Question : How long are most people's visits to Almaty when they fly in from Shanghai?
Answer : Of course you're not most people, but if you were, you'd stay roughly 11 days.
Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : In December, Sunday is your lowest-cost day to fly. Being flexible with your travel days garners you even more savings during your booking.
Question : Are prices changing frequently for this route?
Answer : Prices for SHA to ALA do fluctuate a lot more than the majority of routes. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.