Tour Highlights: Historical city center - Cultural, sport and business areas of the city - Panfilov Park - Green Bazaar - Medeo Gorge - Kok-Tobe
History of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan, its past and future, beautiful nature and lovely places for townpeople - everything just in the one tour!
The tour starts with sightseeing in central part of Almaty. You will know more about history and development of the Southern capital of Kazakhstan and see its major attractions. You will visit a popular place for townpeople - the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. It is the great chance to experience an atmosphere of the real eastern market, its colors, smells and crowds. There you can obtain famous Oriental sweets, but don't forget to bargain...
Then the tour will continue in one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, where one of the most beautiful wooden building in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. You will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country.
After exploration of sport, cultural and business areas of the city you will get to the Medeo Gorge, well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow.
Next destination is the Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located (if to count from the sea level) and where you will get by the picturesque winding mountain road. In Kok-Tobe Park you can stroll along the winding paths of the park, admire the magnificent panorama of the city from the special observation deck and visit the shop of national souvenirs.
The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway.
Tour Available: Daily, except Monday, at 10:00 and 14:00
Tour Price is given for the group tour and includes hotel pick-up, all environmental and admission fees and tickets
Tour Price excludes lunch
Group Tour is not guaranteed in case the available group is less than 3 persons
Private Tour is available on request