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We had an idea of creating a friendly helper for all guests of Almaty. Idea became real pretty fast - at August 2016 we issued first edition of our Friendly Map of Almaty and we continue working on that project every day! As addition to our map we...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a really great experience with Friendly Tours ! We choose a 2 days tour from Almaty to Charyn canyon and Kolsai lake. Our guide Gaukhar is both professional and friendly. She did everything to share her own love of Kazakhstan : kindness of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank damienbrz
Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Damien!!! It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends!!! :) Hope to meet you again!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Almaty very spontaneously and were contacting friendly tours in order to get an idea about traveling through Kazakhstan. Even though we are not the biggest fan of travel groups this was exactly the right choice. With Gaukhar and Tim we spent four...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Simon! It was a pleasure to meet you and Mira here, hope to see you both here again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just arrived from an amazing 2-weeks trip in Kazakhstan - Uzbekistan, but for sure, the nicest memory in our minds is the one from our 2 days trip in Charyn canyon and Kolsai lakes. During this tour we got to see so many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ginger A
Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you a lot, Alexandra! It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends! :) I hope we will meet again in future!

Reviewed October 18, 2018

I took a two-day Charyn Canyon, Kaindy Lake and Kolsai Lakes tour with Friendly Maps and it was the friendliest experience ever. Gaukhar commitedly caters to her guests' expectations, inclinations and preferences and is willing to go the extra mile to please them. Our group...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Thank you so much Ines! It was a pleasure to meet you! 😉

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time with Dima and Jenya. Jenya was a fantastic driver, taking us to places we didn’t think were possible! Dima was immensely friendly, providing great geological and historical facts along the way. We had a two day home stay - basic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much Cody!!! It was a pleasure to show you places around Almaty! Hope to have you on our other tours to different regions of Kazakhstan! ;)

Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked the "Dinner with Locals" option as a way to meet locals, experience traditional food, and get a better understanding of local culture during our short stay in Almaty. One of the hardest things to do when traveling with friends or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Amy thank you so much! It was pleasure to meet you both! Always welcome back to Almaty, Kazakhstan!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

I would definitely recommend Friendly Tours! Easy to arrange and they picked us up/dropped us off where we were staying. My brother and I did the extended Charyn Canyon tour which included Moon Valley which was absolutely stunning (and nobody there!!!). Lunch was gorgeous (as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Emily, thank you very much for your kind words!!! It’s great to see that you liked our tour! Always welcome back to Kazakhstan! ;)

Reviewed August 31, 2018

Last week we travelled with Friendly tours with a group of 7 friends for 7 days. They made a personalized program, because we wanted to spend more days than their pre-set programs. The area is beautiful and the program brought us to an amazing variation...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you so much, Laura!!! We are so happy that you and your friends liked our tour!!! Always welcome back! ;)

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Friendly tours was able to arrange tour same day we contacted them. Our guide and drivers were both very friendly and gave us great feel for the area. Only we wish we had more time and could have booked multi-day tour!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tim T
Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you Tim for choosing us! We are really happy to see you liked the tour! ;)

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for this wonderful trip. It was short, intense and adventurous but unforgettable. The spots visited were Fantastic ... but all those landscapes could not be that wonderful without the super guided Tour Konstantin. He is smart, funny and just adorable. You can’t be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fargia L
Kazakhguide, Owner at Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Thank you so much Fargia!!! :)

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