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Almaty – The city of thousand colors option 2

During our tour you will see the main sightseeing places in Almaty (the former capital of Kazakhstan).

Sightseeing city tour:  Tour to Almaty Astrophysical Observatory, Park named after 28 Panfilov's Guardsmen, Green Bazaar, Medeo Skating Rink, Charyn Canyon 

Day 1
Almaty KAZAKHSTAN

Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check in to the hotel.

Dinner at the restaurant.

Tour to Almaty Astrophysical Observatory

Tour starts at 21:00, duration 2 hours. The observatory of Fesenkov Astrophysical Institute is located in the city of Almaty, on the altitude of 1450m above the sea level (plateau Kamenskoye). The history of the observatory started from expedition to observe the total solar eclipse of 21 September 1941, in Almaty. During the tour you will visit the only observatory that is open for the tourists in Kazakhstan. It is also included into the list of 7 observatories that are open for the tourists in the world.

23:00 Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel (Almaty).

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.

Almaty city tour

09:30 meeting with a guide at the hotel lobby

The tour starts with sightseeing in central part of Almaty. You will know more about history and development of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan and see its major attractions. The tour will continue in one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. You will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country.

Green Bazaar. You will visit a popular place for locals- the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. It is the great chance to experience an atmosphere of the real eastern market, its colors, smells and crowds. There you can obtain famous Oriental sweets, but don't forget to bargain...

Lunch at the local restaurant.

Medeo Skating Rink. After exploration of sport, cultural and business areas of the city you will get to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow.

18:00 dinner at Indian restaurant (B2B) and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel (Almaty)

 

Day 3
Charyn canyon KAZAKHSTAN

Early breakfast at the hotel.

06:00 Departure to Charyn canyon.

09:00 The canyon has been described as the Grand canyon’s little brother. The vista of dramatic erosion made by the river Charyn below and the elements has created a dramatic and impressive landscape. The Charyn canyon itself is approximately 150 km long and in some places up to 300 m deep. Free time.

11:00 Lunch at the local cafe.

12:00 Departure to Almaty

15:00 arrival to Almaty

Transfer to the hotel. Transfer to the airport

Please note that the price indicated is given per person when group is 4 tourists.

665 per person for 1 person in a tour group 

355 per person for group of 2 persons 

250 per person for group of 3 persons 

205 per person  for group of 4 persons 

185 per person for group of 5 persons 

170 per person for group of 6 persons 

Number of days: 3
Covered regions:
Almaty
Astana
Akmola
Aktobe
Atyrau
East Kazakhstan
Karagandy
Kostanay
Kyzylorda
Mangystau
North Kazakhstan
Pavlodar
South Kazakhstan
West Kazakhstan
Zhambyl
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
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: • Accommodation • Meals • Visa costs • Photo and video charges • International air tickets • Alcohol + Beverages • Portages at airports and hotels • Tips and gratuities • Any personal expenses • Any services not included in the above itinerary
What to bring: Please bring warm clothes to Observatory
Transport: Bus/Minibus
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