Life Values

 Life Values, Kazakhstan Tours

Life Values
Starts: Almaty
Ends: Almaty
Best time to travel: April-May-June-July-August-September-October

Day 1: Almaty
After being welcomed in the airport you will straightly move to observe the best sites of the city to start your “Life Values” tour. Magnificent mountains and the vegetation which has literally "grasped" a city make it really unique city. Today you will explore the important highlight for citizens - the Green Bazaar. Travellers attract east exotic of the market, opportunity to buy various food and not only souvenirs, to communicate with affable sellers and to get acquainted with simple household life of Kazakhs. After you will continue your tour and explore one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park. The park is an architectural and cultural city monument. En route you will observe the beautiful wooden church - Zenkov Cathedral, it is the real pearl, the heart of a city Almaty. After you will explore the area of the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, devoted to memory of Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. The next prominent point of the tour will be the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam. Ice skating rink of Medeo - the champion in the sizes and in a place of location. The city is rich with sights and one of them — the Kok-Tobe. The Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located. At a television tower foot is situated the park, pleasant for walks and entertainments. The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway, where you can observe the life of the city. Transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Almaty – Tamgaly – Altyn Emel
Today you are going to transfer to Altyn Emel national park. En route you will discover the areas of  Tamgaly Tas. In course of the tour you will see artificial Kapshagai water reservoir. Real paradise for fans of summer holiday. On the coast are located private zones of rest, namely various bases of rest, hotels, private cottages, boarding houses and even camps. After you will come to Tamgaly Tas, on rocks have found improbably beautiful images of the Buddha and Burhans. Rock paintings are accompanied by graceful Tibetan inscriptions.  In your next destination will be  Basshi village, which is located at the territory of Altyn Emel National Park. You will have a chance to have an excursion to the Singing Dune. One of the most unique natural phenomena. The set of legends is connected with it. Long time scientists did not understand this phenomenon. And in the Middle Ages the people hearing singing of dune, considered that it howls the devil of desert. This sandy hill consists of very fine pure sand, which starts to "sing" in windy weather and its sound reminds the organ music. Then drive back to village. Night in a local hotel.

Day 3: Altyn Emel – Charyn – Almaty 
In the morning you will move to Ash-tree Grove on the Temerlik River. Place of growth of a relic Sogd ash-tree. On globe one more place is known of growth of a Sogd ash-tree  in the North America .Relic grove of a Sogd ash-tree . Botany names it lover of river that it grows only at the rivers. This kind of an ash-tree has remained only here, in lower reaches of the river Charyn and in a canyon of its inflow of Temirlik. 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”. Then you will drive Charyn Canyon. Upon arrival, you will admire  the beauty of the grand panorama and go down the stairs to the bottom of the canyon, then wander around 2 km through the maze of the Castles Valley with its walls of wonderful shapes overhanging you. The younger brother the Grand canyon exists it is Charyn which is in Kazakhstan. A place of unique beauty where it is necessary to visit though time life. Transfer to Almaty and overnight at local hotel.

Day 4: Almaty – Big Almaty Lake – Almaty
You will begin your day with exploring Almaty Museum, one of the modern and interesting museums. In course of the tour you will visit  Central State Museum of Kazakhstan. The central state museum in Almaty is a material reflexion of all centuries-old history of Kazakhstan. Here are collected unique archeological finds, since a prehistoric epoch and these today. En route you to Big Almaty Lake, you will pass Park of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On the way you will see the fabulous panorama of the Big Almaty Lake. The lake like a flickering mirror, lies in emptiness of the gorge, surrounded from different directions majestic mountain peaks.You will have an opportunity to walk around and  admire the scenery. On the way back to the town you will explore the Falcon Farm, where you will enjoy a spectacular show with specially trained hawks, falcons and eagles. Show will take 30-40 minutes and will be in open-air.

Day 5: Flight
Transfer to Almaty International airport.