Kazakhstan miracle: Tour 2 Destination: Kazakhstan Duration: 8 days Places to visit:Almaty - Issyk - Almaty- Altyn Emel- Saty - Kaindy-Saty - Kolsai 2- Saty - Charyn - Almaty
Day 1: Almaty Almaty is the first city of Kazakhstan which is involved in the list of the tour program. The guests tend to travel to the famous Green Bazaar, where you need to bargain in order to get goods for lower prices. The way continues with the tour of 6 hours to see the Panfilov Park and the Zenkov Cathedral. The day also touches the visit of Kok-Tobe Park and the hill. The hotel will be ordered for the night.
Day 2: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty The next day of the tour program in Kazakhstan is oriented on the travel opportunity to the territory of Issyk gorge and lake. But first we pass the Trans-Ili Alatau and Kuldja tract. The lake we are going to visit is famous for having the monument to "Golden Man" of the Saka period at its territory. The lake is one of the famous locations, which attracts the attention of many people all over the globe. The guests have a chance to visit the famous State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "ISSYK". It is located at the height of 1756m above sea level. The hotel will be ordered for the night.
Day 3: Almaty - Altyn Emel Right from the southern capital of Kazakhstan the visitants travel to Altyn Emel territory, and the Tamgaly Tas especially. The way to the site lies along Ili River, visiting of the Buddha monument. All of the pictures found the creation with lots of people to see, as they emerged about 150 years ago. Today this is the site having emerged in the ancient times. Then the guests are going to visit Baschi River and Altyn Emel National Park and then Singing Dune of 120m high. Also the following sites are of great importance for visiting - Big and Small Kalkan mountains. Their name is known as the "speaking one", making sounds with wind and storms. Tours are also made along Sogety and Boguty of the Ketmen range, in the north the ranges of the Djungarian Alatau mountains, Chulak mountain, Matai and Altyn-Emel. The boarding house will be offered for the night.
Day 4: Altyn Emel As the fourth day concerns, the guests are making the way as their tour program is created. In this case they travel to the Aktau and Katutau mountains. Here the picnic is prescribed. The next point of the trip is made with the taking into account the investigation of the Katutau Mountains meaning Harsh Mountains in translation. Mountains here are of various interesting shapes and forms actually. There are various interesting kinds of animals, which tend to stay here since the ancient times, 25-30 mil years ago. The night will be in the guest house.
Day 5: Altyn Emel - Saty - Kaindy One of the days of the tour in Kazakhstan the guest have breakfast early in the morning and take a way to the Saty village, the Kolsai Lakes of it. At the same time the Kaindy lake is also seen here. The locals say of them to mean Birch Lake, at the height of about 2000 m above sea level. The legend says it emerged in 1911 due to the natural disaster. Weather here is calm and perfect for the walks to be made. The night will be in the guesthouse.
Day 6: Saty - Kolsai 2 The trip to the Kolsai-1 and Kolsai-2 lakes will be made today. The day starts with the early getting up. The guests find out of the lakes to mean "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan" with the territory to be full of mushrooms and berries. As the territory is mountain one, the guests can start horse riding here along pastures and meadows with lakes and creeks. Then the lakes are seen from the point of view of fullness with fish. The visitants are able to witness the rare animals as marals, mountain goats, wolves and bears. The guesthouse will be ordered for dinner and night.
Day 7: Saty - Charyn - Almaty With the breakfast at 9 a.m to be made, the boarders start a tour back to Almaty. But in this case we make a way along the territory of the Charyn Canyon resembling us the Grand Canyon. The wonderful territory is seen as the "Valley of Castles" the way of creation of which is seen in the face of wind, water and sun. then goes the walking time along the territory, taking of photos. The night will be spent in the hotel of Almaty.
Day 8: Flight Today you check out and make a way to the airport.
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