During this tour you will visit the iconic sights of Astana and visit the Kazakh family, experience the family national spirit, color, plunge into the atmosphere of Kazakh nomadic life, see the Kazakh yurt, ancient artifacts, acquire national souvenirs, jewelry, Kazakh musical instruments, weapons
During this tour you will visit the iconic sights of Astana, get acquainted with the history of the city, the stages of development and prospects for the future. You will also visit the Kazakh family, experience the family national spirit, color, plunge into the atmosphere of Kazakh nomadic life, see the Kazakh yurt, ancient artifacts, acquire national souvenirs, jewelry, Kazakh musical instruments, weapons
Astana city tour. Astana has been the capital of RK since 1997. The imaginary line passes along the Left bank, the new administrative center of Astana. It is called “The Millennium Avenue“. The main attractions of the capital are located here
10:00 start of the tour, meeting with your guide at the hotel lobby.
10:15 Baiterek (visit). Kazakh legends say that there grows the Tree of Life, called Bayterek. On the World River bank and Samruk the holy bird of happiness flies to it to lay a golden egg in the nest, located on the top of the Tree. The egg symbolizes the Sun, granting life and hope.
11:00 Nurzhol boulevard.
11:15 Astana opera and Khan shatyr shopping mall (visit).
11:35 Independence square: Palace of Peace and Concord, Palace of Independence.
Hazret Sultan mosque (visit) – the largest mosque in Central Asia. Located on the right bank of the Yesil river the Mosque is adjacent to the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation, the monument "Kazakh Eli" and the Independence Square.
12:00 National Museum
14:30 Second part of our tour you will be able to get familiar with national Kazakh traditions: cuisine, customs, art, culture. You will visit famous collector and Kazakh zerger (artisan) Berik Alibay. You will feel the warmth and generous hospitality of nomads, see ancient artifacts of Kazakh culture and traditional music instruments, taste national cuisine and specialties, feel the spirit of nomads.
16:00 transfer to the hotel.
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1 a 90% refund for cancellations made after the payment is made before the permission from Roscosmos State Corporation is received.
2. a 80% refund in case of cancellation of the tour after receiving permission to visit the Cosmodrome Baikonur by Roscosmos , regardless of the time.
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