Burabay - resort in the heart of Kazakhstan 3 days/2 nights
Together with us you will discover Burabai National Park, fantastic area with unique and inimitable beauty of landscapes, created by nature. The Burabai area is referred to as the “Pearl of Kazakhstan” and is rich with lakes, forests and hundreds of animal species.
The tour composition:
09:00 departure from Astana to Burabai National park (Borovoe). Park occupies 85000 hectares of northeastern part of Kokshetau elevation. There are 14 lakes in the park, each having surface area of more than 1 sq.km, and a large number of small lakes. In the middle of the steppe the nature itself has created the unique natural landscapes of extraordinary beauty with combination of majestic mountain scenery, blue mirror lakes, coniferous and deciduous groves.
12:00 arrival and check in to the hotel.
12:30 Lunch at the hotel.
14:00 Short tour to Burabay, guide will tell you the history and legends of the resort, which is famous for it. You will visit blue bay, admire the magnificent panorama of the Big Chebachye lake, Zhumbaktas rock (Riddle Rock), Abylai Khan Valley, each having the surprising legends reflecting history and identity of Kazakh nation (duration 2 hours). Climbing the Mount Bolektau, as it only takes about 30 minutes to walk, offers an easily navigated land stretch, and brings to views of both Lake Burabay and Lake Bolshoye Chebachye.
18:00 tour to Zhailau ethnographical village. Zhailau recreates the life of nomadic peoples who lived in yurts (nomadic mobile felt houses) and raised stock.
18:30 horse riding around Burabay land ethnopark (duration 1,5 hour).
20:00 transfer to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 Museum of Botai culture. The museum dedicated to the ancient Botai culture contains valuable archaeological findings which are over six thousand years old. The architectural and cultural facility is located at the foot of the Zhekebatyr Mountain. The facility has halls containing items from the Botai era. Each of the items is unique in its own way.
12:00 boat trip around Burabay lake (duration 2 hours). Lake Borovoye is considered the most beautiful and distinguished by its size. Located 70 kilometres from the city of Kokshetau, the blue waters of the lake are extremely popular among locals and tourists. Free time.
15:00 transfer to hotel.
18:00 Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
10:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Check out
11:00 departure to Astana.
14:00 arrival and transfer to the hotel. End of service
∣ Accommodation in hotel (2 nights) on TWIN / DBL sharing basis (Samal hotel/Baibura hotel).
∣ Meals: day 1 – lunch and dinner, day 2 – breakfast, lunch and dinner, day 3 - breakfast
∣ Transport with driver per itinerary from/to Nur-Sultan (Toyota Camry 50-55)
∣ Transfer from/to the hotel day 1 and day 2 (Toyota Camry 50-55)
∣ English-speaking guide – day 1
∣ Horse riding
∣ Boat trip
Entrance fees for all mentioned monuments (except photo and video charges
NB:Please note that price given is per person for a group of 2.
Important – early arrival are not included (by program).
Additional supplements could be offered depending to the international flight tourist used.
Payment: prepayment 100%
Penalty fees: upon agreement
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.
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.