Classic Kazakhstan Tour

7 days / 6 nights

Tour Highlights - Classic Kazakhstan Tour

  • Visit to Kazakhstan’s main cities, remarkable historical and cultural places and the most beautiful natural attractions.
  • Visit Kazakhestan’s two capitals – the phenomenal modern city of Nur-Sultan and the ‘southern capital’ Almaty

  • 4*4 to to get to the Charyn National Park

  • Marvel the Tian Shan mountains around Almaty
  • Visit the historical cities of Turkistan, Otrar and Shymkent in the south of Kazakhstan – famous for their ancient fortresses and archaeological sites,  old mausoleums, medieval architecture and sacred religious places.
  • This optimally designed itinerary comprises the most significant things to see in Kazakhstan for 7 days!
Private Tour Rates
Number of travelers Price Per person SGL Supplement
2 persons
$2150 USD
$280 USD
  • Single Supplement is the additional amount applied to the cost of the trip to those who are travelling solo and do not wish to share.
  • The itinerary is subject to change upon request
  • Other hotels are available  upon request (3 or 5 star hotels)

For private tours, you will benefit from more flexibility and advantages included:

  • Private guide, driver and vehicle are for your exclusive use; no matter you are individually, or in a family or friends group. The tour is run exclusively for you without strangers.
  • We can customize an itinerary to meet your specific interests/ wishes, that is, you can choose your favored hotels, sightseeing spots, the tour length, means of transportation, budget, etc, free of charge.
  • Start the tour on any date you want.
  • Escort you through the whole tour. All private transfers during the tour are offered, including airport/train station transfer, hotel-attractions round trip transfer.
  • The sightseeing during the tour could be based on your own timetable and pace. Flexible to change at your short notice.
  • Ideal for people who need considerate care and assistance, such as elderly, the disabled, families with small children

What's Included


  • Accommodation at 4* hotels in DBL/Twin
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel
  • Lunches during the tour (6 lunches)
  • English speaking local tour guide in each city
  • Entrance fees at museums and historical parks mentioned in the program, including ecological fees.
  • Comfortable transport with air conditioning during the whole tour.
  • Mineral water for each day of the tour
  • Local taxes

Not included

  • International flights
  • Flight tickets for Almaty–Turkestan direction – from 125 USD/per ticket (subject to change). Please note that flights operated by FlyArystan are non-refundable. Flights are carried out only on Mondays and Saturdays.
  • Flight tickets for Shymkent-Nur-Sultan direction – from 125 USD/per ticket (subject to change). Please note that flights operated by FlyArystan are non-refundable
  • Visa and visa invitation fee to Kazakhstan (if required)
  • Meals – dinners
  • SGL supplement
  • Bank transfer fees
Detailed Itinerary

Arrival in Almaty. Meet at the airport and further transfer to the hotel for accommodation and rest.
Sightseeing tour: Park of 28 Panfilov soldiers; the Ascension Cathedral, museum of musical instruments, Green Bazaar.
After lunch time continuation of the city tour: visit Ili Alatau mountains and the local National Park – main attraction of this place is Medeo skating rink, located at the height of 1,690 meters.
Another attraction of the same place is Shymbulak – a popular mountain resort with high-level equipment and infrastructure.
Drive back to Almaty and visit Kok-Tobe park, located at the height of 1100 meters on the green hill.
Overnight in Almaty
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Transfer to Charyn Canyon by 4*4.  Charyn canyon is one of the most popular and magnificent natural attractions of Kazakhstan, located in 220 km from Almaty. The canyon is also called as a “small brother” of American Grand Canyon – in Kazakhstan.
Hiking to EcoPark village – trail goes inside the canyon and along Charyn river.
Drive to the main attraction of Charyn is the Valley of Castles and hiking. After exploring the canyon transfer back to Almaty.
Overnight in Almaty
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Morning flight to Turkestan (08:15–09:40). Upon arrival transfer to the hotel and rest.
Sightseeing tour: mausoleum of Khodja Ahmet Yassawi. Around this mausoleum, over time, a whole necropolis was formed, consisting of the mausoleums of Rabigi Sultan-Begim (XV century, dismantled in the 2nd half of the XIX century and restored in 1980) and Yesim Khan (XVII century), and an unnamed mausoleum and other burial places.
Further drive to the ancient city of Sauran – former powerful fortification, surrounded by gardens and cultivated land. Drive back to Turkestan.
Overnight in Turkestan
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Note: Flights are carried out only on Mondays and Saturdays

Drive to Shymkent via Otrar ancient city. Transfer to Shaulder village and visit mausoleum of Arystan-bab.
Upon arrival in Shymkent drive to visit the cave of Akmeshit – its length is of 25 meters and the ancient legend says, that it used to be a shelter for up to 10 thousand warriors.
Later we will drive to Shymkent.
Sightseeing tour: museum of History, Walk of Fame in Shamshi Park, museum of Victims of Political Repressions, museum of Khakim Abay, ethnic museum.
Overnight in Shymkent
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Morning flight to Nur-Sultan (11:15–13:00).
Sightseeing tour: Hazret Sultan mosque, Independence square, Nurzhol boulevard, Round square, Baiterek monument, shopping center of Khan Shatyr.
Overnight in Nur-Sultan
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Today we will continue our city tour of Nur-Sultan visiting the following places: National museum, Palace of Independence, Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, Nur Alem center.
Overnight in Nur-Sultan
Meal plan: Breakfast – Lunch

Transfer to the international airport for departure from Nur-Sultan

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