South capital tour

South capital tour

South capital tour, Kazakhstan tours.

Name of tour: South capital tour 

Length: 5 days 

Places of interest: Almaty, Issyk, Charyn, BAO

Day 1: Almaty
This day you will arrive to the airport of Almaty. You will have today the fascinating city tour that will take about 6 hours. During the tour you will explore ancient history, see many cultural sites and enjoy the unique architecture. Previously Almaty was the capital of Kazakhstan and now called as the south capital. There are located interesting landmarks as the Green Bazaar, Panfilov Park and of course the Zenkov Cathedral. In this Bazaar you can buy many interesting souvenirs, bargain with hospitable sellers and walk along the colorful rows. Along the way you will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. It is dedicated to the soldiers who died and defended the country, fought for independence and freedom. After you will have a tour to amazing Kok-Tobe hill with the tallest TV tower is situated. You will have a chance to walk in the park and observe the fascinating views. You can also buy here the souvenirs. You will spend the night in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty – Issyk – Almaty
Today you will start the tour with breakfast and brief walking at 11:00 a.m. you will have a trip to Issyk Lake that will take a 7 hours way. During the way you will observe the amazing Trans-Ili Alatau - Issyk Gorge. You can imagine how the magnificent routes of caravans passed through this road in the oldest times. In course of the tour you will listen to the guide that will tell you about the history of the country and explore you the amazing facts. You will also explore the information about the one of the main symbols of the country. This priceless artifact was found in the mound of the Saka Period. It called as the "Golden Man". Along the way to the lake you will have a chance to visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK”. After the tour route will lead you to the altitude of 1756m above sea level. According to geologists, it was formed about 10,000 years ago as a result of a vast mountain collapse, which created a natural 300-meter dam and dammed the valley. In 1963, there was a large-scale disaster-a mudslide that practically destroyed the lake, but today the lake has been restored. You will rest the night in the hotel.

Day 3: Almaty – Charyn – Almaty
The travelers have breakfast at the hotel and then at 09:00 begin driving to picturesque Charyn Canyon. The trip will take about 10 hours during where each traveler will have a chance to explore the best views of the canyon. This is one of the best creations of nature in Kazakhstan. The canyon was formed more than 12 million years ago due to nature, which created the canyon with the help of wind, sun and rain. The canyon is rich in flora and fauna and is also famous for its wonderful forms that resemble fairy-tale towers and castles. No doubt you will like the panoramic views of the canyon wandering along it. Also the visitors can roam in the fabulous Castles Valley maze. You will finish the tour with transferring to the hotel for overnight.

Day 4: Almaty – BAO – Almaty
This day you will a trip to amazing the Medeo Gorge in the morning. There are located the amazing skating rink which is the largest in Central Asian and dam that protects the city from the dangerous landslide. You will also have a tour to Shymbulak ski resort that is situated at the height of 2230m above sea level. Here you will enjoy the atmosphere and nature, breathe fresh air and just walk. At 13:00 the group will make a tour to Big Almaty Lake, it will take about 6 hours. After arrival all guests can explore the Big Almaty gorge of 2510m above sea level. A lot of travelers want to visit this wonderful lake and explore the fascinating views. You will enjoy the atmosphere that is calm and pleasant. The lake is located high in the mountains and water is always cool. Picnics and swimming in the lake are prohibited. Since the water of the lake is potable and enriches the homes of Almaty Residents. The Tien Shan firs are surrounded the lake. There are also growing aspen and juniper. Then the group can continue tour and explore the Falcon Farm where the guest can observe the show of eagles. After that the night is in the hotel.

Day 5: Flight
It is the last day of the trip, the group has breakfast and checks out before 12:00. Then there will be a transfer to airport.


Price per person:
02 pax – 810 $
04 pax – 565 $
06 pax – 440 $
08 pax – 370 $
10 pax – 330 $
Single – 75 $

Early check-in – 30 $
Single early check-in – 45 $  

Half board – 105 $
Full board – 170 $ 

English speaking guide – 465 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3*
- Mineral water supply
- Admission tickets to all museums
- English speaking escort (takes care of organizational questions)           

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support

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