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Sightseeing Packages Details

Price Per Person

USD 49
Country: Kazakhstan
City: Almaty
Duration: 3 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

Package Itinerary

Schedule: Tour departs on Wednesdays at 10:00

Meeting Point: Astana InterHotel, in front of the main entrance (113, Baitursynov Str.)

Tour Description:

After meeting of your guide at the meeting point no later than 10 minutes before the tour departure time, your will start the tour with a ride to the Medeo Gorge (1690 meters above sea level) well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow. Brief walk around with a chance to take your mountain-view pictures and breath the fresh pine-tree air, then you will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area.

Having ridden about 20-25 minutes above magnificent fur-trees up to the altitude of 2260 meters above sea level, you will get to the 1st level of ski resort, occupied by fancy restaurants, ski & snowboarding school and mountain hotel. The resort is very popular for its mild climate, large quantity of sunny days and snow through the winter, and remarkable scenery of mountain ranges. You will have a quick chance to walk there and take pictures with breathtaking mountain peaks around. Then you will go down the same way by cable car and drive to the city. Meanwhile you will be told an interesting story why Almaty is actually called «the Apple city».

Further your mountain adventure continues at the top of 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 on the park eco-cars. 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, throw a coin in the "apple" fountain 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 and the dropping you off to the meeting point.

Group Tour Rate: 49 USD Per Person

Discount 20% available for children (ages 4-11) accompanied by an adult.
Children aged 3 and under are complimentary, provided no seat occupied.
 
* Tour rate includes roundtrip transportation from the meeting point, 0,5L of bottled water, all admission fees and tickets
* Surcharge for return hotel transfer to the meeting point 10 USD per person (if required)
* This tour is not recommended for participants with hypertension complaints

 

Private Tour Rates: 

130 USD for one person 
144 USD for group of 2 persons traveling together 
195 USD for group of 3 persons traveling together 

* Tour rates include 0,5L bottled water, all admission fees and tickets, hotel pickup/drop-off

Total tour price should be paid no later than 24 hours before the tour
Accepted methods of payment: cash, wire transfer, bank card

50% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 24 hours before the tour

100% of the total tour price is not refundable in case of tour cancellation less than 12 hours before the tour or in case of tourists are fail to appear at the appointed time.

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