In this section, we offer you excursions around Almaty. A trip to Almaty is a great opportunity to learn many interesting things about the former capital of Kazakhstan, its history, culture and nature. Depending on the time you have and your interests, you can choose different excursions.
Trips vary in duration – from several hours to a whole day, they can be individual and group, on foot or by bus / car and even on an electric scooter.
Choosing excursions from this section you will get acquainted with the numerous sights of the city, learn more about the history of the Kazakh people from ethno-tour, admire Almaty at night, or perhaps go to Medeo, Shymbulak and Kok-Tobe.
From this section, you will get information about excursions to the most picturesque places in the suburbs of the city of Almaty and Almaty region, with an average duration of 1-2 days.
From all regions of Kazakhstan, relatively monotonous in climatic characteristics, the Almaty region is very diverse.
The region, located between the lake Balkhash and the Zailiyskiy Alatau mountains, includes five climatic zones. Such conditions are equally suitable for the development of agriculture and cattle breeding. Here you can see everything: rivers changing by sands, mountains with their peaks in the sky, passing into green plains and golden steppes. The territory of the region includes two reserves and five natural parks.
Choosing excursions from this section you will admire majestic mountains, unique Charyn canyon, mysterious rock paintings, the most beautiful mountain lakes, sand dunes etc.
In this section you can get acquainted with trekking routes of mountain excursions to the Big Almaty gorge, the Alma-Arasan gorge, the Butakovka gorge, the Small Almaty gorge. This is a great opportunity to get to know the mountains of the Zailiyskiy Alatau.
Going on a trekking you are moving on a mountainous, rugged terrain with a guide. Often, this is not sports tourism, but recreational, if it is not a part of a mountain climbing activity.
This section will acquaint you with a variety of routes for climbing the peaks of the mountains of Almaty region: Amangeldy, Pioneer, BAP, Pila, Ozerniy, Karnizniy, Almaty-Alagir.
Mountain climbing is the most exciting and fascinating type of tourism.
Mountain climbing is an opportunity to test yourself and overcome your fears. Although even before going to the snowy peaks, the traveler should objectively evaluate his athletic training and physical condition. Travelers must adapt and acclimatize to the mountainous area before climbing. When climbing, you may encounter low temperatures, scorching sun, dry air, and low oxygen in the air.
Most popular places to visit
Choosing this tour, you will experience an exciting three-hour trip on an electric scooter with a guide’s story about the history and development of Almaty. You also will get acquainted with the sights on your way.
Big Almaty lake is a high-mountain reservoir located in Zailiysky Alatau at an altitude of 2511 meters, 15 km. south of the center of Almaty.
The Ayusai River waterfalls are located on the left tributary of the Big Almatinka River, which flows along granite ledges and forms cascades of waterfalls of different height.