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Big Almaty Lake tour 8

Big Almaty Lake tour 8, Kazakhstan tour. 

Big Almaty Lake tour 8
Duration of tour:
5 days
Destination: Kazakhstan
Highlights: Almaty - Tamgaly - Altyn Emel- Charyn- Big Almaty Lake - Almaty

Day 1: Almaty
Upon arrival you will start your Big Almaty Lake tour 8. Here you will be able to enjoy the guided city tour to visit the most significant sights of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. The first destination of the tour is the Green Bazaar. Here you will be bale you to witness practically everything while testing your ability to bargain. Then is the Panfilov park that is known to be one of the oldest and the Zenkov Cathedral that is located at park.  Then you will visit the sight that was dedicated for people who lost their life for freedom and independence of the country the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country. Later on you will head on to the Medeo Gorge where you can enjoy the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Then you will visit the place where the tallest TV tower in the world is located, the Kok-Tobe hill. In Kok-Tobe Park you will enjoy the view of nature as well the great panorama background. Moreover you can visit souvenirs shop. Then you will he4ad on to the city with the help of famous Almaty cableway. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Tamgaly - Altyn Emel
In course of the tour you will travel to the one4 of the most famous sights of Kazakhstan. The route will go to Altyn Emel national park. You will have a break at the Tamgaly Tas and pass the artificial Kapshagai water reservoir. This place is interesting due to the casino "Kazakh Las-Vegas" that is situated on its bank. Then you will arrive to the place that have tours to which are very interesting because here you can see the unique monument with images of Buddha's and texts in Tibetan, Kalmyk and other languages. Then you will drive straight to the Basshi village that is located on the territory of Altyn Emel National Park. You will explore the famous Singing Dune the height of which are 150 meters and a length of about 3 km. You will reach the one of the corners of the Altyn-Emel National Park to witness the famed pure sand that will sing in windy weather and its sound reminds the organ music. After hiking up to the 150-meter dune, you will return to Basshi village. Overnight will be in the hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty 
Today you will travel to the one of the most interesting places in Kazakhstan. Tou will be transferred to the Temerlik River to enjoy a view of the Ash-tree Grove. This Sogdian Ash-tree has own legend, according to it this tree appeared 5 million years ago due to the wind that blew a winged seed of Sogdian Ash-tree in this so-called "Valley of Yurts". In 1964 the Ash-tree Grove became the monument of nature. The four trees of about the same age are fenced off in the grove. It is some kind of open-air museum. After exploring this site you will be transferred to the famous Charyn Canyon. Then you will head on to the bottom of it to witness the great Castles Valley with its walls of fancy shapes overhanging you. Charyn was formed in Paleogene that resemble the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America, although the size of it much smaller. You will enjoy the wild imagination of the nature. Transfer to Almaty and overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Almaty - Big Almaty Lake - Almaty
In course of the tour you will have a morning drive to the Almaty Museum. This museum is modern and has a lot of interesting city. After it you will head on to Central State Museum of Kazakhstan as well as the famous Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. After it you will witness the mesmerizing panorama view of the Big Almaty Lake. The color of the water will make you think that it is the lake from fairy tale. You will have free time to enjoy the great view of pristine nature. Then you will drive back to Almaty. On the way to it you will visit the Falcon Farm, where you will enjoy a spectacular show with specially trained hawks, falcons and eagles - hunting with them is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh way of life. Show is open-air and takes around 30-40 minutes. Night is the hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to Almaty International airport.


02 pax - Sedan
04-10 pax - Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax - 670 $
04 pax - 500 $
06 pax - 455 $
08 pax - 380 $
10 pax - 340 $
Single - 75 $

Half board - 100 $
Full board - 180 $ 

English speaking guide - 500 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Altyn Emel - "Aigai Kum" Hotel
- 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