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Detailed description of a 12 days tour “Golden ring”

This is the most interesting journey round the Almaty oblast, because it gives a chance to see almost all the most beautiful and interesting places with diverse natural landscapes which will impress even experienced travelers! During a short period of time the tourists will see the diversity and uniqueness of Kazakhstan’s regions, and the distances they’ll have to travel every day won’t be too long.
During this fascinating tour you’ll visit the famous National park “Altyn Emel” where you can see a unique “singing dune” which is about 150 m high, the beautiful Aktau mountains, and the place of the Scythian graves - Beshatyr. In the park you can see rare wild animals – the gracious steppe djeiran antilopes and the imperturbable kulans.  
On the river Ili you’ll see the rocks with the images of Buddha made by the monks about 500 years ago. During this journey you’ll see the grandiose sight of the huge canyons of the rivers Charyn and Temirlik. Here you can have a walk in the grove of rare trees like the Sogdian ash tree that has not changed its appearance since the Great ice age. The only other place on the planet where you can see it is North America. Also you’ll see the high mountain lakes Koyandy and Kolsai that are situated in the beautiful gorges covered by forests of the Tian Shan fir tree. 
The sight of the beautiful waterfalls in the famous Turgen gorge leaves an unforgettable impression! There is a fish farm here, where they breed trout. You can catch a fish and have it fried in a local cafe. Come to Kazakhstan and you’ll take back with you a lot of very beautiful photos and stunning impressions. And you may leave the worries about the comfort during the journey to us!

Day 1. Met in the airport, transfer to the hotel, resting.
Day 2. A sightseeing tour round Almaty, visit the Republic Square with the monument of Independence, Central Historical Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the sport complex Medeo and a mudslide dam, Panfilov park with its wooden Cathedral and Museum of national musical instruments.
Day 3. Excursion to the valley Tamgaly Tash on the bank of the Ili River, seeing the Buddha images on the rocks. Have resting. Go up on the panorama point, the view of Ili river from the altitude of bird flight. Spend night in tents. Distance is 112 km.
Day 4. Leave for the national park Altyn Emel, excursion to the images on the rocks, the graves of the ancient Scythians – Beshatyr, a unique Singing dune. Distance is 271 km. Spend night at the hotel.
Day 5. Journey round the national park towards the White Mountains Aktau, excursion around the canyons. Visit volcanic mountains Katutau. Distance is 98 km. A night’s rest in the hotel.
Day 6. A trip to the unique ash tree grove and the Wooden Lake, a night’s rest in the cottage.
Day 7. A trip to the canyon of the river Temirlik. Watch the canyon from the [panorama point, walking round the canyon. Spend night in the canyon near the river Temirlik. Distance is 361 km.
Day 8. On the way excursion to the white canyon of the river Charyn. A trip to the village Saty, the region of the Kolsai lakes. Excursion to the first Kolsai Lake. Distance is 159 km. A night’s rest in the hotel.
Day 9. A trip to the lake Koyandy. Distance is 14 km. Spend night in the hotel.
Day 10. Leave from the village Saty. A trip to the Turgen gorge. A walk to the waterfall Medvezhy (28 m), have a rest on the fish farm, fishing. Spend night in the mountain gorge near the river Turgen. Distance is 236 km.
Day 11. A trip to the waterfall Kairaksky which is 48 m high. A walking trip for 15 km. Return to Almaty, stay in the hotel, have a rest, a farewell dinner in the evening. Distance is 76 km.
Day 12. Transfer to the airport.

Total distance – 1512 km.
Tour operates from May 20 to September 20.
Number of people – 6 to 12.

Detailed program of a 9 days tour to Issyk Kul Lake through the Kolsai Lakes

This interesting journey starts from the arrival of our guests in Almaty. It includes meeting in the airport, staying in a hotel for 2 nights and 1 day excursion around the city of Almaty.
Transfer to the eastern part of the mountain range Zailisky Alatau, where the beautiful Kolsai lakes are situated. It’s about 300 km away from the city. On the way there’ll be an excursion to the famous canyon of the river Charyn also known as the”Valley of the castles”.
During the journey you’ll see all three lakes. If the guests wish they can go fishing for trout in the first two lakes. Then the journey goes over the mountain pass Sarybulak, at an altitude of 3250 m. From here the tourists can see the beautiful Issyk Kul which is the second highest mountain lake in the world at an altitude of 1700 m above sea level. After descending from the pass the tourists get to the Valley of Issyk Kul Lake. They get picked up by car on the main road that goes along the lake shore and are delivered to the hotel in the town of Cholpon Ata. Tourists stay in the hotel for 2 days. They can go swimming in the lake, go on a boat trip. Return to Almaty, stay in a hotel, transfer to the airport.

