Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan Tour

Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan Tour



Kyrgyzstan – Kazakhstan combined tour takes you around the capitals and highlights of these two countries. First, you will arrive in Bishkek, discover some fascinating attractions, relaxing parks, magnificent Ala-Archa National Park which is located just an hour drive from Bishkek. Next, you will depart to the treasure of Kyrgyzstan alpine lake Issyk-Kul that lies at the altitude of 1600m above sea level. 

Further in
Kazakhstan, you will observe the majestic Charyn Canyon which is often compared with the Grand Canyon in the US because of the red sedimentary rock. After, you will visit the largest city of Almaty and complete with its young capital Nur-Sultan.

Tour Itinerary

bishkek city

Day 1 Bishkek ​

Arrival at Bishkek airport at 05:25 morning, early check-in hotel, rest. Transfer to lunch at the local restaurant. Transfer to Ala-Archa National Park 1-2 hours short track. Transfer to Bishkek City tour from the bus (Ala-Too Square, Oak Park, Parliament) Dinner and transfer to hotel. 
Accommodation: 3* Hotel  in Bishkek

Rukh ordo cultural center at Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan

Day 2 Bishkek-Cholpon Ata (310km)

Check out the hotel after breakfast. Transfer to Cholpon Ata town, Issyk Kul lake. Excursion to Burana Tower on the way. Lunch at the local house/family. For dinner, we will arrive in Cholpon Ata town.  
Accommodation: in a hotel by the lake.

Altyn Arashan Valley near Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Day 3 Cholpon Ata – Karakol gorge – Karakol town (150km)

Breakfast. Transfer from Cholpon Ata to Karakol gorge. Lunch. Short trek. Dinner. Check-in and overnight in Karakol
Accommodation: hotel in Karakol

Charyn Canyon in Southern Kazakhstan

Day 4 Karakol – Kegen Kyrgyz - Kazakh border - Charyn canyon (160 km)

Breakfast. Transfer to Charyn canyons, Kazakhstan through Kegen Kyrgyz – Kazakh control border. Lunch – picnic on the way (lunch boxes). For dinner, we will arrive at the tourist complex in Charyn. 
Accommodation: yurts or small wood house in the complex.

Golden sands of a singing dune in Altyn Emel Kazakhstan

Day 5 Charyn - Altyn Emel National park – Almaty (450 km)

Breakfast. Transfer to Altyn Emel National park. Lunch – picnic (lunchboxes). Sightseeing. Departure to Almaty. Dinner. Check-in the hotel.
Accommodation: hotel in Almaty

View over Almaty skyline and cable car, Kok Tobe, Kazakhstan

Day 6 Almaty

Breakfast. Almaty City tour (Medeo, Shym Bulak, Green bazaar, park, etc.). Lunch and dinner at the local café. Overnight in Almaty.
Accommodation: Hotel in Almaty

The circus of Nursultan with the skyline of the city in the background

Day 7 Almaty - Nur Sultan

Breakfast. Rest time. Check out from the hotel. Lunch. Transfer to Almaty International airport. Flight to Nursultan (Astana). Transfer to the hotel in Nur Sultan upon arrival and dinner.
Accommodation: hotel in Nur-Sultan

Nursultan Skyline

Day 8 Nursultan

Breakfast. City tour. Lunch at the local café.  Farewell dinner. Overnight in Nur Sultan.
Accommodation: hotel in Nur-Sultan

River in Nursultan with a lit bridge next to it

Day 9 Nursultan

Breakfast. Transfer to Airport. Departure from Nur-Sultan. 


Price per person

10 pax 

14 pax

18 pax

20 pax

22 pax

25 pax

850 USD

734 USD

USD 781

USD 768

USD 746

USD 726


  • 3 * Hotel (Twin/ Double) stay in Bishkek, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Almaty & Nur Sultan with breakfast;
  • Guesthouse stay in Charyn;
  • Transportation during the program;
  • English speaking guide;
  • Enter fees to the National parks;
  • Meals ( lunch and dinners)

Not included

  • Domestic flight Almaty – Nur Sultan
  • Farewell dinner
  • Other activities out of the program
  • For 4* Hotel upgrade will be an extra 200 USD

Tour information

What to bring with you: comfortable walking/hiking shoes, warm clothes, rain clothes, sunscreen, cap for the sun and sun glasses, personal medications.

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If you would like to customize your tour please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are happy to organize a custom tour or to provide a modified itinerary based on one of the tours provided by us or our cooperatives.

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Tour updated 1.1.2021

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