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Across the Kazakh Steppe

 

Summary:

Almaty - Discover this leafy city nestled in the foothills of the Alatau Mountain range||Altyn Emel National Park - Explore wide open landscapes and colourful mountains||Turkestan - Uncover UNESCO World Heritage monuments in this ancient Silk Road city||B...

Duration
14 Days
Next Departure
06-Jun-2022
Starting at
± USD 4,669.00
Price per day
± USD 334.00

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Operator
Explore!
Tour
Across the Kazakh Steppe
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility


Summary

Almaty - Discover this leafy city nestled in the foothills of the Alatau Mountain range||Altyn Emel National Park - Explore wide open landscapes and colourful mountains||Turkestan - Uncover UNESCO World Heritage monuments in this ancient Silk Road city||Baikonur - Visit the Baikonur Cosmodrome, explore a decommissioned spacecraft and sit in a cosmonaut's seat.||Nur-Sultan - Explore Kazakhstan's uber-modern capital with its glittering skyscrapers and bizarre architecture.||

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Join Trip In Almaty
Day 2.
Full Day Exploring The Old Capital Of Almaty
Day 3.
Morning Drive To Altyn Emel National Park, Afternoon Visit To 'Singing Dune'
Day 4.
Full Day Exploring The Hills And Gorges Of Altyn Emel National Park
Day 5.
Morning Visit To Charyn Canyon, Walk Along The Rim Before Returning To Almaty And Overnight Train To Turkestan
Day 6.
Explore The Old Silk Road Trading Post Of Turkestan
Day 7.
Catch The Day Train To Aral Sea, Travelling Across The Vast Kazakh Steppe
Day 8.
Explore The Stricken Village Of Aralsk, A Once-Busy Trading Port On The Aral Sea
Day 9.
Travel By Train To Baikonur, Afternoon Exploring Baikonur Museum And International Space School
Day 10.
Explore Baikonur Cosmodrome, And Sit In A Cosmonaut's Seat
Day 11.
Drive To Kyzlorda And Fly To Kazakhstan's Gleaming Capital
Day 12.
Full Day To Explore The Modern City Of Nur-Sultan (Astana)
Day 13.
Morning Visit To Alzhir Gulag. Free Afternoon In Nur-Sultan
Day 14.
Trip Ends In Nur-Sultan

Visited cities (2): Almaty, Astana

 

Details

On this adventure through the wealthiest of the 'Stans, we travel vast swathes of the Kazak steppe, from the foothills of the Tien Shen Mountains in the south, through Silk Road cities and past Russian cosmodromes to Astana in the dusty north.


Aralsk- Uncover eerie ships rusting in the desert where the Aral Sea once was.

Baikonur - Visit the Baikonur Cosmodrome, explore a decommissioned spacecraft and sit in a cosmonaut's seat.

Nur-Sultan - Explore Kazakhstan's uber-modern capital with its glittering skyscrapers and bizarre architecture.

Travel Package

 DescriptionComing from Going to
2.Tour Almaty Astana

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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