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Almaty Lakes tour 1

Almaty Lakes tour 1, Kazakhstan tours. 

Almaty Lakes tour 1
Duration of tour:
5 days
Destination: Kazakhstan 
Highlights: Almaty - BAO - Saty - Kaindy Lake - Charyn - Almaty

Day 1: Almaty   
We are happy to introduce you Almaty Lakes tour 1. When you arrive at the airport, you will be met by our team and travel to the city. Today you will start a wonderful tour from sightseeing and explore the development of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. You can start visiting the famous Green Bazaar. Noisy and crowded with colorful shapes of oriental market. We have no doubt you will be impressed. Also, you can take many photos and enjoy atmosphere of locals. Afterwards, we will visit the oldest Almaty parks as Panfilov Park as well as see the unique wooden buildings in the world as Zenkov Cathedral. On the way, we will walk to the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. The site was made for brave heroes who fought for the impendence of Kazakhstan. In the afternoon, we will continue our tours to the stunning Medeo Gorge, where travelers will enjoy the highest skating rank. Visit the Kok-Tobe hill and inspire by the tallest TV with wonderful panorama views of the whole city. Later on is transfer to hotel for rest.

Day 2: Almaty - BAO - Almaty (May - October)
Start a wonderful day by travelling to Big Almaty gorge. It lies at an altitude of 2,510 m above sea level and considered to be one of the outstanding lakes in Trans-Ili Alatau. The lake with blue shapes attracts visitors from around the world. It is important to note that, the Big Almaty Lake appeared due to glacier movement. The temperature of the lake is always cool.  In July the water temperature does not rise 10 degrees. On arrive to the lake, you will have an opportunity to see the astound view of panorama and see valleys covered Tian-Shan fir-tree, aspen and juniper. In addition, you can visit the Falcon Farm and see hawks. In the end of day, we will back to Almaty and spend night in a hotel.

Day 3: Almaty - Saty - Kaindy Lake
In the morning you will meet a guide at 07:00 and travel to Kolsai Lakes. Passing over 300 km from Almaty you will reach t Saty area. The road will take 5-6 hours. On the tour, you can have a stop in village and visit shops. When you arrive to Saty, you will transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, you will take the vehicle tone of 4WD local cars as "UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car models) and travel mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. Kaindy Lake or Birch Lake is located in the pine forest and lies at an altitude of 2000meters above sea level. The lake appeared in 1911 because of an earthquake. The temperature of lake is cold and it has transparent shape. In aditiom, you can take a lot of photos and enjoy your tour. Afterwards, we will return to Saty and overnight is in a guest house.

Day 4: Saty - Charyn - Almaty
After breakfast, we will travel to Charyn Canyon at 08:00 (2 hours). On arrival, you will be impressed by outstanding view of canyon and have a short hiking tour. Walk 2 km among the maze of the Castles Valley and see the natural park formed at the period of Paleogene and prods the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. Its height is about 150-300 meters. It is also called "Valley of Castles". You will find different rocks of more than 2 km, width - 20-80 meters. Walking among its towers and columns you will see the fresh oasis on the bank of icy cold Charyn River. On the way, you will find several yurts - dwellings as well as cafes working in summer. We will be there for about 3-4 hours and back to Almaty at 19:00. We hope you liked tours. Night is in a hotel.  

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to airport. End of Almaty Lakes tour 1.


Price per person:
02 pax - 735 $
04 pax - 520 $
06 pax - 415 $
08 pax - 350 $
10 pax - 320 $
Single - 85 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 45 $ 

Half board - 85 $
Full board - 130 $ 

English speaking guide - 440 $ per group


02 pax - Sedan, Sprinter in Kolsai Lakes
04-10 pax - Sprinter  


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Saty village - Home stays
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour 

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