Almaty is the largest city of Kazakhstan Despite being the main transportation hub in Kazakhstan, Almaty is a sophisticated city waiting to be explored. With impressive views of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains and the Big Almaty Lake, there is so much to do and see along with the numerous landmarks located here. While Kazakhstan might not be a place you would have fancied to visit one day in your life, it’s gorgeous and quaint city of Almaty should definitely be. Once a capital of the country, the city continues to flaunt its vibrant charm and attract a zillion number of tourists even today.
Arrival in Almaty and Meeting your guide at the Almaty International Airport. Transfer to the hotel, check-in, leisure time after flight. Visiting the following places – sightseeing’s of the city: Panfilov Park, Zenkov Cathedral, the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame. Transfer to the Square of the Republic and Monument of Independence, feel the energy of the Apple city and get acquaint with its history. Transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Medeo ice rink situated on the height of 1 691.2 meters above the sea level is known around the world. It was built in 1972. The surface of the ice occupies 1 0 500 square meters, which allows conducting competitions of skating, hockey and figure skating. Ski resort «Shymbulak» is situated in the picturesque ravine of Zailiysky Alatau Mountain on the height of 2260 meters above the sea level and in 25 kilometers from the center of the city of Almaty. At the height of 3163 meters above the sea level the elevators start their ways down.
We offer you to visit the nursery of rare endangered species of birds "Sunkar" which is unique by its species composition and equipment. The nursery is the only one in the whole territory of Kazakhstan and during its activity raised 1060 birds and released 260 falcons Balobans out of the nature. By visiting falcon nursery, you can admire the most beautiful birds, learn about their biological characteristics, and more than that, see the falcon show (from May to October). The trained birds take parts in that show and demonstrate hunting with a bird, getting food out of the water and other interesting things. The story about traditions and history of falconry will be told during a spectacular performance with freely flying birds of prey. Transfer to the hotel.
Visiting Gorkyi Park and Dolphin show, Visiting Kok-Tobe hill with the tallest TV tower in the world. Short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway. Transfer to the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel, check-out till 12:00. Transfer to the airport. Departure home with warm memories.