Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 6

Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 6, Kazakhstan tours 

Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 6
Duration: 4 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Shymkent - Turkestan - Shymkent - Chernyaevka

Day 1: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Almaty   
Welcome to Unbelievable Kazakhstan: Tour 6. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Southern capital of Kazakhstan. Upon arrival you will see the major sights of the city like the Green Bazaar. Here you will see many interesting staffs and then to one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park. On the territory of the park you will see the Zenkov Cathedral and the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. Later on you will be transferred to the Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. After it you will see the Big Almaty Gorge and then to Issyk gorge. You will see the Kuldja tract that is known as the place where many centuries ago endless chain of caravans passed. On the way to it you will visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "ISSYK". This place is prominent due to the expositions of the history and culture of the Saka period. After it you will find yourself on the altitude of 1756 meters above sea level where the breathtaking Issyk lake is located. During the Unbelievable Kazakhstan: Tour 6 you will enjoy the majestic view of this lake ad the area of Issyk gorge. You will listen to the details of the natural disaster of 1963 while enjoy the picturesque scenery of this place. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Shymkent
Today you will have a morning flight to Shymkent (ab.1h 40 min one way). Upon arrival you will continue your travel to Shymkent for sightseeing tour that will take about 3 h. You will visit such prominent sight of the city like Walk of Fame (park named after Sh.Kaldayakov), "Zher Ana" monument, Ordabasy square, Park "20 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan", Museum of Victims of Political Repression (30 minutes), Obelisk of Glory, Eternal Flame to the fallen in The great Patriotic War, Arboretum (stop for 20 minutes), Regional Museum (40-60 minutes). At the end you will be transferred to the hotel for overnight.

Day 3: Shymkent - Turkestan - Shymkent
In course of the tour you will travel to Otrar region where the Shaulder Settlement is situated. After it you will have excursion to the Local History Museum "Otyrar", Arystan-Bab Mausoleum, archaeological site of the ancient settlement of Otrar dating back to the IV century BC. Later on you will be transferred to Turkestan that appeared in 500 AD at the crossroads of caravan routes from Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva to northern Kazakhstan. This city used to be spiritual and political center of the Turkic-speaking people in the XVI-XVIII centuries. Moreover it is interesting to know that it was the capital the Kazakh Khanate. Tours to this city will show you such interesting sites as "Azret-Sultan" historical and architectural complex, Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Turkestan ancient settlement, Necropolis, a fragment of the fortress wall, Citadel with gates, Hammam, Hilvet underground mosque. The night is in the hotel.

Day 4: Chernyaevka
Transfer to Chernyaevka to cross the border.

02 pax - Sedan
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter in Almaty / Toyota Hiace in Shymkent

Price per person: 
02 pax - 730 $
04 pax - 530 $
06 pax - 395 $
08 pax - 335 $
10 pax - 305 $
Single - 55 $

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $

Half board - 75 $
Full board - 135 $ 

English speaking guide - 570 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Shymkent - "Shymkent" 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
- Domestic flight Almaty-Shymkent - from 80 $