Circle of natural wonders

Circle of natural wonders, Tours to Kazakhstan

Name of the tour: Circle of natural wonders
6 days

Day 1: Almaty
You will be met at the airport by your guide. The day will be dedicated to a city tour around Almaty. During the tour you will be seeing such places as the Green Bazaar, Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral (a beautiful Russian Orthodox church which is made out of wood). You will also be seeing such places as the Eternal Flame Memorial. You will then proceed towards the Medeo Gorge. Over there you may enjoy your time on the ice-rink as well as the ski resort. You will then visit the Kok-Tobe hill. The hill lets you have a very great view of the city. A quick ride from the top of the hill towards the center of the city on a funicular will end today's tour. You will be brought to the hotel for the night.

Day 2: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
The following day you will be taken to the Charyn Canyon. Kazakhstan is widely known for the beautiful panoramic view of the canyons that is 2 km long. You may walk inbetween the walls of the canyons at the bottom of the canyons. The walk will lead you towards the Charyn river near which you will see a cafe. Afterwards you will be taken to another observational point before returning back to the city.

Day 3: Almaty - Issyk - Nur-Sultan
The following day, you will be traveling along the Kulja tract, towards the lake Issyk. The road itself was taken by the traders of the Great Silk Road ages ago. On you way towards the lake you will stop by a museum in which you will see many artefacts belonging to the Saka period. Afterwards you will raise to the altitude of 1756m above sea level in order to visit the lake Issyk.  Along with the beautiful views of the lake, you will learn more of its story, including the 1963 natural disaster. In the end of the day, you will be transferred to Almaty airport in order to take flight to Nur-Sultan. Night in the hotel there.

Day 4: Nur-Sultan
The whole day will be dedicated to the city tour around the capital of Kazakhstan. Throughout the day you will visit such places as the Constitution Square where it was announced about changing the capital from Almaty to Astana (Nur-Sultan), museum, Khan Shatyr shopping center, observation deck at the Astana-Baiterek monument, Khazret Mosque and etc. One of the most important locations of the day is going to be the history museum where you will be introduced more closely to the background of Nur-Sultan. In the end of the day you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Day 5: Nur-Sultan - Borovoe - Nur-Sultan
The following morning, you will travel to the Burabai National park which is commonly known as the Borove. 85000 hectares are free from any monuments which makes it a wonderful stop for enjoyment of the nature. The mountainous landscape is mixed with blue lakes and groves. In general the day will be filled with traveling around the natural landmarks and enjoying the beautiful views of the Central Asian scenery. Before returning back to the hotel, you may take an easy hike on Bolektau mountain, from the top of the mountain you will see the beautiful Borovoe lake.

Day 6: Flight
After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport.