Helicopter: Almaty's Natural Highlights
This morning, you will be picked up and transfer to your helicopter pick up point in Navoi street area.
Your first stop is the majestic Turgen Waterfalls, one of the most photogenic spots at the bottom of Zaili Ala Tau ridges. The area is dotted with scenic falls, crystal water from the mountain rivers and small lakes.
Next, we fly into Kolsai Lakes, located at the northern slope of the Tian Shan Mountains. The sytem of lakes are located at 1,818 meters, 2,252 meters and 2,850 meters above sea level. Surrounded by gorgeous alpine meadows and mountain gorges, the virgin beauty of these lakes have charmed travellers for centuries.
Onwards, we make a land at Charyn Canyon to appreciate the beauty of Kazakhstan's own mini Grand Canyon, crafted over centuries from wind and water erosion.
Your second landing will be at the Singing Sand Dunes, a mystical colossus of sand appearing out of nowhere in the mountain formations of Big Kalkan.
The flight duration is 3.5 hours. The helicopter will park for 1 hour in Charyn Canyon and 1 hour in the Singing Sand Dunes.