will start with travel to Kolsai Lakes. Upon arrival you will have trekking trip from the lake Kolsai-1 to the lake Kolsai-2. These lakes are known as "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan", it includes three lakes. The largest one can be reached by car and here you can enjoy green meadows and mushroom. More to it you can try horse riding. You will like to ride among green valleys. The highest lake among them is also the smallest one. You will find it on the border of fir-wood and the alpine meadows. In general, vertical drop between the three lakes is about 700 meters. To visit the second and the third lake you have to walk for few km. This site is popular even among locals due to the green forests full of berries, mushrooms and fishing. The water of this lake is home for the rainbow trout (fish) which appear only in spring water. The tour allows you to see marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears being in mountains. Afterwards you will return to guest house for sleep.

Day 8: Saty – Charyn Canyon – Almaty
Today you will travel to Charyn Canyon. In course of the tour you will learn that it was It is formed during Paleogene and is similar to the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. The different between them is size. The height of the steep slopes of the canyon is about 150-300 meters. Then you will go down to the bottom of the canyon to see the famous the Castles Valley with its walls of fancy shapes among you. The length of the valley is more than 2 km, width is about 20-80 meters. Here you will enjoy fascinating views that was made by wind and time due to which it start to be more attractive. You will have the opportunity to see castles, rocks, gorges and amaze by landscape. Afterwards you will return to Almaty at 19:00.

Day 9: Flight
Airport transfer. Departure.


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


Price per person:
02 pax – 1 645 $
04 pax – 1 050 $
06 pax – 810 $
08 pax – 680 $
10 pax – 610 $
Single – 170 $

Early check-in – 40 $
Single early check-in – 65 $ 

Half board – 160 $
Full board – 255 $ 

English speaking guide – 905 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3*
      Nur-Sultan – “Come Inn” Hotel 3*
      Saty – Homestay
      Altyn Emel – Guesthouse
- Museum admissions
- Mineral water supply           

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

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