Sun over the steppes

Sun over the steppes, Kazakhstan tours 

Name of tour: Sun over the steppes
Itinerary duration: 6 days/ 5 nights

Day 1: Almaty
You will be taken from the airport to the Almaty city. The day will be spent in order to discover the city. The city tour will start from the center of the city, you will see such things as the wooden church in the Panfilov Park, then, after a short walk around the historical and important locations, you will be transferred to the Medeo gorge where you may enjoy the beautiful scenery - the ice-rink, the ski resort and etc. Afterwards, you will be taken to the Kok-Tobe hill, the hill allows its visitors to see the full panoramic view of the city. In the end of your tour, you will take a funicular in order to arrive from the top of the hill, to the center of the city. Your night will be spent in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
The following day, you will be taken to the Charyn Canyon. The canyon lets the tourist take a look from the top of it, and to take the stairs and descend to the bottom of the canyon in order to take a walk around 2 km through what the locals call the "Castles Valley" in order to arrive to the Charyn river. You may then have some rest in the cafe, by the river, before going back up and returning back to the city.

Day 3: Almaty - Issyk - Nur-Sultan
The next day, you will travel along the Kulja tract. The road that you will be taking lies in the Trans-Ili Alatau Gorge. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful roads in Kazakhstan. This exact path was taken by the travelers of the Great Silk Road, hundreds of years ago. There will be a stop in the Issyk museum. The museum has a collection of various artifacts which belong to the Saka period. You will then proceed to the altitude of 1756 m above sea level in order to take a look at the Issyk lake. You will have a chance to have some rest there and listen to the stories about the lake, including the one about the 1963 natural disaster. In the end of the day, you will be transferred to the Almaty International Airport in order to take a flight to Nur-Sultan. Upon your arrival, you will be taken to the hotel.

Day 4: Nur-Sultan
This day will be dedicated to the city tour around the capital of Kazakhstan. You will learn a lot of facts about the history of the country, the previous capital and the current capital, and etc. You will start your tour from the Constitution Square. This was the place where it was announced about the transfer of the capital from Almaty to Astana which later was renamed to Nur-Sultan. You will also visit the Khan Shatyr shopping center, Astana-Baiterek monument, Kazakh Eli Square, Khazret Sultan mosque and the national museum of history of Kazakhstan. Throughout the day, you will be seeing many different and wonderful views and artifacts. In the end of the day, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 5: Nur-Sultan - Borovoe - Nur-Sultan
The following day you will be taken to the Borovoe - officially known as the Burabai National Park. 85000 hectares are occupied with natural scenery, such as the mountains, lakes, fields and etc. Throughout the day you will be seeing many wonderful locations. In the end of the day you may take the hike to the Bolektau mountain in order to see the Borovoe lake. In the end of the day, you will be transferred back to the capital. Night in the hotel.

Day 6: Flight
After your breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for the departure.

 
Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter