Kazakhstan trip 4

Kazakhstan trip 4, Travel in Kazakhstan. 

Kazakhstan trip 4
Duration of the tour: 4 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Kaindy - Kolsai - Charyn - Kegen border   

Kazakhstan is a country of interesting architecture where dreams come true. Traveling with the help of this tour, you will walk along beautiful lakes and of course walks along the gorges. 

Day 1: Almaty  
At the airport you will be met by the drive and transfer to the city. We are glad to organize Kazakhstan trip 4 for our dear travelers. First to all, you will visit the Green Bazaar. This is a colorful market full of oriental goods and tapestry. The tour will be continued visiting the oldest Almaty parks as Panfilov Park as well as see the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. On the way you will visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. In the second part of day, the group will travel to Medeo Gorge, famous for the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Next destination of our tour is the Kok Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. We are sure you will fall in love with it. In the end of day, you will have an opportunity to see the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to hotel for sleep.

Day 2: Almaty - Kaindy   
In the morning, we will drive to Kolsai Lakes in a comfortable minivan. The road will take over 300 km from Almaty to Saty settlement (5-6 hours). Here our travelers can stop in a village to feel the atmosphere of a local market. On arrival, you will have rest in a guesthouse and then change the vehicle to one of AWD local cars, such as "UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car models) and travel mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. It is also called "birch lake" which is situated among splendid pine forest at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level.  It appeared in 1911 due to the powerful earthquake that caused the landslide blocked the valley by the natural dam, and the water has flooded the valley. In the end of day, you will return to Saty settlement and overnight is in a guesthouse.

Day 3: Kaindy - Kolsai   
Kolsai Lakes or so called "Pearls of the Northern Tien Shan" signify a torrent of three lakes. The largest lake is available for all visitors. It is the most beautiful lake where can be seen the abundance of mushrooms. The water in the lakes is icy and spotless and is home for the rainbow trout as well as fish. Travelers will have an opportunity to see Marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. On arrival to Kolsay 3 Lake, you will start the trekking. You will go via the pine forest, alpine meadows along unadulterated mountain river flowing all the way down from Kolsai 2 Lake. The entire walking distance between two lakes is about 7 km and usually takes 3-3,5 hours one way. Moving to an altitude of more than 400 m, from 1818 m above sea level, you will see the first lake to 2250 m at the second lake. This type of trekking is designed for healthy, average-trained people. In the afternoon you will walk back to Kolsai 3 Lake and driving back to Saty settlement. Night is in a guesthouse.

Day 4: Kolsai - Charyn - Kegen border     
The tour will start by driving to Charyn Canyon on a comfortable car or minivan. It will take approximately 2 hours for reaching. Travelers will have an opportunity to visit the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. On arrival to Charyn Canyon, you will be impressed by the grand panorama and then walk around 2 km via the maze of the Castles Valley with its walls of unusual shapes, where can be seen with several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open air café which works in the summer. Later on is transfer to Kegen border. Thank you for Kazakhstan trip 4. We hope you satisfied on tours.

02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus


Price per person:
02 pax - 760 $
04 pax - 525 $
06 pax - 420 $
08 pax - 345 $
10 pax - 310 $
Single - 70

Early check-in - 30 $
Single early check-in - 50 $

Half board - 75 $ (3 dinners)
Full board - 155 $ (3 dinners +4 lunches) 

English speaking guide - 500 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
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