Kazakhstan Tour 8

Kazakhstan: Tour 8, Kazakhstan tours 

Kazakhstan: Tour 8
Days of tour: 6
Country: Kazakhstan
Places: Nur-Sultan - Ethno village - Almaty - Saty - Kolsai Lake - Saty - Charyn - Almaty

Day 1: Nur-Sultan
Guide will meet and transferred you to Nur-Sultan. In course of the Amazing Kazakhstan Tour 8 you will visit the Constitution Square, Museum of the First President, the largest and unique shopping center Khan Shatyr. After it you will enjoy the panorama view of the capital of Kazakhstan on the top of the Astana-Baiterek monument. Later on you will cross Ishym river to visit the Kazakh Eli Square. Here you will also visit the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation as well as enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Khazret Sultan mosque. The highlighted part of tours to Kazakhstan is the National Museum of History of Kazakhstan where you will enjoy the far-reaching plans of the development of Nur-Sultan and its historical background. After the tour- transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Nur-Sultan - Ethno village - Nur-Sultan
In course of the Amazing Kazakhstan Tour 8 you will see the mix of Eastern and Western cultures due to which you will see rich cultural heritage. To have a deeper understanding you will enjoy cooking traditional dishes yourself as well as learn all secrets. After this you will see the process of making the famous ancient Kazakh musical instrument - ‘sazsyrnay'. Don't miss the chance to learn methods and secrets of yurt construction that passed through generations. In addition you will have a chance to participate in the construction process. At the end you will try on the Kazakh national clothes and dance the national dance "Kara zhorga". Moreover you will explore EXPO museum (is not accessible on Mondays) as well as the triumphal arch "Mangilik El". Night is in the hotel.

Day 3: Nur-Sultan - Almaty
Today you will have a morning flight to Almaty. Upon arrival you will see the major attractions of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. The first sight to visit is the Green Bazaar where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. Then you will drive to one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, as well as beautiful wooden building that is known as the Zenkov Cathedral. The next destination of the tour is thee the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame that is dedicated for those who died for the freedom and independency. Later on you will see the Medeo Gorge where you can see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Kok-Tobe hill is known as the area where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. During the tour you will stroll along the winding road as well as taking a lot of photos. Return the  city center by Almaty cableway. The night is in the hotel.

Day 4: Almaty - Saty - Kolsai Lake - Saty
In course of the tour you will travel to Kolsai Lakes. This sight is also known as the "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan" that looks like a cascade of three lakes. The largest one is easily to reach due to it this lake is accessible for all visitors. Here you will be able to enjoy the lake of civilization where you can find many mushrooms. Vertical drop between the three lakes is about 700 meters. It is important to note that to reach the highest lakes you need to have a hike tour. The highest lake is also smallest one but here you will have an opportunity to see road that will go through the pine forest, alpine meadows along pure mountain river flowing all the way down from Kolsai-2 Lake. Distance between two lakes is about 7 km and usually takes 3-3, 5 hours one way. After exploring these lakes you will be transferred to Saty settlement for overnight in guest house/ homestay.

Day 5: Kolsai - Charyn - Almaty
Today y our destination is Charyn Canyon. During the way you will have a stop to investigate the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. After it you will arrive to the Charyn Canyon tours to which are popular due to the grand panorama that will show you the majestic view of the canyon. Then you will go down to the bottom of the canyon to see the famous the Castles Valley with its walls of fancy shapes among you. At the bottom of this prominent sight you will witness the oasis on the bank of cold Charyn river as well as the eco-park with several yurts and a small open air café that works only in the summer time. After it you will head back then car transfer to one of the observation points for another breathtaking panoramic view. The night is in the hotel.

Day 6: Flight
Transfer to airport.


Transport:
02 pax - Sedan
04 pax - Minivan
06-08 pax - Minivan in Nur-Sultan; Minibus in Almaty
10 pax - Sprinter


Price per person:
02 pax - 920 $
04 pax - 645 $
06 pax - 570 $
08 pax - 480 $
10 pax - 440 $
Single - 103 $

Half board - 100 $ per person
Full board - 160 $ per person

English speaking guide - 665 $ per group

Flight Nur-Sultan - Almaty - from 60 $ per person


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Nur-Sultan - "Ibis" Hotel 3*
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Saty - Homestay
- 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
- Domestic flight Nur-Sultan - Almaty