Tour from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan to China, adventure in Central Asia
Almaty apple city – Altyn Emel nature reserve – Kolsay National park – Santash pass – Karakol city – Tamga village – Song Kol lake – Tash Rabat Caravan Sarai – Turugart pass – Kashgar city – Turfan city – Urumqi city China side.
City tour in Almaty apple city, visiting Green Bazar Almaty Market (1875), walking to 28th Panfilovs city Park, here you can see Cathedral Palace (1904), Eternal Flame Monument, Museum of Musical Instruments, Almaty Central City Museum. Lunch at the restaurant. Transfer to Kok Tube mount, cable way to Kok Tube mount (H1070) (1.7 km, 5 minute.) panorama of Almaty apple city, visiting small ZOO there (hunting birds, peacock, pheasant, deer, etc.) Beatles monument, souvenir shop, art gallery. Transfer to the Small Almaty Gorge, Medeo sport complex, 1st part of cable way to Shymbulak mountain resort (4.6 km 15 min) by the way, great view of Tien Shan mountains. Chekalov peak (H-3800), Abay peak, Shkolnik peak, Komsomol peak (H-4376). 2nd part of cable way to Talgar pass (H-3168) (3.2 km 10 min) Panorama of city and around mountains, walking there. Picnic with Champagne. Back to Almaty city.
Transfer: Almaty apple city – Shengeldi village – 1 point Altyn Emel park (145 km). By the way we will see Kapchagai reservoir, Ili river and Ili river valley, pass the Shengeldi village, and arriving at the 1 park point, entry permit formalities and transfer to Terekti gorge and here in gorge Tanbali Tas rock drawing (13 km). Walking to the rock carving, explorer the rock drawing. After we will visit Kizilaus track (18 km). Lunch at the Kizilau valley with beautiful view. After transfer to Besshatir kurgans (VII-VI cen) (23 km). Complex consist of 31 kurgans, and one of the big is the leader of Saks. After transfer to Singing Dunes (43 km). Hiking to the Dune and fast running down to make the sand moving and you will hear the sound of Dunes. Transfer to Oshatkas stone stela (8 km), by the legends in 1219 here were take a rest the army of Chingis Khan, continue our tour Manbulak chek point (1 km), by the way we will visit small lake where we can see fish, walking around, rest here, water spring with cold water. Transfer to Baschi village (37 km). Hotel accommodation, rest, free time. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Transfer: Baschi village – Aktau mount (153 km). By the way we will pass two small villages Nurum and Aktobe, between Ili river Aktau mountains, arriving at the Aktau mount with (71 km) different colors, hiking up to the gorge Lunch in the gorge. Transfer to Katutau gorge (26 km), arriving on the Katutau rock massive, walking around, transfer to Kosbastau check point (27 km), walking to small lake, back to Baschi village (29 km). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Main Transfer: Baschi village – Sharyn Canyon (342 km). Transfer: Baschi village – Koktal village – Ili river bridge – Chundja village – Sharyn biridge – Kokpek village – Bartogai reservoir (266 km). Arriving at the rafting start place of Chilik river, rafting 12 km 1.5 hours. Finish point at the Malibay village area. Lunch at the camp. Transfer: Malibay village – Kokpek gorge – Sharyn canyon (52 km., 1.5 hour). Arriving at Sharyn Canyon area, camping place, walking to the canyon. Free time. Rest. Dinner and overnight at the base camp.
Transfer: Charyn Canyon – Charyn bridge – Jalanash village – Kaindy lake (97 km) - Kaindy lake – Sati village – Kolsay lake (26 km) Walking at the lake. Kaindy lake is very beautiful, not so high in the mountains (H1300ft). Lunch at the lake. Accommodation at the Kolsay guest house, walking around. Third Kolsay lake not so high in the mountains (H1881ft), Middle Second lake (H2500ft), First lake (H2850ft), The Lakes Pearl of Kazakhstan. Dinner and overnight at the Kolsay guest house.
Breakfast at the guest house + lunch boxes for trekking. Trekking to Kolsai lake # 2, continue trekking to Kolsay lake # 1 (18 km, 9+9). In third (first) lake lives Royal trout fish, depth of the lake is above 80 meters. Back to Kolsay guest house, free time rest. Dinner and overnight.
Transfer: Kolsay lake – Kegen village – Kegen check point (178 km) – Kegen check point – Santash pass (21 km) – Santash pass – Typ village – Museum of Prijevalskiy (78 km). Arriving at the Kegen check point, border formalities, border crossing. Walking around Santash pass. Visiting museum, continue transfer to Karakol city (12 km). Accommodation at the guest house in Karakol city, dinner and overnight.
Visiting Dungan mosque (1907) and Troick church (1895). Transfer: Karakol city – Djetioguz gorge – Tamga illage – (175 km) – Karakol city – Djeti Oguz village – Djeti Oguz gorge – Seven Bulls tract (36 km) - Kok Jaik tract (7 km) – Kizil Su village – Skazka canyon (114 km). Walking in Djeti Oguz environments, panorama place 1 km. Walking to the flower valley, in 1973 here cosmonauts was training in mountain area before the rocket launch. Lunch at the yurt camp. Walking to the canyon (1.5 hours), after walking transfer to Tamga village (17 km), accmodation at the guest house, dinner and overnight.
Main transfer: Tamga village – Song Kol lake (329 km). Transfer: Tamga village – Issyk Kul lake – Kochkorka village (199 km) – Kalmak Ashu pass (H3446ft) – Song kol lake (H3106ft) (130 km). By the way we will see and stop at the Issyk Kul lake, in Kochkorka village we will visit museum and Handicraft workshop. Lunch at the local café. Arriving at Song Kol lake, accommodation at the yurts camp. Dinner and overnight.
Main transfer: Song Kol lake – Tash Rabat (174 km). By the way we will see beautiful nature on Kyrgyzstan, pass Moldo Ashu (H3201) (21 km). Atanbai Batir mausoleum, Tailik Batir mausoleum (31 km). Visiting mausoleums. Continue tour to Tash Rabat (121 km). Visiting Caran Sarai, walking around, dinner and overnight at the guest house.
Transfer: Tash Rabat – Kashgar city (280 km). By the way we will cross Ak Beit pass (H3281ft), Tuz Bel pass (H3574), Turugart check point (110 km) Border formalities, border crossing, lunch on the way, continue transfer to Kashgar city (170 km). Arriving in Kashgar city, accommodation at the hotel, dinner and overnight.