Tour duration: 3 hours
Tour code: A-1
Season: year round, available every day from Tuesday through Saturday
Feel the spirit of real Almaty visiting the most interesting places of the city! Walk along green alleys of the Panfilov Park and see the most photographed building in Almaty - Zenkov Cathedral, plunge into atmosphere of real Asian market at the Green Bazaar and enjoy a bird-eye city view from the Koktobe hill…
Travel itinerary: Panfilov Park - Zenkov Cathedral - Green Bazaar - Kok-Tobe - Almaty
The tour starts in one of the oldest Almaty parks - Panfilov Park, where you will know more about the history of the city and see one of the highest wooden building in the world - Zenkov Cathedral. You will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, dedicated to the memory of the fighters who died for freedom and independence of the country.
Then you will visit a popular place for townpeople - the Green Bazaar, where it is impossible to refrain from shopping. It is the great chance to experience an atmosphere of the real eastern market, its colors, smells and crowds. There you can obtain famous Oriental sweets, but don't forget to bargain...
After the bazaar the tour will continue at the Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located (it to count from the sea level) and where you will go by the picturesque winding mountain road. At the top of the hill you can admire the magnificient panorama of the city from the special observation deck, stroll along the winding paths of the Kok-Tobe park, visit the shop of national souvenirs, see the monument devoted to "The Beatles" (the only one in CIS countries) as well as many other interesting things...
The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway.
We hope you like the program and assure you that we are absolutely open to any suggestions to increase the range of our services for the complete satisfaction of our clients and are happy to meet your special requirements.
You can alter duration of the tour and places of visit by adding one of the extentions. Our tour operator will work closely with you or your travel agent to carefully prepare an itinerary based on your stated interests.