Based on 17 reviews about Kalpak Travel
Best of Kazakhstan Tour - Kalpak Travel
8 days

Best of Kazakhstan Tour

From Almaty to Astana
Tour Highlights
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Age range:
12 to 90 year olds
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Our saving: $35
US $1,735
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  • Discover the landscape of Kazakhstan
  • Visit the Valley of Castles
  • Experience the Kazakhstan’s top ski resort


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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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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
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    Reviews about this operator

    • October 18, 2017
      I had a great time travelling the 5 ‘stans of Central Asia with Kalpak. I chose this destination out of curiosity and was impressed with how stunning and culturally rich the area is. Mountains, canyons, mosques, monuments and everything in between! I... Show more
    • October 16, 2017
      If you're contemplating going to Central Asia, do not even bother considering the other companies. I dealt with them, and the most popular seem fine, but if you want unsurpassed service, then go with Kalpak. In all of my travels, and indeed, in other... Show more
    • September 22, 2017
      I travelled with Kalpak recently on their Best of Central Asia trip and I must say that the whole trip exceeded my expectations. First of all, all my queries were answered promptly and the booking process was straightforward. Everything seemed to be... Show more



    Best of Kazakhstan Tour

    • Saturday
      Jul 4, 2020
      from Almaty
      8 Days
      Jul 11, 2020
      to Astana
      10+ seats left
      USD $1,735
      Sharing a multi-bed room
    • Saturday
      Aug 1, 2020
      from Almaty
      8 Days
      Aug 8, 2020
      to Astana
      10+ seats left
      USD $1,735
      Sharing a multi-bed room

    Frequently asked questions

      • Do I need a visa for this tour?

        Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

      • Is travel insurance recommended?

        Travel insurance is highly recommended. TourRadar has partnered with World Nomads to ensure you are adequately covered whilst travelling. For more information please contact our Travel Experts.

      • Is there a guide?

        A guide will accompany you on the tour.

      • Are meals included?

        Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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      • About the country



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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.
        • Typhoid - Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
        • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
        • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 3 months before travel.
        • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Kazakhstan. Ideally 2 months before travel.
        • Rabies - 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.
      • Payment information
        • For any tour departing before 10 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 10 February 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Kalpak Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
        • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Kalpak Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
        • The following cards are accepted for Kalpak Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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