BIRDING TOUR Almaty and Astana regions Season –May 15 days/14 nights

Day 1– Arrival Almaty, transfer to hotel 3*”. After sleep and breakfast 0800 am Transfer to Shynzha guest house, accommodation, Birding, L, D in local cafes.

Day 2-breakfast, transfer to Chilik area , bird watching at the area Canyon Charyn-Temirlik, Kegen pass- 250 km. Overnight in guest house in the village Shunzha, Full board.

Day 3– birding Canyon Charyn region, overnight in guest house in Shunzha

Day 4-Bird watching at Bartogai reservoir, Kokpek pass, transfer back to Almaty 250 km, breakfast, lunch box , accommodation in Htl “Kazzhol ” in Almaty, dinner, overnight .

Day 5 – After breakfast departure, bird watching Almaty-Sorbulak lake-Kanshengel, 215 km, overnight in private house. Lunch, dinner in local café.

Day 6– Bird watching in Balkhash area- Malyi Alakol lake –Kanshengel region, 266 km, lunch, Dinner overnight in private house

Day 7 – Bird watching Taukum – Topar , Bala Topar lakes -Ile regions, 200 km, lunch box, dinner and overnight in private house .

Day 8 -Transfer to Almaty 200 km, lunch in local café, change of the minibuses for 4 WD and transfer to the mountain , Htl Gaish, dinner .

Day 9 - Tien Shan Bird watching , lunch, Bird watching around Hotel, accommodation at Hotel “Gaish”, Dinner

Day 10-Birding at Cosmo station, transfer to the Hotel “Gaish ”. Dinner.

Day 11 – The Big Almaty lake, lunch, return to the city Almaty, dinner, transfer to the train station Almaty 2,departure at 19:24 pm , fast night train to Astana.

Day 12– 0800 am, arrival in Astana– transfer to Kurgalzino National park, accommodation in wooden houses, village Karazhar , birdwatching , full board

Day 13 Kurgalzhino

Day 14– Kurgalzhino, departure to Astana airport.

Day 15–home flight