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An exceptional opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the all major natural attractions of Almaty region!In this route: colorful Aktau mountains also known as open-air paleontological museum, Singing Sand Dune, Charyn Canyon reminding the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America, Kolsai Lakes – «Pearls of the Northern Tien-Shan» and unique in its beauty Kaindy Lake, which magnificent pine forest sticking out of the water at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level cannot leave you indifferent. If you want to see the daily routine of real Kazakh families in their houses, to have a trekking in the pristine mountain nature, to see the vastness of the steppe, to have a glimpse to Kapshagay water reservoir, the biggest in the area, with its "Kazakh Las-Vegas", and visit the unique natural treasures of Kazakhstan - this tour is for you!
Experience the beauty and grandeur of nature in Kazakhstan on this three-day tour to the Kolsai Lakes. Active travelers will love trekking in the wilderness between these three lakes that are ringed by mountains and forest. You’ll also get to experience rural Kazakh life and see how ordinary people live. As this is a guided trek there’s little danger of getting lost, so you can relax and enjoy the moderate hike amid nature.
The lake is located in the mountains of the Ili Alatau at an altitude of 2500 meters above sea level and, like the overwhelming majority of the lakes of Tien Shan, appeared because of the earthquakes. In the 60s of the last century, a cascade of hydroelectric power plants was built on the Big Almaty Lake, water intakes were installed, and now the lake supplies Almaty with fresh water. Big Almaty Lake is surrounded by mountain peaks and glaciers from all sides. This is quite a popular place of rest of Almaty residents and foreigners.
Such ancient natural canyons are very unique phenomenon on our planet. Just imagine those canyons being formed millions of years ago. Nowadays in our rapidly developing and changing world such numbers are unthinkable. Charyn Canyon is one of them. If you relax and focus on your senses you can feel the magical vibe of a canyon telling the sacred story of our planet. This is a place where time stood still. This is a place where you feel yourself as a part of the nature. This is a place where vital energy is really pure and ready to share with you.Do not miss rich emotions and unforgetable memories!
During this tour you will get acquainted with the everyday life of the ancient Kazakhs. The hospitable atmosphere of locals and the traditional infrastructure of the village is unique. Local people wearing authentic national clothes will show you the main traditions, ceremonies and fun activities of our culture which you can also participate.Professional horse-riding tricks show, breathtaking battle between warriors in armor, traditional customs performance, the story of yurt; archery, amateur horse riding for everyone, cooking simple national dishes and drinks (as kumis), crafts production - all of that is waiting for you in Hunns ethno-village!Saturated trip will be finished with delicious outdoor lunch accompanied by picturesque mountain views.
Come and enjoy Turgen mountain waterfalls. The cascade consists of few waterfalls which will amaze you with their pristine beauty.Travelers from all over the world come to admire the turquoise waters of the Issyk Lake and the grandeur of Issyk Gorge. On the coast, you can have a picnic or go hiking to the sheer cliffs of the “Kremlin Wall” that surrounds the lake.Right here, as a result of archaeological excavations on the banks of the Issyk River, the Saki warrior was found wearing an armor and golden clothes - the “Golden Man”. Following the historical part of the excursion, we invite you to look at the ostrich farm, located near the Issyk Lake. Surrounded by exotic birds, you can take beautiful pictures and try dishes made from ostrich eggs.
You already know that Kolsay & Kaindy Lakes and Charyn Canyon are must-see places if you are travelling to Almaty. Among all of the offers we suggest you private and full service but at the same time best price, simple and flexible tour. We will make our best so that you can enjoy our natural and cultural beauty!
Almaty is lucky to be one of the few cities in the world to have such unique and diverse surroundings as mountain ranges, sky peaks, coniferous forests, rough rivers, picturesque deserts, ancient canyons and many other natural wonders.Big Almaty Lake is definetely one of the brightest sights among all of that. Its pristine water changing colour depending on the season, astonishing mountain peaks encircling the lake from all sides, thick ever-green forests make an unforgettable impression especially on the first time visitors.Come and enjoy this primeval nature with us!
Enjoy an exciting 2 days-trip to Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, Charyn Canyon!Visit magnificent three places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning. Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, via Charyn canyon are one of the most beautiful places of Kazakhstan nature. This tour is aimed at people who loves hiking in the mountains, be alone with nature, wildlife and an active lifestyle. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy lakes. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the forest. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo and tell about Kazakh history, traditions and culture. Visit all this places with SUVtours. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.
Enjoy an exciting day-trip to Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, Charyn Canyon!Visit magnificent three places of Almaty region on a comfortable SUV with air conditioning in one day. Kolsay and Kaindy lakes, via Charyn canyon are one of the most beautiful places of Kazakhstan nature. This tour is aimed at people who do not have much time, but there is a great desire to visit the most beautiful places of Almaty region. During the tour you will enjoy the amazing panoramas of the Charyn canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy lakes. Will try traditional Kazakh food. Will shopping at the road market in Baiseit village. Will walk deep into the forest. The tour is only for you and your friends. Your guide will show you the most beautiful places for a great photo and tell about Kazakh history, traditions and culture. Visit all this places with SUVtours. If you respect a safely driving, comfort, and love the nature, this tour for you.
Kazakhstanians compare the Charyn canyon with the Grand Canyon in the United States. And although the Charyn canyon is smaller in size to the Grand Canyon, but not inferior with its beauty and grandeur - fans of hiking and wildlife from all over the world come here.
