Kazakhstan 5-days tour
Name of tour: Kazakhstan 5-days tour
Itinerary duration: 5 days/ 4 nights
Day 1: Almaty
Your guide takes you from airport to Almaty city, the southern capital of Kazakhstan. The tour starts with sightseeing in the central part of Almaty. We will visit local Asian bazaar named Green bazar and the famous Panfilov Park with Zenkov Cathedral in it. After it you will explore sport, cultural and business areas of the city you will get to the Medeo Gorge. It is well known for the highest mountain skating rink in the world and Shymbulak resort. Then you will continue to Kok-Tobe hill with its famous Almaty TV Tower - unique symbol of the city and its highest structure. At the end of the day you will take a short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the Almaty cableway. Your transfer will take you to your hotel.
Day 2: Almaty - Issyk lake - Almat
Issyk lake is located on Trans-Ili Alatau mountain range at an altitude of 1756m. above sea level, in the valley with the same name, one of the most picturesque gorges in Kazakhstan. This will be our main point to visit during our tour today. On your route 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, that includes a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. At the lake you will have a picnic and free time to enjoy the nature. In the evening there will be a transfer to your hotel.
Day 3: Almaty - Kaindy Lake
Today you will travel to Kaindy Gorge to continue your tour. There is a Kaiyndy Lake, lost in a coniferous forest, at an altitude of 2000 m. above the sea level. Created by a major earthquake in 1912, this deep, cerulean lake notable for its forest of drowned spruces. In the afternoon you will make a picnic in the nature and return to Saty settlement. You will have a free time to explore the neighborhood. At your request horse riding is possible (for surcharge). Overnight in the guest house.
Day 4: Kaindy Lake - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
Today you will be dedicated to Charyn Canyons. Charyn canyon is a unique natural object with peculiar relief in the form of chapels, towers, animals which were created by wind, sun and rain and often included in tours in Kazakhstan. It is the part of the Charyn National Park territory and you will have an opportunity to see the Castle Valley with its inaccessible walls overhanging you which many travellers infinitely admire. It will take about 3 hours to reach the canyon. Despite a long way to go, the beauty of the Canyon will make you forget long hours of driving. At the end of the day you will arrive to Almaty. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5: Flight
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport.