Itinerary

Included Meals: No Meals Included

Arrive in Almaty. Meet and greet your guide. Proceed to your hotel for check-in. You have free time to explore the city on your own. Almaty is known as the “City of Apples”, a bright flower at the foot of the Zailijski Alatau, and one of the most beautiful cities in central Asia. In spring, when the southern outskirts of the city are covered in flowering fruit trees - apples, apricots, cherries - and the gardens are in blossom, the city becomes a beautiful spectacle. The wonderful verdant greenery and the magnificent view of the mountains distinguish Almaty from all other cities. Overnight in Almaty.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Greet your first morning in Almaty with a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel. Today we will take you on a guided tour Almaty City . Almaty is rich for different city attractions like historical and cultural objects, museums and parks. When starting your trip to Almaty, it is very important to learn the history of the city and visit significant places that are the hallmark of the city. In this regard, we specially developed for you the Almaty city overview tour, in which we put together the city sights that are most remarkable and important for Almaty and people. Return back to the hotel. Overnight in Almaty

Included Meals: Breakfast

Good morning Almaty. Wake up to a delicious breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, you are free to continue your sightseeing of the city or choose to go on an Optional Excursion - Medeo and Shymbulak and Big Almaty Lake Tour with Lunch. The tour involves the visiting the largest mountain skating rink in the world, located at an altitude of 1691 meters above the sea level. You will go up close to the clouds to Shymbulak ski resort, located in the picturesque gorge of the Trans-Ili Alatau at an altitude of 2260 m above the sea level. Further, the cable car goes even higher to Talgar pass, where a magnificent panorama of Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains opens. The excursion continues to the Medeo boundary, where you will visit a dam that protects the city from mudflows, and go down the stairs, which consist of 842 steps, known to city residents as a Health Stairs. We will go by cable car from Medeo to Shymbulak and descend to Medeo by gondola. Afternoon excursion to Big Almaty Lake is one of the exciting day tours with its natural beauty, which has long been one of the symbols of Almaty. Big Almaty Lake is located 28.5km south of Almaty up a gorge of the Bolshaya Almatinka River, 2,511m above sea level. The lake is within the Alatau – Eliy National park and both the Gorge and the lake are an attraction for visitors using Almaty as their base. The lake is used for both hydroelectric power, and the water supply for the city, but this does not detract from the magnificent mountain scenery. Nearby the Big Almaty Lake, you will have possibility to see Eagle Hunting Show as optional. The lake itself is about 1km wide and 1.6 km long, with a depth of about 40mtrs. It can be accessed by road or by foot, although a bus ride to the beginning of the assent, places you directly into the scenic area. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Almaty

Included Meals: Breakfast

Good Morning Gorgeous Almaty! Start another exciting day with pipping hot breakfast at your hotel. Today you can go on an Optional Excursion - Charyn Canyon Day Tour or continue exploring the city on your own. One day trip to the Charyn Canyon is a travel to east of Kazakhstan where you will have an unforgettable view of a huge gorge with cliffs and of various colors’ and shades. The canyon is a part of the Charyn National Park territory and you will have an opportunity to see the old ash-tree grove, the Castle Valley, one part of 154-meter canyon with cliffs resembling towers. Despite a long way to go, the beauty of the Canyon will make you forget long hours of drive and this sight of nature in Kazakhstan will stay long in your memories. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Almaty.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Good morning. Today is your last day in this magical city. Wake up and enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel. Pack up and be ready to leave for the airport for your return flight home.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Museum of Musical Instruments
Palace of President
Almaty State Museum
Republic Square and Monument of Independence
Astana Square
Abai Square
Palace of Republic
28 Panfilov’s Guardsmen Park
Zenkov Cathedral Church
Memorial of Glory
Museum of Musical Instruments
State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
Green Bazaar
Almaty Chocolate factory brand shop «Rahat»

TOUR INCLUSIONS

Airport Transfers
4 Breakfasts
Return Flight on Air Astana or similar
3* hotel / 4* hotel accommodation for 4nights
Almaty City Tour
All Taxes

Departure Dates

Available
Soldout
Special deals
Almost full
Departure date Status Adult Deals Seats

*Note: Adult rate is applicable on a minimum of 2 or 3 adults sharing room together.

*Please note all prices are based on live inventory and is subject to fluctuate/increase as tours are filled. .

*Note: Seats are on a first come first serve basis.

Optional Tour

Medeo and Shymbulak and Big Almaty Lake Tour with Lunch

ADULT
AED279
CHILD(6-11YRS)
AED229
CHILD(2-5YRS)
AED229
SINGLE
AED279

Charyn Canyon Day Tour with Lunch

ADULT
AED299
CHILD(6-11YRS)
AED259
CHILD(2-5YRS)
AED259
SINGLE
AED299

Must See

Palace of President
Kok Tobe
Almaty Lake
Charyn Canyon
Charyn Canyon

Must Do

Medeu Skating Rink
Visit Kolsai Lakes
Learn the History of Panfilov Park
Night life at Chukotka

Must Eat

Kazaksha et (beshparmak)
Manty
Kuyrdak
Pilaf

Must Buy

Tableware
Toys “Bal-Bala”
Caviar from fish factory Caspian royal fish, Atyrau.
Shi Bauyrsak, Semipalatinsk.

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Travel Tips

Comfortable shoes for sightseeing
Currency of Almaty - Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)
Comfortable shoes for sightseeing
Extra Batteries and Memory Card for Camera
Carry USD to be exchanged
Power bank
Sweater or Jacket if required depending on season
Skin Moisturizer
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