Kazakhstan life Tour 4

 Kazakhstan life Tour 4, Kazakhstan life

Kazakhstan life: Tour 4
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty 

Day 1: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Almaty  
Welcome to Kazakhstan life: Tour 4! Driver will pick you up and accompany to Issyk gorge. The road to this prominent sight will go through the Kuldja tract that is known due to the endless caravans that passed here. During the your you will have a stop at the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "ISSYK". You will see the expositions dedicated to the history and culture of the Saka period as well as a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. After it you will continue to the altitude of the 1756 meters above sea level where you will see Issyk lake. You will be impressed to know that this lake was formed about 10,000 years ago due to colossal landslide. It is also made the natural dam of 300 meters in height. Moreover you will be able to observe the picturesque view of the water surface and the Issyk Gorge. Here you will see the details of the natural disaster of 1963. In addition you will see the nature of the breathtaking area of the nature. Transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Almaty - Altyn Emel
Today you will have a morning drive to Altyn Emel National Park. Here you will see the famous Singing Dune. The height of this wonderful sight is 120 meters and a length of about 3 km that can be found in one of the corners of the Altyn-Emel National Park. In course of the tour you will drive to sandy hill consists of very fine pure sand which starts to "sing" in windy weather. The sound at such weather reminds the organ music while at sandy storm the dune sounds like a drum. On the top of the Dune you will be able to see the grand panorama view of the area. In the south you will witness the Ili River and purple mountains of Sogety and Boguty, looking out from the white peaks of the Ketmen ridge. On the west you will observe 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 visible. During the tour you will know when the weather is dry and windy it is possible to hear the song. Transfer to Altyn Emel hotel. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel
In course of the tour you will have an opportunity to see Katutau and Aktau mountains. Katutau Mountains or Harsh Mountains are known as the very ancient ruined mountains with preserved volcanic outputs. During the travel you will know that the mountain is fragile and breed can be easily breaks down under the physical impact. Due to the wind, water and time the rocks formed interesting shapes. Moreover the sedimentary rock of the bottom of the ancient Tethys Ocean is preserved there. Aktau Mountains or White Mountainsare known to be the famous paleontological field where in  Paleogene  layer can be found the remains of ancient animals of 25-30 million years. Here is possible to find the remains the giant rhinos, crocodiles, turtles. You will enjoy the mountain s which shapes remind the Egyptian pyramids. Overnight is in the hotel.

Day 4: Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty
Today you will be transferred to the next destination of Kazakhstan life: Tour 4. The road will go through the Ash-tree Grove on the Temerlik River. Here you will be able to enjoy the picturesque scenery of the nature. Later on you will continue your drive to Charyn Canyon. Tours to the "Valley of Castles" are very popular. During the travel you will learn that it is a natural complex that is unique even for Kazakhstan. This wonderful sight appeared in Paleogene and the view of this sight resembles the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America. But the size of the canyon is smaller.  The height of the slopes reaches 150-300 meters. You will be impressed by the view of this wonderful sight that was made carefully and slowly. The tower of this canyon will amaze you by the variety of shapes. Arrival to Almaty. Night is in the hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to the airport and departure.


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


Price per person:
02 pax - 675 $
04 pax - 490 $
06 pax - 450 $
08 pax - 375 $
10 pax - 335 $
Single - 90 $

Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 50 $ 

Half board - 100 $
Full board - 180 $

English speaking guide - 500 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
        Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Altyn Emel - "Aigaikum" Guesthouse
- 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