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Extreme horseback riding tour at the Ketmen ridge

Extreme horseback riding tour at the Ketmen ridge - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 4 days
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$543.00

Your trip will begin with a visit to the Charyn canyon, a unique natural complex of Kazakhstan, and will continue at the campsite, where you will ride horses along the Ketmen ridge, visit the Sakha cave, and try national food at a Kazakh family.

Day 1 Almaty-Charyn Canyon-Tourist Base in the Ketmen Gorge

Meeting with a guide in Almaty and transfer to the campsite (about 335 km from Almaty).

Departure from Almaty with a stop in Charyn (~ 220 km from Almaty).

After the excursion, moving to the base (185km, 2.5 hours)

18.00 Arrival to the base. Accommodation in a guest house, lunch ... More info ›

Your trip will begin with a visit to the Charyn canyon, a unique natural complex of Kazakhstan, and will continue at the campsite, where you will ride horses along the Ketmen ridge, visit the Sakha cave, and try national food at a Kazakh family.

Day 1 Almaty-Charyn Canyon-Tourist Base in the Ketmen Gorge

Meeting with a guide in Almaty and transfer to the campsite (about 335 km from Almaty).

Departure from Almaty with a stop in Charyn (~ 220 km from Almaty).

After the excursion, moving to the base (185km, 2.5 hours)

18.00 Arrival to the base. Accommodation in a guest house, lunch. Free time for a walk. In the evening, guests can visit the Russian sauna.

Day 2 Ketmen – Dardamty

Breakfast. Departure on horseback for an extreme tour of the surroundings towards the Dardamty gorge.

Lunch and rest on the river bank. Overnight in tents at an altitude of 3000-3300 meters above sea level.

At the request of tourists, a 2-days overnight stay in tents is possible.

Day 3. Dardamty

Breakfast. Taking things and equipment. Continuation of horseriding tour.

Arrival to the guesthouse in the Dardamty gorge. Rest, dinner. You can visit sauna here.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4. Dardamty-Chilik-Almaty

08.00 Breakfast. After collecting the things, you will say goodbye to the horses and drive by car to Almaty (310 km, 5 hours)

Further along the road you will visit the Kazakh family of berkutchi, try the national dishes, including the national drink kymyz (from mare's milk). You will have a unique opportunity to see the Golden Eagle alive and take a picture with him. In the autumn time, a Golden Eagle show with a demonstration performance is possible.

20.00 Arrival to Almaty.

Meal: breakfast, lunch

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Photo tour of the wild nature of Zhongar Alatau

Photo tour of the wild nature of Zhongar Alatau - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 7 days
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$1033.00

During this tour you will visit amazing places of wild nature of Kazakhstan, Altyn Emel National Park and mountain landscapes of Zhongar Alatau, where you will meet representatives of our wild fauna and flora, including species listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Kazakhstan, get to know the history of ancient Kazakhstan.

Another stop along the route will be a peculiar steppe sea, the second largest among the inland waters of Kazakhstan, Lake Alakol, where you can enjoy warm medicinal waters.

Day 1. Almaty - Altyn-Emel

07.00 Meeting with a guide in Almaty, transfer to Altyn-Emel National Park ... More info ›

During this tour you will visit amazing places of wild nature of Kazakhstan, Altyn Emel National Park and mountain landscapes of Zhongar Alatau, where you will meet representatives of our wild fauna and flora, including species listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Kazakhstan, get to know the history of ancient Kazakhstan.

Another stop along the route will be a peculiar steppe sea, the second largest among the inland waters of Kazakhstan, Lake Alakol, where you can enjoy warm medicinal waters.

Day 1. Almaty - Altyn-Emel

07.00 Meeting with a guide in Almaty, transfer to Altyn-Emel National Park. (270 km, 5 hours).

12.00 Arrival to the park, accommodation at the guest house, lunch.

After lunch, go to excursion at Signing Dunes.

18.00 Return to the guesthouse. Dinner and overnight.

Meal: lunch, dinner

 

Day 2. Altyn-Emel

05.30 Early rise for the shooting of the dawn on the dune. Return to the guest house, breakfast.

10.00 departure for excursion to the mountains Aktau-Katytau.

Lunch-boxes.

Next stop is a 700-year-old willow tree.

18.00 Return to the guest house. Dinner and overnight.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 3. Altyn-Emel - Alakol

06.00 Early risen. After breakfast, drive to Lake Alakol, the Akchi village (520 km, 8 hours)

15.00 Arrival to the Alakol lake. Accommodation in guest houses, lunch. Free time. Walk along the beach. Dinner and overnight.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4. Alakol - the Tastau gorge

09.00 Breakfast. Departure by car towards the Tastau gorge (140km, 5 hours)

15.00 Arrival to the base. Accommodation at a guest house, lunch. Free time for a walk. In the evening, guests can visit the Russian sauna.

Here, while in the guesthouse, you can watch Siberian mountain goats and some species of birds of prey with binoculars. It’s the place where animals don’t afraid of people, that means that this place is really untouched by human.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 5. Tastau

08.00 Breakfast, collecting things and equipment. After breakfast with guide you will go on a horseback tour of the surroundings.

You will walk through the green fields with flowering flowers and crystal mountain springs in search of animals

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 6. Tastau

08.00 Breakfast, collecting things and equipment. After breakfast, continue the tour of the surrounding area in search of wild animals. Wherever you look, there are boundless expanses of alpine meadows and quaint granite rocks, and in the distance, you can see the peaks of Zhongar Alatau.

Lunch near river. After a little rest return to the base. Dinner and overnight in the house.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 

Day 7. Tastau - Almaty

07.00 Breakfast, departure to Almaty (about 15 hours, 740 km). Stop for lunch at the transshipment point Usharal (210 km, 6 hours). Then stop for a snack in Taldykorgan.

22.00 Arrival to Almaty.

Meal: breakfast, lunch

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Wildlife tour: Far away from civilization

Wildlife tour: Far away from civilization - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 7 days
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$1115.00

In this tour you will visit the Kazakh Berkutchi family, get acquainted with the history of Kazakhstan of the Middle Ages, and also make an extreme horseback trek through the mountains of Zhongar Alatau.

Day 1. Almaty - Tekeli - Sarkand

Departure from Almaty at 08:00.

12.00 Arrival to the Tekeli village (295 km, 4 hours) ... More info ›

In this tour you will visit the Kazakh Berkutchi family, get acquainted with the history of Kazakhstan of the Middle Ages, and also make an extreme horseback trek through the mountains of Zhongar Alatau.

Day 1. Almaty - Tekeli - Sarkand

Departure from Almaty at 08:00.

12.00 Arrival to the Tekeli village (295 km, 4 hours). Here you will have a lunch in a Kazakh family, try national dishes. The locals are descendants of Berkutchi, and you will have a unique opportunity to see the Golden Eagle show, and even take a picture with them. After lunch transfer to Sarkand (190 km, 2 hours). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 2. Sarkand - the ancient settlement of Kayalyk - Kokzhar

09.00 Breakfast. Departure by car to the Kayalyk town.

For the first time the Europeans has known about this settlement in the 50's. of the XIII century, thanks to the book of the French monk Guillaume Rubrik - "Journey to Eastern countries." In those days, Kayalyk was the capital of the Karluks jag.

Lunch in a cafe and departure to the Kokzhar village for a rest. Here you can admire the beauty of nature, and also if you are lucky enough see the Red Book black stork. In this area located the largest number of apple trees remained in Kazakhstan (49%), incl. apple tree of Sivers, which is the progenitor of all the apple trees on Earth. Overnight in tents.

Meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner

 Day 3. Kokzhar- tour base Atapkan

08.00 Breakfast. After breakfast, departure to Atapkan. Despite the fact that there are only 100 km between these two points on the map, it takes almost a whole day to drive by car. The road is very extreme, like a serpentine ribbon.

Lunch will be on the bank of the river Tentek.

