MARKET FOOD TOUR
There are multiple trips for Kazakhstan
One of the best ways to get to know a country is through it's cuisine! This is a local, original market, it's not touristic so you'll see the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Your guide will share stories and details about all the delicious food you'll be trying, while answering your questions.
Is this tour for me?
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Travel Style: Light
This walking tour lasts around 3 hours and involves walking around the market.
Service Level: Standard
A standard local vehicle will be used for transportation.
Physical Rating: 1
People of most fitness levels can partake on this walking tour.
Trip Type: Small Group or Private
This is a private trip or can be booked as a small group trip.
Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Under recent Covid regulations entrants from most countries need to apply for a visa. Double check with your local embassy.
Valid until 30/8/2022
You will be picked up from your hotel and met by our friendly English-speaking guide and experienced driver. If you do not choose pick-up, you can start the experience in front of the main entrance of Green Market.
Take In The Sights & Aromas
Let’s go on a local culinary adventure, experiencing the aromas & flavours of the main market in Almaty. Together we will discover the history of the country through the food & stories of the vendors in the Green Market. Let’s chat while sipping a cup of locally roasted coffee and watching the hustle and bustle of local life. You will see why this market is the heart of cultural Almaty.
What's On The Menu?
During our finger-licking food tour you will try these gems of the Green Market:
Salted dry cheese – kurt
Sweet cheese – irimshik
Khalva from millet – zhent
Mare milk – kymis
Camel milk – shubat
Locally made horse meat sausage – kazy
Spicy freshly-made Korean salads
Samsa – triangular layered dough mini-pies with cheese or chicken
Best Lagman Ever – noodles with meat & vegetables at the tiny hidden cafe of the market
Locally roasted coffee or locally sourced herbal tea
Apples – a symbol of the city!
Many other delicious things!
The culinary adventure comes to an end today as we drive you back to your hotel so you can enjoy the rest of your day.
Extend your tour with more trips in Kazakhstan
Led by one of our knowledgeable CEOs (Chief Experience Officers), these tours will have you hitting up all the highlights, enjoying the tastiest of eats, and visiting beloved local gems in some of your favourite cities around the world — all with the added health and safety measures of our Travel with Confidence policy.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel or Airbnb flat