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Almaty at a glance

This tour extension offers a visit to Almaty, a former Kazakh capital, with its unique places “Medeo” skating rink located at a high altitude and “Shymbulak” ski center, and an intimate acquaintance with nomadic lifestyle in ethno village in Almaty suburb.

Route: Almaty – Ethno Village – Almaty

Duration: 5 days/ 3 nights

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DAY 1  ALMATY

International flight to Almaty from your destination.


DAY 2  ARRIVE IN ALMATY

Arrive at Almaty airport. Meet and transfer to hotel. Accommodation and rest. Free time.
Overnight at hotel.









 
DAY 3  ALMATY

Zenkov Cathedral, AlmatyCity tour: Panfilov Square, Zenkov Ortodox Cathedral, Museum of Musical Instruments (closed on Mon), Green Market (closed on Mon), local chocolate shop Rakhat.
Transfer to Medeu Gorge, outdoor speed skating and bandy rink is one of the most famous ice rinks in the
World, located in a mountain valley on the south-eastern outskirts of Almaty city. Take a cable line or shuttle bus to Shymbulak gorge.
Return to Almaty. Walk to the Republic Square and Independence monument.
Visit Sunkar Falcon farm (except Mon) for a group falcon show.
Lunch in local café.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 4  ALMATY – ETHNO VILLAGE – ALMATY

Kok Tube Hill, AlmatyIn the morning meet guide and driver at the hotel lobby and transfer to the ethno village (50 km one way). Spend the day in the improvised Kazakh aul (village) feel the spirit of the nomadic lifestyle, learn more about the life and customs of the Kazakh people.
Return to Almaty. Have lunch at local restaurant.
In the evening, visit Kok Tobe Hill, with the 372 meter tall TV Tower with a great viewing deck offering sweeping panoramic views of Almaty, as well as souvenir shops and bizarrely enough a bronze monument devoted to the Beatles.
Overnight at hotel.
 
DAY 5  ALMATY – DEPART

Transfer to the airport for International flight home

*This tour itinerary can be adjusted accoding to your requirements and needs
N° of persons prices per person in USD
 

Single room supplement
$ 945 
$ 749
$ 579


$120

* For price enquiries (group tariffs) and more details please contact us

HOTELS:

Almaty Shera Inn 4*/ similar 3 nights


PRICE OF TOUR INCLUDES:
  • Accommodation on double/twin base at above mentioned hotels;
  • Meal Base: Half-board: 3 breakfasts + 2 lunches (from breakfast on day 2 till breakfast on day 4);
  • A/C transportation throughout the tour;
  • Local English-/French-/German-speaking guide; 
  • All entrance fees to monuments as indicated in the program;
  • Kok Tobe cable car (one way)
PRICE OF TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Visa for Kazakhstan – visa free regime for EU nationals, effective from 01.01.2017 (subject to be reconfirmed for 2021) / due to COVID-19 – temporary visa regime until the 1st of May 2021;
  • Travel health insurance;
  • International flights;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Camera and video charges at monuments, luggage overweight, all personal expenses, tips for guides, drivers & porters at hotels
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