Kazakhstan miracle: Tour 7 Destination: Kazakhstan Duration: 5 days Places to visit: Nur Sultan - Borovoye - Almaty - Issyk Lake - Kordai
Day 1: Nur Sultan Your driver will pick you up from the airport. Today you will have a sightseeing tour in a city. During the tour you will visit the Constitution Square, Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* with the Golden man, unique shopping center Khan Shatyr. Then you will take the elevator to the top of the Astana Baiterek monument, where you can admire the magnificent panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. After lunch you will cross Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square. There you will visit another unique project - the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, and also see the extraordinary beauty of Khazret Sultan mosque. Important point of the excursion will be National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, where you can look at the far-reaching plans of the development of Nur Sultan together with its historical background.
Day 2: Nur Sultan - Borovoye - Nur Sultan Today you will have a guided tour to Burabai National park (Borovoe), which takes 85000 hectares of northeastern part of Kokshetau elevation. There are 14 lakes in the park of more than 1 sq.km, and a large number of small lakes. On arrival you will visit the Khan's pass and see Burabay and Zheke Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you will relish upon Ush kyz, Ok Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain. They identity history of the Kazakh people. Then we will have an easy hiking on Bolektau mountain, on the top of which the marvelous view of the Borovoe lake and its background opens, as well as of Zhumbaktas rock. Rest is in a hotel.
Day 3: Nur Sultan - Almaty In the morning you will have a flight to Almaty. Upon arrival to Almaty you will have a city tour. Visit the Green Bazaar and enjoy shopping of oriental goods. Then the tour will continue in one of the oldest Almaty parks as Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world as Zenkov Cathedral is found. The next destination is the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. In the afternoon we will drive to the Medeo Gorge and see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Next destination is the Kok Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. In Kok Tobe Park you will enjoy a bright park. This day will end with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to a hotel.
Day 4: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Almaty In the morning you will travel to one of the most beautiful gorges of Trans Ili Alatau - Issyk Gorge lies along the Kuldja tract. Then visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve "ISSYK" and learn more about the history and culture of the Saka period, including a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment and model of Saka burial mound. The next destination is travelling to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, to the stunning mountain lake Issyk, located in the same valley. The lake was formed about 10,000 years ago due to massive landslide, caused in creation of the natural dam of 300 meters in height. Here you will admire the imposing beauty of its turquoise water surface and the Issyk Gorge. Transfer to a hotel for rest.
Day 5: Almaty - Kordai Transfer to Kordai. We hope you liked our tour in Kazakhstan.