Day 1. Met in Almaty airport, transfer to the hotel.
Day 2. Sightseeing tour round Almaty, visiting the Rupublic Square with the Monument of Independence, the Central Historical Museum of the Rupublic of Kazakhstan, the sport complex “Medeo” and mudslide dam, Panfilov park  with its wooden Cathedral and Museum of National musical instruments.
Day 3. Depart from Almaty to the eastern part of the mountain range Zailisky Alatau, to the village Kurmety. Visit to the canyon of the river Charyn “Valley of the castles”. Stay for a night at camp 1. Distance is 300 km.
Day 4. Leave on foot in a south eastern direction. Go over the mountain pass 2200 m high and descending to the first Kolsai Lake at an altitude of 1800 m. Lunch near the lake, then walk along a well trod path in a south western direction towards the second Kolsai Lake at an altitude of 2200 m. Pitch the camp 2. Distance is 14 km.
Day 5. Go round the eastern shore of the lake to the south. Go to the gorge of the river that flows into the second Kolsai Lake. The path goes through the forest towards the third Kolsai lake. We walk round its eastern shore. After one km we cross the river. We’re moving in a southern direction towards the Sarybulak mountain pass. Have lunch on the river bank. Go up to the pass at an altitude of 3250 m. Issyk Kul is well observed from here! Go down along the path until the river. Pitch camp 3. Distance is 15 km.
Day 6. Go down the gorge of the river in a western direction, and then turn to the south to the gorge that leads to the valley. Walk to the road where we should be met by car. Distance is 6 km. Transfer to Cholpon Ata, staying in one of the resorts on the shore of Issyk Kul. Distance is 120 km.
Day 7. Rest on the lake.
Day 8. Breakfast, go back to Almaty. Distance is 450 km. Stay in the hotel, have a rest. Farewell dinner.
Day 9. Transfer to the airport.
Total distance of tour is 785 km. In the car 750 km, on foot 35 km.
The tour operates from June 15 to September 15.
Number of people in the group - from 6 to 12.

Detailed description of a 12 days walking tour to the gorge of the river Bayankol
Walking tour “Land of the mountain lakes”, from 9 to 12 days (depending on distance)

This journey starts with a sightseeing tour round Almaty. Then tourists drive  towards the Northern Tian Shan where there are borders of three countries- Kazakhstan, Kyrghystan and China. The distance is 370 km. We’re making our first camp in the gorge of the river Ak Kol, which is 1650 m above sea level. It’s here the beautiful circular route “Land of mountain lakes” starts. It goes through the mountain gorges with 4 lakes in them.
These picturesque landscapes show all the diversity and beauty of the Tian Shan and our quests will have an unforgettable experience. If you climb up to one of the mountain passes at altitudes from 2700 m to 3700 m you can see the famous peak Khan Tengri that is 7010 m high. During the tour the travelers can see how the landscape changes at different altitudes, how conifer forests and alpine meadows pass to tundra and to a zone of permanent snow. The tourists will not find the journey too difficult and will carry just a minimum of personal effects because all necessary equipment will be carried by horses.

Day 1. Met at the airport, transfer to the hotel, rest.
Day 2. Excursion round Almaty. Visit the Republic Square and Monument of Independence, the Republican Historical museum, the sport complex Medeo and a mudslide dam, the Memorial of Glory in Panfilov Park with its wooden Cathedral and Museum of national musical instruments.
Day 3. Leave Almaty towards the town Narynkol. Distance to the eastern part of the range Zailisky Alatau is about 370 km. On the way we go to the Charyn canyon. Arrive to the gorge of the river Ak Kol, pitch the camp 1.
Day 4. Passage from camp 1 to the camp 2. Go up the gorge that is to the west of the camp 1. First we go over the pass at 2800 m, then on to another pass at 3100 m. Descend to the gorge of the river Keskentas. Pitch camp. Distance is 9 km.
Day 5. Trip to the lake KaraKol. Pitch the camp 3. Distance is 8 km.
Day 6. Walk to the ancient moraine that leads to the lake Akkol- Dekol. We find a place for our camp 4 near the lake. Distance is 6 km.
Day 7. Go up over the pass at 3700 m. Walk to the upper river Ak kol. Pitch  the camp 5. Distance is 8 km.
Day 8. Walking to the place where the river flows into the lake Ak Kol. Pitch the camp 6 near the stream. Distance is 10 km.
Day 9. Walk to the gorge of the river Izbushka. Choose a flat place for the camp 7. The distance is 6 km.
Day 10. Leave the camp in a southern direction towards the 3500 m high mountain pass. From the pass tourists can see the famous peak Khan Tengri which is 7010 m high. Go back to the camp by the same path. The distance is 12 km.
Day 11. Go down the gorge in a northern direction. Going up the 2700 m high mountain pass to the west, then down to the gorge of the river Ak Kol, turn to the north and then return to the place of the camp 1. Here we pitch the camp 8. The distance is 15 km.
Day 12. Retur to Almaty, stay in the hotel, rest. The distance is 370 km. Farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 13. Transfer to the airport, flight back.

Length of the tour is 12 days. If the clients wish it can be shortened to 8 days. Total length is 814 km. By car – 740 km, on foot – 74 km.
The tour operates from June 15 to September 15.

Number of people – from 6 to 12.

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