Discover Kazakhstan Tour 4

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 4, Kazakhstan tours 

Discover Kazakhstan: Tour 4
Destination: Kazakhstan 
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Nur Sultan - Almaty - Tamgaly - Almaty


Day 1: Nur Sultan
On arrival to Nur Sultan, you will visit historical center of the city and its modern part. The next destination is seeing the Constitution Square, where the president of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev proclaimed the result of transferring the capital of the country from Almaty to Astana (Nur Sultan). Afterwards we will travel to admire beauty of Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Golden man, then enter the largest shopping center Khan Shatyr. We will take you to the elevator to the top of the Astana Baiterek monument, where you can esteem the superb panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. The tour continues crossing Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square. Here you will see a project - the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, and beauty of Khazret Sultan mosque. Later on we will drive to see a National Museum of History of Kazakhstan and see plans of the development of Nur Sultan with its historical background. Transfer to a hotel for rest.

Day 2: Nur Sultan - Almaty
In the morning is transfer to the International Nur Sultan airport, departure to Almaty by local flight (about 1h 40 min on the way). Upon arrival to Almaty, you will be met and have a city tour of the central part of Almaty. Visit the Green Bazaar and continue in one of the oldest Almaty parks as Panfilov Park, where one of the most attractive wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. The tour will be continued visiting the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who lost lives for freedom and independence of Kazakhstan. In the afternoon we will travel to the Medeo Gorge. There is the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam is placed. Transfer to a hotel for overnight.

Day 3: Almaty
In the morning we will have a ride to the Medeu Gorge. It is about 1690 meters above sea level. You will have an opportunity to see forests, take bright photos, walk around high passes and enjoy fresh atmosphere of this area. Afterwards you will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area. Of about 20-25 minutes above magnificent fur-trees up to the altitude of 2260 meters above sea level, you will get to the 1st level of ski resort, engaged by fancy restaurants, ski, snowboarding school and mountain hotel. Afterwards you will go down the back way by cable car. We will travel at the top of Kok Tobe hill, where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. In Kok Tobe Park you will have a chance to walk around park, esteem the wonderful panorama of the city from the special observation deck, throw a coin in the "apple" fountain and visit some shops where you can buy souvenirs. The first part of the tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway*. Transfer to a hotel for sleep.

(it does not work on Tuesdays, so you will go down by park eco-buses).

Day 4: Almaty - Tamgaly - Almaty
On this day of a tour we will have an idea to enjoy the beautiful natural landscapes of Almaty region as well as see one of the unique monuments of the past - Tamgaly petroglyphs. It is one of the oldest and most remarkable monuments of rock art of Zhetisu, which is endangered by UNESCO since 2004. Tamgaly Gorge located 170 km north-west of Almaty city. This is almost an ancient art gallery, where are represented individual animals and people as well as the whole scenes from the life of ancient people. There are about 2,000 images of solar deities, clowns, soldiers, married couples, pregnant women, multi-figure compositions, scenes of hunting and sacrifice. Almost all of them belong to the Bronze Age and are made in "animal" style of Sakas. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to the Almaty International airport and departure.


Transport:
02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus


Price per person:
02 pax - 615 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 380 $
08 pax - 325 $
10 pax - 300 $
Single - 90 $

Early check-in - 40 $
Single early check-in - 55 $

Half board - 105 $
Full board - 185 $

English speaking guide - 565 $ per group 

Flight Nur-Sultan - Almaty - from 50 $ per person
 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
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