The riches of Kazakhstan
Name of the tour: The riches of Kazakhstan
Day 1: Almaty - Tamgaly - Altyn Emel
Your tour will start from transporting you from Almaty to Altyn Emel National Park. On your way there you will stop by the Tamgaly Tas which is situated at the bank of the Ili river. The monument is composed of Tibetian texts that are engraved on stones. You will then arrive to the Basshi village which is located on the territory of Altyn Emel. You will then have a trip to the Singing Dune which is 150 meters high and 3km long. In the end of the day, you will return to the Basshi village for the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Altyn Emel
The following morning, you will take a two hour drive towards the Aktau Mountains. The mountains are famous for the fact that the remains of the animals dating back to 25-30 million years ago were found there. Overall the landscape is very beautifl in that area, the mountain that looks like a pyramid is placed among the martian landscapes. In the end of the day, you will head back to Basshi village for the night.
Day 3: Altyn Emel - Charyn - Almaty
In the morning, you will be travel to the Charyn Canyon. On your way there you will stop by the Tamerlik river in order to take a look at the Ash-tree grove ans listen to the stories of your guide. After a walk in the grove, you will continue your tour towards the Charyn Canyon. This canyon of Kazakhstan is ofcourse smaller, but still somewhat looks like the Grand Canyon in the USA. You will see beautiful panoramic view from the top, and you may also descend to the bottom of the canyon in order to take a 2km walk towards the Charyn river. In the end of the day, you will travel back to Almaty. Night in the hotel.
Day 4: Flight
Following morning, you will be transferred to the Airport.