The freedom of nomads
Name of the tour: The freedom of nomads
Day 1: Almaty
You will be transferred from the airport to a city tour. The whole day will be contributed to the discovery of Almaty city. First of all, you will walk through the center of the city, in order to see the Panfilov's park known for the beautiful wooden Zenkov Cathedral which stands right in the middle of it. You will also visit the Medeo gorge and the Kok Tobe hill. The first one is the place with an ice-skating rink and a very famous ski resort. Kok Tobe is a hill which opens up a great panoramic view of the city. In the end of the day, you will take a funicular which will transport you from the top of the hill towards the center of the city. Night is in the hotel.
Day 2: Almaty - Tamgaly - Altyn Emel
The following morning, you will travel to Altyn Emel national park. On your way there, you will stop by Tamgaly Tas which is a rock with Buddhists writings on them. After arrival to Altyn Emel, you will have a trip towards the singing dune which is 150 meters high. In the end of the day, you will be placed in the hotel in Basshi village on the territory of the national park.
Day 3: Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty
The next day, you will travel to Charyn Canyon. On your way there, you will stop by the bank of the Temerlik river. Over there you will have an opportunity to take a walk among the Ash tree grove. Afterwards, you will arrive to the canyon. You will not only be able to enjoy the beaituful panoramic view from the top, but you may also descend to the bottom of the canyon in order to take a 2km walk towards the Charyn river. The Charyn canyon is considered to be one of the beautiful canyons not only in Kazakhstan, but also in Central Asia. In the end of the day, you will be brought back to Almaty in order to spend your night there.
Day 4: Almaty - Big Almaty Lake - Almaty
In the morning, you will start your tour from visiting several locations in the city, that you did not have the time for during the first day. Then, you will have a 40 minute drive towards the Big Almaty Lake. In total you will have around an hour to walk around, take pictures, and relax in the beautiful atmosphere of the lake. Afterwards, you will return back to the city, however, on your way back, you will stop by a falcon-farm. Night in the hotel in Almaty.
Day 5: Flight
In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport.