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Day tours

Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Day Trip to Fantastic Charyn Canyon

Starting at$100

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Outdoor Activities

Kolsai and Kaindy lakes, via Charyn canyon. Private Day Tour from Almaty

Starting at$330

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Charyn Canyon Private tour from Almaty, 1 day

Starting at$185

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Day Trip to Astonishing Big Almaty Mountain Lake

Starting at$53

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private tour to Charyn Canyon and Hot Springs via Moon Canyon, 2 days

Starting at$388

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Travel & Transportation Services

Private Arrival Transfer from Astana International Airport TSE

Starting at$13

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Private Day Trip to Fascinating Issyk Lake

Starting at$74

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Art & Culture

NUR-SULTAN ( ASTANA) City tour

Starting at$275

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The top things to do in Almaty – the perfect introduction to Kazakhstan

7 min readPublished Feb 25, 2020

With its striking architecture, flourishing food scene and unusual quirks, Almaty is the ideal intro to Kazakhstan.

The top things to do in Almaty – the perfect introduction to Kazakhstan
Adventure travel

Trailblazers: crossing into China as a Lonely Planet writer in the 1980s

8 min readPublished Jul 7, 2019

Our Trailblazers series sees Lonely Planet's guidebook writers reflect on past adventures, reminisce a little, and compare their experiences past and…

Bus from Tashkurgan stopped at Karakul for a photo, Xinjiang © Steve Waters / Lonely Planet
Luxury travel

Astana exposed: eight reasons to visit Kazakhstan’s gleaming capital

6 min readPublished Jun 5, 2018

Among Kazakhstan’s endless grasslands on the windswept northern steppes, the forward-looking modern city of Astana has sprouted. With a skyline punctuated…

Astana exposed: eight reasons to visit Kazakhstan’s gleaming capital
Wildlife and nature

Five wilderness day trips from Almaty

5 min readPublished Jan 12, 2018

A pleasant, leafy city that would seem more at home in central Europe than Central Asia, Almaty is stocked with museums, cafes and nightlife. But…

Five wilderness day trips from Almaty
Sports and fitness

Goat-carcass polo and sheep-bone marbles: Central Asia's traditional sports

5 min readPublished Feb 22, 2017

A crowd roars as a favourite local wrestler pins his opponent for the championship. A rumble of shock as a single horse-and-jockey fall to the back of a…

Goat-carcass polo and sheep-bone marbles: Central Asia's traditional sports