Name of tour: Tour to the birch lake
Length of itinerary: 4 days / 3 nights
Day 1: Almaty
Arrival to the airport and your guide will meet you. You will drive today to Almaty. You will explore today the main highlights of the ex-capital. You will start tour with the popular site among travelers and citizens the Green Bazaar, where you can enjoy shopping for fresh fruit or vegetables. The tour route will take you to one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, named after the 28 guardsmen who gave their lives to save the country. You will go to mesmerize the masterpiece of architecture Zenkov Cathedral. Then you will lead to sport complex the Medeo Gorge, this place is famous due to its proximity to the high dam and skating rink Medeo glorify. You will also observe Shymbulak resort. You will discover the Kok-Tobe hill a place to relax and walk, where the TV tower is located, known throughout Central Asia. You will reach the place by the vivid winding mountain road. In Kok-Tobe Park you will meander and admire the amazing panorama views. You will also visit the shop of national souvenirs. The tour will be finished with the short ride from the top of the hill by the Almaty cableway. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 2: Almaty – Kaindy Lake
After breakfast you will transfer to spectacular Kaindy Gorge. There you will observe Kaindy Lake. The lake was formed by an earthquake in January 1911. Rocks that collapsed as a result of aftershocks blocked the path of the rapid mountain river, forming a natural dam in its bed. This part of the gorge gradually filled with water, and a lake appeared. The lake has clear azure water, the color of which changes depending on the time of year from picturesque to dark blue. The bare tops of fir trees rise straight out of the water. These goals are the main attraction of the lake. The hundred-year-old trees were preserved and did not rot, because at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, the water temperature is very low. This day you will have a picnic at nature. Then you will transfer back to Saty settlement. You will have a free time. You will walk, stroll and explore the surroundings. The night will be in the guest house.
Day 3: Kaindy Lake – Charyn Canyon – Almaty
You will transfer today to Charyn Canyons. Charyn canyon - mountains of sedimentary rocks formed more than 12 million years ago. The canyon stretches for 154 kilometers along the Charyn river. And the most interesting from the point of view of tourism is a small 2-kilometer stretch of the canyon, which is called the Valley of Castles, where you can walk. You can see beautiful views of the canyon, the rocks of which reach 150-300 meters. You should drive 3 hours to the canyon and during this time you will be able to get acquainted with the culture and history of this hospitable people. Also don't forget to take beautiful landscape photos. Upon arrival at the canyon, you can enjoy the majestic panorama and view of the canyon, which is also called the younger brother of the great Grand canyon from America. You will spend the night in the hotel.
Day 4: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
02 pax – Mitsubishi Delica
04-10 pax – Mercedes Sprinter