Almaty: Issyk Lake Small-Group Tour

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Discover the beauty of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains on this guided tour to the sparkling waters of Lake Issyk. Travel from select hotels in Almaty on board a comfortable minibus.

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  • Expereince the tranquility and rich natural beauty of Lake Issyk
  • Breathe in the crisp, fresh air of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountain range
  • Get acquainted with the history of the ancient powerful tribes - Saki
  • Enjoy your trip with an international group of tourists from all over the world


Start with pickup from select locations in Almaty and relax on the drive in a climate-controlled minibus. Take in the wilderness on the drive to Lake Issyk which is nestled in a towering gorge in the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. Join a group tour that includes entry fees to the national park. Arrive at the lake and follow your guide to some of the best spots to capture photos of the water which varies in color from turquoise to dark blue. Visit the lake during the best time of day to capture exceptional photos. Visit the largest archaeological complex of Saki burial mounds, dating back to the VII-III cc. BC. In one of which the Golden Man was discovered - the greatest archaeological discovery of Kazakhstan. Have an excursion to the museum and get acquainted with the history of the ancient powerful tribes - Saki, who once inhabited the territory of Kazakhstan.


Hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels in Almaty English-speaking tour guide Minibus transportation with A/C Bottled water National park and museum admissions

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