Almaty – City of Thousand Colors

05 DAYS - 04 NIGHTS
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Description

Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest metropolis, is set in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. It served as the country’s capital until 1997 and remains Kazakhstan’s trading and cultural hub. Landmarks include the Central State Museum, displaying thousands of historic Kazakh artifacts. In the centre is Panfilov Park, home to the bright-yellow towers of Zenkov Cathedral, a tsarist-era Russian Orthodox church.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Almaty International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Accommodations Breakfast
Transfers Sightseeing
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Almaty

Arrival in Almaty, meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel

- Check-in

Welcome to Kazakhstan!

 

Day 02: Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

“Almaty city-tour”

The starting point of the tour – the hotel of stay.

The tour starts from the centre of Almaty. You will get acquainted with the history of the origin and development of the southern capital of Kazakhstan, and you will see its main attractions as well: The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Presidential Residence, the Republic Square and the Independence Monument, the Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Abai, Astana Square, Railway Station, Central Mosque, Park of 28 Panfilov guardsmen, Abai Square and the Palace of the Republic.

After acquaintance with the sports, cultural and business districts of the city (Palace of Sports, Central Stadium, Kazakh Circus, Wedding Palace, Almaty Towers, Nurlitau Business Center, Financial Center.

Relax and go shopping!

First, you will visit Zhinoli bazaar where you can buy different presents and sweets. Then our tour will continue to chocolate factory “Rakhat”. It is a well-known factory in Kazakhstan and abroad where you can buy delicious sweets and cakes in the shop of the factory.

Next stop is the biggest Mall “Mega” where guests can go shopping, visit cinemas , entertainment centers and spend wonderful day!

Transfer to hotel

 

Day 03: Almaty

Breakfast in the hotel

“Surrounded by mountains”

The tour route gives you a wonderful opportunity to get acquainted with the most beautiful mountains of Zailiyskiy Alatau, surrounding the city of Almaty.

The first stop awaits you in the Medeo natural boundary, where you see the dam that protects the city from the devastating mudflows that form on the tops of the Western Tien Shan.

Further, the tour route will take you to a height of 3163 meters above sea level ( third level of mountains), where the ski resort Shymbulak is located, and which is considered to be one of the best ski bases in the territory of the CIS.

Relax and go shopping!

Transfer to the hotel

Free time

Option: Or maybe you would like to enjoy Casino … It is a special casino space not far from Almaty ( about 1 hour by transfer ) where you can relax and check your success. Transfer to the casino can be also provided by request for additional payment.

 

Day 04: Almaty

"Big Almaty Lake"

BAO was formed as a result of glaciers melting. Due to high-mountain location, the water temperature never exceeds +10 degrees.

The route of the tour will take place at an altitude of 3300 meters above sea level, where the bases for scientific astronomical and space research are located. Here, at the base of the Big Almaty peak, you can enjoy the enchanting panorama of the mountains and BAO surrounded by picturesque mountains covered with Teen Shan spruce, aspen and juniper.

On the way back to the city you will visit the falcon nursery, where you can see a spectacular show with hunting birds of prey.

Transfer to the hotel

Free time

Option: Transfer to night clubs for additional payment. Or maybe you would like to enjoy Casino … It is a special casino space not far from Almaty ( about 1 hour by transfer ) where you can relax and check your success. Transfer to the casino can be also provided by request for additional payment Enjoy your time and see all the colours of Almaty…

 

Day 05: Departure

Transfer from the hotel to the airport

 

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