The name of tour: Pearl Lakes of Kazakhstan
Tour's destinations: Nur Sultan, Almaty, Kolsai Lakes, Kaindy Lake, Charyn Canyon
Quantity of the days: 6 days
Day 1: Nur Sultan
After arrival you will meet your guide at International airport of Nur Sultan. After meeting you will transfer to amazing capital of Kazakhstan Nur Sultan. Today you will have a city tour and explore the best attractions. You will visit the Constitution Square, this is the place where Nursultan Nazarbayev, the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, decided to move the capital from Almaty to Astana (Nur Sultan). After you will got to the Presidential Centre of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. You will have a chance to observe one of the best attraction of Kazakhstan the Golden man, this very important find was found on the territory of Kazakhstan. Then you will discover Khan Shatyr a huge shopping and entertainment center in the city of Nursultan, the capital of Kazakhstan. The name "Khan Shatyr" can be translated into Russian as "King-Tent" or "King-Yurt". After that you will explore "Astana-Baiterek" monument, where you can observe the amazing panorama of the Kazakhstan capital from the special observation deck. In the second part of the tour you will explore Ishym river and get to the Kazakh Eli Square. Further your destination will be another vivid attraction - the Palace of Peace and Accord, and discover the spectacular highlight Khazret Sultan mosque. Your last destination will be the Palace of Independence, you can overlook here the best sites and know more about future plans of the development of Astana in the hall "Layout Astana until 2030". You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Nur Sultan - Almaty
After breakfast you will direct to the airport and fly to Almaty. This day is dedicated to a city tour of the ex-capital of the country. This day you will discover the Green Bazaar, this is a very famous place among the residents, and is also the epicenter of all the news of the city. You can enjoy shopping here. After you will go to the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park. In the center of this attraction is a unique building Zenkov Cathedral, which is distinguished by its unique beauty. Then you will discover the Medeo Gorge, this is the place where the highest ice rink in the world is located, where significant sports events are held. This day you will also visit Shymbulak resort. After that you will move to next spot the Kok-Tobe hill this is a very famous place in Kazakhstan, where local residents spend time, walk, ride rides. There is a high TV tower, which is known throughout Kazakhstan and is usually depicted on postcards. In Kok Tobe Park, you will walk along beautiful paths and see interesting souvenir shops. You can find all the various interesting monuments of the city, see a panoramic view of the city and enjoy the fresh air. The final point of the tour will be short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. After you will drive to the hotel.
Day 3: Almaty - Kolsai Lakes
After breakfast you will have a tour to Kolsai lake 1 and Kolsai lake 2. These Lakes are "Precious Pearls of Kazakhstan", they are rich in flora and fauna, it is a cascade of three lakes. It is possible to visit the largest lake. The lake is full of various herbs and mushrooms, and you can also take a great break from civilization. You can also go horse riding, relax in nature and get some fresh air. The smallest lake is high. The water surface, surrounded by majestic rocks-a view that will forever conquer and remain in the memory. Kolsai lakes were formed as a result of mountain landslides at the bottom of the gorge, when a rapid mountain river stopped its run at natural obstacles that suddenly appeared in its path. You can get to the lowest by car. You will have a little walk few kilometers along mountain paths where you will admire the second and the third lake. You can enjoy the lakes perfectly, no doubt relax, go fishing, and collect mushrooms. Each lake has a unique beauty and charm. The crystal clear emerald water of the lakes is fresh and hard, with a content of sodium sulfate. The bottom is flat in places, without rock ledges. Kolsay lakes are very deep, in some places the depth reaches 80 meters. There are live Marals, mountain goats, wolves and even bears. After that you will direct to Saty settlement. The night will be in the guest house.
Day 4: Kolsai Lakes - Kaindy Lake
After the breakfast you will have journey to Kaindy Gorge. You will have a chance to observe one of the best sights of Kazakhstan Kaindy Lake. The lake was formed as a result of a strong earthquake that caused a devastating landslide, which later blocked the gorge. So a natural dam was formed, which gradually filled with water, becoming the founder of the formation of lake Kaindy. The beauty of the nature of these places is impossible to convey in words. Crystal clear blue water, surrounded by numerous fir trees, as well as the location of the lake at an altitude of 2 km above sea level, allow us to talk about the mystery and some kind of inviolability of the reservoir. Special attention should be paid to the fact that the water temperature of the lake is always cold. This made it possible to preserve the age-old spruce trees, whose branches are located under water. You will have a chance to have a picnic at nature. After that you will drive to Saty settlement. After arrival you will have free time. You will walk, trekking in the vicinity. If you want you can order horse riding (for surcharge). You will spend the night in the guest house.
Day 5: Kolsai Lakes - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
This day you will have a morning drive to Charyn Canyons. Stretching for 154 km. The canyon perfectly describes the nature of Kazakhstan, formed 12 million years ago. You should visit here and take photos. The canyon's scenery resembles a lunar surface. The height of the cliffs is 150-300 meters. For many centuries, nature has created and made a unique masterpiece. It will take you 3 hours to get to know the interesting history of the formation of the Kazakh people, learn about traditions and customs, and take photos. After that you will observe great Charyn Canyon You will be able to contemplate the magnificent views of the canyon and admire the unique towers and palaces created by nature. You will see amazing panorama. And have a little walk along fascinating place the Castles Valley with its magical castles and interesting forms. Your night will be in the hotel.
Day 6: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.