Incredible journey to Issyk Lake

Incredible journey to Issyk Lake, Kazakhstan tours. 

The name of tour: Incredible journey to Issyk Lake 

Tour's destinations: Nur Sultan, Borovoe, Almaty, Issyk, Charyn Canyon 

Quantity of the days: 6 days

Day 1: Nur Sultan city  
This day you will arrive to Nur-Sultan. In the tour you will visit not only modern monuments, but also ancient sights. You will visit the Constitution Square, where the first President of Kazakhstan indicated the decision to move the capital from Almaty to Astana (Nur Sultan). You will also be able to plunge into the past events of antiquity and visit Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan* with the Golden man, an interesting find on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Afterwards you will get to shopping center Khan Shatyr. In the appearance of this remarkable structure, indeed, at first glance, you can recognize the colorful features of a conical nomad Yurt, intricately intertwined with a futuristic design. Further you will go to the top of the Astana-Baiterek monument by the elevator, you will have a chance to fascinate spectacular view of the city. After it you will move to Ishym river, where you will have a chance to overlook the Kazakh Eli Square. You are going to discover another majestic project - the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, you will also observe the mesmerizing Khazret Sultan mosque. After you will discover National Museum of History of Kazakhstan*, The national Museum is intended to become a modern intellectual cultural institution, a place for analysis, comparison, discussion and exchange of views. A modern Museum is always an open dialogue with the visitor. This Museum does everything possible to make its guests active participants in the conversation with history. Your night will be in the hotel.

Day 2: Nur Sultan - Borovoe - Nur Sultan
This day is dedicated to a tour to Burabai National park (Borovoe), Pearl of Kazakhstan lake Borovoe is an incredibly beautiful place in Kazakhstan. Which is located among high mountains and boundless steppes, with crystal clear water in deep azure lakes. Stunning view of malachite slopes with the rarest expressions of vegetation, and unique specimens of the animal world. The meaning of the word "Bura" is translated from Kazakh as "camel". According to legend, not far from the city of Kokshetau lived the same "Bura". After arrival you will discover the Khan's pass and overlook Burabay and Zheke-Batyr mountains. On Abylaykhan Valley you can fascinate the amazing beauty of Ush-kyz, Ok-Zhetpes rocks and Kokshetau mountain, each of them has its own unique history associated with the history of Kazakhstan.  Then you will move to Bolektau mountain, where you will get to the top and explore the spectacular view of the Borovoe lake and its terrains, as well as of Zhumbaktas rock. You will drive back to the hotel for overnight.

Day 3: Nur Sultan - Almaty
This day you will depart to the International Nur-Sultam airport, travel to Almaty by local flight. After arrival you will have a city tour where you will discover the major sights of the city. You will learn more history and discover the traditions and customs of Kazakh people. Thi day you will start with the Green Bazaar, in the shopping rows of the Bazaar is always noisy and crowded, here on any day of the week, residents of the city rush to buy fresh products, as well as all sorts of Souvenirs. After you will explore the Panfilov Park, A green Park with perennial oaks, maples, aspens, pines and firs is located around the famous ascension Zenkov Cathedral. In course of the tour you will also visit Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, symbolically marking the solemn memory of the people of the fallen heroes, fighters for freedom, for the honor of the Motherland. You will also get to the sport complex Medeo Gorge, this is the highest mountain sports complex in the world. This fabulous Palace fits into the panorama of the gorge at an altitude of 1961 meters above sea level. After it you will visit the Kok-Tobe hill, you can enjoy a walk through an interesting Park, see the panorama of the city, visit souvenir shops, and take a lot of interesting photos. at the end of the tour, you can take a ride on the cable car and see the beautiful buildings of the city. The night will be at the hotel. 

Day 4: Almaty - Issyk - Almaty  
Today your tour route will offer you to visit amazing gorges of Trans-Ili Alatau - Issyk Gorge that is situated along the Kuldja tract. Along the way you will get to know the information about nature and history of this region and discover the burial mounds of Saka period, where the famous "Golden Man" was found, which is a very significant find of Kazakhstan. After you will explore the State Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "ISSYK", where you will disocver the expositions belonged to the history and culture of the Saka period, including a copy of Golden Man and golden items, ancient ceramics, weapon, elements of horse equipment, as well as the model of Saka burial mound. Then the tour route will take Issyk is a beautiful high - mountain lake located at an altitude of 1,780 meters above sea level, in the Issyk gorge on the Northern slope of the Zailiysky Alatau ridge. The lake appeared about 8-10 thousand years ago as a result of a colossal mountain collapse, which contributed to the formation of a natural dam about 300 meters high. Gradually, the Issyk river filled the formed depression, as a result of which this "diamond in a granite frame" appeared, as the locals called the lake. Night will be in the hotel.

Day 5: Almaty - Charyn Canyon - Almaty  
You will drive about 3 hours to get to the canyon. Along the way you will have a chance to visit the local museum of traditional decorative and applied arts and crafts. On the way you will learn more information about the history, traditions and customs. After arrival you will admire the magnificent panorama of Charyn Canyon, which was formed 12 million years ago and stretches for 154 km. The height of the rocks is 150-00 meters. You will be able to enjoy the splendor. Charyn canyon is also called a brother of the Grand canyon. You will have a chance to go down and walk around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley with its walls of bizarre shapes overhanging you. Then you will go back the to the stairs, then move to another panorama view by car. Your night will be in the hotel.

Day 6: Flight
Hotel breakfast and check-out. Transfer to the airport and departure.


02 pax - Sedan
04 pax - Minivan
06-10 pax - Mercedes Sprinter 

Price per person:
02 pax - 790 $
04 pax - 600 $
06 pax - 480 $
08 pax - 415 $
10 pax - 385 $
Single - 105 $

Early check-in - 40 $ per person 
Single early check-in - 55 $ per person 

Half board - 130 $
Full board - 230 $ 

English speaking guide - 675 $ per group

Flight Nur Sultan - Almaty - from 50 $ per person


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
Nur Sultan - "Ibis" Hotel 3*
Almaty - "Kazakhstan" Hotel 3*
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour            

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide
- Flight Nur Sultan - Almaty