Kazakhstan, a fascinating and diverse destination, offers a wealth of experiences for tourists seeking to explore Central Asia. As the largest landlocked country in the world, it boasts breathtaking landscapes, a rich cultural heritage, and a mix of modern cities and traditional nomadic culture. Here is a short overview of Kazakhstan from a tourist point of view:
Natural Wonders: Kazakhstan is renowned for its stunning natural beauty. From the majestic Altai Mountains to the vast Kazakh steppe and the picturesque Caspian Sea coastline, there are endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Explore the Charyn Canyon, a natural wonder resembling the famous Grand Canyon, or enjoy skiing and snowboarding in winter resorts like Shymbulak.
Cultural Diversity: With a fascinating history influenced by various civilizations, Kazakhstan is a melting pot of cultures. Experience the warm hospitality of the Kazakh people and delve into their nomadic traditions. Visit the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty to discover thousands of Kazakh artifacts and learn about the country’s rich heritage.
Modern Cities: Kazakhstan’s cities offer a blend of modernity and history. Astana, the capital, showcases impressive architecture with futuristic buildings and iconic landmarks like the Bayterek Tower. Almaty, the largest metropolis, is a bustling trading hub with vibrant markets, museums, and beautiful parks.
Delicious Cuisine: Kazakh cuisine is a delightful blend of flavors influenced by nomadic traditions and neighboring countries. Try traditional dishes like beshbarmak (boiled meat with noodles), manty (steamed dumplings), and kazy (cured horse sausage). Don’t miss the opportunity to taste kumis, a fermented mare’s milk beverage, a unique part of Kazakh culture.
Outdoor Activities: Adventure seekers will find plenty of opportunities in Kazakhstan. Go hiking in the Altai Mountains, horseback riding on the vast steppe, or fishing in pristine lakes and rivers. Kazakhstan is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and offers a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year.
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Upon arrival at Almaty airport, meet with your guide and transfer to the hotel for early check-in.
After checking in, you’ll have some free time until 11 am.
At 11 am, begin your Almaty city tour. Your first stop is the Kok Tobe Hill, which you’ll reach by cable car. Enjoy panoramic views of the city, take a ride on the fast coaster, explore the mini zoo, and browse through the souvenir shops.
After spending some time at Kok Tobe Hill, head to the park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, a historical park with an endless fire and the oldest cathedral in the city. Take a leisurely stroll around the park. After your city tour, transfer back to your hotel.
Guaranteed Early check-in.
After scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, take a cable car up to the Shymbulak Ski Resort, which is located at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level. Take a leisurely walk around and snap some photos.
Later, enjoy a fascinating show about hunting birds, which begins at 5 pm. The show lasts for 40 minutes. After the show, transfer back to your hotel.
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, head to the Lesnaya Skazka Resort, where you can enjoy horse riding, zip-lining, rope parks, cable cars, and a place of power.
Later, head to Central Park, where you can experience the thrill of coasters, watch a dolphin show, take a boat ride on the lake, and explore the zoo.
After your park visit, take a leisurely walk around before transferring back to your hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, you have the option to either relax and explore on your own or proceed for an optional day tour to Charyn Canyon. If you opt for the Full day Charyn Canyon tour, you’ll arrive at the canyon and have time to take a walk and snap photos. Afterward, you’ll continue to Kolsai Lake, stopping at Black Canyon on the way. Once you arrive at the lake, you’ll have some time to walk around before transferring back to your hotel. If you choose not to go on the optional day tour, you can spend your day exploring the city on your own or relaxing at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Hope you have a wonderful trip to Almaty!