Travel in Kazakhstan: Tour 5

 

Travel in Kazakhstan: Tour 5, Kazakhstan.

Travel in Kazakhstan: Tour 5
Destination:
Kazakhstan
Duration: 5 days
Places to visit: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Tamgaly - Nur Sultan - Alzhir


Day 1: Almaty - Issyk Lake - Almaty
We are glad to see you in Kazakhstan. The driver will meet you at the airport and transfer to Issyk gorge. You will pass over the Kuldja tract. Travelers will have an opportunity to visit the State Historical and Cultural Museum Reserve "ISSYK", where you can learn more about the history and culture of the Saka period, including a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. We will travel to an altitude of 1756 meters above sea level, to the stunning mountain lake Issyk formed about 10,000 years ago due to landslide. On a tour you will admire turquoise water surface and the Issyk Gorge. Transfer to a hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Almaty - Tamgaly - Almaty
We will travel to Tamgaly. On the way you will enjoy the lovely natural landscapes of Almaty region, Tamgaly petroglyphs are one of the oldest and most outstanding monuments of rock art of Zhetisu, which is protected by UNESCO since 2004. Tamgaly Gorge located 170 km north-west of Almaty city. Here you will see remnants represented individual animals and people as well as the whole scenes from the life of primeval people. There are 2,000 images on the rocks as solar deities, clowns, soldiers, married couples, pregnant women, multi-figure compositions, scenes of hunting and sacrifice. They are dedicated to the Bronze Age and are made in "animal" style of Sakas. On this place were ritual ceremonies performed by shamans. Overnight is in a hotel.

Day 3: Almaty - Nur Sultan
In the morning is transfer to the Almaty International airport and departure to Nur Sultan by local flight. On arrival you will have a city tour and visit its modern part. Visit Constitution Square, Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* with the Golden man. Then we will walk to the unique shopping center Khan Shatyr then take the elevator to the top of the Astana Baiterek monument. You will be impressed by outstanding panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. Afterwards you will cross Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square. You can see unique project as the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, and see beauty of Khazret Sultan mosque. Night is in a hotel.

Day 4: Alzhir
This tour will be continued exploring by the capital of Kazakhstan. We will visit Constitution Square, Museum of the First President, Congress Hall as well as National Museum of History of Kazakhstan. In the afternoon we will visit Malinovka village where Museum and memorial complex "ALZHIR" is situated. It is Akmola camp for the wives of conspirators of Motherland as one of the biggest camps of Soviet Union and one of the three "islands" of the "Gulag Archipelago". It is important to note that in 2007 at the former site of the correctional camp was opened the Museum and Memorial Complex of Victims of Political Repression and Totalitarianism. In addition, you will see museum "Arch of Grief", and two compositions "Despair and Powerlessness" and "Fight and Hope" dedicated to the memory to the folks forever unglued by hard time. Night is in a hotel.

Day 5: Flight
The driver will transfer you to the Almaty International airport and departure.


Transport:
02 pax - Sedan economy
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Minibus


Price per person:
02 pax - 540 $
04 pax - 440 $
06 pax - 350 $
08 pax - 305 $
10 pax - 285 $
Single - 75 $

Early check-in - 25 $
Single early check-in - 50 $

Half board - 100 $
Full board - 180 $

English speaking guide - 555 $ per group

Flight Almaty - Nur-Sultan - from 45 $ per person


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
Nur Sultan - "Ibis" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour
           
Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide