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:
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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