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Kazakhstan 5-Day Active Tour from Almaty

Price depends on the number of people: the more people - the lower the price! 445$ per person is the price for trip with 5 people in the group. Please check prices below.

Offer is not active for winter time, cause now its too much snow there, we will be happy to receive your bookings for late spring, summer and autumn 2018! 

5 days in Almaty region, gives you the possibility to explore the nature of south-eastern Kazakhstan. On our 5 day tours, you will discover endless semi-desserts of Altyn Emel, stunning Charyn canyons, breath-taking Kolsai mountain lakes and mysterious sunken forests in Kaindy lake. Join us for a full unforgettable Zhetisu experience!

What you can expect:

Day 1st:

09:00 Get picked up from your hotel by air-conditioned  4WD vehicle with an experienced driver and meet your guide and fellow travelers.

12:00 It usually takes 3-4 hours to reach a hotel at Altyn Emel National Park, here we stop for a lunch and rest break.

15:00  Its time to see first miracle of our trip – Singing Dunes, rising about 150 meters and stretching for a distance of approximately 2-3 km. 19:00 Coming back to the hotel, dinner. 

Day 2nd:

07:00 Breakfast at hotel’s café

08:00 Departure to Aktau mountains - a museum of the earth's distant past. 

12:00  It’s time to unpack a delicious picnic lunch and enjoy it by the side of Aktau mountains!

14:00 Next visit the incredible Katutau mountains formed by lava and some associated volcanic rocks.

15:00 Take a rest under 700-year old willow – possibly the same as warriors of great Genghis khan did?  

16:00 Time to drive to Chundzha hot springs to relax, enjoy swimming pool and get rest before exploring Charyn Canyon!

 

Day 3rd:

08:00 Breakfast at Chundzha hotel

09:00 Kick off your third day of travel to see the spectacular landscapes of Charyn Canyon. Enjoy plenty of rest stops and photo ops along the way.

12:00 Charyn Canyon National Park – time to explore this magnificent natural wonder! 

16:00 Leave for the Satty village, which is the closest place to Kolsay & Kaindy lakes. 

19:00 Arrival to the village, homestay with a local family, dinner, Russian banya.

Day 4th:

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 We drive to first Kolsai lake and start hiking to the second lake.

13:00 Picnic at the shore of second Kolsai lake.

17:00 Coming back to the first Kolsay lake - time to enjoy the lake view, take last photos and drive to Satty village.

19:00 Dinner in local family's home, Russian Banya.

Day 5th:

07:00 Breakfast

08:00 Departure to Kaindy Lake. 

13:00 Leaving to the city - there is a long way back to Almaty - around 5 hours, on the way we will stop  for a lunch in one of the village cafes.  

18:00 Arrival to the city.

 

The price depends on number of peope:

 

1 pax - 1430$ per person 

2 pax - 815$ per person 

3 pax - 610$ per person

4 pax - 510$ per person 

5 pax - 445$ per person

What is included:

  • Transportation - 4WD air-conditioned car

  • Accomodation (hotel in Altyn Emel and Chundzha - shower & toilet inside of the room, homestay in Satty village - very basic conditions, no shower, toilet is outside of the home, Russian Banya; there is always an option for camping - please write us if you would like to sleep in tent)

  • Food - 5 lunches, 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners.

  • Water - 1L per person per day

  • Tour-guide

  • All fees & tickets

Number of days: 5
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: personal expenses
What to bring: Comfortable clothes & shoes
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
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.