Extreme horseback riding tour to untouched Uzyn kargaly gorge. Explore unique nature of Tien Shan and improve your equestrian skills.
14:00 meeting at the airport. Lunch.
15:00 Short Almaty city tour. The tour starts with sightseeing in central part of Almaty.
You will visit 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
16:00 departure to the Falcon Farm, where you will enjoy a spectacular show with specially trained hawks - hunting with them is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh way of life.
17:00 Birds of prey show. Sunkar Falcon Farm was originally established to protect the falcon, whose numbers dropped alarmingly in the ’80s and ’90s, when a thriving market developed to export the birds to Arabia for big money. Habitat degradation and the impact of agrochemicals are other big issues confronting almost all birds of prey in Kazakhstan. Sunkar has around 400 birds it is taking care of from 15 species of owl, eagle, lammergeyer, vulture, hawk and falcon. The birds that stay at the center have been rescued and cannot be released anymore into the wild, they would not survive.
18:00 Transfer to «Nomad» ethnic center. Nomad ethnic is unique historical and ethnographic complex. Check in to Yurt (accommodation: yurts on the double/sharing basis).
19:00 arrival and dinner at Yurt at own payment (calculate 8-10 USD per person). Overnight at the yurt
09:00 Breakfast (is included) - (or outdoor breakfast on the top of the mountain + 39 USD per person).
10:00 Yurt demonstration, detailed demonstration how the yurt is assembled, how each element of its exterior and interior was made.
11:00 One day horse riding tour (5-6 hours riding) is a fascinating journey to beautiful and untouched Uzyn kargaly gorge. Trans-Ili Alatau is the most northerly mountain gorge of Tien Shan. The highest altitude 5017 m above sea level. On the northern slope of the deep drains river Uzyn kargaly. Mountain back with his hard-tops attracts many climbers. In addition to climbing routes in the mountains and hiking trails are laid. Uzyn kargaly gorge differs from the other parts of Trans-Ili Alatau system because of absence of the forest zone (subalpine and alpine zones are presented). You can see raspberries, dried apricot and apples. There are also different medical herbs such as sage, thyme and milfoil. Lunch (outdoor picnic is included into the cost). Free time. Return to the ethno center.
18:00 arrival and dinner at Yurt (at own payment - calculate 8-10 USD per person).
Overnight at the yurt.
1. Transfer from airport
2. English speaking tour guide
3. Meals – day 2 breakfast and lunch
4. Accommodation - 1 night – double/sharing basis – yurt
5. Horse riding for 5-6 hours
6. Transportation to the gorge and instructor services
2. Outdoor breakfast on the top of the mountain – 39 USD per person
3. Archery master classes – 12 USD per person
4. Cooking classes – 39 USD per group.
5. Yurt assemble 118 USD per group
6. Visa costs and processing
7. Photo and video charges
8. Alcohol + Beverages
9. International and domestic flights
11. Tips and gratuities
12. Any personal expenses
Important – early arrival are not included (by program).
Additional supplements could be offered depending to the international flight tourist used.
There should be 100% prepayment of the tour package before 30 days of arrival.
10% of the payment are non-refundable.
The fines are 60% if you cancel the tour package less than 30 days of arrival.
The fines are 100% if you cancel the tour package less than 15 days of arrival.
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