Almaty City Tour & Hiking to Big Almaty Lake, 2 Days

Almaty City Tour & Hiking To Big Almaty Lake, 2 Days

Dear guest,

Welcome to Almaty city!

I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety. Please, see below the program.


Almaty city is the biggest city in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. The locals call it Southern capital. Currently it is also financial and cultural centre of the region. It has a lot of green parks and historical buildings, museums and theaters. The city is located in the mountains of western Tien Shan mountain range. There are many lovely gorges and canyons around the city. One of them is Big Almaty Lake gorge with its real pearl - mountain lake. You can hike to this alpine lake by path (3 hours). It is also possible to get the lake by car.  


1 day – Pick up at the airport of Almaty city. Accommodation. City tour. Main attractions of Almaty. Historical center of the city. Almaty is the golden cradle of independent Kazakhstan. "Almaty" word in Kazakh language means "Apple place". The mountains of this region is the real place of origin of all cultured apples in the world. Famous Medeo mountain skating rink and gorge. Hiking to mountain ski resort  Shymbulak by trail.

2 day – Morning departure to the mountains. Hiking by path to Big Almaty Lake in Ili- Alatau National Park. Northern Tien Shan mountain range. Kazakhs call these mountains Alatau, which means from Kazakh language "Multi-colored mountains". Big Almaty Lake is one of the picturesque places among mountain landscapes of Almaty region. Lovely fir-wood on the way to the lake. The lake is one of the favorite places for the citizens to enjoy a weekend and stay in the nature. Evening return to the city.

Price includes guide services, car with driver and fuel.

Price does not include accommodation, food and entrance fees. 

For one person the price is US$ 224 per person for 2 days. For a group of two people the price is US$ 192 per person for 2 days. For a group of three people the price is US$ 166 per person for 2 days.

Included services:
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: Accommodation, food
What to bring: Good mood
Transport: Limousine
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.