The Name of tour: Best of Kazakhstan
Duration: 6 days
Visiting landmarks: Nur Sultan, Borovoe, Almaty, Issyk, Charyn Canyon
Day 1: Nur Sultan city
This day you will have a chance to discover the fascinating historical and modern sites of the capital city of Kazakhstan- Nur Sultan. This day you will have a guided tour. The tour will offer you to explore Constitution Square, where the president N.A.Nazarbaev declared the decision of transferring the capital of the country from Almaty to Astana (now Nur-Sultan). Then you will get to the next destination Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Golden Man. TDuring the tour you will be amazed by the fascinating architecture. Urther you can explore the local lifestyle in the largest and unique shopping center Khan Shatyr. You will also have a chance to go to the top of famous Astana-Baiterek monument where you will have a chance to discover the views from the special observational desk. Moreover you will cross Ishym river and walk around the Kazakh Eli Square. You will see the enchanting Palace of peace and Reconciliation and the amazing Khazret Sultan mosque are located. Today you will be inspired by the fascinating architecture of these buildings. This day you will also discover National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, where you will have a chance to explore the historical background and plans for future development of Nur-Sultan. Then you will transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Nur Sultan – Borovoe – Nur Sultan
This day you will have a fascinating guided tour to Burabai National park (Borovoe).During the tour you will explore that it has territory of 85000 hectares of northeastern part of Kokshetau elevation. During the tour you will explore there are 14 lakes in the park with surface area of more than 1 sq.km, and numerous small lakes. Don’t miss a chance to visit historical or architectural sites, but you will admire the incredible beauty of nature. In course of the tour you will observe high mountains, turquoise lakes, coniferous and deciduous groves. After arrival you will discover the Khan’s pass, Burabay and Zheke-Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you will enjoy the spectacular view of Ush-kyz, Ok-Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain. You are going to discover the interesting legends and the history and culture of the Kazakh people. After you will have a short hiking tour to Bolektau mountain. You will get to the top of the fascinating Borovoe lake and Zhumbaktas rock. The you will transfer back to the hotel in Nur-Sultan city.
Day 3: Nur Sultan – Almaty
In the morning you will travel to the Nur-Sultan International Airport for a local flight to Almaty. Upon arrival you will have amazing highlight tour in the southern capital of Kazakhstan. The first destination of the tour will be the Green Bazaar. You are going to explore the best place for shopping. After that you will stroll around the oldest parks in the city – Panfilov Park. You will walk and find the interesting place the unique architecture of wooden Zenkov Cathedral. Then you will get to another interesting site will be the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. Then you will direct to Medeo Gorge. You are going to explore the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam that protects Almaty from big mudflows. Thn you will head to next attraction Kok-Tobe hill, where the highest (above sea level) TV tower is situated. Today you will have a chance to explore the spectacular mountain road. After arrival you will have some free time to relax and enjoy the wonderful nature. After that you will transfer back to the city by the popular Almaty cableway. Today you will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Almaty – Issyk – Almaty
After breakfast you will continue to one of the most fabulous gorges of Trans-Ili Alatau - Issyk Gorge. You are going to explore the way where several centuries ago the traders of the Great Silk Road passed along the Kuldja tract. Along the way you will discover the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK” where you will have a chance to explore the amazing panorama and immerse into the nature and history of that region. Here are located a lot of y exhibits of Saka period such as a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment and the model of Saka burial mound. The “Golden Man” even became the state symbol of Kazakh Republic. Then you will continue the tour with visiting the lake at an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level to the fabulous mountain lake Issyk. Our tour clients will be able to explore the beautiful scenery of the lake and learn that it was formed about 10,000 years ago. Subsequently, there was a landslide that caused the creation of a dam of 300 meters. Here you can enjoy the beautiful beauty of the lake and explore its attractive surroundings. Do not miss the opportunity to learn about the natural disaster that occurred in 1963 and later led to the consequences. You will have the chance to have a picnic on the lake. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Almaty – Charyn Canyon – Almaty
This day you will explore the fantastic beauty of Charyn Canyon. You will transfer about 3 hours. During the tour you will have a chance to visit the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. After that you will a lunch in local café and you will taste the Kazakh cuisine. Upon arrival to Charyn Canyon you will enjoy the fabulous panorama view. Nature created this unique place in the Paleogene epoch, more than thirty million years ago, as a result of a giant fracture of the earth's crust. Charyn Canyon stretches for 154 kilometers along the Charyn River, which gave it its name. A huge chasm with a depth of more than three hundred meters begins with the impregnable rock walls of the banks of the Charyn. Above, the canyon is a cluster of unprecedented structures created by water and wind. "Valley of Castles" unique forms of erosion and weathering of the terrain take us to a fabulous, unreal world of bizarre sculptures made of sandstone and red clay. You will have a chance to have some rest and the comeback by cars. During the tour you will have a chance to discover the fantastic panorama from another observational point. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
After breakfast, you will leave the hotel. The transfer will take you to the airport.
02 pax – Sedan
04 pax – Minivan
06-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter
Price per person:
02 pax – 790 $
04 pax – 600 $
06 pax – 480 $
08 pax – 415 $
10 pax – 385 $
Single – 105 $
Early check-in – 40 $ per person
Single early check-in – 55 $ per person
Half board – 130 $
Full board – 230 $
English speaking guide – 675 $ per group
Flight Nur Sultan – Almaty – from 50 $ per person
Nur Sultan – “Ibis” Hotel 3*
Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3*
- 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
- Flight Nur Sultan – Almaty