In five-day tour you will see all beauty and variety of the Almaty region: we will drive through hot deserts, the majestic mountains, and woods among transparent lakes and the crystal clear rivers.
Our itinerary will passes through the territory of Altyn Emel National park where you’ll see the Singing sand-dune, the mountains of Ak Tau, Katu Tau and a relic 700-year old willow. Further, we will go to the Charyn Canyon through the city of Zharkent where we will visit the ancient museum-mosque constructed in the Chinese style and an ancient Russian Orthodox church.
The next destination point is the Kolsay Lakes, National Park. We will have the walking tours to the lakes Kolsay 1 and Kolsay 2 and walking around the Kaindy Lake.
Тransport Type: Toyota Land Cruiser 2007
Duration: 5 days, 4 night
Accommodation Type: Tents and guesthouses
Driving: 1200 km.
Day 1. 9:30—13:00 Transfer Almaty – Baschy settlement. Lunch and rest. Transfer to the Singing sand-dune. Walk through the dune. Transfer to the settlement (sunset on the way). Dinner. Overnight accommodation in hotel.
Day 2. Breakfast. Transfer to the Ak Tau mountains. Walk in the mountains. Lunch. Attending of the volcanic mountains Katu Tau and 700 year old willow. Transfer to the Baschy settlement. Dinner. Overnight accommodation in hotel.
Day 3. Breakfast. Transfer to Zharkent. Excursion to the museum-mosque and ancient Russian Orthodox church. Lunch. Transfer to the Charyn canyon. Walking through the canyon. Free time near camp-fire or in a steam bath. Overnight accommodation in guest house.
Day 4. Breakfas.Transfer to lake Kolsay 1. Walking tour to lake Kolsay 2. Lunch on the way. Way back to the lake Kolsay 1. Transfer to the Saty settlement. Dinner.
Day 5. Breakfast. Transfer to Kaindy lake. Walk around the lake. Picnic. Return to Almaty.
1 pax – 1300$ per person
2 pax – 700$ per person
3 pax – 550$ per person
4 pax – 430$ per person
- Door-to-door hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Cooking of a traditional dish (2 times)
- Rent of tents and camping equipment
- Small groups providing a tailored, memorable experience
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.