One-day Gastronomic Tour in Almaty1 Day | Green Bazaar, chocolate store "Rakhat", central part of Almaty, restaurant "Qaymaq", wine store "Arba Wine"

Private Tour from US$ 140
  • Green BazaarGreen Bazaar
  • Green BazaarGreen Bazaar
  • Green BazaarGreen Bazaar
  • Green BazaarGreen Bazaar
  • Zenkov CathedralZenkov Cathedral
  • Panfilov ParkPanfilov Park
  • Restaurant "Qaymaq"Restaurant "Qaymaq"
  • BeshbarmakBeshbarmak
  • NarynNaryn
  • Wine store "Arba Wine"Wine store "Arba Wine"
  • Wine store "Arba Wine"Wine store "Arba Wine"
  • Green Bazaar
  • Green Bazaar
  • Green Bazaar
  • Green Bazaar
  • Zenkov Cathedral
  • Panfilov Park
  • Restaurant "Qaymaq"
  • Beshbarmak
  • Naryn
  • Wine store "Arba Wine"
  • Wine store "Arba Wine"

Dive into the rich flavors of Kazakhstan's southern capital with a one-day gastronomic tour in Almaty. Wander through the vibrant Green Bazaar, tasting oriental sweets, dairy products, and fruits. Visit the renowned "Rakhat" candy factory's chocolate store, then savor traditional Kazakh dishes. The tour wraps up with a Kazakh wine tasting. This culinary journey in Almaty offers a delicious introduction to Kazakh culture. Check out the full program and start booking your tour today.

Tour itinerary:

Meet your guide at the hotel entrance at 10 am to kick off your gastronomic tour in Almaty. We'll start at the Green Bazaar, an iconic market where you'll sample oriental sweets, dairy products, and fruits. It's the oldest market in the city and remains a vibrant hub in Kazakhstan's southern capital.

Next, we'll visit the Rakhat candy factory store, famous for its sweets and chocolate across Kazakhstan and neighboring countries. Its chocolate sets are a favorite souvenir among tourists.

After indulging in chocolate, we'll take a leisurely hour-long stroll through the city center. You'll see some of Almaty's picturesque spots and work up an appetite just in time for lunch.

Lunch is at "Qaimaq" restaurant (cost not included in the tour). You're free to choose from the menu, but we suggest trying traditional Kazakh dishes like Beshbarmak, Kuirdak, and Baursaki. Over lunch, you'll get a taste of Kazakhstan's culinary history and cooking traditions.

Our tour concludes at the "Arba Wine" store, where you'll enjoy a tasting of Kazakh wines. The "Arba Wine" winery, with its 40 years of history, benefits from the unique climate of its mountainous vineyard region, rich in sunlight and water. You'll sample four types of white and four types of red wines, ending our gastronomic tour in Almaty on a delightful note.

Transfer to the hotel. End of the tour.

Price includes:

  • Transport throughout the tour (1-2 people - sedan; 3-7 people - minivan; 8-14 people - minibus);
  • Excursion service with a guide;
  • Entrance tickets;
  • Tasting of Kazakh delicacies at the Green Bazaar;
  • Wine tasting in "Arba Wine";
  • Mineral water (0.5 liter).

Price does not include:

  • Hotel accommodation;
  • Lunch at the restaurant "Qaimaq" (from 25 dollars per person);
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Any services not included in the tour program.

 

Important Note:

  • Some changes are allowed in the program, except reducing the number of visited sites on the tour;
  • If a site is closed to visitors, it will be replaced with an alternative site;
  • The sequence of the indicated itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

 

Prices, per person

1 person
US$ 370
2 persons
US$ 210
3 persons
US$ 170
4 persons
US$ 140
Prices are for 2024 in US$ per person, with discounted prices for larger groups available on request.

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The tour is private with your personal guide. There will be no other people joining the tour. Our guides will follow your own pace.
The starting time of the tour is up to you and may vary from 09.00 am to 16.00 pm.
We are happy to offer this tour for air/train passengers too. Our guide will meet you at the arrival station.


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