Evening Tour to Kok Tobe and the Observatory in Almaty


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Enjoy the beauty of Almaty city in the evening lights from the Kok Tobe observation deck. Look through a telescope at a professional astrophysical observatory and see the Cosmos

Highlights

  • Ascend to the top of Kok Tobe Mountain by cable car
  • Tour of the observatory grounds
  • Observe the stars and planets through a telescope

Description

Unforgettable evening excursion to see Almaty from a bird's eye view and explore the depths of space! First part of the tour: • Ascend to the top of Kok Tobe Mountain by cable car. Enjoy panoramic views of the city, especially beautiful in the evening lights. • Walk through Kok Tobe Park, where you can find attractions, cafes, souvenir shops, and much more. Second part of the tour: • Transfer to the Astrophysical Observatory, located in the Ile Alatau Mountains. • Tour of the observatory grounds, where you can learn about the history of astronomy in Kazakhstan and see telescopes and other equipment. • Observe the stars and planets through a telescope. From August to October, with good weather conditions, it is possible to observe the planets of our solar system. You can see Saturn's rings, the spectrum of Venus, Jupiter and its moons, and fiery Mars. This tour is a great opportunity to: • Admire the night city from a bird's eye view. • Learn interesting facts about astronomy. • See the stars and planets with your own eyes.

Includes

Roundtrip hotel transfer Cable car to Kok Tobe mountain Walking tour on Kok Tobe Mountain Transfer to the Astrophysical Observatory Observatory tour Stargazing English speaking guide A bottle of water and lemonade for each tourist

Important Information

  • Please bring your passport or birth certificate for children. The tour may be canceled by the organizer at any time in case of bad weather conditions that will prevent stargazing and visiting the Kok Tobe observation deck

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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