4 days tour: Charyn, Kolsay & Kaindy, Zharkent, hot springs
In Zharkent city are located unique wooden mosque and church. Zharkent central mosque, a monument of architecture of the 19th century. The mosque was built in 1895 according to the project of the Chinese architect Hon Piquet, with the funds raised by immigrants in the center of Zharkent. The mosque was built in the style of architecture of Central Asia, but using elements of a Buddhist temple. A feature of the mosque is the abundance of decor (wood carvings, polychrome paintings in rich colors), revitalizing the surface of the arches and walls of the main hall of the mosque.
The building of the Zharkent church is constructed of wood material (Tien Shan spruce) on a brick-lime foundation. The construction was carried out for more than five years due to charitable donations and was completed in 1892.
Water in hot springs is mineral, has medicinal properties. The composition of water, heated up by active volcanic processes to a temperature of 37-50 ° C, includes radon, which in small doses gives a serious health effect.
Charyn canyon one of the most picturesque places in Almaty region.
1 day: way to the Aktau mountains of Altyn emel park. Walking around. Way to the Zharkent city. Visit the unique mosque and church, lunch in Uighurs cafe. Way to the hot water spring. Polls under the opening sky. Overnight in guesthouse of hot watersprings.
2 day: way to the Saty village. Visit the Black canyon. After lunch Visit the Kaindy lake. Walking around near of 2 km. Overnight in guesthouse in Saty village.
3 day: visit the Kolsay lake. Then master class for cooking of national cuisine for dinner. Overnight in guesthouse in Saty village.
4 day: way to the Charyn canyon. Walking through the canyon near of 2 km in one direction. Lunch in Uighurs cafe. Way to the Almaty city. Visit the Green bazar for gifts and souvenirs.
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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.