Brilliant lakes of Kazakhstan
The name of the tour: Brilliant lakes of Kazakhstan
Arrival to: Nur Sultan
Departure from: Almaty
Visiting landmarks: Nur Sultan, Almaty, Kol Sai Lakes, Kaindy Lake, Charyn Canyon
Day 1: Nur Sultan
After landing you will meet your guide and drive to the capital of Kazakhstan attractive Nur Sultan. On this day, you will have a fascinating journey around the surroundings of Nursultan. Today you will observe the significant sight of the capital the Constitution Square, this week the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan announced his intention to move the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Astana. This day you will discover Presidential Centre of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. At this site you will have a chance to touch the history of the country and observe one of the magnificent sight the Golden man, a legendary find from the Issyk mound, a symbol of Kazakhstan. To feel the modern lifestyle of the Kazakh capital, you are invited to visit the unsurpassed Khan Shatyr, which is interesting for its unique architecture. After that you will move to the top of the "Astana-Baiterek" monument, where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the capital. Then you will discover Ishym river and contemplate at the Kazakh Eli Square. In course of the tour you will be offered to visit unique project - the Palace of Peace and Accord, you can also discover the real masterpiece of art Khazret Sultan mosque. To finish your tour you will visit the Palace of Independence, where you will learn about the future of the country that they have planned in the hall "Layout Astana until 2030". You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Nur Sultan - Almaty
After breakfast you will drive to the airport and have domestic flight o fascinating Almaty. This day you will have a city tour. Today you will explore the Green Bazaar, this is a place where you can enjoy fresh agricultural products vegetables and fruits. After you will direct one of the most significant place of Almaty - Panfilov Park. You will have a chance to get acquainted with the architecture of the city Zenkov Cathedral that is located in the heart of the Panfilov Park. This day you will also get to the altitude of 1691 meters and explore the Medeo Gorge that was erected in 1972 and famous for its skating rink. You will also discover Shymbulak resort. After you will get to the next point Kok-Tobe hill where you can see a beautiful view of the city, learn about the capital by walking along the Park paths and also see the largest TV tower in the country. Today you will have an exciting trip where you can see the unsurpassed architectural riches and get acquainted with the history of the country. At the end of the tour, you will take a cable car ride, where you can enjoy the views of high-rise buildings and nature. You will rest the night in the hotel.
Day 3: Almaty - Kolsai Lakes
In the morning you will direct to Kolsai lake 1 to Kolsai lake 2. Kolsay lakes are located 330 kilometers South-East of Almaty. The lakes are located on the territory of the Kolsay lakes national Park, established in February 2007. The national Park is home to representatives of the animal world: bears, wild boars, lynxes, wolves, foxes, hares and badgers. Kolsai lakes - a system of three lakes in the Northern Tien Shan, in the Kolsai gorge, in the bridge connecting the Kungei-Alatau and Zailiysky Alatau ranges. They are rightly called the pearls of Kazakhstan for their indescribable beauty, which you can explore during your exciting tour. Meadow flowers and mushrooms abound on the lake. Fans of horse riding love this place very much, for the nature and beautiful landscapes. You can get to the lowest lake by car. You will also hike few kilometers along picturesque mountain path to explore the second and the third lake. This is one of the most popular places for recreation and adventure, where you can enjoy mushroom picking, walking and fishing. You will transfer today to Saty settlement. You will spend the night in the guest house.
Day 4: Kolsai Lakes - Kaindy Lake
Adventure offers you to visit Kaindy Gorge. Kaindy lake - "teeming with birches" is famous for its origin. It was formed in 1911 as a result of a strong earthquake that caused a landslide that blocked the gorge and water flooded the gorge with coniferous trees. The water in the lake is cold (+6 degrees in summer), which is why the needles of trees are preserved and can be seen through the transparent surface of the water. You will see the most beautiful beauty of the lake and admire the scenery. Lake Kaindy is located among coniferous forests at an altitude of 1,667 meters in one of the gorges of Kungei Alatau, 11 kilometers East of the village of Saty. The lake is about 400 meters long and almost 30 meters deep. Today you will also have a wonderful picnic at nature. Then you will drive back to Saty settlement. You will have a chance to walk and explore the area surroundings. If you want to horse riding you can order (for surcharge). The night is in the guest house.
Day 5: Kolsai Lakes - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
This day you will drive to fantastic place Charyn Canyons. a unique natural monument that is part of the Charyn state national nature Park and is a protected object. Here, the steep rocky slopes of the canyon, paleontological finds, including fossils of animals found in the area, as well as rare species of fauna and flora are protected.The canyon was formed 12 million years ago, nature served as a jeweler and created jewelry. You can enjoy the beautiful sights of the canyon. Sogdian ash also grows here, which in turn is relict and grows only in this area. You can also take a walk in the valley of Castles, and see unique creations influenced by wind, rain, and sun, including the image, you will see fabulous towers and animal shapes. When you get to the canyon for about 3 hours, you will be able to see beautiful natural landscapes, learn the history of the country, traditions and customs. The night will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.