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Unknown Kazakhstan Tour 6

Unknown Kazakhstan Tour 6. Kazakhstan tours. 

Unknown Kazakhstan Tour 6
Duration: 6 days
In short: Almaty - Altyn Emel - Charyn Canyon - Kolsai Lakes - Kaindy lake - Almaty

Day 1: Almaty
On arrival to Almaty, you will be presented by Unknown Kazakhstan Tour 6. We are sure you will like all of our days on tours. You will visit the Almaty Museum and learn more about the history of the southern capital of Kazakhstan. Then we will get acquaint anted with architecture and history of Abai Opera and Ballet Theatre. The tour will be continued visiting the oldest of Almaty parks as Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, where one of the most beautiful wooden building in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. See the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame and admire the beauty of the Museum of Musical Instruments. The next destination is the Green Bazaar. In the afternoon we will drive to the Medeu Gorge (1690 meters above sea level) and see the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Then we will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area and back by cable car. We will drive to the top of Kok Tobe hill, where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. Travelers will enjoy the picturesque winding mountain road on the park eco-cars. In the end of day, you will see the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 2: Almaty - Altyn Emel
This tour will start by driving to the Altyn Emel. On arrival you will have sightseeing tour to the Singing Dune. Singing Dune, getting a height of 120 meters and a length of about 3 km, placed in one of the corners of the Altyn Emel National Park, a few kilometers from the Ili river amid the mountains of Big and Small Kalkan. This sandy hill contains of very fine pure sand, which starts to "sing" in windy weather and sounds like the organ music. You will have an opportunity to observe the grand panorama of the environs. In the south - reedy strip of the Ili River is noticeable as well as purple mountains of Sogety and Boguty, viewing out from the white peaks of the Ketmen ridge. On the west the horizon is congested by the steep slope of the Big Kalkan and the Small Kalkan - from the east. In the north - violet-blue ridge of Jungar Alatau mountains, Chulak mountain, Matai and Altyn Emel are observable. If the weather is dry and windy, the sand-dune will "sing" song, which could be overheard as far as several kilometers. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel
Today we will drive to visit Katutau and Aktau mountains. Katutau Mountains (Harsh Mountains) are very antique tumble-down mountains with conserved volcanic outputs. The breed is very delicate and breaks down under the physical influence. Water, time and wind imprinted complicated shapes in the rock. Sedimentary rock of the bottom of the early Tethys Ocean is well-maintained there. From the effects of ecological features, it took the form of elaborate figures and landscapes. Aktau Mountains (White Mountains) are world-famous paleontological field. In the layers of Paleogene lacustrine deposits can be seen remains of ancient animals whose age is estimated at 25-30 million years. Among the discoveries there are the remains the giant rhinos, crocodiles, turtles. Enormous conical mountains prompt the Egyptian pyramids and are enchanted scene of the diversity of shapes and colors. Rest is in a hotel.

Day 4: Altyn Emel - Charyn Canyon - Kolsai Lakes
We are glad to present the next day of visiting Ash-tree Grove located on the Temerlik River. In the lower ranges of the Charyn River and its stream Temirlik there is an exclusive place, where relict classes of Sogdian Ash-tree are growing. Afterwards is transfer to Charyn Canyon. Charyn Canyon is a natural complex and famous worldwide. Wind and water have twisted the attractive "Valley of Castles", where you are always bounded by the elaborate towers unruffled of sedimentary rocks. Afterwards is departure to Saty village. Overnight is in a guest house.

Day 5: Kolsai - Kaindy lake - Almaty
Today is transfer to Kaindy lake or birch lake. It is situated amid magnificent pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level and is renowned for its origin. It was formed in 1911 due to earthquake that caused the mudslide blocked the valley by the natural dam, and the water has flooded the valley. The water of the lake is very cold and obviously visible over the transparent surface of the water. Transfer to Almaty hotel.

Day 6: Flight
End of Unknown Kazakhstan Tour 6. Transfer to the airport and departure. It was best time with you on tours.

02 pax - Sedan
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax - 1 045 $
04 pax - 735 $
06 pax - 660 $
08 pax - 545 $
10 pax - 500 $
Single - 125 $

Early check-in - 35 $
Single early check-in - 60 $

Half board - 130 $
Full board - 230 $

English speaking guide - 730 $ per group

Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Altyn Emel - "Aigaikum" Guesthouse
Saty village - Home stays
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide