An extended version of a city tour with lunch at the national restaurant. Lots of impressions and exciting stories.
This tour covers most of city’s ‘must visit’ places, as well as the lots of stories from the life of Almaty and the Republic of Kazakhstan. The main difference from a walking or short sightseeing tour is that the route includes the very authentic St. Nichola’s Cathedral, the Museum of Art, interesting for its exhibits (you can also find interesting things made of felt and national decorations there), Republic Square and some other popular sights.
This route includes a lot of walks and driving cause the sights located in different parts of the city. When the major part of sightseeing will be done, you stop for the lunch in one of the best traditional restaurant where you will taste various Kazakh national dishes.
After lunch, the route will continue mainly by car, taking a leisurely walks to explore small museums and climbing the cable car to Kok-Tobe mountain, which offers stunning views of Almaty, the Great Steppe, and the Tien-Shan Mountains.
The tour starts from your hotel in Almaty. After the tour, the guide will accompany you to your hotel, or any other point in the city.
IMPORTANT: Moving between locations is carried out by taxi (Yandex). The cost of taxi services is included in the tour price.
The main sightseeings on the route: Arbat, Central Department Store, House of Tissues (old building), Green Bazaar, Park named after Panfilov’s 28 Men, Kolpakovsky School (old building), Museum of Folk Musical Instruments (old building), Holy Ascension Cathedral, Old Square, a monument to Aliya Moldagulova and Manshuk Mametova, Panfilov Street, Almaty subway, Apple Museum, Nedelka fountain, Kazakh State Opera and Ballet Theater, Museum of Almaty (old building), Nikola’s Church, Museum of Art, circus, Republic Square, Monument ofIndependence, National Library, museums at the Academy of Sciences, Abay area, Kazakhstan Hotel, Palace of the Republic, the mountain Kok-Tobe.