Best of Kazakhstan Tour

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  • Discover the landscape of Kazakhstan
  • Visit the Valley of Castles
  • Experience the Kazakhstan’s top ski resort
Age range
9 to 85 year olds
Max Group Size
Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Almaty and end in Astana! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Kazakhstan Tour, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Almaty, Kazakhstan and 4 other destinations in Kazakhstan. Best of Kazakhstan Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals and more.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrival Almaty & City Tour
  2. Day 2: Almaty - Altyn Emel National Park (350km, 6-7h)
  3. Day 3: Altyn Emel - Charyn Canyon - Almaty (440km, 7-8h)
  4. Day 4: Almaty - Medeo & Shymbulak - Big Almaty Lake - Shymkent
  5. Day 5: Shymkent - Turkestan - Shymkent (360km, 6-7h)
  6. Day 6: Shymkent - Astana
  7. Day 7: Astana Museums
  8. DAy 8: Astana - Departure

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  • Accommodation

  • Flights

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Additional Services

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  • Elvio18th May 2018
    When our chosen tour date was full other dates were suggested. The staff was patient in guiding us with regards to our many questions related to dietary needs and other information related to the trip. The staff was friendly and respectful on every phone call.

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Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Kazakhstan. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 6 months before travel.


Almaty is the starting point and Astana is the endpoint.
Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Kalpak Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 December 2018 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Best of Kazakhstan Tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Kalpak Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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The following cards are accepted for Kalpak Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


Covering a total distance of approx 2,255 km.
  • Almaty (Kazakhstan)
  • 175 km
  • Charyn Canyon National Park (Kazakhstan)
  • 781 km
  • Shymkent (Kazakhstan)
  • 154 km
  • Turkestan (Kazakhstan)
  • 154 km
  • Shymkent (Kazakhstan)
  • 991 km
  • Astana (Kazakhstan)

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