Freedom Path

Freedom Path

Freedom Path, Kazakhstan tours.

Name of the tour: Freedom Path 

Length of itinerary: 5 days / 4 nights  

Day 1: Almaty
Upon arrival you will have a transfer from the airport to sightseeing. Your Freedom Path Tour will start with the visit a popular place for townspeople - the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. Then the tour will continue in one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden buildings in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. You will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country.  After exploration of sport, cultural and business areas of the city you will get to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. The tour will continue to the Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located and where you will get by the picturesque winding mountain road. In Kok-Tobe Park you can stroll along the winding paths of the park and admire the magnificent panorama of the city from the special observation deck. The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 2: Almaty – Tamgaly – Altyn Emel
In the morning we will transfer to Altyn Emel national park, stopping at Tamgaly Tas on the way. We will pass by artificial Kapshagai water reservoir, the biggest in Almaty region, with the casinos of "Kazakh Las-Vegas" on its bank. Then you will arrive to Tamgaly Tas, the first sightseeing destination on the bank of Ili river. Tamgaly Tas is the unique monument with images of Buddha’s and texts in Tibetan, Kalmyk and other languages. After it you will have another couple of driving hours to Basshi village, which is located at the territory of Altyn Emel National Park and have an excursion to the Singing Dune. It reaches a height of 150 meters and a length of about 3 km, and is located in one of the corners of the Altyn-Emel National Park. This sandy hill consists of very fine pure sand, which starts to "sing" in windy weather and its sound reminds the organ music. After hiking up to the 150-meter dune, you will return to Basshi village and the overnight will be in the local hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel – Charyn – Almaty 
After having breakfast we will have a transfer to Ash-tree Grove on the Temerlik River. In the lower reaches of the Charyn River and its tributary Temirlik there is a unique place, where relict species of Sogdian Ash-tree are growing. According to a legend, another 5 million years ago a wind blew a winged seed of Sogdian Ash-tree in this so-called "Valley of Yurts”. In 1964 the Ash-tree Grove has been given the status of the monument of nature. The four trees of about the same age are fenced off in the grove. It is some kind of open-air museum. Transfer to Charyn Canyon. Upon arrival, 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. Charyn Canyon is a natural complex, unique in its kind not only in Kazakhstan but also worldwide. It was formed during Paleogene and reminds the Grand Canyon of Colorado River in North America, although inferior to it in size. You can spend hours walking among the strange towers and columns, being surprised by the wild imagination of the nature. Transfer to Almaty and overnight at hotel. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Almaty and stay in a hotel for overnight.

Day 4: Almaty – Big Almaty Lake – Almaty
The fourth day of your tour will start with a visiting of Almaty Museum, one of the modern and interesting museums. Then you will drive to Central State Museum of Kazakhstan. On the way to Big Almaty Lake, you will pass Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. After 40 minutes of driving in the gorge through the winding mountain paved road with breathtaking views, you will see the glorious panorama of the Big Almaty Lake, color of which is always different depending on the weather. There you will have around an hour to admire the scenery and make a walk on the banks of the lake half-way to the water surface which is about 300 meters down from the road. On the way back to the town you will visit the Falcon Farm, where you will enjoy a spectacular show with specially trained hawks, falcons and eagles - hunting with them is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh way of life. Show is open-air and takes around 30-40 minutes.

Day 5: Flight
You will have breakfast in the hotel and then check-out. The driver will pick you up to the airport. This will be the last day of your tour named “Freedom Path” in fabulous Kazakhstan.


02 pax – Sedan
04-10 pax – Sprinter

Price per person:
02 pax – 670 $
04 pax – 500 $
06 pax – 455 $
08 pax – 380 $
10 pax – 340 $
Single – 75 $

Half board – 100 $
Full board – 180 $ 

English speaking guide – 500 $ per group


Service includes:
- Transport
- Accommodation:
      Almaty – “Kazakhstan” Hotel 3*
      Altyn Emel – “Aigai Kum” Hotel
- Entrances to all museums
- Mineral water during the tour            

Service does not include:
- Full board
- Single rooms
- Early check-in
- Travel insurance
- Visa and visa support
- English speaking guide

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