Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 8

Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 8, Kazakhstan tours 

Unbelievable Kazakhstan Tour 8
Duration: 4 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Kaindy - Kaindy - Kolsai  - Charyn - Kegen border  

Day 1: Almaty  
Welcome to Unbelievable Kazakhstan: Tour 8! Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Almaty for sightseeing tour. You will see the most interesting sights of the city. The first sight for exploration is the popular place among local people that is known as the Green Bazaar. After it you will drive to one of the oldest Almaty parks, the Panfilov Park. Moreover on the territory of it you will visit the Zenkov Cathedral and the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. Later on you will continue your Unbelievable Kazakhstan: Tour 8 by driving to the Medeo Gorge. Tours to this site is prominent due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam which protects the city from mudflows. Kok-Tobe hill is known for the tallest TV tower in the world is located (if to count from the sea level). Moreover you will walk along the winding road. In Kok-Tobe Park you will be able to see the magnificent view of the park. To center of the city you will be transferred on the famous Almaty cableway. Night is in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Kaindy   
In course of the tour you will have a morning drive to Kolsai Lakes. The road to this destination will take over 300 km or 5-6 hours. During the travel you will have an opportunity to feel the atmosphere of a village market. Upon arrival to the Kaindy lake UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car models) you will see the breathtaking view of the lake that is located on the elevation of 2000 meters above sea level. This Birch Lake is famous for its origin.  This magnificent lake appeared due to the powerful earthquake in1911. This earthquake made the natural dam due to which the lake was flooded by the water. After seeing the fabulous view of this area you will drive back to Saty settlement. Overnight is in a guesthouse.

Day 3: Kaindy - Kolsai          
Today your destination is the Kolsai Lakes that is known as the "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan". This prominent sight is the cascade of three lakes. You will reach the largest one on the car easily while on other 2 lakes you need to hike. Here you will rest far away from civilization and the abundance of mushrooms. You will also witness that the water in the lake is clean and cold. During the tour you will know that it is a home for home the rainbow trout, it is a fish that lives only in the running or spring water. Moreover you will have a chance to see the Marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. After short instruction you will head on to the Kolsai-2 Lake. The road top it will go through the magnificent forest that will mesmerize you. The distance between lakes is about 7 km or 3-3,5 hours one way. You will hike up from the altitude of 1818 m above sea level to 2250 m at the second lake. This road is considered to be very easy. After witnessing the great view of the nature you will head back to Kolsai-3 Lake and driving back to Saty settlement. Overnight is in the hotel.

Day 4: Kolsai - Charyn - Kegen border     
In the morning you will drive to Charyn Canyon. Tours to this place are one of the most popular in Kazakhstan. The road to it will take about 2 hours. On the way you will have a break to see the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. Upon arrival to Charyn Canyon you will see the fabulous view of panorama. By walking down to the bottom of the canyon you will witness the famous Castles Valley. You will be impressed by the fancy bizarre shapes overhanging you. At the end of the canyon you will see the several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open air café, working in the summer time. After some rest transfer to Kegen border.

02 pax - Sedan
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person: 
02 pax - 760 $
04 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 420 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 70 $

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

Half board - 75 $ (3 dinners)
Full board - 155 $ (3 dinners +4 lunches)

English speaking guide - 500 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Saty village - Home stays
- 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
- English speaking guide