Tour for 4 days Altyn Emel, Kolsai, Kayyndy,Charyn, Kolsai 2

Day 1

Day travel distance: 380 kms
Departure from Almaty in the morning.
Transfer to Altyn-Emel pass 240 km, 3.5 hours.
Lunch at a roadside café.
Transfer to Basshy village and entrance of the Altyn Emel National Park.
Transfer to the Singing Dune. Walking around the Singing Dune, 2 hours.
Transfer into the hotel near Basshy village 30 min.
Rest. Shower. Supper. Sleep.

Day 2

Day travel distance: 400 kms
Waking up, full breakfast.
Transfer to the Aktau mountains (1.5 hours). Dirt road. Walking around the mountains for 2 hours.
Return to the guest house.
Lunch at the guest house.
Transfer to the Saty willage near Kolsay lake, 4.5 hours.
Stop for a night at the guest house in the Saty village.
Rest. Russian sauna. Supper. Sleep

Day 3

Day travel distance: 100 kms by car
Waking up, full breakfast.
Transfer to the first Kolsai Lake, 30 min. Dirt road.
Walking around the lake for 6 hours. Optional; renting a horse and riding to the second lake, an adventurous option! Lunch from a lunch box.
Return to Saty.
Dinner and rest, over night.
(Depending on time spent at the Lakes, the excursion to Kayindi Lake – one way 45 minutes – will take place this day or tomorrow).

Day 4

Day travel distance: 310 kms
Return to Almaty 6 hours including stops. Of course, the Charyn Excursion is included today, at 110 kms from Saty. Two hours for hiking, then onwards to a Berkutchi (Eagle) museum and back to Almaty. Lunch from a lunch box, plus a tea stop in Baiseit village. Optional: visit to the Golden Man historic museum in the village of Issyk, nearby Almaty. 

Cost of the tour for 2 people.

plus 1 person 80 $

Number of days: 4
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: all inclusive
What to bring: Passports, hat or cap, shirt with long sleeves, sunscreen
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.