Enchanting Almaty through Turkmenistan!

    Almaty: A modern cosmopolitan on the ancient Silk Road

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    • Destinations

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      Almaty
    • Duration

      5 Days

    • Attractions

      13

      Presidential ResidenceMonument of IndependenceAstana SquarePanfilov ParkAbai Square and Palace of RepublicAlmaty Central ParkKok TobeRepublic SquareRakhat Candy Factory AlmatyShymbulakMedeoZelyony BazaarMega Mall

    Discover the modern vibe of the cultural capital of Kazakhstan – Almaty. A major stop on the ancient Silk Road, Almaty is dotted with influences of the civilizations who ruled over it – the Mongols, the Tatars, the Russians and the Soviets. Witness the contrasts of old and new, the traditional and t..read more

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    DAY 1
    Almaty Welcomes You!
    • Arrival at Almaty International Airport (Layover in Ashgabat)
    • Transfer to the hotel
    • Check-in to the hotel
    • Kok – Tobe
    • Palace of the President
    • Republic Square and the Monument of Independence
    • Astana Square
    • Panfilov Park
    • Abai Square and Palace of the Republic
    • Presidential Park
    • Transfer back to the hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own
    • Overnight at hotel
    DAY 2
    Medeo & Shymbulak
    • Early breakfast at the hotel
    • Drive to Medeo Gorge
    • Drive to Shymbulak Ski Resort
    • Transfer back to the hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own
    • Overnight at hotel
    DAY 3
    Food and Shopping Tour
    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Rakhat Chocolate Factory Outlet
    • Zilyoni Bazar
    • Mega Mall
    • Transfer back to the Hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own
    • Overnight at the hotel
    DAY 4
    Gorky Park
    • Breakfast at the hotel   
    • Gorky Park
    • Optional activities at your expense
    • Free time for leisure
    • Transfer back to the hotel
    • Free time to explore the city on your own
    • Overnight at the hotel
    DAY 5
    Farewell, Almaty!
    • Breakfast at the hotel
    • Check out from the hotel
    • Transfer to Almaty International Airport
    • Layover at Ashgabat International Airport

    Inclusions

    Almaty: A modern cosmopolitan on the ancient Silk Road

    Top Attractions

    Almaty: A modern cosmopolitan on the ancient Silk Road

    Presidential Residence

    Republic Square also known as Independence Square or New Square is the main square in Almaty Kazakhstan. It is used for public events. The former presidential palace now used as municipal offices is on its south side.

    Monument of Independence

    The Golden Warrior Monument also known as the Golden Man Statue or the Statue of the Golden Warrior stands on Republic Square in the former capital of Kazakhstan Almaty. The monument celebrates the independence of Kazakhstan the identity of its people and the role of the city of Almaty as capital of Kazakhstan until 1997 when the capital moved to Astana.

    Astana Square

    Astana Square or Old Square is a city square in Almaty Kazakhstan. It is the second largest square in Kazakhstan after Republic Square. It hosts many public events concerts and ceremonies.

    Panfilov Park

    The Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen is located in east-central Almaty in the area surrounding the Zenkov Cathedral. It is dedicated to and named after the Panfilov heroes which were the 28 soldiers of an Almaty infantry unit who died while defending Moscow from the German invasion during theGreat Patriotic War.

    Abai Square and Palace of Republic

    Palace of the Republic is a concert hall building located in Almaty Kazakhstan. It is intended for concerts festivals and other cultural events. It was one of the premiere sites for the Eurasia film festival. Outside with the fountains on the square in front of the Palace and the monument of the Kazakh poet Abai Palace of the Republic is one of the main known attractions of Almaty from the Kunaev era. The building is located at the cross road section of Prospekt Dostyk and Abai Avenue. It is considered as a monument based on an urban planning and architecture since January 26 1982.

    Kok Tobe

    Kok Tobe is a mountain in Almaty Kazakhstans largest city. There is a popular recreation area on top of the mountain. The mountains height is 1100 meters above sea level. Kok Tobe is one of the main landmarks in the city and it is popular among visiKok Tobe is a mountain in Almaty Kazakhstans largest city. There is a popular recreation area on top of the mountain. The mountains height is 1100 meters above sea level. Kok Tobe is one of the main landmarks in the city and it is popular among visitors and tourists to Almaty.

    Rakhat Candy Factory Almaty

    Rakhat JSC is one of the largest chocolate factories in Kazakhstan. The factory is located in the city of Almaty on the Zenkov Street.

    Shymbulak

    Shymbulak is a ski resort near Almaty, located in the upper part of the Medeu Valley in the Zaiilisky Alatau mountain range, at the elevation of 2,200 metres (7,200 ft) above sea level. The resort area is about 25 kilometers south of Almaty city by the Medeo road. It is accessible by cable car which takes off from a place in Medeo Valley, about 25 minutes drive from Almaty. This one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kazakhstan

    Medeo

    The Medeu is a high-altitude sports complex near Almaty located at an altitude of 1691 meters above sea level. It is considered to be the worlds largest high-mountain skating rink. The skating rink was named after the Maloalmatinsky volost Medeu Pusurmanov. He built three wooden huts for the wintering of his family there and began the development of the tract in the foothills of the Zailiysky Alatau. Medeu became a well-known entrepreneur patron of educational institutions and participated in the planting of the city.

    Zelyony Bazaar

    Zelyony Bazaar is also known as Green Market. Like any traditional market in Central Asia region, in this market also you can buy everything under one roof. You can buy clothes, furniture, spices, meats and fruits. Zelyony Bazaar is a place in Almaty on the crossroad of Zenkov and Jybek Joly streets. This is a market where you can and you should spend some time shopping or simply visiting this vibrant place. Colorful atmosphere of the market is simply a delight for the tourists who visit this market. They can see variety of goods available. Zelyony Bazaar is an important part of Almaty history. Over hundred years ago at this place only the first prototype of trade center appeared. Since then it has remained in Almaty as an important trade point.

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    Almaty: A modern cosmopolitan on the ancient Silk Road

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