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The Silk Road tour of Kazakhstan

The Silk Road tour of Kazakhstan

The Silk Road tour of Kazakhstan covers several oldest historical cities – Otrar, Turkestan and Shymkent. The tour lasts for 2 days. First of all you will learn everything about the Silk Road heritage of South Kazakhstan . The highlight of the trip is an ancient-fortress city of Sauran. The city peacefully stands in the middle of the steppe. Time had completely ruined the city. As a result people started to reconstruct it. For this reason serious excavation works are taking place there. The Great Silk Road played a major role in the development of economic and cultural relations. It covered population of Asia Minor, Central Asia, the Caucasus and China. It served as a corridor for technological, cultural and religious exchange. In 2003 UNESCO has included Mausoleum of Khodja Ahmed Yasawi to the list of the World cultural Heritage. Do you want to learn more about this mausoleum?

Free cancellation
$347.00
Trekking in Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve (2 days)

Trekking in Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve (2 days)

Aksu-Zhabagly nature reserve – is the oldest and most famous nature reserve in Central Asia. Year of the establishment is 1926. Its aim was to preserve endangered wild animals and abundant flora and fauna of the reserve. The nature reserve is located in the spurs of the Western Tien Shan at an altitude of 1000 to 4280 meters above sea level. In 2016 the nature reserve was included in the UNESCO list of the World Biosphere Reserves. The highest peak is Sairam Peak, its height is 4238 meters. The name Aksu-Zhabagly contains names of two main rivers Aksu and Zhabagly. These rivers flow through the reserve. Aksu is the longest river, covering 120 kilometers. In the spring the Aksu River is blue. However, in the summer months, it turns to a color of milk. Hence, its name comes – Ak – meaning “white” and Su meaning “water”. Aksu canyon, carved by the mighty Aksu river, is one the deepest canyons in Central Asia. The depth of canyon fluctuates from 300m to 500 meters, the length is 30 km.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$310.00
Magic Christmas tour in Shymkent

Magic Christmas tour in Shymkent

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special time brings magic in Shymkent. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Shymkent. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Shymkent. You will visit the wonderfully decorated, big and glorious Christmas tree of Shymkent. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Shymkent.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$437.84
Trekking in Sayram-Ugam national park & Aksu canyon (2 days)

Trekking in Sayram-Ugam national park & Aksu canyon (2 days)

Sayram-Ugam National park is located 70 km from Shymkent. The park is a part of the Western Tian-Shan mountain system. Also, it is included in the list of the UNESCO of World heritage sites. Sayram-Ugam is full of wild gorges and canyons, mountain lakes and rivers, peaks and glaciers. If you are lucky, you can meet a snow leopard, a bear, mountain goats and gazelles, a lot of very rare and endangered birds and amphibians. Most noteworthy – breathtaking landscapes, the availability of different trekking and horseriding options and relatively easy access makes this area a popular destination not only among locals but also foreign guests. In this national park, there are many different routes, but the most colorful is the area around the foothills of peak Sayram-Su. Mountain forests regulate water flow, enrich the air with oxygen and phytoncides. They protect against rain and spring floods, slow the melting of snows.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$375.85
Shymkent City Tour

Shymkent City Tour

Shymkent is the third largest city of Kazakhstan. Its history is around eight centuries old, but during this time it has become a large cultural, trading and industrial centre in the south of the country. Shymkent City Tour opens up the most interesting that this beautiful city can boast with, and learn much of its history.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$153.85
Arystan Bab and Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleums

Arystan Bab and Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Mausoleums

During this tour you'll get all the necessary information about Mausoleum itself, history of religious Sufi orders in Central Asia, history of Turkestan city and history of South Kazakhstan. I would like to give to the guests an in-depth knowledge of our national culture and its spirituality; ancient and recent. I would like to bring, not only the local point-of-view to the discussion, but also give life to facts, legends and stories that have come down through the ages.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$307.70
World Famous Mausoleum in Turkestan City, 1 Day Tour

World Famous Mausoleum in Turkestan City, 1 Day Tour

During this tour you'll get all the necessary information about Mausoleum itself, history of religious Sufi orders in Central Asia, history of Turkestan city and history of South Kazakhstan. I would like to give to the guests an in-depth knowledge of our national culture and its spirituality; ancient and recent. I would like to bring, not only the local point-of-view to the discussion, but also give life to facts, legends and stories that have come down through the ages.

Private tour
$163.47
 Romantic tour in Shymkent

Romantic tour in Shymkent

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. How does a lovely stroll in a Central Park of Shymkent sound like? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What romantic tales are hiding behind the statues of Ken Baba park? Join us and find out! This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!

Free cancellation
Private tour
$218.37
The best of Shymkent walking tour

The best of Shymkent walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. What is the story of Alley of Glory and War Memorial and what it has to do with the second World War? Or what secrets does the Ata river carry? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Shymkent. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!

Free cancellation
Private tour
$218.37