18.00 Arrival to Atapkan, which is located on the territory of Zhongar-Alatau National Park. Accommodation in a guest house, dinner. Free time for a walk.

Day 4. Atapkan camp site

08.00 Breakfast. After breakfast, walk around the guest house. Observation with binoculars for animals: maral, ibex, roe deer and bear.

After lunch, relax in the sauna.

Day 5. Atapkan camp - the lake Gluhoe gorge

09.00 Breakfast in the guest house. Walking (about 4 km, at the request of tourists, you can walk with the use of pack horses, or ride a horse) from the guest house to the bivouac glade located on the bank of the Glukhoe Gorge. Rest, dinner. Overnight in tents near the lake.

Day 6. Lake Glukhoe gorge - Atapkan

07.00 Early rise, breakfast and camp gathering. Return to the base. Departure to the Lepsinsk city for a rest. Visit to the local history museum of Lepsinsk.

Dinner and overnight in a guest house of local people.

Day 7. Lepsinsk - Ekiasha - Almaty

Breakfast. Departure from Lepsinsk at 07:00.

On the way to Almaty, visit the attractions of Aulie Tas.

Lunch on the way to Taldykorgan. Arrival in Almaty approx. 21:00 hours.

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Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Almaty Airport

Private Arrival or Departure Transfer: Almaty Airport - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 45 minutes
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$9.29

Use a door to door transfer, a comfortable and hassle free service that will allow you to enjoy your journey from the moment you arrive to the beautiful city of Almaty. Your driver will be waiting for you in the Almaty International Airport's arrival hall and will take you straight to your centrally located hotel in Almaty.

Just as you arrive to Almaty International Airport, your driver will greet you with a name plate and transfer to your hotel in the Almaty city ... More info ›

Use a door to door transfer, a comfortable and hassle free service that will allow you to enjoy your journey from the moment you arrive to the beautiful city of Almaty. Your driver will be waiting for you in the Almaty International Airport's arrival hall and will take you straight to your centrally located hotel in Almaty.

Just as you arrive to Almaty International Airport, your driver will greet you with a name plate and transfer to your hotel in the Almaty city. This is a private transfer which means that you will not share a car with anyone apart from your booking. The cars used for this service are less than 5 years old. Private transfers can make your stay much more simple and enjoyable. 

Don't go through all the stress of taking a taxi or facing long shuttle queues and make the best of your journey from the moment you arrive on Almaty Airport. The driver is well trained and will make sure that you have a smooth ride from door to door. Please bear in mind, that drivers might not speak English fluently.

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Charyn Canyon Scheduled Group Day Tour

Charyn Canyon Scheduled Group Day Tour - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 10 hours
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$82.00

If you have only one day for exploring Almaty outskirts and desire to see the one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan – the day trip to Charyn Canyon is for you. Located in 190 km from Almaty the canyon leaves a lasting impression with its grand splendor and beauty ... More info ›

If you have only one day for exploring Almaty outskirts and desire to see the one of the unique natural monuments of Kazakhstan – the day trip to Charyn Canyon is for you. Located in 190 km from Almaty the canyon leaves a lasting impression with its grand splendor and beauty. Driving through the rural area and visiting the local market will give a complete immersion in the culture of the Kazakh nation. The round-trip transportation from Almaty, a snack and bottled water is included on the 10-hours tour. 

Having arrived to the meeting point no later than 10 minutes before the tour departure time, you will board a comfortable car or minivan to start your unforgettable journey to Charyn Canyon.

Before the tour, we provide 1,5L of bottled water and a snack to enjoy along the tour. You are welcome to bring your personal snack, tea or coffee in a container with a lid on it.   

It will take about 3 hours to reach the canyon. Meanwhile, your guide will tell you interesting facts about the history and nature of the region, about Kazakh people, their life and traditions. On the way you will have an opportunity to stop in a village to feel the atmosphere of a local market.

