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by Guillaume
Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Altyn Emel Q&A
Replies: 25
Views: 7622

Re: Altyn Emel Q&A topic

Hello all, Just been back from à 3-day trip in Altyn Emel. It was just superb, even counting the flat tyre I ended up with on the first day. Hard to go into détails on a phone but I'll be happy to help if necessary. I do confirm you'll need à strong 4x4. Roads are reaaaaally bumpy but It's definitel...
by Guillaume
Sat Aug 06, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Altyn Emel Q&A
Replies: 25
Views: 7622

Altyn Emel Q&A topic

Hello folks ! As far as I understood to visit Altyn emel western route you need to get à permit in Almaty, since It's impossible to get it on site. Simple question here : where is it ? Lonely P indicated it on Abilay Kahn avenue 55, been there, never found anything close to an office. Dit I get it w...
by Guillaume
Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Euros in KZ
Replies: 1
Views: 1487

Euros in KZ

Hello folks,

Would you recommend me to bring dollars in Kazakhstan or my good 'ole euros will do ?
Please notice I'll carry tenges too for regular / small payments.

Thanks a lot !

G
by Guillaume
Sun Jul 17, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Altyn Emel Q&A
Replies: 25
Views: 7622

Guesthouses in Altyn Emel NP ?

Hello Caravanistan, My buddy and I will be touring Altyn Emel for 2 or 3 days from August 11th onward (Anyone wanting to share this with us is welcome ;) ) , and I'm looking for accomodations nearby. Caravanistan mentions on its dedicated page to contact the Park Office (In Basshi ?) : Where can I d...
by Guillaume
Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty
Replies: 7
Views: 4922

Re: Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty

Hello Steven, hello y'all, My buddy and I are planning to rent a 4x4 for 4 days from August 11 onward (Still need confirmation from Marat though ;)) I confess that decision was made in a bit of a hurry, hence that post. Below is the itinerary that we (more or less) plan to do : https://goo.gl/maps/K...
by Guillaume
Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty
Replies: 7
Views: 4922

Re: Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty

Thank you Steven, Will do. I just might be accompanied with one or two fellows with any luck, we're trying to set something up right now. So that I keep every options open, can you give me some adress / name / companies for 4x4 renting in Almaty ? I found some very generic stuff on the web, maybe yo...
by Guillaume
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: 5-day trip around Shymkent - I'd like your opinion :)
Replies: 3
Views: 2239

Re: 5-day trip around Shymkent - I'd like your opinion :)

Thanks a lot Wombat for the tip.

The association you mentioned, is it http://www.eco-tourism.kz/ugam_e.html ?
I'm going to drop 'em a mail :)
by Guillaume
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: 5-day trip around Shymkent - I'd like your opinion :)
Replies: 3
Views: 2239

5-day trip around Shymkent - I'd like your opinion :)

Hello Caravanistan I've been proposed by wildnature-kz (an eco-tourism "tour operator" you might be familiar with over here) a 5-day trip around Shymkent from August 18 to 22. All transports, guides and overnight stays are included. Meals are not. To sum it up : DAY 1 - Aksu Canyon visit DAY 2 - Ksh...
by Guillaume
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty
Replies: 7
Views: 4922

Renting a 4X4 / jeep in Almaty

Hi there, Does anyone can inform me on how to rent a 4x4 or a jeep in Almaty ? I've been browsing the web but so far options seem a bit overpriced (100-150$/a day). The idea being as you might imagine to tour Altyn Emel and Charyn Canyon for a few days. Is it that costly or are there any cheaper opt...
by Guillaume
Mon May 30, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Tips on car renting in Kazakhstan
Replies: 2
Views: 2304

Re: Tips on car renting in Kazakhstan

Thank you very much Steven for all your tips ! I'm trying to recruit some adventurers amongst my friends :) I suppose all the best expats and / or potential hosts are on Caravanistan anyway ? ;) I'm planning more carefuly my trip (Might have seen my post in the general section), once it's done, i'll...