Exploring two mighty capitals


Exploring two mighty capitals, Kazakhstan tours

Tour title: Exploring two mighty capitals

Places to visit: Nur Sultan, Almaty, Charyn Canyon


Day 1: Nur Sultan
This day you will be picked up by your guide at International airport of Nur Sultan, after you will departure to the capital. The entire day is dedicated to a city tour. You will be offered to see the Constitution Square, you will learn the facts about the transfer of the capital from Almaty to Astana, which was delivered by Nazarbayev, the first President of the Republic. Then you will direct to the Presidential Centre of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. You are going to learn the history of Sakas period and observe the priceless find the Golden man. You will see today not only the historical sites but also the urban monuments, and tour offers you to see shopping center Khan Shatyr. Then your rout will show you "Astana-Baiterek" monument, where on the top you can adore the magnificent panorama of the Kazakhstan capital. In the afternoon you will cross Ishym river and visit the Kazakh Eli Square. You will observe there the vivid attraction the Palace of Peace and Accord, and admire  Khazret Sultan mosque. You will also finish the tour with the Palace of Independence, you will observe the history and know about the future plans of Astana in the hall "Layout Astana until 2030". This night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Nur Sultan - Almaty
After breakfast you will follow the route to the airport for the flight to the south capital Almaty. You are going to observe today the main attractions. You will begin the tour with the Green Bazaar, you will buy and fascinate interesting goods. You also can take colorful photos. After you will lead to Panvilov Park, it is one of the most ancient parks in the city. Then you will go to Zenkov Cathedral and adore the beauty of the structure. In the second part of the day you will departure to Medeo Gorge. This spot is very interesting for the amazing ice rink where a lot of athletes set records. This day you will also see Shymbulak resort. After the tour route will take you to the Kok-Tobe hill. This place is one of the main symbols of the city of Almaty and all of Kazakhstan. It is located on the peak of Kok Tobe mountain at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level, close to the city center. There also situated the TV tower. In the park you will walk and observe the picturesque views. The tour will be finished with ride from the railroad from the top of the hill to the center of the city. This night will be in the hotel.

Day 3: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
You are going to drive today to Charyn Canyon. The formation of the canyon is associated with the drainage of lake ili. The canyon consists of soft sedimentary rocks that are up to 12 million years old. Its length is 154 km along the Charyn river, and the height of the steep cliffs is 150-300 meters. The unique natural landscape of the Charyn canyon attracts domestic and foreign visitors with its whimsical rocks and unusual atmosphere of the place. Some travelers call this place the younger brother of the Grand Canyon, it is considered the youngest only in area, but it is not inferior in prettiness and grandeur. During the trip, you will be able to learn interesting facts about Kazakh people, customs and traditions that go back to ancient times and also see magnificent landscapes. You will res the night in the hotel.

Day 4: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.