The Best of Almaty Tour, Option II (group tour) available daily, provided group of 3 persons is available.
Tour departs at 10:00 AM and 14:00 PM. Tour duration - 3 hours.
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 the tour route will take you to the Medeo Gorge, where in surrounding of wonderful mountains the largest high mountain skating rink in the world is located, as well as the huge dam, which protects the city from destructive mudflows formed on the tops of the western Tien Shan.
After Medeo 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 magnificent 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.