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Trip to Kazakhstan: Tour 3

 Trip to Kazakhstan: Tour 3

Trip to Kazakhstan: Tour 3

Day 1: Almaty
Welcome you to travel in Kazakhstan to the southern capital - Almaty. On arrival we will have a city tour and visit the Green Bazaar. We have no doubt you will like to bargain and get oriental goods. You will have a city tour for about 6 hours. Then we will visit Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral. In the afternoon we will travel to the Kok Tobe hill, with a mountain road leading to the Kok Tobe Park. The park is obtainable by the great number of paths for itinerant and liking unspoiled natural views. Night is in a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty
In the morning we will travel to remarkable gorges of the Trans Ili Alatau as the Issyk Gorge located right on the Kuldja tract. See attractive lake, Issyk Lake. Then you will notice commemorative to the "Golden Man" of the Saka period. Then visit the famous State Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve "ISSYK". The way goes at the height of 1756m above sea level. The mountain lake is cool, due to the heights and created 10000 years ago, the earthquake made a dam of 300 m. Night is in a hotel.

Day 3: Almaty - Altyn Emel
This tour will start by exploring Tamgaly Tas. The site is located on the Ili River being the thought-provoking monument which can show us the ancient times, with the pictures of the Buddha and various notes of the text in Tibetan, Kalmyk and all other languages. The next destination is driving to the Baschi River. Then drive to Altyn Emel National Park, the Singing Dune. The last one is about 120 m high and 3 km long. Actually, it originated between the Big and Small Kalkan mountains. The name is a "speaking one". When the winds start to setback, the wholesome sand starts to sing. It looks like the music of the organ. When there is a storm, the sounds look like the drum sounds. From the south there are mountains Sogety and Boguty of the Ketmen range, from the west the hills of the Big Kalkan and from the east the Small Kalkan slopes. And in the north the ranges of the Djungarian Alatau mountains, Chulak mountain, Matai and Altyn Emel. Rest.

Day 4: Altyn Emel
In the morning we will travel to Aktau and Katutau mountains. Katutau Mountains means "Harsh Mountains". The foothills are very antique and it is better to be tremendously careful here. The breed of the mountains started to be delicate due to the impact of nature. They are of thought-provoking shapes and forms. In the grounds of the Aktau Mountains, or White Mountains, there can be found ruins of the animal of the ancient times, of about 25-30 million years old. The mountains look like Egyptian pyramids. Night is in a guesthouse.

Day 5: Altyn Emel - Saty - Kaindy
The tour will start by driving to the Saty village and Kolsai Lakes. Kaindy lake means Birch Lake. There is an plenty of pines and firs at the height of 2000m above sea level. The people reflect the lake appeared in 1911 as there was an earthquake here. So that the landslide created a dam and located high in the mountains. It has cold water. Being in the country you are highly counselled to see this place closer with your own eyes. Night is in a guest house.

Day 6: Saty - Kolsai 2
This day will start from trekking tour to the Kolsai 1 and Kolsai 2 lakes. They mean "Pearls of the Northern Tien Shan" as there are three superb lakes which territory is also the home for mushrooms and berries. Travelers will enjoy horse-riding. There are fir trees and high-altitude pastures and pastures opening us memorable views. Right to the lowest lake it is conceivable to get on the car. The lakes are unspoiled, see-through and there is an plenty of fish. Travelers will find even wild animals as marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 7: Saty - Charyn - Almaty
The tour will begin by driving to the Charyn Canyon. It looks like the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. But the views are more astounding and incredible. The territory is also the location of the "Valley of Castles" shaped due to water and wind actions. It is about 2 km long and 80m wide. Guests will walk lengthways the wild but so captivating site. We will return to the city and spend night in a hotel.

Day 8: Flight
Have a safe flight!

02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus

Price per person:
02 pax - 1 680 $
04 pax - 1 030 $
06 pax - 770 $
08 pax - 640 $
10 pax - 565 $
Single - 175 $

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

Half board - 135 $
Full board - 210 $

English speaking guide - 780 $ per group 

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
            Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
            Saty - Homestay
            Altyn Emel - Guest house
- Mineral water supply
- 2 dinners and 2 lunches
- 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
- English speaking guide