Almaty Lakes and Mountains 5 Star

4N Almaty
5 days

From

US$ 403

per person

Highlights

  • 4 Night’ Accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Private Transfer and Transportation on Tour with Complimentary Wi-Fi on board all our vehicles
  • Panfilov & Arbat Walking Tour
  • Issyk Lake
  • Almarasan Gorge
  • Falcon Show
  • Panfilov Park & Zenkov Cathedral
  • Kok Tobe Hill
  • Gondola Tickets to Kok Tobe.
  • Shmbulak Ski Resort
  • Gondola Tickets to Shymbulak – Level 3
  • Green Bazaar and Rakhat Chocolate Shop
  • Dedicated English Speaking Guide
  • 2 Bottles of Water Daily Per Person.
  • Souvenir upon Departure
  • The package is based on evening arrival & early morning return
  • The hotel's standard policy of check-in 1500 hrs. If early check-in 50% of the hotel cost will be charged subject to availability
  • If the guests want sightseeing from 1200 hrs. there will be additional charges

Accommodation

Rahat Palace Hotel

4 night(s) in Almaty

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Included in the price

Almaty

  • Panfilov & Arbat walking tour
  • Issyk Lake
  • Almarasan Gorge
  • Falcon Show
  • Panfiov Park & Zenkov Cathedral
  • Kok Tobe Hill
  • Shymbulak Ski Resort
  • Green Bazaar
  • Rakhat Chocolate Shop

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Almaty And Transfer To The Hotel

  • Welcome to Almaty – City of a thousand colors! After clearing custom & immigration procedures followed by baggage collection, you will be met by our English speaking office staff in the arrival’s hall.
  • You will be escorted to your vehicle. Chocolates & refreshing napkins will be served on board your vehicle. Proceed to Hotel. Arrive & check-in.
  • Evening walk around Panfilov promenade. The promenade which overlooks the Kazakh Opera & Ballet theatre is lined with small shops, eateries, and cafes & beautiful lights. You will enjoy hearing many local musicians singing songs & playing local musical instruments. The tour will end on Arbat street.
  • Dinner at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional). After dinner, your driver will drop you to your hotel.

Day 2: Full Day Issyk Lake & Alma-arasan With Falcon Show

  • Breakfast at the hotel and proceed towards Issyk Lake.
  • The Issyk lake tour is especially designed for all mountain lovers who can first hike to the beautiful cliffs called ‘The Kremlin walls and later camp at the lake side taking in the fresh air and scenic beauty. The tour would start by taking you to the spectacular gorges of Trans-Ili- Alatau along the Kuldja tract famous for trade caravans. In between, you would get a dose on history, as the tour would take you to see the burial mounds of the Saka Period, the Ostrich Farm and the Issyk Barrow. The route would finally take you to Issyk Lake, where you can enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the turquoise water surface and a view of the surrounding area. One can click photographs to seize the moment or can just laze around and read a book or soak in the silence of the natural beauty.
  • Lunch at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional).
  • The Almarasan Gorge is inaccessible From the bottom; the bridge on the trail along the river has been washed away. And the trail through the former Almarasan sanatorium is blocked by a private territory guarded by men with machine-guns. The private territory stretches for serval tens of hectares.
  • You visit falcon farm, where it is possible to see an unforgettable show with birds of prey and later it will be possible to look at their life, to take a set of pictures and with great mood to return to the city.
  • Dinner at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional). After dinner, your driver will drop you to your hotel.

Day 3: Full Day Panfiov Park & Zenkov Cathedral

  • It's Almaty’s most popular strolling and picnic places for people of all ages. The Park is named and dedicated to the Panfilov Heroes who were 28 soldiers of an Almaty Infantry. Their memories are etched at the fearsome war memorial east of the Zenkov Cathedral which depict soldiers from all 15 soviet republics on the map of USSR. The Park is lush green area and it’s a good place to sit, rest, relax and see the bustling sights of the city.
  • ‘Zenkov Cathedral’, is one of the most beautiful, magnificent and architectural monuments of the city of Almaty with the height of 56 meters and is located in the green Panfilov Park of Almaty. A. Zenkov had supervised the construction of this cathedral in the early 19th century and legend goes that it was built without a single nail. But unfortunately, it’s not true. Although the design is remarkably unique but it’s because of the advanced technological expertise of that time. They used the construction concept of Semi ruche which meant using of reinforced concrete, timber preservation and ventilation.
  • Lunch at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional).
  • Kok Tobe Hill: the highest point in the city of Almaty standing on a 1100 m hill at the south-east edge of the city. It is worth a visit to Kok Tobe because of its panoramic view of the city from all directions. To reach the Kok Tobe hill, one should take a cable car ride which starts near Hotel Kazakhstan and goes over some of the oldest parts of Almaty and the magnificent fruit growing gardens. Once you reach the Kok Tobe hill, you would see the famous 372 m high TV Tower which is visible from far and offers great views of the mountains and the city plus many attractions at the top including many restaurants serving cuisines from across the globe.
  • Dinner at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional). After dinner, your driver will drop you to your hotel.

Day 4: Full Day Shymbulak Ski Resort With Green Resort And Rakhat Chocolate Shop

  • Breakfast at the hotel and proceed on an excursion to the beautiful mountain resort of Shymbulak Ski Resort including Gondola tickets to level 3 and services of our English-speaking guide.
  • Shymbulak Ski Resort is in the beautiful Zailiyskiy Alatau mountain at 2260 above sea level. It is 25 Km from the City Centre of Almaty city and has an average temperature of +25C in the summer &-7C in the winter months. The average snowfall is around 1.5M. It is usually very sunny as the average number of sunny days a year can reach 90%. Ski season is normally beginning in December and can run into April.
  • Lunch at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional).
  • If you are among these, who don’t like to go to a mall and prefer the outdoor market among fresh air and belong to the old-school shopping type, then without wasting any time, head straight towards the Zelyony Bazaar located close to the Paniflov Park in Almaty. Also, known as the Green Market, this market is your typical local market where you can purchase everything starting from meat to spices to fruits to even clothes and furniture. The key to shopping here is that you should have a flair for bargaining and you can get everything at a very reasonable rate.
  • You will be delighted to see the colourful atmosphere and the variety of goods available.
  • Right next door is the famous Rakhat Chocolate shop. Rakhat which means pleasure in Kazakh is the oldest manufacturers of chocolates dating back to almost 70 years. Around 3500 workers work in basically 2 factories, one located in Almaty and one in Shymkent city. They also make chocolates for people suffering from diabetes and their low-calorie products like candies, cookies and waffles are a range among the people and tourists.
  • Dinner at an Indian restaurant OR any restaurant of your liking (Optional). After dinner, your driver will drop you to your hotel.

Day 5: Departure From Almaty

  • Get your packed breakfast and check-out from the hotel.
  • It’s time to say good-bye to this beautiful city. Our driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

Exclusions

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  • International Flight
  • Visa
  • Meals (Unless or Otherwise Specified)
  • Personal Expenses
  • TCS (For India Only)
  • 5% Bed Tax Payable to the Hotel at the time of check-in

Terms and Conditions

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  • Rates are per Person on Sharing a Room Basis
  • Package Price is not Valid on BlackOut Date / Exhibition Dates

Starting from

US$ 403

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