Fascinating capitals of Kazakhstan

 Fascinating capitals of Kazakhstan

Name of the tour: 
Fascinating capitals of Kazakhstan
Itinerary duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Day 1: Almaty
You will be driving from the airport to the see the sights. It is great opportunity to be well oriented due to sightseeing tour in central part of Almaty. You will observe highlights of Almaty; learn more information about history and progress of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. You will explore a famous land for citizens - the Green Market, where you can buy colorful goods, fruits and vegetables, it is incredibly to abstain from shopping. Next destination of the tour will go on in one of the oldest historical Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, where is located one of the most charming wooden constructions in the world - Zenkov Cathedral. In course you will also go to the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, which is devoted to the memory of the strugglers who fought for justice, freedom and independence of the Kazakhstan. The Medeo Gorge is popular place because the dam protects the city from hazardous torrents and the highest mountain skating rink in the world, after visiting of sport, cultural and business territories of the city you will get to Medeo Gorge. Next destination is the Kok-Tobe hill where is situated the highest TV tower on the Earth (if to count from the sea level) and where you will head on by the amazing winding mountain road. By the famous Almaty cable railroad in the end of your tour you will have short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city. Driving to hotel.


Day 2: Almaty - Kolsai lakes
Today you will pass over 300 km from Almaty to Saty villages. In course of the tour you will have a chance to make a stop in the village to feel way of life of a regional market. In the afternoon en route you will swap the transport to one of AWD local cars, such as "UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car automobiles), because they are fully able to drive on rugged mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. Kaindy Lake (birch lake) is popular for provenance and lake is situated among huge pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. In 1911 the lake  was originated the strong earthquake that made the landslip closed the valley by the natural dam, and the valley has been replete by water. The water is very cold in the lake, that is why the needles of the imersible trees are well kept lucid evident, through the transparent surface of the water we can observe and dry stocks of fir trees oversee the water surface, seem the masts of the submarine squadron.  Kolsai Lakes - "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan" - show a cascade of three lakes. Vertical drop between the three lakes reaches about 700 meters. Night will be in the lovely guest house.

Day 3: Kolsai lakes - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
In the morning at 8.00 you will start your tour to Charyn Canyon. On the road to the canyon you will have a great chance to explore the regional museum of traditional decorative and applied crafts and arts. Before arriving to the canyon you will have a chance for a full immersion in the traditional taste. When you will arrive to Charyn Canyon, you will be inspired by picturesque the grand panorama and come down stairs to the foot of the canyon, in course of the tour you will have hiking around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley with its sides of grotesque shapes hanging over you. The low of the Canyon has slight lowering to the finish of the stroll, after you will get to bank of icy cold Charyn river, the fresh oasis is located, where also you can observe a small open air café), functioning in the summer time and eco-park with some yurts (traditional dwellings. In the end of your tor you will have some rest, strolling back the same way to the stairs, then car head on to one of the view points for another enchanting panoramic view, don't miss a chance to take exciting photos. Come back to Almaty.

Day 4: Almaty - Nur-Sultan
Today you will drive to Almaty International airport for the flight to Nur-Sultan. You will visit contemporary parts of Nur-Sultan and explore historical center of the city during the tour. You will have a chance to visit the Constitution Square, where the president of Kazakhstan N.A.Nazarbayev declared the decision of changing the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Astana (now Nur-Sultan). In course of your tour there is a chance to come back in the past while you will explore one of the most fabulous construction in the city's architecture - Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* with the Golden man, which is popular not only in the Kazakh steppe but also in all Central Asia. You will come to the biggest and beautiful unique shopping center Khan Shatyr if you want to better understand today's life of the Nur-Sultan. After you will take the lift to the high point of the Astana-Baiterek monument, there you can observe the majestic panoramic view of the Kazakhstan capital from the special supervision deck. You will pass Ishym river and visit the Kazakh Eli Square. En route you will explore another mesmerizing project - the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, and also overlook the extra special charm of Khazret Sultan mosque. The highlight of the presentation will be National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, where you can see the future plans of the progress of Nur-Sultan together with its historical past. Head on to the hotel.

Day 5: Nur-Sultan - Borovoe - Nur-Sultan
Today you have a full day tour to Burabai National park (Borovoe), which resides 85000 hectares of northeastern part of Kokshetau eminence. In Borovoe we cannot observe monuments of material heritage. But the nature awarded this place with charming natural landscapes of extra special fascination with mixture of magneficent mountain View, blue mirror lakes, coniferous and deciduous groves. Upon arrival you will go the Khan's pass and overlook Burabay and Zheke-Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you will admire by the beauty of Ush-kyz, Ok-Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau Mountain, each having the exciting legends and stories shows the history and identity of the Kazakh people. In course of the tour you will have small walking in Bolektau mountain, on the top of which the colossal scenery of the Borovoe Lake and its territory opens, as well as of Zhumbaktas rock. Transfer to Nur-Sultan and the night will be in hotel.

Day 6: Flight
This is the end of your fascinate tour. Transfer to airport and departure.