One of nature's marvels, the Charyn Canyon is over 56 miles (90 km) in length with beauty and majesty reminiscent of the US Grand Canyon. Located only 2 hours from Almaty, it is easy to visit.
Experience stunning unspoiled natural beauty and tranquility here. Even the wild animals do not fear humans.
The Dzungarian Gate, the most popular area in this region for visitors, is a mountain pass between Birliktau and Militau, and formerly part of the great Silk Road trading route.
Have you ever heard sand dunes sing?
This truly amazing site, sight and sound occurs when winds blow over the ridges of the sand dunes when they are dry, causing the sand to shift and make a unique type of sound. They are located north-east of Almaty, in the country's largeset national park, Altyn-Emel.
You can see all attractions of Almaty all year round. We invite you to an educational tour, which includes visiting monuments and architectural ensembles, and wide opportunities for recreation and entertainment.
Route: Almaty (Kazakhstan)
Season: January to December
Day 1. Arrival at Almaty
We will pick you up at the airport, provide transfer to the hotel.
Day 2. Sightseeing tour
After breakfast, we are waiting for you to take the "Almaty city tour", which will take three hours. Acquaintance will start from the city center. You will see how the city has grown and developed, and became a cultural center. There are museums, squares, as well as the mosque, the railway station, the residence of the President. You will see parks and palaces, hear fascinating stories and facts.
Then you will have a transfer to the famous high-mountain skating rink Medeo. The district is surrounded by mountains, here the views of the Trans-Ili Alatau are fascinating. On the way, we will stop at the dam protecting the city from mudflows.
Day 3. Free time in Almaty.
After breakfast, you will have free time to get acquainted with the city on your own. You can order an additional tour.
Day 4. Almaty
Free time to visit attractions, entertainment centers, to make trips around the area.
Day 5. Departure from Almaty
Breakfast and departure from the hotel, transfer to the airport.