HIGHLIGHTS OF KAZAKHSTAN Astana - Almaty –Altyn-Emel Park -Kolsai lakes – Canyon Charyn -Almaty 8 days /7 nights
Day 1. Astana
Arrival in Astana. Transfer to the “Arthotel Astana” (3*)
Breakfast. City tour on the Left bank of the city ( 97 meters-tall tower Baiterek-“tree of life” the Symbol of the capital, Central Boulevard, Presidential Palace , Norman Fosters Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, Central mosque, the circus, Ethno-memorial Complex “Atameken”, Museum of the Presidential Cultural Centre, (B).
Day 2. Astana-Almaty by flight
City tour on the right bank of the city (old town) Museum of the First President, Old Square, Congress Hall, “Khan-Shatyr”complex. Transfer to the airport. Flight to Almaty. Transfer and Hotel accommodation. (B).
In Guest houses -10 Euro/Night
Day 3. Almaty
City tour with visiting of Central museum of history, Panfilov memorial park, Zenkov cathedral, memorial complex, Central Square, monument of independence and other sights. (B)
Day 4. Almaty-Altyn Emel National Park, 150 km
After breakfast departure to Altyn Emel national park - steppe and semi-desert area with rich wildlife, wandering dunes, Scytian barrows/timuli and rock carvings. On 130 km- excursion to the most important kurgans -31 mounds of Beshshatyr (Five Tents), erected by the Sak between the 6th and 3rd centuries BC. Excursion to Singing Dunes, 150 meters high, 180 meters broad, more than 3 kilometers long in the middle of the steppe. Overnight in the village Basshy in guest house. (B,L,D).
Day 5. Altyn Emel –Kolsai lakes (Satty village)-240 km
After breakfast drive to Kolsai kolderi National Park.
Hiking to Kolsai lakes-1-2, Lunch boxes. Overnight in guest house in the village Saty.8 km.(,B,L,D)
Day 6.. Canyon Charyn-Almaty, 200 km
After breakfasts drive to Canyon Charyn. (The canyon extends 154 km along the Charyn River, one of the deepest rivers of the northern Tien-Shan (200 km east of Almaty).The Charyn Canyon is a long narrow gorge featuring steep sheer rocks with a rushing river flowing between them. Under the influence of wind and water the sandstone rocks have assumed fanciful shapes reminiscent of exotic figures and fairy-tale characters. That is why the canyons are also called the Valley of Castles, the Devil's Gorge and the Ghosts Gorge Picnic. Return to Almaty, overnight in Almaty (B, L)
Day 7. Almaty-mountain area, Medeo ice skating rink 17 km
Excursion to the mountain area, excursion to Medeo ice-skating rink, free time. Overnight in the Hotel. (B).
Transfer to the airport, flight home
Tour price: PP in Dbl, EUR
2 pax - 1475 EUR
4 pax - 1133 EUR
6 pax - 996 EUR
8 pax - 937 EUR
Tour price includes:
- 1,5 N/ Hotel 3* in Astana
- Excursions per prg
- Flight ticket Astana-Almaty
- 4 Nights in Almaty (Hotel 4*)
- 1 Night in Basshi (Hotel)
- 1 Night in guest house in Saty
- Meal per iti
- Transfers per Program
- German/eng. speaking Guide
- entrance fees per Programm
- Consular fee
- International Flight ticket
In Almaty Htl „ Kazzhol“ 88 Euro per night???