Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Places to visit: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty - Issyk - Nur-Sultan - Borovoe
Day 1: Almaty
Your guide will meet you at the airport. The whole day will be dedicated to a city tour around Almaty. You will be seeing such places as parks, museums, squares, one of the most interesting buildings is the wooden church in the Panfilov Park. You will also visit the Medeo gorge in order to relax by the skating rink or enjoy the views of the ski resort. Afterwards you will visit Kok-Tobe hill. From the hill you may take some great pictures of the panoramic view of the city. In the end of the day you will take a funicular from the top of the hill which will bring you to the center of the city. Your night will be spent in the hotel.
Day 2: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
The next morning, you will travel to the Charyn Canyon. There you will have a chance not only to enjoy the view from the top of the canyons, but also to go down to the bottom of the canyon in order to take a walk towards the Charyn river. There is also a cafe in which you may have your lunch and rest before heading back to the city.
Day 3: Almaty - Issyk - Nur-Sultan
The following day you will travel through the Trans-Ili Alatau - Issyk gorge, which is one of the most beautiful roads in Kazakhstan, towards the lake Issyk. On your way there, you will stop by the Issyk museum in which you will see many various artefacts belonging to the Saka period. Further on, you will be taken to the altitude of 1756 meters above sea level in order to see the Issyk lake. There, by the lake you will have plenty of time to rest and to listen to the history if the lake. It once even caused a natural disaster. In the end of the day, you will be taken to the Almaty airport in order to take a flight to Nur-Sultan. You will spend your night in the hotel there.
Day 4: Nur-Sultan
The day will be dedicated to the discovery of the capital of Kazakhstan. You will walk through the various parks and squares. You will visit the museum where you will see the Golden Man - an artifact which is not only known around the locals, but around the whole Central Asia. You will then have an opportunity to shop in the Khan Shatyr center before visiting the observation deck of the Astana-Baiterek monument. In the end of the day you will visit more interesting locations which will not only surprise you with the view, but also introduce you to the history of Kazakhstan and its history behind the change of the capital city. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Nur-Sultan - Borovoe - Nur-Sultan
The following day you will travel to the Burabai National Park. The place which is commonly known as Borovoe, covers 85000 hectares of land. There are no monuments or museums, just pure nature filled with mountainous landscapes, lakes, groves and etc. There are many legends and stories that you will hear this day. Towards the end of the tour, you will have a short hiking trip to the Bolektau mountain in order to see the lake Borovoe. In the end of the day you will be transferred to the capital in order to spend the night in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
After breakfast in the hotel, you will be taken to the airport.
02 pax - Sedan
04-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter