Almaty City And Scythian Burial Barrows, Kazakhstan, 2 Days

2 Days Almaty City And Scythian Burial Barrows Tour 

Dear guest,

Welcome to Almaty city!

I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety. Please, see below the program.   


Almaty city – Issyk town – Almaty city

1 day – Arrival and pick up at the airport of Almaty city. Accommodation. Short city tour. Main attractions of Almaty city. Architectural and cultural center of Almaty city. Visiting Central Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Panorama of the city from Kok- Tobe Park. Medeo mountain skating rink. Shymbulak famous ski resort.

2 day – Transfer to Issyk town 50 km from Almaty city. Famous Issyk Saki prehistoric barrows. Issyk valley of Saki kings. Kazakhstan steppe is a land of Saki (Scythian) barrows. Issyk valley is the burial place of legendary Golden Man - Saki warrior discovered in 1969. Golden Man is symbol of Kazakhstan. Ancient burial barrows of Arians.  History of Saka, Scythians, Huns tribes during Tengry period (3-5 century BC). Pre-Islamic teachings. Visiting historical museum of Issyk barrows. Famous Issyk inscription. Short trip to Issyk town. Visiting local bazaar. Transfer to Almaty city. End of the tour.

On preliminarily request I can help to book accommodation and transportation tickets. I could adjust the program of the tour or you can propose your own personal program.  

Price does not include accommodation, food and entrance fees. 

For one person the price is US$ 224 for 2 days. For a group of two people the price is US$ 192 per person for 2 days. For a group of three people the price is US$ 166 per person for 2 days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Included services:
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Food, accommodation, entrance tickets
What to bring: good mood
Transport: Limousine
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.