5-days classic ring in Almaty region

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.

altyn emel

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.

zharkent mosque

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.

kolsay lake

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.

kaindy

Day 5. Breakfast. Transfer to Kaindy lake. Walk around the lake. Picnic. Return to Almaty.

The tour's price:
1 pax – 1300$ per person
2 pax – 700$ per person
3 pax – 550$ per person
4 pax – 430$ per person
 
Included in tour:
  • 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
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: Attractions and personal expenses
What to bring: Comfortable trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, sleeping bag for camping
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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