Day 02 - Almaty (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel, depart for Medeo, a high-altitude sports complex (30 minutes). Located at an altitude of 1691 meters above sea level, it is the highest skating rink in the world. Continue to Chimbulak Ski Resort, the largest ski resort in Central Asia. It is popular for its mild climate, large quantity of sunny days and great amount of snow through the winter. After lunch at a local restaurant, go on a sightseeing tour of Almaty. Visit the Green Bazaar where you can get your hands on local products such as nuts, dried fruits, spices, and many more. Continue to Rakhat Chocolate Market to shop for locally produced chocolates and confectioneries. Rakhat is one of the largest confectionery producer in Kazakhstan which has been in business for over 70 years. After dinner at a local restaurant, return to the hotel and overnight in Almaty.