Almaty City & Shymbulak Tour: Wine Tasting, Local Cuisine, and Iconic Sites
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Almaty
Experience the best of Almaty City with a tour that includes a visit to Shymbulak Ski Resort, wine tasting, local cuisine, and iconic sites. Explore the mountains, indulge in delicious food and wine, and learn about the city's rich history.
Duration: 9 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Shymbulak - Сable car ride to Shymbulak ski resort with lifting to 3200m above the sea level and back, walking, photographing
  • Almaty - Lunch in the restaurant and tasting of Kazakh national cuisine;
    Drive through the old city center (Opera and Ballet Theater, Old Square and Former Government House);
    Tasting of local wines;
    28 Panfilov’s Guardsmen park: excursion to the Ascension Cathedral;
    Green Bazaar: tasting and buying local products;
    Visitng of Almaty Chocolate factory brand shop;
What's Included
  • Bottled water provided
  • Transportation by comfortable minibus
  • Lunch included
  • Cable car ride & entry tickets
What's Not Included
  • Wine tasting is paid on the spot (~$10/person)
  • Special meals/drinks (on request) in the restaurant
Additional Information

TOURIST PLACES you’ll visit

Shymbulak Ski Resort
Talgar pass 3200 m above the sea level
Restaurant of Kazakh national cuisine
Local wine tasting
Ascension Cathedral
Green Bazaar
Almaty Chocolate factory brand shop

The key feature of Almaty is that the city is located near high mountains reaching 5000m above sea level. This location makes it possible to enjoy the beauty of the mountains without leaving the city. Thanks to this, in this tour you will have the opportunity to visit one of the landmarks of Almaty - Shymbulak High-Mountain Ski Resort, ride on a Cable Car, and enjoy the panorama of mountain peaks.

Also, as part of the tour, you will have the opportunity:

to taste Kazakh national dishes and local wines;
to buy mountain honey and taste a horse milk at the Green Bazaar;
to get a lot of interesting information from the guide to know the city better.

Location
Shevchenko St 28
Shevchenko Street
The meeting point is located at the square in front of the yellow building of the Archeology Museum.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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Ljanea2023
Apr 26, 2023
Blessed - The sceneries are really top notch. Also, our tour guide Zhibek is very kind and considerate and you just feel that she does it genuinely. She is very fluent in English which makes it easy to communicate. We had a great time building friendship with her.
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Khalifa
Jan 30, 2024
Nice city to visit - Almaty city in Kazakhstan is one of my favorite cities for touring and visiting especially with family, you can visit Almaty either in summer or winter seasons.
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