Upon arrival to Charyn Canyon, you will admire the grand panorama and go down the stairs to the bottom of the canyon, then walk around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley with its walls of bizarre shapes overhanging you. The bottom of the Canyon has slight descend to the end of the walk, where you will get to the fresh oasis on the bank of icy cold Charyn river, and where also located eco-park with several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open air café, working in the summer time. After some rest, walking back the same path to the stairs, then car transfer to one of the observation points for another breathtaking panoramic view.

After 3 hours spent in the canyon you will have your back ride to Almaty. The average time of arrival at the original meeting point is between 18:00 and 19:00.

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Kolsai Lakes 3-Day Group Tour

Kolsai Lakes 3-Day Group Tour - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 3 days
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

From USD
$390.00

Enjoy fantastic 3-day tour to Kolsai Lakes - "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan", representing a cascade of three mountain lakes. Anyone who at least once has seen these fascinating treasures of nature, will never forget their splendor, dark blue water, peace and calmness around ... More info ›

Enjoy fantastic 3-day tour to Kolsai Lakes - "Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan", representing a cascade of three mountain lakes. Anyone who at least once has seen these fascinating treasures of nature, will never forget their splendor, dark blue water, peace and calmness around. During the tour you will also visit Kaindy Lake, stunning color of which and magnificent pine forest sticking out of the water at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level cannot leave you indifferent. On the third day you will walk in the Charyn Canyon, reminding the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America, although inferior to it in size. 

If you want to see the daily routine of real Kazakh families in their houses, to have a trekking in the pristine mountain nature and visit the unique natural treasures of Kazakhstan - this tour is for you!

Day 1. Almaty - Saty Settlement - Kaindy Lake

This day you will cross over 300 km from Almaty to Saty settlement (5-6 hours). On the way you will have an opportunity to stop in a village to feel the atmosphere of a local market. Upon arrival to Saty, you will check-in at the guest house, where you will spend next two nights. After lunch, you will change the vehicle to one of AWD local cars, such as "UAZ" or "PAZ" (Russian car models), as they are fully capable to cover uneven mountain road (12 km) to Kaindy Lake. After walking around the lake you will return to Saty settlement to take a shower, have dinner and rest. 
Meals: L, D

Day 2. Saty Settlement - Kolsay Lakes - Saty Settlement

This day starts with breakfast and departure to Kolsai Lakes at 8:00am. For the day you will be provided with bottled water and lunch-boxes. Please take care of your own backpack to carry the lunch.
Having arrived to Kolsay-1 Lake and got a brief instruction, you will start the trekking. The route lies on the bank of the lake and continues with the path through the pine forest, alpine meadows along pure mountain river flowing all the way down from Kolsai-2 Lake. The total walking distance between two lakes is about 7 km and usually takes 3-3,5 hours one way. An altitude rises up more than 400 m, from 1818 m above sea level at the first lake to 2250 m at the second lake. There is no category of difficulty and route is available for healthy, average-trained people.
Enjoying your lunch in front of the cold and pure-clean lake - home for the rainbow trout-fishes, in surroundings of magnificent mountain peaks is priceless after active trekking. Afternoon walk back to Kolsai-1 and driving back to Saty settlement. Arrival to the village between 6:00 and 7:00pm. Evening dinner and rest in the guest house.
Meals: B, L, D

Day 3. Saty Settlement - Charyn Canyon - Almaty

This day you departs from Saty to Charyn Canyon at 8:00am. It will take about 2 hours to reach the canyon. Upon arrival, you will admire the grand panorama and go down stairs to the bottom of the canyon, then walk around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley with its walls of bizarre shapes overhanging you. The bottom of the Canyon has slight descend to the end of the walk, where you will get to the fresh oasis on the bank of icy cold Charyn River, where also located eco-park with several yurts (traditional dwellings) and a small open air café, working in the summer time. After some rest walking back and driving to one of the observation points for another breathtaking panoramic view. After 3-4 hours spent in the canyon you will depart to Almaty. The lunch will be served in a local café in a village in 1-hour driving distance after the canyon. Approximate arrival to Almaty is between 6:00 and 7:00pm.
Meals: B, L

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