Kazakhstan: A Five-Day Adventure

Days 5
Kazakhstan: A Five-Day Adventure

Trip Facts

  • Vehicle
    Air Flights, Cars
  • Group Size
  • Accomodation
  • Best season
    Spring, Autumn
  • Tour type
    Cultural, traditional, historical, excursion tour
  • Language
    EN, DE, ES, RU, IT, FR

Trip code: WTE-40278

Discover Kazakhstan: 5-Day Adventure Tour

Embark on a 5-day journey through Kazakhstan’s stunning landscapes and vibrant culture. Starting in Almaty, this tour includes visits to Medeo Gorge, Shymbulak ski resort, Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, and the breathtaking Charyn Canyon. With guided tours, comfortable accommodations, and unforgettable experiences, this adventure is perfect for travelers seeking both natural beauty and cultural insights.

Discover the Beauty of Kazakhstan: 5-Day Adventure Tour

  • Almaty City Tour: Explore the cultural and historical landmarks of Kazakhstan's largest city.
  • Medeo Gorge: Visit the famous high-altitude ice skating rink and enjoy scenic views.
  • Shymbulak Ski Resort: Experience the beauty of the Tian Shan mountains.
  • Kolsai and Kaindy Lakes: Discover the stunning lakes known for their serene beauty and unique submerged forest.
  • Charyn Canyon: Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of Kazakhstan's own "Grand Canyon."
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  • Men staring at mountains
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The driver will meet you at the airport Almaty.

Transfer to the hotel and check-inn.

Accommodation, rest,

Free time in Almaty

Overnight in Almaty hotel

City tour in Almaty

Your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby in Almaty to start the tour. Depart Almaty and drive to Medeo Gorge. Visit the huge Medeo dam, that protects the city from destructive mudflows formed on the tops of the western Tian Shan mountains. From the top of the dam, at the altitude of 1733 meters above the sea level, enjoy view of the largest high mountain skating rink in the world – Medeo, surrounded by marvelous mountains of Trans-Ili Alatau. From Medeo, take a ride to the mountain ski resort Shymbulak and then up to the Big Talgar pass (3200 m above sea level) by the cable car. Enjoy amazing views of the snow peaks and the Tian Shan mountains glaciers.

Return to Almaty

Visit Panfilov Park – named after the 28 heroes, who died for freedom and independence of the country. Zenkov Cathedral - the oldest building of the city, that is entirely wooden, built without any metal nails and a Memorial complex devoted to the World War Two and with eternal flame. Continue sightseeing at Green bazaar – a place where you can buy souvenirs, central Moslem mosque, Republic square with three main symbols of Kazakhstan and Obelisk devoted to the independence.

Overnight in Almaty hotel


At 7:00 am our guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby to start the tour. Depart Almaty and drive to Kolsai lake.
Arrival at 12:00.

Lunch. Transfer to Kaindy Lake.
Lake Kaindy («birchen» in Kazakh) is lost in a coniferous forest at the height of 2000m above sea level among the Kungei Alatau Mountains. Lake Kaindy with a length of 400m and depth of almost 30m was formed as a result of natural disaster: a gorge was flooded with water, which formed natural gates in the very center of the lake. Its coniferous trees submersed incompletely, their dried peaks overlook proudly over the water like sunken squadron masts.
Then drive to Saty settlement (15km).
Dinner and overnight at the guest house.

Breakfast | Dinner

Departure to Almaty. Sightseeing at Charyn Canyon on the way. Charyn Canyon is situated in the territory of the Charyn National Park which was laid out with the purpose to preserve natural and geological objects. This picturesque indigenous locality impresses with its heavenly landscapes The Canyon depth is 200m. The height of the bluff mountains of the Canyon reaches 150-300m. The Canyon itself represents a monument of nature formed with sedimentary rocks aged more then 12 million years. The landscapes are virtually miraculous there. Arrive in Canyon. Have some time for picnic and rest. After that walk along canyon and enjoy its beautiful view.

In the afternoon, return to Almaty.

Arrive in Almaty.

Overnight in Almaty hotel


After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport.

End of the Tour!




4 breakfast, 1 dinner


Air Flights, Cars


  • Kaz Zhol Hotel (3 night)
  • Kolsai Guesthouse (1 night)


  • Transport according to the program
  • Entrance and ecological fees
  • Accommodation according to the program hotel, early check-in
  • Meals (breakfast, FB in guest house)
  • Mineral water 1l per person per day
  • Cable car Kok-Tobe and Shymbulak
  • Tour escort guide (English speaking)
  • Transportation: UAZ to Lake Kaindy (from 4 to 20 pax)


“Please note that we use a local supplier for your arrival airport transfer. As tourism is a growing industry in Central Asia, your driver may not speak English.”

Timur Alimov

Dear friends!

My name is Timur Alimov, and I represent our group of travel experts in Uzbekistan and Central Asia. Our travel experts will guide you through Uzbekistan and Central Asia. For the past ten years we have been gathering and guiding groups of more then 10000 happy travelers. We can show the country through the eyes of the locals, as if you come not as a tourist, but as a guest visiting friends. We give to our travelers only the routes that we checked personally or it was checked by our guides. Some members of My team has traveled this route more than 10 times, and during these trips we have made a lot of friends in each cities who become our friends and help us.

Our travel company office is based in Bukhara, but our travel experts are set in each country we represent. Company is officially registered and has certificates and tourist licenses # T-0087 Unique Travel issued by state gov of Uzbektourism.

I look forward to seeing you as our clients!

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