Almaty Marathon Tour Package
Highlights of this 5-day trip to Almaty including participating in a marathon in Kazakhstan
– introduction to the city of Almaty and the country of Kazakhstan
– practicing your hobby in a new environment|
– the beautiful nature during a tour in the province of Almaty
The ninth Almaty Marathon takes place on April 19, 2020, and we offer a 5-day package tours to this event. You may also opt for distances of 21 and 10 kms.
Arriving on April 18th you will enjoy a city excursion on this day. On April 20th an excursion to the spectacular Charyn Canyon is included.
A visa is not necessary for a visit of up to 30 days to Kazakhstan for most countries.
You can read more about highlights and practical advise on travelling in Kazakhstan here.
Day 1, April 17
Flight to Almaty
Day 2, April 18
Arrival in the early morning and transfer to your hotel. Breakfast and rest.
From 11 AM excursion in the city, including visits to Park Panfilow and the Zenkow Cathedral. But also to the Green Bazar, Central Museum and other places, if time permits.
In addition during the excursion you will receive your starting package for the marathon
Day 3, April 19
Day of the marathon, your reason for visiting Almaty.
The 42 kms event starts at 8 AM.
You can also participate in the 21 kms event. Please note that Almaty is situated at (on average) 1,000 meters altitude.
Transfer to the starting point of the Marathon, and afterwards back to the hotel.
Day 4, April 20
Day excursion to Charyn Canyon at 200 kms from Almaty, certainly the most spectaculair natural phenomenon in the Almaty region.
Lunch box for on the way and in the early evening return to your hotel. In the canyon you can hike and enjoy the marvellous surroundings.
On the way back visit to the (new) Golden Man museum in the town of Issyk.
Day 5, April 21
Transfer to Almaty International Airport in the night or early morning and flight back home.
At two people the cost of this program to a marathon in Kazakhstan is €450 per person, at four persons €325. For other group sizes please write to us.
Included in the offer are:
– three nights of accommodation in a 3* Hotel in Almaty on the basis of bed & breakfast and in double rooms
– transfers airport-hotel-airport in Almaty
– transfers hotel-marathon-hotel
– two days of excursions in and around Almaty as described in the program, with local, English speaking guidance
– lunch box during excursion
Not included are the international flight tickets to and from Almaty, the remaining lunches & dinners, registration fee for the event and services not mentioned in the program.
Finally we will withhold €15 per booking for the Dutch GGTO Travel Guarantee Fund.