The name of tour: Charyn Canyon delights
Tour's destinations: Nur Sultan, Almaty, Kaindy Lake, Charyn Canyon
Quantity of the days: 5 days
Day 1: Nur Sultan
You will be met by your guide at International airport of Nur Sultan, and then you will move to the capital. This day you will see the highlights of the city. You will visit the Constitution Square, where the President of Kazakhstan approved the transfer of the capital from Almaty to Astana. Further you will go to the Presidential Centre of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. You will the Golden man at the museum, the interesting artifacts that are the pride of Kazakh's people. To learn more about the modern life of the Kazakh capital, you will visit Khan Shatyr, an interesting shopping center that combines European and Asian culture. After that you will go to the elevator to the top of the "Astana-Baiterek" monument, unique in design, a majestic monument, considered the hallmark of the modern capital of Kazakhstan. Then you will direct to Ishym river and fascinate to the Kazakh Eli Square. After that you will discover the Palace of Peace and Accord, and observe the amazing charm of Khazret Sultan mosque. You will go to the last destination the Palace of Independence, where you will learn the far-reaching plans of the development of Astana in the hall "Layout Astana until 2030". Night will be in the hotel.
Day 2: Nur Sultan - Almaty
After breakfast you will start your tour with transferring to the airport for the flight to Almaty. This day you will have a wonderful city tour of Almaty. You will go to the first point the Green Bazaar, where you can have an interesting time, make purchases, walk through the shopping malls of the bustling Bazaar. Afterwards you will direct to Panfilov Park, monument of history and architecture, founded in the second half of the XIX century. You will move to the heart of the park and contemplate at the magnificent building Zenkov Cathedral. Your next point will be amazing attraction the Medeo Gorge, It is located at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level. The Medeo area attracts tourists with its fabulous landscape beauty, pleasant climate and rich mountain scenery. You will also reach Shymbulak resort. Then you will go to the Kok-Tobe hill, there is also a high TV tower. Kok Tobe is an interesting place for walking, the city center of Almaty and an interesting place to spend time. You can have a good time here, walk along the paths of the Park, see a panoramic view of the city, buy souvenirs in the store. At the end of the tour you will have a ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. After that you will drive to the hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Almaty - Kaindy Lake
Today you will reach Kaindy Gorge. You will visit fascinating Kaindy Lake. Translated from Kazakh, "Kaindy"means "abounding in birches". The lake was named Kaindy because of a large birch grove, which is located five kilometers from it. The lake was formed as a result of the Kemin earthquake in January 1911. In the late 1980s, the area of the lake decreased after the passage of mudflow. The lake is about 400 meters long. The lake is surrounded by scree rocky slopes and steep cliffs. The lake is interesting because after the flooding of the valley, the forest that grew in it was not destroyed, but formed a unique landscape, the branches of trees were perfectly preserved under the water. You can walk along the beautiful lake and see the most beautiful splendor with your own eyes. You will have a chance to have a picnic here. After excursion you will return to Saty settlement. After arrival you will have a free time, you can walk, and observe amazing surroundings of the nature. If you would like you can order horse riding(for surcharge). Your night will be in the guest house.
Day 4: Kaindy Lake - Charyn Canyon - Almaty
This day you going to drive to vivid Charyn Canyons. You will see the miracle of nature, which was formed 12 million years ago. This unique place stretches for 154 km and the height of the cliffs is 150 - 300 meters. It is often compared to the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. The edges are surrounded by endless steppe. Mother nature has tried for thousands of years to create this miracle with the help of wind, rain and sun. Many tourists come here and have a unique opportunity to have a good time. During the tour, you will have a great time, learn a lot of interesting information about Kazakhs, learn about traditions and customs and ancient history. After arrival you will observe amazing views, take photos and stroll through the maze of the Castles Valley, extending for 2 km and reaching a width of 20 to 80 m. Having fantasized, you can see either the watchtowers, or the pointed roofs of fairy-tale dwarves. Night will be in the hotel.
Day 5: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.