Tour title: Discover the fascinating highlights of Kazakhstan
Places to visit: Nur Sultan, Borovoe, Almaty, Issyk, Charyn Canyon
Day 1: Nur Sultan city
Today you will arrive to the capital Nur Sultan. This day you will explore not only the historical attractions as well as its modern part. The tour rout provides you with the amazing sight where the first president told about his decision of transferring the capital from Almaty to Astana, the Constitution Square. You are going to direct to Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* where you will embark into the ancient history of the Golden man, which was found in the famous mound of Sakas period. You will also see the modern building Khan Shatyr, it impresses with its monumentality and airiness at the same time. It seems that this huge tent of the Kazakh Khan is spread out in the middle of the steppe. You will also go to Astana-Baiterek monument, where from the top you will feast your eyes upon beautiful capital. Today you will also cross Ishym river, and then see the beautiful the Kazakh Eli Square. You will fascinate there unique spot - the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, and contemplate Khazret Sultan mosque. You will visit final point of the capital National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, you will know a lot of interesting about the future plans of improving the capital of Kazakhstan. You will know a lot of interesting facts today about Kazakh people. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Nur Sultan - Borovoe - Nur Sultan
This day is dedicated to a tour in outstanding natural landmark Burabai National park (Borovoe). One of the main attractions of the resort. For their incredible beauty, the reservoir and the surrounding area are called "Kazakh Switzerland", "pearl of Kazakhstan" and many other flattering words. The place has incredibly beautiful landscapes of indescribable beauty with a combination of mighty mountain landscapes, blue mirror lakes, coniferous and deciduous groves. After arrival you will observe the Khan's pass and fascinate Burabay and Zheke-Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you will be impressed by Ush-kyz, Ok-Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain, all of his sites has a unique legend connecting with history of the Kazakh people. You are going to have a little walk on Bolektau mountain, where you will feast your eyes upon the lake and see fabulous views of the surroundings and Zhumbaktas rock. After you will drive back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Nur Sultan - Almaty
After breakfast you will direct to the airport and have a flight to city Almaty. You will have today a wonderful city tour. You will start exploring the heart of Almaty and your first point will be famous Green Bazaar, here is the most bustling life of the city with its incredibly interesting goods, the exotic Bazaar amazes every traveler who finds himself here. You will lead to the old attraction of the city Panfilov Park, there you will see and adore the extraordinary beauty of Zenkov Cathedral. On the way you will visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. Further you will go to the altitude 1690 meters to the Medeo Gorge, where is situated amazing sight known worldwide highest skating rink. You will also get to the Kok Tobe hill by fabulous mountain road and see high TV tower. You will marvel the beauty, meander and see vivid panorama of the city. You will visit the last point of the tour the famous Almaty cableway. This night will be in the hotel.
Day 4: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty
Today you will drive to fascinating gorge Issyk. You will explore today a lot about nature and history of this region and explore the burial mounds of Saka period, there was found "Golden Man", this is the priceless find of Kazakhstan which became the symbol of Kazakhstan. Along the way you will fascinate the interesting attraction the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "ISSYK", it stores the expositions which belongs to the history and culture of the Saka period, including a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. The tour route will lead you to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, to the beautiful mountain lake Issyk, located in the valley with the same name. The age of this high-mountain lake is approximately 8-10 thousand years. It appeared as a result of a Grand collapse in the gorge, at an altitude of about 1800 meters above sea level. A huge mass of stones, sand and clay blocked the riverbed with a natural dam 300 meters high. You will have a chance to observe the splendor panorama of water of the lake and know the facts about the natural disaster of 1963. You are going to have a picnic near the lake and have free time for self-exploration the territory of the lake. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 5: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
You will drive about 3 hours to reach the canyon. Along the way you will break for exploring the enchanting local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. Today you will see amazing natural sight Charyn Canyon. After arrival to the canyon you will see the splendor panorama and take amazing pictures. This is the oldest natural attraction located on the territory of the Charyn national Park. You will walk through the incredibly interesting place of the Valley of Castles. This place got its name due to the water-washed clay, the relief of which is frozen in the form of castles. The length of the valley is 2 km. There are two observation decks from which you can enjoy a magnificent view not only of the valley, but also of the entire canyon. After the exploration of Canyon you will be transferred to another point and observe other fabulous views. You will rest the nigh in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
Hotel breakfast and check-out. Transfer to the airport and departure.
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