Issyk - is a sky blue lake in 1.5 hours drive from Almaty. Surrounded by magnificent mountain landscapes this place is a popular spot among tourists and locals.The cozy atmosphere here makes you feel that you are a city local spending your nice weekend at this place. Every weekend people come to have fun and relax. You can take a boat ride and enjoy pristine water surface or set up a picnic in one of the bowers
This tour will amaze you from the first sight, because it includes everything: off-road jeep tours, fascinating nature, different landscapes, horse riding, and, of course, delicious national food of Kazakh nation. Don’t miss your chance to get into the country of nomads.
The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake (one with no outflow). The name roughly translates as "Sea of Islands", referring to over 1,100 islands that had dotted its waters; in the Turkic languages aral means "island, archipelago". Fifty years ago, the Aral Sea was such a big saltwater lake straddling the border between Uzbekistan in South and Kazakhstan in North, that it had to be called a sea. To meet demands of industrial agriculture (cotton) during Soviet era, Aral sea began to recede, it left fishing villages far from the water and revealed the strange contours of the Aral Desert and the Ustyurt Plateau. Ships were left stranded, gathered into graveyards, and left to rust; communities that remembered the rich marshland ecosystems were suddenly surrounded by desert. A trip to the Aral Sea can be saddening, since it shows how much damage humans can create, yet the landscapes have an eerie and haunting beauty that will stay with you for long after you finish this tour.
Altyn-Emel National park is one of the most unique natural sights in the world. Ancient lanscapes of colorful mountains and mysterious Singing Dune on the shore of Ili river are must-see places for any Almaty guests. During this tour you will have chance to visit both of these amazing sights in 2 days. Comfortable service, hospitable people and good price will make your trip another great impression from Kazakhstan!
This full day guided tour to Korgalzhyn State Natural Reserve will be undoubtedly liked by nature lovers. Located at the crossroads of migration routes for migratory birds, the reserve is one of the key ornithological areas of international importance. Korgalzhyn State Natural Reserve is the largest natural protected area in the country, the unique place on the entire territory of Central Asia. Tengiz-Korgalzhyn lakes are widely outspread in the midst of vast arid steppe. It is not only the most extensive water area, but also the one of the most unique places at the entire Eurasian continent. Diverse flora and fauna amazes and fascinates. On the islands of Tengiz lake there is the world's largest northernmost breeding population of relict species of flamingo, listed in the Red Book of Kazakhstan. In 2008 the territory of the reserve was included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Come and enjoy astonishing pristine beauty of Issyk mountain lake. Professional guide and comfortable transport will make your trip easy and pleasant. There is about 1 hour drive from the city so you will have enough time to explore, hike or relax on the lake shore. Tour is perfect same for families, couples or company of friends.
Aktau (means "white mountains") is the chalk mountains of different colors, mostly white.The mountains have picturesque, Martian landscapes.The age of mountains is 60 - 70 million years. The mountains are composed of a lifeless bright-colored stones which are very mysterious creation of nature.These blue, red, white, pink, green slopes cut by erosion, so unusual that it is impossible to overlook them.So-called Singing Dune is a popular attraction in Altyn-Emel. The size of the Dune is enormous: its length is about two-three kilometers, with the height of about 120 meters. What is unique about the Dune is that in dry weather it produces melody-like sounds, which is the very reason for calling it Singing Dune. The ‘song’ of the Dune can be heard even several kilometers away from its location.
Turgen Gorge tour is one of the main directions to travel from Almaty. The drive will take approximately 1.5 hours. Amazing views of the Ile-Alatau National Park from Turgen Gorge side are more pristine and pure because of the remoteness from big city. This gorge has not only pristine nature but also there are a unique Golden Man (ancient warrior found in this area) archeological museum and Ostrich farm, where you can see the largest birds of the planet, on the way. Tour combines nature, history and animal experiences.
During 3 days you will see all the most exciting sights of West Kazakhstan. The Mangyshlak Peninsula is hundreds of kilometers of rocky Caspian coast, countless kilometers of desert and golden sandy beaches. One of these pearls is Blue Bay. Here you will do camping in the fresh invigorating air and swimming in the sea. Not far from this place, we again encounter the remains of the Great Silk Road, we will see the archaeological remains of the Bronze Age found during excavations. You will see ancient mosques dated from the 9th-12th century. Of greatest interest here is a mosque carved into the rock. You will see unparalleled, breathtaking views, feel the spirit of these magnificent places and see the real power of nature.
2-day hiking in Talgar Gorge, very popular for its picturesque landscapes, an abundance of blooming fields and dense coniferous forest. Walking part will start from Medeu high-mountain skating rink and will end at the highest point of Shymbulak ski resort with altitude 3163 meters above sea level.
Almaty is lucky to be one of the few cities in the world to have such unique and diverse surroundings as mountain ranges, sky peaks, coniferous forests, rough rivers, picturesque deserts, ancient canyons and many other natural wonders.This tour includes visiting some of the top must-see places and activities in Almaty during one day.We will start our trip with Medeo and Shymbulak mountain sights. While lifting up on a cable car through the gorge you will enjoy mountain peaks in snow and amazing nature of Trans Ili Alatau. After that we will move to Big Almaty Lake. We will stop for lunch at the mountain cafe on the way.Big Almaty Lake is definetely one of the brightest sights among all of that. Its pristine water changing colour depending on the season, astonishing mountain peaks encircling the lake from all sides, thick ever-green forests make an unforgettable impression especially on the first time visitors.We will finish our trip with dynamic falcon hunting show at Sunkar farm!