Exploring the South of Kazakhstan

Exploring the South of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan tours.

Name of the tour: Exploring the South of Kazakhstan 

The best attractions: Almaty, Kaindy Lake, Charyn Canyon, Issyk 

Length of the tour: 5 days 

Day 1: Almaty
This day you will meet the guide at the airport. After that you will transfer to the city. You will have a city tour today and discover the fascinating sites in the city. The first destination of the tour will be the amazing Green Bazaar where you can enjoy the most interesting sights, buy gifts and souvenirs for your family and friends, as well as buy fresh fruits or vegetables. Then you will heat to the amazing place in Almaty and discover the old Panfilov Park. You will know that it is the oldest park in Almaty. Furtyher you will continue the tour with exploring the fabulous wooden structure called Zenkov Cathedral. Moreover you will explore the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame which were built in honor of the fallen soldiers who fought for the Motherland. You will also visit the sport complex that is located on Medeo Gorge, where are situated the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam that protects the city. You will have a great chance to try your skills. Then you will discover Kok-Tobe hill. Here you will have a chance to explore the tallest TV tower. There you are going to transfer along the vivid and winding road, explore the beautiful scenery. You will marvel at the beauty of the nature, explore the beautiful sites and explore the shops and buy souvenirs. During the tour you will see the fabulous views of the city. The tour you will complete with transferring from the hill to the center of the city by the fascinating Almaty cableway. You will rest the night in the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty – Kaindy Lake
You will star t the day with driving to Kaindy Lake. On a tour of Kazakhstan, you will be able to explore what the lake translates as Birch Lake. This lake is located at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. The lake itself is popular because it has an interesting origin, and also a beautiful pine forest. The forest appeared about 100 years ago, after a huge rock collapsed that blocked the natural gorge with a dam. During the tour you will be able to see that the lake is incredible and is surrounded by rocky ascents and scree rocky slopes. You can see that there are mushroom and berry forests that can be collected in the summer season. You will have a great chance to take photos and walk around beautiful places. You will definitely have a great tour with us. The crystals of the fir trees can be seen through the crystal clear water. It is better to see with your own eyes the incredible beauty of the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery. After that you will drive to Saty settlement. The night will be in the hotel. You will spend the night in a guest house.

Day 3: Kaindy – Charyn – Almaty
Today you will transfer to the enchanting site Charyn Canyon and enjoy the fascinating views, explore the amazing information and panorama. You will be able to explore in the tour that this beautiful place is very interesting and was created about 12 million years ago. During the tour, you will be able to observe that the rocks reach a height of about 150-300 meters. During the trip, you will be amazed by the beautiful views of nature, rich flora and fauna, and also interesting landscapes. You can also find out that the Charyn Canyon is very remarkable for its rich attractions. There is also a unique ash tree of Sogd, and there is also a 2-kilometer "Valley of Castles". You will have a unique chance to enjoy a walk, see the bizarre shapes and incredible landscapes, walk through the valley and see the Charyn River, where there are cafes on the banks. You will have great photos today! The overnight is in the hotel.

Day 4: Almaty – Issyk – Almaty
After breakfast you will have amazing travelling to the mesmerizing gorge of Kazakhstan called Issyk Gorge. You will find this gorge in Trans-Ili Alatau along the Kuldja tract. It is important to note that this place played an important role in the past, as the caravans of the Great Silk Road passed here. Along the way you will explore State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “ISSYK”. Here you will have an opportunity to explore the ancient artifacts that devoted to the history and culture of the Sakas period, where is also located copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, and the model of Sakas burial mound. Your tour will continue with a trip to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level and see the incredible beautiful Lake Issyk in the Issyk Valley. You will also be able to explore that the lake has an incredible origin. About 10,000 years ago, the lake was formed. In the past, there was a landslide that caused the formation of a natural dam that became 300 meters high. You have the chance to explore the beautiful nature, enjoy the interesting scenery and see the charming panorama. Guests of the country will be amazed by the beautiful panorama and you can also explore the surface of Lake Issyk Gorge. During the tour, you will be able to learn about what happened at this place in 1963. This day you will have a picnic. The night you will rest in the hotel.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to the airport


Price per person 3*:
02 pax – 1 005 $
04 pax – 715 $
06 pax – 540 $
08 pax – 445 $
10 pax – 410 $
Single – 450 $ (Kazakhstan hotel, 3 nights)

Accommodation in the guest house, Saty settlement – 30 $ (1 night) 

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

Half board – 75 $
Full board – 105 $ 

Price per person 4*:
02 pax – 1 065 $
04 pax – 775 $
06 pax – 600 $
08 pax – 505 $
10 pax – 470 $
Single – 80 $ (Kazzhol hotel, 3 nights)

Accommodation in the guest house, Saty settlement – 30 $ (1 night) 

Early check-in – 45 $
Single early check-in – 75 $ 


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3* / “Kazzhol” Hotel 4*
      Saty – Homestays
- English speaking guide
- 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

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