Hong Kong/Almaty KC930 09:40-14:55
Arrival to Almaty International Airport. Passing border control.
Meeting with a tour guide holding your nameplate. Transfer to the old part of the city.
Sightseeing includes: to feel the city's real taste, its atmosphere and local color you should visit
the "Green Bazaar". Visiting Green Bazaar is a little fascinating adventure, where you could taste,
watch cooking process, bargain with sellers and, finally, buy some national delicacies.
You are going to visit Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, named in memory of the heroes of
Panfilov's division and Almaty heroes, who stopped the enemy's tanks attack in Moscow during the
World War II. There are eternal fire and monument that remind about heroic act of the division.
The other unique construction is Ascension Cathedral was built by an architect Andrei Zenkov,
famous as a founder of earthquake-proof construction. The church is one of the tallest wooden
buildings in the world.
Transfer to Kok Tobe hill.
Kok Tobe park is one of the symbols of Almaty city and Kazakhstan. It is situated on the hill at a
height of 1,100m above sea level. Go up to the top by comfortable cable car that connects
Almaty city center and hill and enjoy the beautiful bird's eye panorama of the city. It is especially
exciting at night when the car lights are flowing far from you in an endless stream, and you could
feel the "soul" of the city. Transfer back to the hotel.
Overnight: Your chosen hotel
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.
Transfer to Medeo - the highest mountainous skating rink in the world and the main attraction of
Almaty. There tourists have a brief stop on the huge Medeo dam, which protects the city from
mudflows. On the top of the dam, at the altitude of 1,733m above the sea level, tourists enjoy
an amazing panorama, surrounded by wonderful mountains of Trans-Ili. Higher than Medeo there
- Ski Resort "Shymbulak" - the resort is situated in a picturesque valley Trans-Ili Alatau at a height
of 2,200m above sea level. It is an amazing place where dizzy from the clear air and surrounding
beauty. From there tourists can get to Talgar Peak by cable car. Transfer to Republic Square - the
heart of Almaty, where main festivities, events and demonstrations are held.
Lunch at local restaurant for extra charge. Transfer to the airport. Domestic flight Almaty - Astana.
Meeting with a local guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Free time.
Overnight: Your chosen hotel
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Borovoe reserve (264km).
Arrival to Borovoe. Accommodation at the hotel. Lunch for extra charge.
Borovoe is a real oasis, fantastic world of nature, ornament and pride of the northern part in
Kazakhstan. This is area of heals resorts, rest homes, sports and recreation camps. Here come
dozens of thousands people from all over the world to improve their health, get acquainted with
beautiful and unusual nature and to relax.
On Abylaykhan Valley you will feast your eyes upon "Ush-kyz”, "Ok-Zhetpes", "Zhumbaktas" rocks and
"Kokshetau" mountain, each having the surprising legends reflecting history and identity of the Kazakh
Transfer back to Astana city.
Overnight: Your chosen hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing of Astana.
Visiting the Palace of Independence where you can find model of general layout of Astana city.
National Museum – the youngest and largest museum in Central Asia. Exhibit space occupies 14
halls. Palace of Peace and Accord - pyramidal building, which was built by the project of the
famous British architect, Norman Foster. The Palace has become one of the main attractions of
the city. One of the biggest Mosques in Central Asia - Hazret Sultan. The last object to observe
is Kazakh Eli Monument - the symbol of Independence of Kazakhstan, where past, present and
future of the country are symbolized.
Transfer to "Khan Shatyr" shopping mall. Transfer to the airport to Almaty.
Arrival. Transit for international flight to Hong Kong.
Almaty/Hong Kong KC929 00:20-08:25
Take the flight back to Hong Kong.