10 Days Private Tour of Kazakhstan

Nursultan - Almaty - Nursultan

Tour Code: TAT-Kazakhstan-01

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: on request Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Discover the secret of the singing dunes
  • Amazed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view of nature

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Day 1 Arrival in Nursultan (Astana)

Transfer service to hotel

Meals: No Meals

Overnight: In Prestige Hotel

 

When you arrive in Nursultan (Astana), the capital of Kazakhstan and the second biggest city of the country, our driver guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel and check in.

Day 2 Nursultan (Astana)

Old City, Soviet Districts, Hazret Sultan Mosque, National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Modern Art Gallery, Bayterek Tower, Khan Shatyr, Exhibition Center World EXPO 2017

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight: In Prestige Hotel

 

First the driver guide will take you to visit the Old City and Soviet Districts and then visit Hazret Sultan Mosque. Next head to National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan to learn the culture, history, food and art of Kazakhstan. After visiting the Modern Art Gallery, we'll come to Bayterek Tower of which the design was inspired by a local legend, symbolizing people's pursuit of happiness. After lunch, head to the local shopping and entertainment center Khan Shatyr and then Exhibition Center World EXPO 2017. After, we'll learn the life style and art of nomads in a private museum. After, transfer you back to the hotel.

 

Hazret Sultan Mosque

Hazret Sultan Mosque

Day 3 Nursultan (Astana) - Almaty

Flight to Almaty, Big Almaty Lake, Kok-Tobe Hill

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight: In Renion Park

 

Today the driver guide will send you to the airport for flight to Almaty. The flight duration is 1.5 hours. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by a local driver guide and transferred to the hotel for check-in. After lunch, we'll head to enjoy the scenic view of Big Almaty Lake and then enjoy the sunset at Kok-Tobe Hill.

 

Big Almaty Lake

Big Almaty Lake

Day 4 Drive to Altyn Emel National Park tour

Altyn-Emel National Park, Aktau Mountains, Katu-Tau Mountains

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Basshy Hotel

 

On the 4th day of the Kazakhstan private tours, we'll drive to Altyn-Emel National Park 300 km (186 mi) away from Almaty, taking 3.5 hours. Covering an area of 460,000 hectares, the park was built up in 1996 and is a part of the ancient Silk Road. After checking in the hotel around Basshi village, our driver guide will take you to have a 3-hour hike tour to explore Aktau Mountains, Katu-Tau Mountains and a 700-year-old willow tree in the park. After, return back to the hotel and have dinner.

 

Altyn-Emel National Park

Altyn-Emel National Park

Day 5 Full day tour with Singing Dune, Drive to Hot Springs

Singing Dune, Tiger Mountains, Zharkent Mosque

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Karadala Hot Springs Hotel

 

Today we will first climb to the top of the Singing Dune, have a bird's eye view of the surrounding landscape, and listen to the sound of the wind blowing on the dunes. This is also an excellent photography location. After returning to the parking lot, taste the tea made of local mountain herbs. Next, drive to Zharkent and visit Tiger Mountains on the way. After arriving, go to visit the Zharkent Mosque which combines Central Asian and Chinese architecture style. Then go to the local market to taste local snacks. After, drive for 180 km (112 mi) to send you to Hot Springs which will take 2 hours. Check in hotel and have dinner.

 

Zharkent Mosque

Zharkent Mosque

Day 6 Visit Charyn Canyon, Valley of Castles and Kaindy Lake

Charyn Canyon, Valley of Castles, Kaindy Lake

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Saty Village Guest House

 

For today's best tours of Kazakhstan, we'll first walk for about 3 hours to visit Charyn Canyon and Valley of Castles. After, drive for 100 km (62 mi) to Saty village, taking 1.5 hours and check into the hotel. Then visit Kaindy Lake. The water temperature here is extremely low, and it does not exceed 6°C even in summer. The submersed silver birch trees in the lake are well-preserved and are a famous local spectacle. After the visit, return to the hotel for dinner.

 

Charyn Canyon

Charyn Canyon

Day 7 Hike from the Third Kolsai Lake to the Second Kolsai Lake, Drive to Almaty

Third Kolsai Lake, Second Kolsai Lake

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: In Renion Park

 

Today we'll have a hike tour from the Third Kolsai Lake to the Second Kolsai Lake, then hike back to the Third Kolsai Lake after a visit. The hiking distance is 16 km (10 mi) totally, taking about 6 hours. We'll have packed lunch during the hiking. You can also choose to ride a horse at your own expense instead of hiking. The fee for a round-trip journey is USD30 per person. After, return back to the hotel in Almaty. The 300 km (186 mi) journey will take 3.5 hours. On the way, have dinner in Bayseit village. We'll arrive at the hotel at around 21:00.

 

Kolsai Lake

Kolsai Lake

Day 8 Almaty - Nursultan (Astana)

Central Mosque of Almaty, Green Bazaar, Zenkov Cathedral, Rakhat Chocolate Factory, Snow Dam, Flight to Nursultan (Astana)

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight: In Prestige Hotel

 

The first stop of today's Almaty city tour is the Central Mosque of Almaty. Afterwards, go to Green Bazaar to have a look at the locals' daily life, and visit Zenkov Cathedral in the Park of 28 Panfilov Guards. After visiting Rakhat Chocolate Factory, we are going to Medeo Skating Rink to climb the Snow Dam. This afternoon, you will be sent to the airport for a flight to Nursultan (Astana). Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel.

 

Zenkov Cathedral

Zenkov Cathedral

Day 9 Nursultan (Astana)

Korgalzyn National Park

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight: In Prestige Hotel

 

Today, the driver guide will accompany you to visit Korgalzyn National Park. This park is composed of more than 200 lakes, large grassland and semi-desert. Flocks of flamingos come here to breed from June to September every year, making it the best place for bird watching.

Day 10 Departure from Nursultan (Astana)

Transfer service to airport

Meals: Breakfast

 

This is the last day of your private tours of Kazakhstan. We'll send you to the airport.

 

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Notice:

Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions, the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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