Walking tour around historical center of Almaty City
Welcome to the Almaty City!
I would like to present my private tour, where I’ll be your individual English-Russian-Kazakh speaking guide and driver with my own car. During the tour I am responsible for your personal safety.
See real Almaty through the eyes of local residents.
Please, see the program below.
9 a.m. – Pick up at the hotel. Starting from the Republican Square. Monument of Freedom's Dawn. Memorial board for the victims of Zheltoqsan Anti-totalitarian massive protests in the USSR in December, 1986. Big Independency Monument with sacred hand. Golden Man on flying snow leopard is ancient symbol of Kazakh history. Almaty city is the cradle of Kazakhstan independency. History of Almaty is the history of the last country capital. Stories of the witnesses of that bloody events. President Nazarbayev' s avenue.
10 a.m. – Dostyk (Friendship) avenue. Soviet Alma- Ata is part the city's history. International Hotel Kazakhstan is symbol of Soviet architecture. Abai avenue is the heart and main avenue of the city. Abai monument. Abai is great Kazakh poet and philosopher. Three leaders and judges of Kazakh hordes in Kazakh khanate' history. Soviet Alma-Ata and new Almaty, what is the difference?
11 a.m. – Park of the 28 General Panfilov Guardsmen of Second World War. What is the difference between Great Patriotic War and SWW? Monument of Kazakhstan defenders in Moscow battle in November 1941 against fascist troops. Role of Kazakhstan and Alma-Ata city in modern Russian history. Russian Orthodox Ascension Cathedral is unique building of Russian architecture. Almaty is part of Russian's Imperial history. Russian military fort Vernyi is forerunner of Almaty city. Museum of Kazakh national instruments after Ykylas. Kazakh instrumental music and ancient nomadic musical instrument Dombra.
12 a.m. – Silk Road avenue is walking street. Enjoy the atmosphere of old city. Green Bazaar is barometer of the city. Oriental sweets and southern fruits. Excursion around Green Bazar. Kazakh national meat cuisine. Almaty chocolate is the best chocolate in the world. Almaty confectionary, sweet aromas in the street?
On preliminarily request we can help to book accommodation and buy transport tickets. The stories of the guide are based on historical, cultural and ethnographical information. They include also expert's personal view and alternative resources. The guide can adjust the program of the tour or you can propose your own personal program.
The price for one person is US$ 30.
The price for a group of two people the price is US$ 20 per person.
The price for a group of three people the price is US$ 15 per person.
entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Price does not include:
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.