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Wonders of Kazakhstan

Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
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Wonderful walking tour of Almaty with Alta

I was in Almaty Kazakhstan for 5 days doing some academic work with a local university. On my first... read more

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Reviewed April 16, 2018
stephen y
Amazing Guide, Amazing Tours

We did two different day tours (Charyn Canyon and Issyk Lake) with Alta and were very impressed... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
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"WondersofKazakhstan.kz" offers qualified and comfortable tours in English from a professional Kazakh guide, native to Almaty. The geography of the tours covers Almaty city; Altyn Yemel, Ile-Alatau, Charyn and Kolsai national parks, Tamgaly, etc!
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“alta” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Almaty 050000, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I was in Almaty Kazakhstan for 5 days doing some academic work with a local university. On my first full day I wanted to get a 3-4 hour overview of the city and so I took the tour with Alta. It was great and I...More

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1  Thank stephen y
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Alta_Yes, Управляющий at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind and inspiring review, Stephen. I really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with "Wonders of Kazakhstan". I count myself very lucky for the opportunity to get acquainted with people like you. I hope we...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We did two different day tours (Charyn Canyon and Issyk Lake) with Alta and were very impressed with both. Alta is incredibly knowledgeable about the places we visited as well as Kazakhstan as a whole. Her warm and friendly personality made the long car journeys...More

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Alta_Yes, Управляющий at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Jordan, thank you for taking time and writing a wonderful review! I am glad that inspite of relatively low local food variety you enjoyed the dishes we had : ). Im also happy that the Kazakh proverb "good conversation makes distance shorter" worked for our...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Alta ensured our short visit to Almaty was memorable. She was able to give in-depth information about the city (and country) and responded with detailed answers to our questions. We thoroughly enjoyed the Birds of Prey show with Pavel Pfander - the little owl was...More

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Alta_Yes, Управляющий at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind and wonderful review! You are the great travelers and communication with you have broaden my knowledge and experience. It was my pleasure helping you around and I hope we will meet again. Many exciting travels ahead!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We went to the big almaty lakes and falcon show tour with Alta and really enjoyed it. The lake was beautiful and the falcon show was very impressive! It's amazing that people can train these birds to listen to them! Alta is a great guide....More

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Alta_Yes, Управляющий at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for taking your time (which is very limited now, I know :) and writing a wonderful review! I am glad you liked the tour with all its highlights. The lake greeted you with all its beauty and the show turned out to be...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Alta offers a very professional tour service to tourists looking for a comfortable and informative trip in Kazakhstan. We were very impressed with the range of cultural and historical insights she offered as well as her personal approach to the tour. She was very responsive...More

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Alta_Yes, General Manager at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Clodagh, go raibh maith agat! Merci for your kind review! Your friendly, intellectual and multicultural group has made this tour a special one ) Hope you keep the fond memories on Kazakh land!

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our group did a one day tour to see the Burtkitchi Championships, about 3 hours east of Almaty. Burtkitchi is the Kazakh term for the local custom of hunting with golden eagles. We had an amazing day! Altanai was an excellent guide- she was knowledgeable,...More

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Alta_Yes, General Manager at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and hope your further stay in Almaty will be filled with many interesting and exciting experiences! Sincerely, Alta

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Everything went so smoothly because Alta pays close attention to the details .... from bathroom breaks to food to the transportation. And she goes a step further than expected like pulling out a thermos of hot tea on a cold winters day. Everyone in the...More

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Alta_Yes, General Manager at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for the detailed and wonderful review! It was my pleasure working with you. Wishing you many interesting travels ahead! Warm wishes, alta

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We booked a tour to see the bird show. Our guide picked us up and took us to the show and a hike. Alti was very friendly and very professional. I learned a lot and had a great time.

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Alta_Yes, General Manager at Wonders of Kazakhstan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2016

Many many thanks for your great review! I hope oregano was good ! ;)

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