Almaty Private Tour with Medeo Gorge

Private & Custom Tours in Almaty

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Invite you to see the most popular places of the city, loved by townspeople and guests of Almaty! During 3-hour tour you will have a walk in the oldest city park, see the largest high mountain skating rink in the world in the Medeo Gorge and visit Kok-Tobe Park, where the tallest TV tower in the world is located...
The tour will start with hotel pickup from your accommodation and drive to the oldest of Almaty parks - Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen, where one of the most beautiful wooden building in the world - Zenkov Cathedral is located. In the park you will also visit the Memorial of Glory and Eternal Flame, listen to the stories of the guide and admire the beauty of Museum of Musical Instruments. A leisurely walk under the crowns of old trees will take about 40 minutes.Then, after the park, you will get to the Medeo Gorge (1690 meters above sea level), well known due to the highest mountain skating rink in the world and the dam, protecting the city from dangerous mudflow. Brief walk around with a chance to take your mountain-view pictures and breath the fresh pine-tree air, then driving back to the downtown. On the way you will be told an interesting story why Almaty is actually called «the Apple city».Next destination of the tour is the Kok-Tobe hill where the tallest TV tower in the world is located (if to count from the sea level) and where you will get by the picturesque winding mountain road on the park eco-cars. In Kok-Tobe Park you can stroll along the winding paths of the park, admire the magnificent panorama of the city from the special observation deck, throw a coin in the "apple" fountain and visit the shop of national souvenirs. The tour ends with the short ride from the top of the hill to the center of the city by the famous Almaty cableway and the dropping you off to your accommodation.

What’s included

  • 0.5L of bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located accommodations)
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities