KYRGYZSTAN

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TASTY TREATS-
MARKET FOOD TOUR

SAMPLE KAZAKH CUISINE

Itinerary

Duration: 3 hours

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.

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!

If you do not choose pick-up, you can start the experience in front of the main entrance of Green Market (check the photo slider above for the exact location).

HIGHLIGHTS

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Food

Sample some local favourites and decide which ones you like best!

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Culture

This is a local, original market, it's not touristic so you'll see the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Conversation

Your guide will tell you all about the food you'll be trying and why it's significant aswell as answer any of your questions.