Almaty City And Scythian Burial Barrows, Kazakhstan, 2 Days

Dear guest!

Welcome to South Kazakhstan!

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.

This tour is available from April to November.

Please, see the program below . 


Almaty city – Issyk town – Almaty city

First day

  • Arrival and pick up at the airport of Almaty city.

  • Accommodation. 

  • Short city tour.

  • Main attractions of Almaty city. 

  • Architectural and cultural center of Almaty city.

  • Visiting Central Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

  • Panorama of the city from Kok- Tobe Park.

  • Medeo mountain skating rink and Shymbulak famous ski resort.


Second day

  • Transfer to Issyk town 50 km from Almaty city.

  • Famous Issyk Saki prehistoric barrows. Issyk valley of Saki kings. Kazakhstan steppe is a land of Saki (Scythian) barrows. Issyk valley is the burial place of legendary Golden Man - Saki warrior discovered in 1969. Golden Man is symbol of Kazakhstan. Ancient burial barrows of Arians.  History of Saka, Scythians, Huns tribes during Tengry period (3-5 century BC). Pre-Islamic teachings. 

  • Visiting historical museum of Issyk barrows. Famous Issyk inscription.

  • Short trip to Issyk town.

  • Visiting local bazaar.

  • Transfer to Almaty city.  


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$ 224 for 2 days.

  • The price for a group of two people is US$ 192 per person for 2 days.

  • The price for a group of three people is US$ 166 per person for 2 days. 


Price includes: 

  • guide services,

  • car with driver and fuel. 

Price does not include:

  • accommodation,

  • food,

  • entrance fees. 

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